Engineering Technician - Building Automation

Job Description

Engineering Technician job description

Siemens is seeking a Solutions Engineering Specialist to support the Building Automation team. This position provides advanced expertise and knowledge throughout the system and project lifecycle. Utilizing new and existing tools, standards and procedures, the Engineering Specialist provides estimating, designing, tracking, start-up, and commissioning along a wide range of project types.  The specialist acts as a technical resource to the Branch team and customer as needed.


Designs building automation systems consisting of mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations, valve and damper schedules, and Direct Digital Control panel layouts to meet the intent of project plans, specifications and contract documents.

Designs primarily small project building automation network architecture to support operator workstations, DDC field panels, and third-party integration devices connected through LON, Ethernet, Siemens P2 or BACNET

Analyzes plans, specifications, and contract to determine system requirements.

Attends pre-booking meetings to gain knowledge of the sales estimate and project scope.

Selects products, sizes, types, and location placement to ensure products meet specification requirements.

Creates automation system database and job-related programming for computer-based building control systems.

Oversees the creation of system graphics.

Organizes and maintains the job folder and updates pertinent job-related information. Prepares engineering re-estimate reports.

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.

Must be able to perform all tasks with minimal supervision or coaching.

May be responsible for training and providing guidance other specialists.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management.   Associates or Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.  Combination of equivalent education/work experience accepted.

Strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals, HVAC concepts, business operations, and job financial reports.

Ability to read and understand design and construction documents.

Experience in the installation or maintenance of HVAC Systems and building automation products a plus.

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.

Required travel: 15%

Other requirements:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

General knowledge of AutoCAD and working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook software programs.

Must be at least 21 years old to participate in required Siemens vehicle plan and have a valid driver's license in good standing.

Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds and high-lift equipment as well as working in ducts, crawl spaces, and above ceilings.

Must be able to use hand-tools, laptop, smartphone, and tablet.



Job ID: 191832

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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