Building Automation Controls Design Engineer-Beltsville MD
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 228006
Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Beltsville
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 5%
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
This office-based position is responsible for the design of building automation systems using company tools and operating protocols. Receives project specifications from sales team and designs building automation system and or service installed jobs
· Chooses the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost effective solution also selects proper types and sizes of company products and outside suppliers to meet project requirements.
· Prepares all required submittals and schedules subsequent hand-off to operations. Handles the ordering of all required products and equipment.
· Acts as a technical resource to the team and customer as needed. Participates in sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout.
· May participate in initial job site walk through with contractors and/or building management.
· May need to create unique design solutions to meet specific customer requirements.
· Designs building automation systems for all buildings consisting of mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations, valve and damper schedules, DDC panel layouts to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications and contract documents.
· Design building automation network architecture to support operator workstations, DDC field panels, third-party integration devices connected through LON, Ethernet, Siemens P2 or BACNET. Analyzes plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements and risks.
· Generates DDC point database on all projects. Provides start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager and system specialist for use in commissioning and validation.
· Assists in preparing engineering re-estimates and follows up with appropriate project manager to assure understanding of and satisfaction with job scope.
· Prepares specifications and drawings for special components and panels purchased from outside suppliers.
· Assists in the preparation of information on pre-installation extras or change orders to submit to the Project Manager. Author and track Requests For Information (RFI)
· Assists in the creation of system graphics.
· Ensures the job folder is organized and maintained including all pertinent job related information.
· Orders and tracks all required products and materials for timely delivery on the job site.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
· Associates degree in Electronics, Mechanical, other technical field or equivalent experience.
· 1-3 years engineering /systems or other related experience.
· Knowledge of industry engineering fundamentals and business operations required.
· Knowledge of Microsoft Office, AutoCAD are required. MDT/CT and or Navigator a plus.
· Good verbal and written communication skills.
· Fully proficient and independent design skills.
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.