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Co-op / Internship Systems Technician I – Smart Buildings / Fire Alarm

Co-op / Internship Systems Technician I – Smart Buildings / Fire Alarm
by Admin on 06-30-2023 at 3:29 pm

  • Internship
  • Austin, TX
  • Applications have closed

Website Siemens EDA

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure: 

This Co-oP Internship position participates in the installation, programming, start-up, and commissioning of fire alarm equipment that has been newly installed or in need of maintenance. Systems include fire safety, mass notification, detectors, and field peripherals. This is a work and learn opportunity that will provide hands-on experience in par with your degree to earn competitive wages, learn a trade and also fulfill school requirement credits.


  • Operational Testing, Verification, and Acceptance: Run routine reports to review system operation. Participate in final inspection and testing. Support customer acceptance and the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Assist with customer training on system operations. Complete and submit routine written reports. Provide plans and fire safety system documents to engineering for as-built drawings. Learn to identify code and non-conformance issues and make recommendations for system installation.
  • Project Site Communication and Coordination: May support others in the scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate start-up services. Adhere to local, corporate, and OSHA safety policies and procedures.


  • High school diploma or state-recognized GED; Associate degree in electronics or related field preferred
  • 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
  • Must be able to use hand tools, laptop, email, smartphone, and tablet
  • Must 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 and Outlook)
  • Must be able to create detailed reports and professional documentation
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.
  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with limited violations

This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.

Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here: https://www.benefitsquickstart.com/siemens/index.html.

The pay range for this position is <$20.00 per hour>. The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications and premium geographic location.

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