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Remote Energy Engineer - Building Automation - Smart Infrastructure - Austin, TX

Austin, Texas

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 236075
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 5%

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:

Position Overview
The Remote Energy Engineer (REE) is an integral part of development, implementation and on-going support of Performance Contracting and Energy Service offerings. The REE performs, coordinates and/or leads the development and ongoing analysis of new projects of service agreement analysis for fault detection/ diagnostic and performance assurance plans. Monitors project performance; and performs retro-commissioning and other energy services. Works with branch sales and operations in developing account strategies to grow the energy services business.
  • Leads (Enterprise) or assists in the development of energy calculations reports, contract exhibits and provides technical proposal review.
  •  Assists in the development and implementation of measurement, fault detection/diagnostic, performance assurance plans and utility monitoring plans.
  •  Drives onboarding of new FDD clients
  •  Collaborates with Digital Service Specialist to identify and select rules to be applied for Fault Detection Analytics
  •  Develops initial tree structure for use by the Digital Svc Specialist
  •  Ensures the node layout reflects the needed reporting
  •  Assist Digital Specialist with metering setup
  •  Ensures current functionality of reporting needed prior to field implementation
  •  Navigator energy report generation
  •  Analyze and approve energy reports for customer
  •  Reviews energy data and provides analysis
  •  Recommends FIMs in alignment with the customer’s energy goals
  •  Follow building optimization plan and M&V plan
  •  Define and benchmark buildings
  •  Becomes a subject matter expert on multiple FIMs.
  •  Applies building energy simulation programs or MS Excel spreadsheet calculations to determine project energy and operational savings.
  •  Collaborates with Digital Service Specialist to review faults that may have an energy impact or system changes related to a fault that could improve operations efficiency.
  •  Performs utility bill analysis to determine applicable baseline consumption data and rates as well as identify possible utility supply side opportunities.
  •   Presentations to potential customers
  •  Leads and mentors other Remote Energy Engineers
  •  Works independently with minimal supervision
  •  Develops and effective communicates long-term energy & sustainability strategies for standalone, campus and enterprise portfolios. The plan includes operational and capital improvement recommendations.
  •  Develops a holistic energy plan, taking into consideration the relationship / interdependency of multiple building equipment / systems.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  •  BS in engineering or applicable technical degree.
  •  Proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs, high level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  •  Familiarity with HVAC system, electrical systems, building controls, lighting, building envelope and domestic water system technologies / design. Knowledge of common HVAC and electrical building codes.
  •  Familiarity with data logging equipment and trending capability building automation systems trending functions. Familiarity with building modeling programs.
  •  Experience with building modeling programs or spreadsheet energy analyses
  •  Experience with standard ASHRAE energy calculations and IPMVP performance assurance methodologies.
  •  Knowledge or facility and maintenance operations, capital planning, maintenance budgeting and maintenance best practices
  •  Familiarity with the development of scope documentation, evaluation of subcontractor proposals, and risk identification for design/build projects

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.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  •  Certification: CEM and Engineer in Training (EIT)
  •  2 – 5 years of energy management experience
  •  Effective communication skills to speak with c-level executives


Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000 employees worldwide.



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