Engineer in Training
Business Unit: Power and Gas
Requisition Number: 231047
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 75%
Engineer in Training (EIT)
Attention Applicants: Please note that this posting represents a general position profile to generate a pipeline of qualified individuals for this type of job and does not tie to a specific job opening. If you believe you are a fit for this position profile, we encourage you to apply! Following review of your application, you may be invited to apply for a specific role or to join our Siemens Talent Community. Thank you for your interest in opportunities at Siemens.
Are you ready to take on the challenge of powering our country?
What is the Engineer in Training Program?
The Engineer in Training (EIT) Program positions you to be a Field Service Engineer who travels to power plants across the Globe. In this role, you will be responsible for maintenance and upgrades to some of the largest and most powerful electrical generation machinery in the world including gas turbines, steam turbines and generators. The 12-month training program combines comprehensive coursework and hands-on training at Siemens facilities in Orlando, Tampa, and Pittsburgh. You will also experience on-the-job training as a member of one of our field teams that work at power plants across the U.S.
Supervising technicians and mechanics
Upgrading mechanical, electrical systems on turbine generators to increase power output and efficiency
Disassembling, inspecting, and reassembling turbines and generators
Collaborating with our worldwide engineering staff
performing specialized mechanical and electrical testing
Analyzing equipment operation
You will work directly with our leading staff of engineers and educators, developing skills that include:
Equipment design and maintenance
Job site safety
Siemens business systems
EIT program participants are full-time employees with full benefits. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be assigned and must be willing to live within 60 miles of one of the following locations:
· Locations in Central & South Florida
· Locations in the Eastern US
· Deer Park, TX
· Chicago, IL
· Milwaukee, WI
· Pittsburgh, PA
Program start dates are in January 2019 and June 2019.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
We are looking for people who prefer hands-on work and are resourceful — true problem solvers who challenge themselves to find the most effective and efficient solutions to complex challenges. We provide a platform for those who want to have an impact on the future and contribute to the success of the company, our customers and the world.
Majors: Engineering and Engineering Technology; a focus on Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace, Power, Marine, or Facilities engineering disciplines is preferred
Graduation Date: Candidates must complete all degree requirements by the program state date, but no more than six years prior.
GPA: 2.8 (preferred)
Relocation and Travel: Candidates must be willing to relocate. Candidates for this position should expect to work away from their home location an average of 200-250 days per year. Individual assignments are typically 2 to 10 weeks in duration. When on assignment, working schedules are typically 10-12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week.
Work Authorization: Permanent work authorization in the U.S. is required