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Project Engineer 1- Olean, NY

Olean, New York

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Power Generation Services
Business Unit: Distributed Generation and Oil & Gas
Requisition Number: 237430
Primary Location: United States-New York-Olean
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%

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.

Siemens sets the standard for excellence in power generation,
transmission and distribution, and provides innovative customer solutions
– from utilities, to industrial space, to oil and gas companies. Siemens’
portfolio includes power plants and power-generating equipment, turbines
for use as mechanical drives, compressors for industrial applications,
power transmission and distribution systems, smart grid applications, and
related instrumentation and control systems.

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Job Description:

Position Overview

As a Project  Engineer, you will be responsible for the following:
  • Review all project specifications and ensure requirements are communicated, understood, and incorporated by other engineering/manufacturing disciplines and appropriate sub-vendors
  • Assist in preparation for project coordination meetings, including specifications, discussion of requirements, scope of equipment supply, equipment arrangement, options offered, and drawing/documentation schedules
  • Effectively monitor engineering schedules and communicate any potential impact to cost, cash flow or delivery to project manager
  • Prepare timely drive train and selected ancillaries equipment technical purchase specifications for major buyouts, and assist purchasing in vendor selection, if required. Instruct the drafting department with respect to equipment layout and customer requirements
  • Review and approve customer issue drawings for compliance with project requirements prior to issue
  • Review customer returned comments and provide direction. Review major buyout vendor drawings for compliance with project requirements
  • Approve as applicable and return to vendor in accordance with schedule. Establish engineering schedule and provide support groups with both direction and the necessary input data to effectively complete design requirements
Additional Responsibilities:
  • Supports Project Manager for all technical aspects of the project as needed to address the needs of the external customer (client) and the internal customer
  • Provide leadership to the project .technical team to ensure project deliverables and milestones are net
  • Required to finalize the scope of supply of all equipment purchased by our client; to place major buyout equipment on order, translate customer requirements into Dresser-Rand documentation for the purpose of project execution
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of various engineering groups to ensure contract specifications / requirements are met and are consistent with established price and delivery requirements
  • Provide technical support and warranty account administration for equipment supplied by Dresser-Rand Olean from the time of shipment through the warranty period
  • Prepare and issue a timely, complete, and concise job file
  • Complete and issue applicable contract specifications, which contain all pertinent information needed to define the compressor / steam turbine and/or gas turbine and related equipment to the organization
  • Obtain and monitor major buyout costs, drawing schedule and delivery requirements
  • Ensure timely resolution / response to client questions
  • Lead and provide timely resolution for all internal technical issues
  • Coordinate all interfaces between engineering departments / customer and engineering departments / vendor(s)
  • Manage internal engineering progress and vendor progress by timely revisions to job file and purchase technical specifications

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an appropriate engineering discipline or, a two year degree in a technical science with demonstrated, engineering based experience (4+ years)
  • 1 year of experience in the engineering aspects of design, or production or servicing of technologically advanced rotating equipment
  • Able and willing to travel 10-20% of the time, domestic and international with short notice

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Major in Mechanical Engineering
  • 2 or more years demonstrated experience in the engineering aspects of design, or production or servicing of technologically advanced rotating equipment
  • Familiarity with typical rotor-dynamic performance prediction software tools
  • Prior experience working in a centrifugal compressor environment
  • Interest in future engineering management role

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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