Applications Engineer - Energy Storage & Hybrid Plant Systems

Alpharetta, Georgia
06 Oct 2016
26 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Energy Management (EM)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Medium Voltage & Systems
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 159144
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location GA - Alpharetta
Required Travel 20%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. The portfolio includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid solutions and high-voltage transmission systems.

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Job Description
Position Overview

Seeking a candidate who understands and can manage the typically fast pace requirements of an application and proposal engineering position. The successful candidate will be joining our Proposal Engineering team in the Alpharetta Office.


The focus will be on developing solutions for Energy Storage Solutions and Hybrid Plants Systems.  In addition to the focus area, they will support offers for Electrical Balance of Plant a(eBoP). This function is responsible for the timely and effective completion of assigned proposal work load. Specific tasks include reviewing customer RFP's, developing solution concepts around Siemens products, determining solution costs, quantifying project execution risks, attending plant walk downs or customer meetings, and developing the actual proposal document. Additionally, this function provides pre-order technical support to the Sales Team during the selling cycle of assigned proposals

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

- Bachelors Degree, Electrical Engineering preferred, other engineering degrees will be considered.
- Minimum 8 years experience with electrical solutions such as, but not limited to, substation design, containerized electrical solutions, packaged inverters, LV and MV switchgear, MCCs, GSU and Aux Transformers, Protection Systems, Generators, ISO phase bus, generator breakers, UPS systems, bus ducts, panel boards, switchboards, VFDs, PLCs, and related equipment.
- Familiarization with application of utility scale energy storage systems
- Excellent English verbal and written communication skills.
- Applicants will have held specific technical functions such as field service engineer, project engineer, application engineer, etc. for an OEM company, EPC or A&E.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

- Solid business acumen
- Negotiation capabilities
- Strong team orientation
- Project management
- Risk management
- Proficient with using modeling tools such as SKM, eTAP, PSSE, PSLF
- Self-motivated to produce high quality results within the time allocated, with limited supervision
- Advanced user of MS Word, Excel, Visio, and Project
- Applicants must have ability to travel to support Sales Team needs at customer sites in North America and Canada

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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