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Engineering Specialist - Ships Technologies - Building Technologies - Miramar, FL

Miramar, Florida

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 232887
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Miramar
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 60%

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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Job Description:

Siemens Building Technologies is a world market leader in building performance systems.  Company growth is between 20-30% annually.  With over 100 company owned branch offices and annual sales exceeding $3 billion dollars, Siemens BT is the largest Automation System Company in the US. 
In the Ships Technologies business line of Siemens, we service the ever expanding fleet of marine vessels around the world.  Whether it is the shipping industry or cruise line industry, Siemens is leading the charge in Automation.  We are looking for forward thinking Engineers who have open minds and can think outside the box when it comes to determining our customer’s unique solutions.  Siemens is looking for dedicated, highly motivated individuals who want to work in the marine industry.
  • Provides expertise and knowledge throughout the system or service project lifecycle. Duties include:  estimating, designing, tracking, start up and commissioning jobs of 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. 
  • Perform service visits for HVAC and data analytic systems on board Marine vessels 
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • HS diploma or equivalent required
  • Certification in some form of programming (preferably Siemens PX or S7 PLCs)
  • Basic understanding of HVAC mechanical systems
  • Solid electrical skills
  • Ability to read and follow electrical drawings is a must
  • Generally, 5+ years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above
  • Previous Automation or DDC Controls experience
  • Must be knowledgeable with MS Word and Excel
  • Must have AutoCAD experience
  • 60% travel expected.  Will include international travel. 


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.

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