Engineering Specialist I - Building Automation / HVAC Controls - Sandy, UT

Sandy, Utah
04 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Building Technologies (BT)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Solutions
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 157195
Required Education Associates Degree or equivalent experience

Location UT - Sandy, UT - Salt Lake City
Required Travel 25%

Division Description
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

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Job Description
Position Overview:
Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position manages the execution of all assigned building automation projects, typically under $100K. Provides expertise and knowledge throughout the system or service project lifecycle. Duties include: estimating, designing, tracking, start up and commissioning jobs of larger revenue and/ or multiple projects requiring greater planning and technical expertise than the next lower level position.

• Schedules, designs, and manages the execution of all assigned projects.
• Coordinates Branch and/or personal labor to achieve project completion schedules.
• Manages invoicing and all financial aspects of assigned projects.
• Attends pre-booking meetings to gain knowledge of the sales estimate and project scope.
• Analyzes plans, specifications, and contract to determine system requirements.
• Selects products, sizes, types, and location placement to ensure products meet specification requirements.
• Designs building automation systems consisting of mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations, valve and damper schedules, DDC panel layouts to meet the intent of the based on project plans, specifications and contract documents.
• Designs building automation network architecture to support operator workstations, DDC field panels, third party integration devices connected through LON, Ethernet, Siemens P2 or BACNET.
• Creates automation system database and job related programming for computer-based building control systems. Establishes special calibration instructions on selected equipment.
• Oversees the creation of system graphics.
• Troubleshoots possible issues including identifying and debugging software, electrical or pneumatic and installation problems.
• Organizes and maintains the job folder and updates pertinent job related information.
• Prepares engineering re-estimate reports, minimizes variances and justifies.
• Provides on-site assistance with or performs the programming, start-up, checkout, commissioning and validation processes.
• Participates in job site final walk-through on assigned jobs, completes all job closeout documentation and provides customer training.
• Acts as a technical resource to existing customers and field employees as needed.
• Coordinates work with subcontractors.
• May be responsible for training lower level engineers and specialists.
• Must be able to perform all tasks with minimal supervision or coaching.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
• High School or GED.
• 5+ years DDC controls experience
• Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing and must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
•Associate's degree in Electronics or other related technical field preferred.

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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