Engineering Technician 1

Louisville, Kentucky
29 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Mobility (MO)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Mobility Management
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Entry Level

Req ID 159884
Required Education Associates Degree or equivalent experience

Location KY - Louisville
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 Mobility Division provides efficient and integrated transportation of people and goods by rail and road - all products, solutions and services regarding mobility are handled by the Mobility Division.

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Job Description
Position Overview:

This is an entry-level position within Siemens' Rail Automation Engineering Technician department at our Louisville, KY facility.  This position is to support engineering efforts at this facility. By creating test fixturing, whether they are as simple as wired switches to connectors, or as complex as computer controlled test equipment, create and assemble engineering prototypes per specifications from the engineering department, and travel to customer sites for installation, troubleshooting, and perform testing activities on various products.

Delivery schedules of the project will dictate the schedule of the engineering technician activities. Completions of assigned tasks within the schedule given are imperative to the success of the project.

All tasks will be coordinated with the Engineering Technician supervisor and filter to the group. Any conflicts in scheduling between projects within engineering will be resolved through the Manager of Electrical Engineering.


• Maintains project submittal log                                                                                                                                                                                                     

• Create and/or append Bill of Materials                                                                                                                                                                                    

• Create part number requests                                                                                                                                                                                                            

• Assists with tag generation                                                                                                                                                                                                               

• Performs circuit continuity and tag check                                                                          
• Assists with breakdown testing                                                                                                                                                                                                  

• Modify design drawings using CADD and/or Drafting Standards

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Associate's degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred.  HS diploma or equivalent required.  Experience with CADD (AutoCAD/Microstation) and reading electrical schematics or blueprints.  Demonstrates a basic knowledge of a technical or specialty area.  Generally, up to 2 years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities an knowledge as presented above.

Siemens Rail Automation

Rail Automation supplies railway markets the world over with solutions and turnkey installations for railway automation and telecommunication.

Our customers are infrastructure operators and mainline railways all round the world as well as industrial railways and public transport authorities in cities and megacities.

Our products and systems are used for automating our customers' operations management processes and thus make a considerable contribution to improving their economic situation in particular and mobility in general.

We are looking for the best talent to shape the technology of the future. Come build your career in one of the best companies in the world!
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

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