Allied Universal

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Service Technician

Service Technician

Requisition ID 
2017-159894
Job Locations 
US-CA-El Cajon
US-CA-San Diego
US-CA-San Diego
US-CA-Chula Vista
Category (Portal Searching) 
Service Technician

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Overview

Allied Universal, a leading facility services company and the largest security force in North America with over 150,000 employees, provides unparalleled security services and solutions. With headquarters in Santa Ana, Calif., and Conshohocken, Pa., Allied Universal combines people and technology to deliver evolving, tailored solutions that allow our clients to focus on their core business. An unrelenting focus on clients’ success creates partnerships rooted in quality and value, and is supported by experience gained from being in business for over 50 years. Through our people and leading services, systems and solutions…Allied Universal is there for you.

Job Description

Systems Service Technician (Service Tech) is responsible for trouble shooting and repairing of: Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Extinguisher, Security Alarm, Entry Access, Camera system, Telephone wire, Network Data wire, and other low voltage and fire systems, as well as installing and testing the same. The Technician will provide periodic certification testing of fire alarm systems and emergency exit systems.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Trouble shooting and repairing of: Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Extinguisher, Security Alarm, Entry Access, Camera system, Telephone wire, Network Data wire, and other low voltage and fire systems, as well as installing and testing the same. The Technician will provide periodic certification testing of fire alarm systems and emergency exit systems.  The Technician communicates with property owners, managers, maintenance managers, AUSS managers and Service Coordinators.Below are the minimum requirments:

  • Must have minimum 3 or more years of experience with trouble shooting, repairing & Certifying the following systems:  
      • Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Extinguisher, Security Alarm, Entry Access, Camera system, Telephone wire, Network Data wire or other low voltage & Fire systems where required, adhering to local requirements and UL approved methods and means.  Must be able to be sent to diagnose, repair and install multiple types of systems from beginning to end including programming and the demo of the product to the customer WITHOUT help from his supervisor with the technical aspects unless it's a system he is being brought up to speed on.
  • Trouble shoot existing electronic and low voltage circuits.
  • Create a corrective plan, communicate and initiate the plan.
  • Test and Certify Fire systems while documenting discrepancies.
  • Test and Certify Emergency Exit Systems while documenting discrepancies.
  • Read and understand design drawings.
  • Track all work completed on work order forms and communicate to customers, superiors and other coworkers effectively and respectfully.
  • Manage material inventory on the vehicle as well as parts being used to complete the scope of work while avoiding damage, loss and waste.
  • Maintain the service vehicle through the fleet service plan provided.
  • Follow all safety practices required while keeping a clean and safe work environment.
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Serve on the after-hours service call list. On Call duties required.
  • Ablilty to be team player with a positive outlook

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or equivalent required. Must have minimum 3 or more years of experience with trouble shooting, repairing and Certifying the following systems:  Fire Alarm, Fire Sprinkler, Fire Extinguisher, Security Alarm, Entry Access, Camera system, Telephone wire, Network Data wire or other low voltage & Fire systems where required, adhering to local requirements and UL approved methods and means.  Must be able to be sent to diagnose, repair and install multiple types of systems from beginning to end including programming and the demo of the product to the customer WITHOUT help from his supervisor with the technical aspects unless it's a system he is being brought up to speed on.

 

LANGUAGE AND MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Must be able to clearly speak, read and write English. Demonstrated knowledge of effective mathematical techniques & principles. Effective ability to communicate orally and in written form with all levels of management, coworkers and customers.  Outstanding presentation skills required, with proactive ability to build relationships.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Demonstrate the ability to anticipate and solve practical problems and resolve issues.  Ability to effectively identify client/potential client needs and communicate proactive security solutions, effectively utilizing all USA services.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use both hands, is frequently required to stand, sit, stoop, talk and hear (communicate verbally in person and via telephone), and be able to read computer screens, correspondence and reports.
  • The employee must frequently walk, reach with hands and arms, and will be required to drive a vehicle on a regular basis. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • The job performed on job sites, in company vehicle, customer residents & commercial both indoor and out environment. The ambient noise level will very based on the job site locations, consisting of normal conversations, business machines (copiers, printers, etc.) and telephones, but occasionally may be above-normal for portions of the shift.
  • The employee must be able to concentrate on details, work under deadline pressures, apply sound logic and judgment, and prioritize tasks and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to focus and multi-task in busy environment, with the ability to successfully handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner.
  • Must be able to clearly speak, read and write English.

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Closing

Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 140,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information:  www.AUS.com.

 

We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Requisition ID

2017-159894

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