Siemens Careers

Sr Electrical Engineer

Wendell, North Carolina

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Medium Voltage & Systems
Requisition Number: 232559
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 15%

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 seven Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.


With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.


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Job Description:


The Energy Management MS Business Unit of Siemens is located near Raleigh, NC and is looking for highly qualified and energetic Engineers for its Motor Control Center (MCC) team.  

Essential Job Functions:
  • Take ownership of your project with guidance from a mentor to create all documents for customer approval and manufacturing of Motor Control Centers. Typical documents include:

  • Electrical schematics and wiring diagrams

  • Bills of material
  • General specifications, layout drawings, and unit schedules

  • Continual knowledge development of Engineering Base CAD software to revise standard and prepare new electrical schematics and connection diagrams.

  • Continual knowledge development of FAMES/COMPAS configurator software to prepare general specifications, layout drawings, unit schedules and bills of material with a high degree of accuracy.

  • Work with the factory manufacturing team and your mentor to diagnose and resolve engineering issues.

  • Treat all Siemens information and customer information in a confidential manner.

Job Requirements:
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills in the English language; must be fluent in English.

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering.

  • 5+ years of Electrical design/drafting experience with protection and control or engineering firms.

  • Ability to read, understand and evaluate electrical schematics to identify errors or potential improvements with guidance from Mentor.

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done with high quality and in a professional manner.

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office).

  • An ideal candidate is detailed orientated and able to embrace a culture of quality.


Considered a plus but not required:


  • Electrical design/drafting experience with Engineering Base (Microsoft Visio) and/or AutoCAD Electrical and/or Promis.e wiring diagram software.
  • A Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus with extra consideration given if degree concentration is in the area of power systems.

  • Familiarity with ANSI, IEEE, UL and NEMA standards for Motor Control Centers.

  • Experience with electrical design for Motor Control Centers.



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