Commissioning Technician - Building Automation Controls - Hartford, CT

Job Description

Siemens is seeking a Service Engineering Specialist to support the Building Automation Team in the CT area. 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 and has the potential to handle management of some projects 


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

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

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

- Designs primarily small service 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. 

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

- Establishes special calibration instructions on selected equipment. 

- Oversees the creation of system graphics. 

- Troubleshoots possible issues including identifying and debugging software, electrical, or pneumatic installation  problems. 

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

- Analyzes plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements 

- Utilizes financial and monthly forecasting tools and works with other team members to monitor, manage and control  costs.

- 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. 

- Provides engineering services listed above for larger and/or more complex projects with some deviation from standard  practices if required. 

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

- May be responsible for training and providing guidance to engineering assistants and other specialists. 


- Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state recognized high school proficiency exam. 

- Required experience: Experience in the installation and maintenance of system controls. 

- Required travel: 10% 

- Other requirements: 

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. 

- General knowledge of AutoCAD 

- Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook software programs. 

- Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship. 

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

- Understands process of construction projects including document management. 


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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