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Technical Support Specialist

Company: Carrier
Location: Bradenton
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

United States of America
CABRA: Bradenton Florida 8985 Town Center Parkway, Bradenton, FL, 34202 USA

Want to be part of a team focused on saving lives and building a safer tomorrow? If you want to play a critical role in developing and delivering the solutions and culture that contribute to our mission, we want to talk to you.

Since 1872 Edwards--- has led the way with innovative fire detection and alarm solutions. From economical control panels to high-end life safety and emergency communications platforms, this rich legacy of inventiveness and uncompromising quality has distinguished Edwards--- life safety systems as the technologies of choice among building owners and designers the world over. Edwards is part of Carrier, Inc.

As a Technical Support Specialist at Edwards, you will be responsible for all aspects of providing technical support to Edwards--- customers.

Our Vision:

  • Creating solutions that matter for people and our planet.

    Our Values:
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Inclusion
    • Innovation
    • Excellence

      Our Culture:
      • Passion for Customers
      • Play to Win
      • Choose Speed
      • Achieve Results
      • Dare to Disrupt
      • Build Best Teams

        Job Summary:
        • Provide technical support via telephone, email, or other IT based tools.
        • Follow predefined procedures to identify, evaluate, solve, and escalate product related issues.
        • Help to reduce technical field installation time and application errors.
        • Ensure accuracy of technical information provided to customers.
        • Provide timely solutions of technical field problems requiring attention to detail.
        • Answer incoming phone calls regarding issues for Fire Alarm and Detection products. (Approx. 15-20 calls/day)
        • Identify and document the problem summary and description as described by the customer as well as record the call details in the Customer Relations Management (CRM) tool following the documented processes.
        • Assist in generating articles for Field Connections and Kidde Insight quarterly newsletters.
        • Responds to basic customer inquiries related to installation, modification, upgrade, maintenance and repair of the company products or equipment purchased.
        • Escalate product related issues to the Quality team through our QIT tracking tool.
        • Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, with assistance from STSS, or TS Engineer.
        • Develops a general understanding of products and troubleshooting processes.
        • Completes product e learning courses for supported products.
        • Attend any relevant instructor led training for supported products.
        • Mentor Technical Support Representatives (TSR) contributing to the overall growth of the TS Team.
        • May be the Tech Support Product Lead for New Product Development or Sustaining Engineering projects. The Product Lead will interface with the Engineering team providing feedback on Quality issues, Product development or enhancements.
        • May assist in the development of training modules for the Technical Support team.

          Required Qualifications:
          • HS Diploma or GED
          • 3+ years of experience working with commercial fire alarm control panels and detection products
          • Must be able to participate in an "On Call" rotation.
          • Must be able to participate in a "Late Shift" rotation. (9A-6P EST).
            • Ability to travel to customer sites on an as needed basis and seldom overnight hotel stays

              Preferred Qualifications:
              • AS degree or equivalent
              • Nicet Level I or higher in Fire Alarm Systems
              • Strong Interpersonal skills.
              • Strong knowledge of Edwards products
              • Experience specifically in the following Edwards Products:
              • MN-COM1S RS232 to Ethernet Interface Module
              • Experience with Legacy Edwards --- products, MN-FNS Series Ethernet Switches, Vesda Air Aspirating products.
                • Must be able to work in a team environment
                • Must have ability to work with limited supervision and generate results with limited instructions.
                • Must be proficient in the use of a DMM.
                • Understanding of Ohms Law.
                • Strong deductive reasoning skills.
                • Proactive thinker/ self-starter.
                • Strong Customer Service skills.
                • Understand basic IT networking concepts.
                • Experience programming and/or troubleshooting EST-4 Fire Alarm Control panels.
                • Experience programming and/or troubleshooting Fireworks Graphical Incident Management Integration Command/Control System (stand-alone and Network versions)



                  Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Keywords: Carrier, Bradenton , Technical Support Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Bradenton, Florida

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