Engineer In Training (EIT)

Job Description

What is the Engineer in Training Program?


As part of the Engineer in Training (EIT) program, you to be a Field Service Engineer who travels to power plants across the U.S. In this role, you will be responsible for maintenance and upgrades to some of the largest and most powerful electrical generation machinery in the world including gas turbines, steam turbines and generators. The 12-month training program combines comprehensive coursework and hands-on training at the Siemens facilities in Orlando, Florida.  You will also experience on-the-job training as a member of one of our field teams that work at power plants across the U.S.

We are offering two programs in 2020.   The start dates are either January 2020 or July 2020


Your responsibilities may include:

  • Supervising technicians and mechanics
  • Upgrading mechanical, electrical systems on turbine generators to increase power output and efficiency.
  • Collaborating with our worldwide engineering staff 
  • Performing specialized mechanical and electrical testing 
  • Analyzing equipment operation

You will work directly with our leading staff of engineers and educators, developing skills that include:

  • Equipment design and maintenance
  • Job site safety
  • Project management 
  • Leadership
  • Siemens business systems

 As a EIT program participant, you are a full-time  employee with full benefits. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be assigned and must be willing to live within 60 miles of one of the following locations:

  • Orlando, FL
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Houston, TX

 Who Should Apply?


We are looking for people who prefer hands-on work and are resourceful — true problem solvers who challenge themselves to find the most effective and efficient solutions to complex challenges. We provide a platform for those who want to have an impact on the future and contribute to the success of the company, our customers and the world.


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.


To apply for the Engineer in Training Program, candidates must meet the following requirements:


Education Requirements 

  • High School Degree
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in a technical leadership role in power plant or facilities maintenance and operation.

Relocation and Travel: You must be willing to relocate. Please expect to work away from  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 12-14 hours per day, 6-7 days per week.


Preferred Skills/Experience/Education/Knowledge

  • Focus on Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Power, Marine, Facilities engineering, or Power Plant Technology disciplines .  


Siemens Gas and Power (GP) is a global pacesetter in energy, helping customers to meet the evolving demands of today’s industries and societies. GP comprises broad competencies across the entire energy value chain and offers a uniquely comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators and the oil and gas industry. Products, solutions and services address the extraction, processing and the transport of oil and gas as well as power generation in central and distributed thermal power plants and power transmission in grids. With global headquarters in Houston in the U.S. and more than 64,000 employees in over 80 countries, Siemens Gas and Power has a presence across the globe and is a leading innovator for the energy systems of today and tomorrow, as it has been for more than 150 years.
































Job ID: 181699

Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Energy, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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