AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah Commercial Gate Lead Technician in A3 Smart Home - Tempe, Arizona
We call our club's vision, mission, values, and supporting pillars "Our House" because they are the foundation for all that we do. We're working to transform AAA for the next century with a mission to create Members for life by unleashing the innovative spirit of our Team Members.
AAA recently acquired SafeGuard, the 11th largest smart home security company in the United States, with the vision to become the most trusted brand in this industry. Safeguard, has been Protecting Arizona families and businesses for over 50 years; we are Arizona's largest locally-operated security provider. With an A+ Better Business Bureau Ranking, we prove every day that we love being there for and helping our customers. We work hard to create an environment where you can thrive and use your skills and talents to help us deliver legendary Customer Service. You’ll help positively impact every homeowner and the communities that we serve.
Why work for us?
Job Stability - Strong AAA Brand
Great Benefits - Medical/Dental/Vision
Retirement - 401k matching up to 4%
Work/Life Balance - PTO 3 Weeks + 9 paid holidays
Perform diagnostic evaluation of system issues and perform troubleshooting and repairs. Systems will include security systems, fire alarm, access control, video, and automation
Perform inspections of fire alarm and life safety systems with representatives of fire department authorities having jurisdiction
Perform surveys and provide estimates for the creation of proposals for work to be performed. Inspect systems for proper operation and performance
Manage parts and inventory process to meet efficiency and accuracy objectives. Assist in the training and coaching of level 1, 2, and 3 technicians
Support the service advisors, key account coordinators, and customer support representatives in the performance of their jobs and service calls.
Review of the customer satisfaction survey process to maintain retention. Assist the Field Service Supervisors in training and process development
Support the Virtual Assistance technicians to provide internal and external customer technical support and remote programming. These positions also provide support for the maintenance of the radio networks and third party platforms for remote management. Interface with the monitoring center manager, supervisors, and operators
Maintain relationships with customers, major accounts, and multi-location accounts to ensure satisfaction and retention. Interface with the sales department to address current service issues and plan support for future growth
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Five or more years in a position installing or servicing any combination of security and/or life safety systems
Experience in the supervision of field technicians is required
Strong customer service communication and conflict resolution skills
The ability to use hand tools, electrical testing meters, laptop, and tablet are required
Advanced technical knowledge of security and life safety system design and operation is required
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Technical or manufacturer’s certification is a plus
Advanced networking and computer literacy is required
EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
Associate’s degree (or equivalent business experience) is preferred
Must qualify for state alarm agent license
Technical certifications are required (NICET, CSA). Equipment manufacturer’s training and/or certifications are required
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:The position provides direct customer contact. Responsibilities include interface with and support for internal customers, including office and sales teams. The lead technician will work directly with customers to maintain relationships, perform conflict resolution, and achieve customer satisfaction for retention.WORKING ENVIRONMENT/ MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThis position includes primarily field work. Physical requirements include standing, sitting, bending, lifting, and climbing. Lifting will include up to 40 pounds. Extensive use of a personal computer or tablet is required. Use of hand and power tools is required on occasion. The technician is required to perform on call duty on a rotating schedule.
Innovation. It’s what motivates and drives our 4,200 Team Members as the key to enhance Member value, employee satisfaction, and our future success. We have a 117-year history of service, creating Members for life. We generate $4 Billion in annual sales and serve nearly 6 million Members across 7 states. A3 is our Innovation Lab, where we have launched GIG Car Share, GoMentum Station, AAA CarConnect, AAA House Manager, and the first Autonomous Shuttle. If innovation and purpose are what you’re looking for, journey forward with us.