Electrical Engineer - Entry Level

Wendell, North Carolina
13 Oct 2016
19 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 Entry Level

Req ID 158733
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location NC - Wendell
Required Travel 10%

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.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/energy-management.htm

Job Description
The Medium Voltage (MV) Business Unit of Siemens Energy is looking for highly qualified and energetic Engineers for our Air Insulated Switchgear Business Segment.

Essential Job Functions:
• Work with guidance from a mentor or Sr. Engineer to create all documents for customer approval and manufacturing of Medium Voltage switchgears. Typical documents include:
  o Panel arrangement
  o Electrical schematics
  o Three line drawings
  o Wiring diagrams
  o Nameplate schedule
• Develop knowledge of Engineering Base CAD software to complete drawings.
• Visually compare design of component, or other equipment with drawing of parts, matching coordinating points for accuracy of fit.
• Work with the factory manufacturing team to diagnose and resolve engineering issues.
• Understand that job descriptions change over time. You are expected to maintain competence, awareness, and compliance with your job.
• Treat all Siemens information and customer information in a confidential manner.

Job Requirements:
• Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills in the English language; must be fluent in English.  
• Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering.
• Ability to read, understand and evaluate electrical schematics to identify errors or potential improvements.
• Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done with high quality and in a professional manner.
• Ability to work overtime and weekends as necessary.
• Proven experience with Microsoft Excel.
• Ability to multitask, managing large workloads and business demands.
• An ideal candidate is detailed orientated and able to embrace a culture of quality.

Considered a plus but not required:
• 1+ years of Electrical design/drafting experience with protection and control or engineering firms.
• Electrical design/drafting experience with Engineering Base (Microsoft Visio) and/or AutoCAD Electrical
• A Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus with extra consideration given if degree concentration is in the area of power systems.
• Familiarity with ANSI, IEEE, UL and NEMA standards for MV Switchgear.
• Experience creating and working with CAD smart blocks
• Experience with electrical design for medium voltage switchgear
• Working knowledge of standard protection and control technologies used in medium voltage power distribution products.
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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