Graphics Designer I - Building Automation/HVAC Controls - Beltsville, MD
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 231513
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: 10%
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. For more information, please visit: https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/buildingtechnologies.html
Office based position is responsible for the development of system control diagrams, building floor layouts and monitoring graphics for Siemens Building Automation Systems. Position is accountable for completing designs within the budgeted engineering labor, at a high customer satisfaction rate, while following standards set by the Siemens Area Graphic Designers across North America. Position reports to the Building Automation Solutions Engineering Manager.
Complete all graphics design/development within the budgeted engineering labor hours.
Design visually appealing, dynamic, easy to use, and modern looking graphic solutions for building operators as per either specifications or per turn over requirments.
Complete review and understanding of design support which includes logging & tracking projects and status. Support delivery of graphics to the jobsite to meet completion schedules.
Must be able to multi-task to work on more than one design project at a time
Maintain a personal utilization of>80%: Accurately record the proper use of graphic types, quantities, and network numbers when charging time to projects.
Support / Achieve high Customer Satisfaction: Identify quality control issues and notify project manager and engineering manager in a timely manner.
Maintain consistent response time and follow up with each assigned project managers. Ensure accurate and timely graphic design deliverables.
Ensure proper documentation for long term servicing of customers: Support systems to service turnovers on projects utilizing centralized graphics design process. Maintain a copy of the latest graphics as-built of completed jobs in the district server.
Processes: Support project managers, account engineers, and field specialists in designing graphics for their projects. Design background and dynamics when requested. Support efficiency initiatives Graphics Standardization/Centralization.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Associate's degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred
Understanding of drawing applications such as: AutoCAD, ACAD, Photoshop, Paint, Illustrator, or equivalent.
Some travel required for training or annual meetings, not to exceed 15% of the time
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
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
1- 2 years of experience with building automation systems
Job Family Responsibilities:
Assists with and observes diagrams and illustrations for print or online technical documentation using sketches, photos, actual parts and ideas.
Associate's degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred. HS diploma or equivalent required with 1-2 years of experience with building controls.
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates a basic knowledge of a technical or specialty area. Generally, up to 2 years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.