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CONVERGINT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC Low Voltage Project Specialist in Urbandale, Iowa


*** Posted Position for Eastern Iowa Only: Dubuque, Iowa City, Quad Cities, Maquoketa, Muscatine and surrounding areas ***


Convergint is excited to hire the next best field colleague to help be our customers best service provider. Convergint is dedicated to inclusion and diversity to make sure we provide the best quality service to our customers.


Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for installing, programming, system start-up/check-out, certification, and related customer training on assigned Fire, Security, and/or Building Automation projects. Project Specialists deliver assigned projects effectively and within budgeted cost and time schedules with guidance as needed. PS will work with project manager to make sure we are the customer\'s best service provider. The project specialist makes sure we deliver results for our customers.

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1. Installs, programs, tests, repairs, and services a variety of systems and equipment which may include security, fire alarm and life safety, and/or building automation with guidance as needed. Colleague interface for the provision of technical support and training for the customer and as such is accountable for maximizing customer satisfaction. Refers more complex issues to higher level colleagues.

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2. Familiar with basic blueprints, schematics, manuals, and other specifications to determine installation procedures unassisted, may require assistance with more complex specifications. Interprets manuals, schematics, and wiring diagrams, and repairs equipment, utilizing knowledge of electronics and using standard test instruments and hand tools.

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3. Operates systems to demonstrate equipment, commission new systems, analyze performance and identify malfunctions. Writes routine programs for systems.

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4. Acts as \"our customer\'s best service provider\" at all times thereby ensuring Convergint Technologies is the customer\'s first choice for service. Takes ownership of onsite project including safety, quality and performance.

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5. May provide custom systems integrations, detailed systems upgrade planning and execution, systems audits and consultation, and/or database management and manipulation. May install, configure, and support a variety of network systems and equipment for assigned projects.

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6. Consults with engineering personnel to resolve unusual problems in system operation, maintenance, and warranty work.

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7. Performs all work in accordance with Federal, State and local regulations as well as company health and safety policies and procedures. Uses solid troubleshooting skills to isolate and fix problems in malfunctioning equipment or software.

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8. May advise management regarding customer satisfaction, product performance, installation techniques and standards as well as suggestions for product improvements. May participate or assist with developing customer presentations or similar new business development activities.

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9. Executes many of the technical aspects of multiple projects with varying timelines and budgets including, programming, graphics development, start-up, certification testing, customer training, close-out documentation, and on-going technical support etc.

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10. Identifies potential project risks, communicates to appropriate parties and assist in the development and implementation of strategies to minimize impact and to control deviations from estimated costs and project deadlines.

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11. Works closely with the Project Manager and/or Operations Manager and assists in the overall coordination of specific projects; makes recommendations regarding quality of work and potential changes in scope, and identifies ways to continuously improve customer satisfaction.

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12. Performs other duties and esponsibilities as requested or required.

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Innovative - Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking Thought Provoking - Capable of making others think deeply on a subject Team Player - Works well as a member of a group Leader - Inspires teammates to follow them Detail Oriented - Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Dedicated - Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


Job Security - Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe Peer Recognition - Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers Work-Life Balance - Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work Self-Starter - Inspired to perform without outside help Growth Opportunities - Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility Goal Completion - Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks Flexibility - Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals


Technical/other training of Electronics Technology (preferred) Associates of Electronics Technology (preferred) High School (required)


3 - 5 years: Experience in one or more of the following industries preferred: electronic, fire alarm and life safety, and/or building automation (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor\'s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Convergint Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to workforce diversity. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. We offer a smoke-free and drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. All applications and resumes are held in confidence. Only candidates whose profiles closely match requirements will be contacted for an inverview.