System Specialist I (Junior Fire Alarm Project Technician - Solutions)

Job Description

Change the future with us.

We are looking for dedicated and talented people who tackle ever-changing challenges, customer needs, and questions from colleagues with clever concepts and creativity. We embrace change and work with curious minds re-inventing the future of work. Join us and let us focus together on what’s truly important: making lives better with new ideas and the latest technology around the world.

Why you’ll love working for Siemens!

  • Freedom and a healthy work- life balance– Embrace our flexible work environment with flex hours, telecommuting and digital workspaces.
  • Solve the world’s most significant problems – Be part of exciting and innovative projects.
  • Engaging, challenging, and fast evolving, cutting edge technological environment.
  • Opportunities to advance your career and mentorship programs on a local and global scale.
  • Competitive total rewards package.
  • Profit sharing available.
  • Rewarding vacation entitlement with the opportunity to buy and sell your vacation depending on your lifestyle.
  • Contribute to our social responsibility initiatives focused on access to education, access to technology and sustaining communities and make a positive impact on the community.
  • Participate in our celebrations, social events and offsite business events.
  • Opportunities to contribute your innovative ideas and get paid for them!
  • Employee perks and discounts.
  • Diversity and inclusivity focused.

Siemens is proud to be an eight-time award winner of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers 2022, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2022 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2022.

What will you do?

  • Perform installations, verifications, inspections and repairs on fire alarm systems
  • Advise project manager on equipment required and time estimation for completing project milestones
  • Perform maintenance and diagnostics on systems and components according to the warranty period
  • Work with other internal employees or external service providers or vendors to complete interface testing or resolve system issues
  • Identify additional opportunities including time and material work, system extensions; upgrade and service contact expansions
  • Recognize opportunities and advise the Project Manager and/or account representative of customer needs
  • Complete repairs, replacements, upgrades, adjustments and calibration on systems and components in a fire alarm system
  • Participate in job site AHJ/Engineer testing
  • Deliver technical support, coaching and direction to end users and other Technicians as applicable
  • Represent the Company at customer premises in a professional manner at all times
  • Establish a good working relationship with all customers
  • Complete and submit testing documentation in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all site files are kept up to date for each project
  • Adhere to the Health and Safety at Work Act at all times
  • Be flexible and willing to work additional hours in order to meet deadlines
  • Ensure all damaged or faulty equipment is immediately returned to the warehouse with the appropriate documentation
  • Complete appropriate company documentation in accordance with company procedures
  • Ensure that all test equipment and tools issued by the Company are maintained in good condition, kept secure and tested
  • Attend personal training programs; Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management
  • Participate in the Installation to Service handovers on assigned jobs

What will you need to succeed?

  • Minimum College Education in Electronics 
  • 1+ year experience in programming, servicing and maintenance of Fire Alarm systems
  • Valid CFAA (Canadian Fire Alarm Association) certification or working toward
  • Proven diagnostic skills – able to systematically identify and resolve technical problems
  • Customer focused and good customer relationship building and management skills
  • Self-motivated and calm under pressure 
  • Good working knowledge of IT and network infrastructure
  • Good understanding of Building codes, Fire codes and ULC Standards 
  • Good English communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Preferred - Experience with Siemens Fire Alarm systems

About us.

We share our ideas and champion the people behind them.

For over 110 years, Siemens Canada has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality and reliability. Active across Canada, the company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Siemens brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. Through Mobility, a leading supplier of intelligent mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is helping to shape Canada’s passenger rail services. Via its majority stake in the publicly listed company Siemens Healthineers, Siemens is also a leading supplier of medical technology and digital health services. In addition, Siemens holds a minority stake in Siemens Energy, a global leader in the transmission and generation of electrical power.

Making a difference together we raised $757,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 23 non-profit organizations and planted 1,100 trees in our local communities. Siemens Canada has 2,500 employees from coast-to-coast and 24 office and production facilities across Canada. Join our team of approximately 293,000 talented professionals in more than 190 countries/regions and help us tackle the most exciting challenges to build a successful future together. So, what are you waiting for? Take your next career step with us.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Canada Limited

Experience Level: Early Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

Siemens is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, Siemens Canada will provide reasonable accommodation for disabilities to support participation of candidates in all aspects of the recruitment process. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

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