Offers “Siemens”

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Fire Alarm Technician, Co-op/New Graduate Opportunity, 4-month contract (May - August) - Ottawa, ON

  • Ottawa, CANADA
  • IT development

Job description

Change the future with us.

We are passionate about innovations that mean real progress. We are excited about technologies that still need to be developed. What about you? Do you want to use your curiosity, passion, and creativity to make the lives of millions of people easier and better? Join us as a graduate –either by beginning your career with us or through a co-op placement. Whichever path you take, we’re looking forward to seeing your perspective.

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
  • 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 2023, Canada’s Top Employers for Young People 2023 and Greater Toronto's Top Employers 2022.

This is an ideal opportunity for a student to gain practical experience as Fire Alarm Field Associate / Inspector and build a career with Siemens Canada!

What will you do?

In this role you will work alongside a Senior Technician when performing the following:

  • Provide assistance when completing annual, quarterly and monthly inspections of Fire Alarm System, Fire Extinguishers, Emergency Lighting System and Fire Hoses as per all applicable Local Fire Codes, ULC (Underwriters Laboratories of Canada) Standards and NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency) guidelines
  • Assist with on-site preventative maintenance inspections and troubleshooting
  • Complete and submit written service reports covering all aspects of each assignment and activity
  • Ensure that all site files are kept up to date for each contract
  • Represent the company at the customer sites professionally at all times
  • Assist with testing and verifying system readings and ensuring optimal system operation
  • Make recommendations for improvement or system changes
  • Work closely with other teams to maintain customer satisfaction and quality assurance procedures
  • Adhere to the Health and Safety at Work Act at all times: Ensure all damaged or faulty equipment is immediately returned to the warehouse with the appropriate documentation
  • Ensure that all test equipment and tools issued by the Company are maintained in good condition kept secure and tested.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as requested by management 

What will you need to succeed?

  • Currently enrolled in a college, university or technical school in Electrical, Electronic Technology, Electromechanical engineering or relevant area of study. 
  • Working toward a CFAA (Canadian Fire Alarm Association) certification is an asset
  • Good understanding of Building and Fire codes is an asset
  • Customer focused and good customer relationship building and management skills
  • Good communication skills in English both written and verbal 
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing
  • Ability to lift equipment and tools up to 50lbs and climb ladders or scaffolding
  • Ability to read and understand engineered drawings, specifications, programs, schematics, installation and service manuals
  • IT literate and possess proficiency in Windows applications, including MS Office suite
  • Self-motivated and calm under pressure 

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. Siemens Canada is a technology leader providing comprehensive solutions for Smart Infrastructure and Digital Industries. We make real what matters by setting the benchmark in the way we electrify, automate and digitalize the world around us. Ingenuity drives us and what we create together in yours. 

Making a difference together we raised $$385,000 towards charitable contributions, support over 38 non-profit organizations and planted 660 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.

To learn more about Siemens Canada, visit our website at

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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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Siemens s’engage à créer un environnement diversifié et est fière d’être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi. Sur demande, Siemens Canada prendra des mesures d’accommodement raisonnables pour les personnes handicapées, dans le but de soutenir la participation des candidats dans tous les aspects du processus de recrutement. Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en considération pour ce poste.

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