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Senior Electrical Services Specialist - Building Technologies - Major US City

Raleigh, North Carolina; Fredericksburg, Virginia; Raleigh, North Carolina
Customer Services

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 235732
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Raleigh
Other Locations: United States-North Carolina-Raleigh, United States-Virginia-Fredericksburg
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 100%

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:

This position will work remotely as there is no primary location. You will have the flexibility to work anywhere in the US, preferably near one of our major offices in Alpharetta, GA; Orlando, FL; Houston, TX; Iselin, NJ; or Chicago, IL
Position Overview
Siemens is seeking a Senior Electrical Service Specialist to join our National Enterprise-level Electrical Services Team. Reporting to the Operations and Project Executive, this position will support all enterprise customers including large data centers, commercial buildings and marine customers such as cruise lines (at sea and during dry dock), throughout the United States. Some work will be local, but this position will mostly involve travel throughout the U.S. for extended periods of time.
  • Performs complex installation, testing, upgrades, checkout, startup/commissioning, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electronic components in accordance with industry standards.
  • Applies knowledge of low and medium voltage switchgear, motor control centers, circuit breakers, panel boards, transformers, surge protection devices, relays, power quality meters and battery systems to serve as the subject matter expert, on behalf of Siemens, to the customer. 
  • Installs additional corrective wiring and bus bar modifications to existing power distribution systems. 
  • Instructs customer representatives on the features and safe operation of Siemens equipment.
  • Performs emergency troubleshooting of power distribution products and 3rd party equipment.
  • Interacts with the customer and project stakeholders tactfully and professionally.
  • Leads a team to accomplish the project’s scope of work on schedule
  • Provides estimates during the project planning phase. Works with the project manager to make recommendations that ensure the success of the project.
  • Ensures all company-owned tools and test equipment are well-maintained and calibrated.
  • Works safely and promotes a safe work environment for others.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • High school diploma or Board of Education approved GED.
  • Generally, 5+ years of successful experience in the Electrical Services business or 5+ years in a military power career field such as the U.S. Army Prime Power Program (MOS 12P), U.S. Navy MUSE (NEC B03A) or U.S. Navy Nuclear program.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Regular day shift hours are subject to change due to customer maintenance/project requirements.
  • Individual may participate in the After Hours on-call rotation.
  • Individual may be required to provide backup to on call person due to emergency circumstances.
  • Possible 100% travel required throughout the United States (and possibly globally); candidates should live near a major airport.
  • Knowledge with PQ meters, WinPM software, Familiar with Siemens GIS, AIS, WL, RL and SB breakers and switchgear.
  • Experienced at performing mechanical maintenance, overhaul and reassembly of medium and low voltage circuit breakers.
  • Experienced at electrical testing, including but not limited to primary current injection testing, resistance testing, dielectric testing, and thermal scans on medium and low voltage electrical systems.
  • Experienced at utilizing electrical test sets to perform AC and DC High Potential testing, Transformer Turns Ratio testing, Transformer Power Factor testing and other power system tests practices and procedures.
  • Skilled at interpreting protective coordination studies, testing and configuring protective relays.
  • Capable of reading bill of materials, electrical blueprints and power system study reports.
  • Experienced on installation, commissioning and maintenance of low and medium voltage power distributions systems.
  • Familiar with the Arc Flash and Shock Hazards of 13.8 kV and below electrical equipment.
  • Familiar with ANSI, NEC, NFPA, IEEE, and NETA codes and standards.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Associates degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred.
  • AVO, NETA, and NICET certifications not required but preferred.

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