Solutions Specialist I - HVAC Controls/Building Automation - Mount Prospect, IL
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 218930
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Mount Prospect
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 15%
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 Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm
Do you have experience with servicing or installing building automation systems—or could your experience working with other electro-mechanical systems be applicable to automating commercial environmental control systems?
Consider bringing your talent to Siemens—a global engineering powerhouse that will allow you to grow your career in ways you would never be able to elsewhere.
At Siemens you can pursue opportunities in other Siemens divisions (we create, improve, and provide many more technologies than those used to make buildings smarter and safer), other locations across the country or around the globe, and other business disciplines (many of our field operations experts have pursued opportunities in project management, sales, operations leadership, and other ventures).
The Systems Specialist coordinates implements and/or performs technical product support for building automation systems that have been newly installed at customer sites throughout the Chicagoland area. This role reports to the Solutions Supervisor and will focus on hospitals, airports, city, state, and federal office buildings.
Coordinates, manages, implements and/or performs technical product support for equipment that has been newly installed.
Participates in the performance of System Preparation & Design Coordination: works with engineering group to create and/or verify point database; participates in the review/modification of job specific programming via computer for various systems (controls, electronic security systems (ESS), fire systems, mass notification); and in the review/modification and upload of point database, review/modification of semi-complex graphics in the Central Processing Unit (CPU).
Network Technologies: participates in the verification of point database and programming are consistent with scope of work for integration and sequence; backs up data from data servers and/or creates automated backup procedure; troubleshoots and resolves routine inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations; contacts Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support as/when needed; resolves basic issues; refers complex matters to supervisor as needed. Participates in the set up and configuration of PC workstations, user interfaces; data servers, IP Networking devices, protocols, routers, switches, mass storage devices and hubs. Confirms proper network performance.
Project Site Communication and Coordination: provides support for the scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate startup services as needed; participates in the coordination of network drops, IP addresses and monitoring tools with customer's IT Department personnel; works with equipment vendors to coordinate communication protocols, encryption, and database requirements for integration to their systems.
Operational Testing, Verification and Acceptance: Runs semi-complex reports to analyze system operation, works with customer to demonstrate system operation and verify consistency with the contracted scope of work (IE Commissioning Agents or test and balance contractors, others); participates in final inspection and testing; assures customer acceptance; trains customers on system operations. Completes and submits routine written reports; provides Plans & Control System Documents to engineering for as-built drawings.
HS diploma or equivalent required.
Specialized skill training/certification may be required.
DDC Controls, Knowledge of Building Automation Systems, HVAC, electrical concepts and building operations experience.
Working engineering and Programming experience.
Must be able to perform physical activities including; lifting, carrying, climbing ladders, climbing stairs. Candidates will also need to adhere to safety guideline and requirements as established by company policies and practices.
Candidates will need to be self sufficient and motivated. They must be able to determine what is needed to be done, both on a project level and at a personal development level.
This branch serves the greater Chicago area; other area branches in the zone will need to be supported from time to time and will require travel.
Individual must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing
Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Associates degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred.