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Component Engineer

Orlando, Florida

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Power and Gas
Business Unit: Large Gas Turbines, Generators
Requisition Number: 228613
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally 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 eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services. Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation, transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions – from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens’ portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications, power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and related instrumentation and control systems. For more information, please visit:

Job Description:

Position Overview
The Generator Fluid Systems Engineer has a vital role in the Sales and Customer Operations Americas Customer Order Engineering Department (PG SC AM COE). He/she is responsible for engineering activities associated with planning and implementing the Fluid Systems scope for Generator equipment.  The Generator Fluid Systems Engineer is also responsible for internal technical coordination between PG SC AM COE Large Gas Turbine (LGT), Steam Turbine (ST), and Generator (GN) departments to produce three key customer document deliverables for representing a fully integrated Generator package. These key documents are:
  1. Integrated Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs)
  2. Wiring Diagrams
  3. Integrated Customer Piping Connection Document
  4. Instrument, Valve, and Electrical Load Lists
The Generator Fluid Systems Engineer knows how all these disciplines integrate together to result in a safe and reliable product. The Generator Fluid Systems Engineer coordinates with other Siemens PG SC AM COE engineers to ensure the design is delivered with high quality. The Generator Fluid Systems Engineer is responsible for the overall physical design of the Generator fluid systems auxiliaries packages. 
Key Competencies:
  • Seal Oil System design, hardware, and specifications
  • Generator Gas Systems design, hardware, and specifications
  • Generator Stator Water Cooling Systems design, hardware, and specifications
Critical Skills for Generator Fluid Systems:
  • Experience in Generator Auxiliaries Service Projects including upgrades to existing generator systems, equipment operation troubleshooting, and field support
  • Knowledge of Reference Designs for Generator Fluid Systems
  • Knowledge of the Westinghouse and Siemens generator products and field engineering experience
The Generator Fluid Systems Engineer’s responsibilities fall into several major categories:
Active Customer Projects
  • Attends project kick-off, engineering interface, and baseline meetings
  • Creates and "owns" project specific P&IDs for the entire Generator package. This activity includes integrating the Generator auxiliary systems and Balance of Plant systems.
  • Main design and/or design modification activities include design, review and approval of Generator Auxiliary Equipment, specifications and documentation
  • Release activities for equipment purchase/procurement
  • Development and review/approval of shop and field inspection, testing, installation, commissioning and troubleshooting documentation/procedures for generator  mechanical auxiliary systems (i.e. Hydrogen Seal Oil, Seal Vacuum Treatment, Hydrogen Gas Supply, CO2 Supply/Expansion, Hydrogen Gas Dryer, Stator Water Cooling, Generator Condition Monitor, and Lube Oil)
  • Completes Service Mods and Upgrades and Service R&D work to meet specified due dates and budgets
  • Coordinates/integrates Generator package 2D design activities with the Controls and Electrical Disciplines
  • Functions as Generator package initial point of Technical contact for 2D issues with Siemens Project Management, Customer, other disciplines, etc.
  • Identifies and communicates risks and opportunities to PG SC AM COE Management
  • Reviews the Checklists to ensure compliance of Generator Fluid Systems design to the contract and special requirements are incorporated
  • Oversees the system and components development process.  Identifies potential weak points and leads development of solutions based on engineering judgment, knowledge of the system functions and interfaces to other sub-systems, and inputs from Siemens experts, customer, suppliers and other systems partners.
  • Works with drafting/detailer to create layouts associated with piping and wiring alterations to support service projects
  • Releases assigned deliverables in the ERSR and ONE-P
  • Participates in the lessons learned review process and ensures that necessary changes identified after project kickoff are assessed and applied to the project specific design
  • Participates in back office and site readiness reviews as needed
  • Performs project "closeout" activities (as built P&IDs, etc.)
  • Creates engineering study reports for internal and external Customers
Proposal Support
  • Provides support to the Sales and Proposals teams for proposal generation and requirements review upon request.
  • Attends Customer meetings in support of Generator Mods and Upgrades
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
The Generator Fluid Systems Engineer position requires the following knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a related field
  • 15-20 years of engineering experience in Generator auxiliary  systems and  their interrelationships with other systems
  • Knowledge of the KKS tagging system and its application
  • Knowledge of document routing process utilizing Teamcenter
  • Ability to communicate effectively to a technically diverse group of professionals (Mechanical, Electrical, Controls, Piping, Project Management, Buyers, 2D designers, Customers, etc.)
  • Able to perform hand calculations for system requirements including fluid flow, heat transfer, auxiliary electrical loads, and equipment weights
  • Familiarity with calculations of pipe sizing, pump sizing, pressure drop and selection of control valves
  • Knowledge of North American codes and standards including ASME, ANSI, ASTM
  • Ability to follow a wiring and logic diagrams
  • Must have knowledge of the inter-relationships of the various engineering disciplines, and which groups are responsible for which parts of the design.
  • Must be willing to travel on an as-needed basis to support external customer meetings and troubleshooting of Generator Auxiliary Equipment at Customer sites.
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Why Siemens?
  • 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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