Engineering Specialist - HVAC Controls - Omaha

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 240184
Primary Location: United States-Nebraska-Omaha
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:


Position Overview


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 meetings to gain knowledge of the sales estimate and project scope. Analyzes plans, specifications, and contract to determine system requirements. Selects products, sizes, types, and location placement to ensure products meet specification requirements.

Designs building automation systems consisting of mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations, valve and damper schedules, DDC panel layouts to meet the intent of the based on project plans, specifications and contract documents.

Designs building automation network architecture to support operator workstations, DDC field panels, third party integration devices connected through LON, Ethernet, Siemens P2 or BACNET.

Creates automation system database and job related programming for computer-based building control systems. Establishes special calibration instructions on selected equipment.

Oversees the creation of system graphics. Troubleshoots possible issues including identifying and debugging software, electrical or pneumatic and installation problems.

 Organizes and maintains the job folder and updates pertinent job related information. Prepares engineering re-estimate reports, minimizes variances and justifies. Provides on-site assistance with or performs the programming, start-up, checkout, commissioning and validation processes.

Participates in job site final walk-through on assigned jobs, completes all job closeout documentation and provides customer training. Acts as a technical resource to existing customers and field employees as needed.

Coordinates work with subcontractors. (Senior) May be responsible for training lower level engineers and specialists.

Must be able to perform all tasks with minimal supervision or coaching.

High School or GED. Associate's degree in Electronics or other related technical field preferred. Level I : 1-3 yrs experience and Level II 3-5 yrs or 2 yrs Engineering Specialist I




Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:



Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state recognized high school proficiency exam.

Required experience: Experience in the installation and maintenance of building automation products.


Other requirements:


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • General knowledge of AutoCAD

 Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Outlook software programs.

Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship.

  • Must be at least 21 years old to participate in required Siemens vehicle plan.
  • Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.
  • Understands process of construction projects and the requirements to document all changes or deviations to specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals, HVAC concepts, business operations, and job financial reports.










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