Light Control Applications Engineer - Control Product Systems - Building Technologies - IL

Buffalo Grove, Illinois
04 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Building Technologies (BT)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Control Products Systems
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 155115
Required Education Bachelors Degree

Location IL - Buffalo Grove
Required Travel 25%

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 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
Siemens Industry, Building Technologies, Control Products Systems is looking for an
Applications Engineer for Light control systems to join their team at the Buffalo Grove,
IL location.
This position is tasked with supporting Sales and Operations teams in closing
opportunities and delivering Light control systems for retrofit and new construction of
commercial spaces and buildings. This will be accomplished by working closely with
these teams in our distributions channels.
The individual in this role will be responsible for contributing to developing designs,
quoting, specifying and engineering/programming Light control solutions for our

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:
All qualified candidates MUST have 5 plus years of the following:
1. Strong Networked Lighting control products and system knowledge.
2. Strong Light application knowledge - highly technical.
3. Experience with designing Light control solutions including creating of One-Line
Diagrams, schedules, etc.
4. Experience in quoting the designed solution and ensuring that products and
services are properly budgeted.
5. Experience in engineering and programming Light control solutions.
6. Bachelors Degree in Engineering.
7. Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Highly Preferred:
1. Experience in commissioning Light control solutions
2. Understanding of Shade Control products and applications
3. Understanding of HVAC and Building Automation

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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