Field Technical Supervisor - HVAC and Fire Systems - Saint Louis, MO

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 240850
Primary Location: United States-Missouri-Saint Louis
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 10%

Job Description:

   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.


Field Technical Supervisor

I.          Basic Function          

First line supervisory position. Manages between eight to twenty-two (8-22) technical positions including, Building Automation, Fire Alarm and Security System specialists and technicians.

Responsible to Hire, develop and train workforce to be safe, technically proficient, reliable and productive.


II.         Essential Duties


Actively engages in on-site safety reviews, provides report identifying field observations discussed as we reinforce our culture of ZERO accidents.


Supervises the activities and performance of system installation employees for installed work.


Provides technical support, expertise, leadership and accountability for installed projects, in assigned geographic area or location.


Plans, organizes, directs and controls all startup, commissioning, testing, and other committed activities for assigned projects. Supervises employees to ensure schedules are maintained and projects proceed according to plans, job specifications and cost estimates. 


Provides direct employee mentorship, and is responsible for employee development within their group.  Promotes, provides training for, and ensures implementation of productivity tools.


Actively coordinates startup activity schedules with the Project Managers and Operations Managers to ensure correct staffing and correct abilities are provided to meet individual project schedules and commitments.


Participates in or facilitates representation for the Project Manager to Field Work Force Project Turnovers, and the Solutions to Service Project Turnovers.


Plans and justifies manpower, staffing requirements, tools, and other appropriate investments for effective and timely execution of assigned work. Provides monthly project estimates and assists in monthly forecasting. Ensures proper job management and cost control by reviewing project financial statements with Project Managers and Operations Managers.


Maintains and improves planned and executed margins for Solutions projects.  Continually evaluates and implements new tools to improve productivity.  Sets high quality control expectations with the team, leads by example and uses Lean principals to pre-build and pre-test systems to ensure verified sequence of operation.


Directs and supervises the development of project startup and commissioning plans and the use of those plans in the monitoring and control of progress in the execution of the work. Reviews customer feedback and ensures high customer satisfaction. Improves site acceptance thru implementation of data-based commissioning.  Maintenance of internal progress report to deliver a project with Zero Punch list items.


Develops manpower schedules and loading to ensure contract and project compliance.  Maintains timely communications and harmonious relationships between engineering, operations and sales so  that project details, engineering or equipment changes, plan discrepancies or changes can be coordinated to minimize cost and delay throughout the estimating, bidding and operations phases of each project.


Builds and maintains an effective operations organization committed to customer and employee satisfaction and profitable growth. Manages or advises on hiring, training and development, allocation and performance assessment of personnel within area of responsibility. Provides the tools, training and environment required to achieve employee success.   


III.        Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Requires two years of college or technical school resulting in an Associate's degree or equivalent.(A  Bachelor's degree is preferred) 
  • 5-7 Years Experience in Technical or Project Management
  • NICET II or higher (preferred)
  • # Employees Supervised: 8-22

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



  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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