Field Commissioning Specialist - HVAC Controls - Chicago

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 232438
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Mount Prospect
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%

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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Position Overview:

 Provides expertise and knowledge throughout the system or service project lifecycle. Duties include:  estimating, designing, tracking, start up and commissioning jobs of complex larger revenue and/ or multiple  projects requiring greater planning and technical expertise than the next lower level position.   



Attends pre-booking and sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate the accuracy of sales estimate  and job layout.

Reviews plans, specifications, and contract to determine project requirements. 

Designs, plans, and handles start-up functions on selected control systems based on project plans,  specifications, and contract documents. Prepares submittals containing schematics, descriptions and  technical literature for the approval of the owner's representative or as required.

Obtains submittal  approval and prepares as built drawings. 

Troubleshoots possible issues including identifying and debugging software, electrical or pneumatic and  installation problems. 

 Selects product sizes, types, and location placement to ensure products meet specification requirements. 

Prepares database and job related programming for computer-based systems. Prepares and justifies  engineering re-estimate reports. 

Provides on-site assistance with or performs the installation and start-up, checkout and turnover process. 

Organizes and maintains the job folder and updates pertinent job related information. 

Participates in job site final walk-through on assigned jobs and completes all job closeout documentation. 

Acts as a technical resource to existing customers and field employees as needed. Coordinates work  with subcontractors. 

 May be responsible for training lower level engineers and specialists.   


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

High School or GED.  5+ yrs experience or 2 yrs Specialist Senior experience.  Strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals, HVAC concepts, business operations, and job financial  reports. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing


Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.



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