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Fire /Sprinkler Automation Support Specialist-Des Moines or Cedar Rapids Metro

Job Description

What you will do for siemens smart infrastructure:

This position participates in the installation, programming, startup and commissioning of fire alarm equipment that has been newly installed. Systems include fire safety, mass notification systems, detectors and field peripherals. You will communicate design details to customers, installation and service teams and subcontractors. We will consider either experience Fire Alarm or Sprinkler technicians or Entry Level candidates from Engineering Trades Schools and Universities with Engineering or Computer Network Installation backgrounds. This position will be based in Duluth but report to the Des Moines /Johnson, IA Office but the position can be either in Des Moines or Cedar Rapids, and this is role where you have flexibility to own your own schedule. You will also interface with other trades to optimally complete projects while exceeding customers’ expectations.

We are looking for someone who want to impact the way we work and live more sustainably.

Responsibilities:
  • Operational Testing, Verification and Acceptance: Run routine reports to review system operation. Technical issues will be reviewed with manager and customer to decide the best course of action.
  • Participate in final inspection and testing. Supports the assurance of customer acceptance and the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Assists with training of customers on system operations. - Completes and submits daily routine written reports; provides plans and Fire Safety System Documents to engineering for as-built drawings. Identify code and non-conformance issues and make recommendations for system installation. Project Site Communication and Coordination: May support others with the scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate startup services. Enforce to local, corporate and OSHA safety policies and procedures.
  • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High school diploma or state-recognized GED required. Completion of AAS degree in electronics or related field preferred.
  • 2 -3 years of experience in the installation and maintenance of fire safety products. Or Entry Level from Engineering Trades Shools and Universities with Engineering or Computer Network Installation backgrounds.
  • Ability to read and understand design and construction documents.
  • Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds, and high-lift equipment, working in ducts, crawl spaces, roofs, basements, above ceilings, and in outside/inside/heat/cold/day/night conditions.
  • Must be able to differentiate types/colors of wire, be able to use hand-tools, laptop, email, smartphone, and tablet, and be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted.
  • Ability to work in a team environment providing dedicated support to our customers.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook).
  • Must acquire NICET Fire Alarm Certification level 2 within 12 months.
  • Must be able to build detailed reports and professional documentation.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
  • Individual must possess a valid driver's license in good standing. Benefits:

Competitive salary based on qualifications, Health, Dental and Vision plans with options from which to choose, Matching 401(k). Competitive paid time off plan, holidays and floating holidays, Company cell phone and laptop, extensive product training and professional career development, Education and tuition reimbursement programs available, over time, on-call pay, company uniform and vehicle, for eligible positions

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Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, domestic partner status, disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV status, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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