Senior Energy Engineer - Mechanical Systems - Gulf Coast

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

Business Unit Building Performance & Sustainability
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 155498
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location FL - Pensacola, LA - New Orleans, MS - Biloxi, MS - Jackson, AL - Birmingham
Required Travel 30%

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 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 Energy and Environmental Solutions Operations Manager, works with the sales and operations team to develop and qualify energy savings projects.  Acts as the subject matter expert on Siemens product offerings analyzing facility improvement measures using a variety of energy savings and financial modeling.

Job Duties:
•Conducts facility site visits, analyzes current situation and produces facility improvement measures plans.  Communicates with outside vendors as it pertains to facility improvement measures (FIMS).
•Assists sales and operations in the identification, qualification, development, procurement and execution of performance contracts.    
•Performs and supervises preliminary and detailed facility audits to identify FIMS and/or opportunities.
•Leads or assists in the development of preliminary and final performance contracting proposals.  
•Analyzes blue prints and performs site surveys to identify mechanical, electrical, and control systems and determine facility operational characteristics.
•Applies building energy simulation programs to develop energy, cooling, and heating load-building models using modeling software.
•Develops design concepts and other written documentation to sales and management concerning recommended FIMS, including accurate descriptions, savings potential, cost estimates and back up data to verify FIMS.
•Prepares financial models related to payment including an understanding of ROI, life cycle costing and internal rate of return.
•Participates in client meetings and presentations.  
•Understands and evaluates energy supply side saving opportunities, trash management, water conservation, and co-generation for inclusion into performance contracts.
•Creates performance assurance plans and assists with performance contracting contracts.

Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities & Education:
•Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or other related field.  
•3+ years engineering experience designing large commercial HVAC systems and/or construction experience including district chilled water systems, healthcare facilities, steam and hot water systems, air distribution systems, and/or controls.
•5+ years energy related experience developing or supporting performance based projects and/or energy services.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong public speaking skills desired.
•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 Skills, Knowledge, Abilities & Education:
•Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering
•Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification
•Licensed Professional Engineer - State of Alabama

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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