Field Service Engineer

Houston, Texas
15 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Power Generation Services (PS)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Power & Gas Services
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Entry Level

Req ID 153894
Required Education Associates Degree or equivalent experience

Location FL - Orlando, TX - Houston, PA - Pittsburgh, PA - Philadelphia
Required Travel 80%

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, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Power Generation Services Division, with a broad spectrum of innovative products and services, is the leading service partner for ensuring high reliability and optimal performance of rotating power equipment within the wind, utility, oil & gas, and industrial processing industries worldwide.

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Job Description
Position Overview
A Field Service engineer travels to Siemens customer power plants though out US and abroad to perform maintenance, repair, and modification of large steam and gas turbine generators and related equipment. The position reports directly one of our Local District Service Managers and has a high degree of customer interface.

• Supervision of mechanical maintenance crews ranging in size from 1 to 30 persons disassembling, inspecting, repairing, and reassembling large steam and gas turbine generators.
• Leads job site safety programs.
• Performs complex site surveys to develop maintenance plans.
• Completes and submits detailed reports covering all job activity.
• May complete the planning and estimating of resources and durations required for specific scopes of work for customer proposals.
• Performs the review of complex task plans, drawings, and installation schematics and provides continual guidance throughout task duration.
• Lead and direct subcontractors to perform specific maintenance related tasks.
• Serve is the primary Siemens jobsite contact.

Required Education

• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology or
• Associate of Science Degree with a minimum of 4 years of equivalent experience or
• Non-degreed candidates who can demonstrate a minimum of 8 years of equivalent experience

Required Experience
In addition to the required education above, candidates must have an additional 5-8 years of successful experience in related field.

Preferred Knowledge Skills and Experience
• Experience in the general maintenance of large gas turbines, steam turbines, generators and associated equipment.
• Experience managing safety programs, performing maintenance on large turbine generators or in a similar industrial environment with risks and hazards that require the use of practices and procedures intended to keep personnel safe and maintain a safe work environment. ¬†This includes but is not limited to use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and pre-job briefs or risk assessments.
• Experience working with union labor
• Experience working to and updating complex schedules. ¬†Familiarity with ¬†related software such as Primavera and/or Microsoft Project.
*80% travel
Other Requirements
As a field service engineer, you would report to one of the Siemens Service offices, which are located in the following locations:
Atlanta, GA
Boston, MA
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Denver, CO
Fort Worth, TX
Houston, TX
Irving, TX
Jupiter, FL
Las Vegas, NV
Lenexa, KS
Philadelphia, PA
Milwaukee, WI
Orlando, FL
Pittsburgh, PA
Richmond, VA
San Luis Obispo, CA
Syracuse, NY

• Applicants for this position should expect to work away from their home location an average of 200-250 days per year. Individual assignments are typically 2 to 10 weeks in duration. When on assignment, working schedules are typically 10-12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week, day or night shift.

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

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, disability status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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