Lead Electrical Field Service Engineer – Fiber Power

Job Description

Lead Electrical Field Service Engineer - Fiber Power

Are you ready to start your Industrial Field Service Engineering career and work for a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, and reliability for more than 165 years?

Position Overview:

Siemens is in search of a Field Service Engineer with experience in servicing integrated industrial solutions with LV/MV Power Systems technologies for the Pulp and Paper industries. 

The engineer who takes this position will travel to the customer's site and troubleshoot, test, maintain, and/or commission solutions using Siemens generators, switchgear and transformers to satisfy industrial customer requirements or solve problems. The engineer will coordinate with local engineering teams to recommend and deliver high quality technical solutions.

A successful engineer will have a strong educational and industrial background with extensive hands-on experience in Power Generation and Distribution. A passion for the field and drive to learn and tackle new challenges is an absolute must. This person will be expected to develop customer relationships, be accurate and detailed while working in a fast paced environment with multiple people and projects demanding attention and time. This position will require travel both domestic and international approximately 80% of the time.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform power system analysis studies

  • Perform protection relay injection testing

  • Fault find, service and commission transformers

  • Fault find, service and commission MV & LV Switchgear 

  • Learn the latest industrial solutions and new product developments within Siemens

  • Must be proficient in planning workload and specific tasks and be able to achieve completion dates.

  • Interface directly to customers to answer questions and resolve issues.

  • Able to understand project-specific documentation (system and functional descriptions, test and commissioning procedures, etc.).

  • Collaborate with CAD and designers to test, commission, troubleshoot, and/or update integrated system drawings.

  • Mostly domestic with some international travel to other Siemens and customer facilities is required (up to approx. 80%).


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Education: BS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 

  • A minimum of 5 years of fiber or relevant industrial experience

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Power System Solution Design, Service or Commissioning Experience 

  • Must be familiar with applicable North American and international codes and standards and OSHA, safety and lock-out / tag-out procedures

  • Strong organization and excellent time management skills. 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Strong computer background - both productivity and industrial software.

  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States and will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, And Experience

  • Automation, SCADA programming experience

  • VFD service, commissioning experience

  • Pulp and Paper production working experience

  • Experience with Siemens drives, Automation and Marine solutions


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.

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Organization: Gas and Power

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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