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Systems Specialist - Building Automation Solutions - West Sacramento CA

West Sacramento, California
Customer Services

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 222294
Primary Location: United States-California-West Sacramento
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 15%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.
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Job Description:


Siemens is seeking a Building Automation Systems Specialist to support customers in the Sacramento area.  This field-based position performs job start-up, checkout, and troubleshooting for systems and service installed job while providing guidance to contractors on site.
  • Performs wiring checkout and assists in automation systems start-ups utilizing commissioning tools.
  • Coordinates electrical installation with electrical contractor at job site as required.
  • Completes adjustments and calibrations and submits commissioning reports on automation systems.
  • Participates in job-site final-walk on assigned jobs and completes all job closeout documentation.
  • If improper operation is due to another component of the automations system not provided by contract, discusses problem with supervisor or customer and advises best course of action to rectify problem.
  • Responds to customer service calls, checks indicated points of trouble, and analyzes requirements of system involved; checks and test systems components. Diagnoses trouble or defect, determines corrective action, and repairs system.
  • Completes and submits written reports covering all aspects of each assignment.
  • Delivers technical support to end-users and field labor when applicable. Handles emergency service calls as directed during regularly scheduled hours and after hours as needed
  • Trains customers on company system prior to job turnover.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state recognized high school proficiency exam.
  • Required experience: Experience with the programming, job start-up, checkout, and troubleshooting of building automation systems.
  • Required travel: 15%
  • Other requirements:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office (Word and Excel), AutoCAD, and MDT/CT.
    • 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.
    • Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.
    • Understands process of construction projects and the requirements to document all changes or deviations to specifications.
    • Strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals, HVAC concepts, business operations, and job financial reports.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
  • Preferred education: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering.
Why Siemens?
  • Opportunities to explore different engineering businesses, different product/services, different geographies—on a global scale.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.

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