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Zone Performance Assurance Specialist - ESCO Measurement & Verification Engineer - Syracuse NY or Boston MA

Syracuse, New York; Canton, Massachusetts

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 228404
Primary Location: United States-New York-Syracuse
Other Locations: United States-Massachusetts-Canton
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

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 Building Technologies is currently looking for a Zone Performance Assurance Engineer (ZPAE) to support our Building Performance Sustainability group located in either Syracuse, NY or Boston, MA.  The ZPAE will be a member of the Siemens Building Performance and Sustainability (BPS) team for the Northeast Zone and be responsible for building and maintaining an ongoing relationship with our customers currently in, or going in to, guarantee phase.
This position will create value for the customers and Siemens through knowledge of customer operations, gleaning information from the annual Performance Assurance reports generated by the National Digital Service Center (DSC), and through their own review and analysis of data available through trending and from cloud based Advantage Navigator.  Using this information the ZPAE will become the customers trusted advisor and should be able to identify opportunities to lower their energy and operational costs which may lead to service sales or Phase 2 Performance Contracting (PC) opportunities.
Responsibilities include:

Delivering Annual & On-going Monitoring Reports - meetings could be Virtual or In-Person
      • Ensuring customer understands the guarantee and our deliverables
      • Reviewing the Advantage Navigator Dashboard with the customer
ZPAE will be looking for sales opportunities for Performance Assurance Service Programs (PASP) and will have retention (or roll over) targets for legacy contracts.
  • This person will have a Siemens focus on leveraging our DSC portfolio offerings, traditional services, and Energy Savings opportunities in new projects and existing PA service
  • Lead in developing and presenting customer-specific sales strategy while in guarantee, with support from Zone Sales Team
The ZPAE will be the liaison between the Zone and the DSC on assigned projects.  The person will work with Zone Energy Engineers during project development to understand the key parameters and understand what will be measured for inclusion in the M&V Plan.  They will then determine pricing of the PASP for the contract based on working with the EE’s and the DSC and understanding the contractual M&V requirements.
At project closeout on critical projects and/or ECM’s the ZPAE will work with the project manager to commission certain aspects and ensure that any post construction M&V requirements are met; including control ECM functionality, trend setup, remote connection establishment, and Advantage Navigator connection and setup.
Ensure successful financial management of PASP agreements (bookings, renewals, planning) in coordination with DSC support.

Qualifications include:
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Technology or other technical field preferred. Candidates with directly related experience with at least an Associate’s Degree or HS Diploma (or GED) will also be considered.
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), Professional Engineer, or other related energy certifications preferred. 
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, especially, and Microsoft Office in general.
  • Familiarity with commercial building HVAC and HVAC control strategies preferred.
  • 5-7 years building industry-related experience with good verbal and written communication skills, candidates with less experience with a directly related Bachelor’s Degree also considered.
  • Strong understanding of International Performance Measurement & Verification Protocol (IPMVP) and Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) standards.


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