Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 245960
Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Richmond
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%
This position is for our Engineering Supervisor, who manages a local and remote team of building system design engineers. Responsibilities include project assignment, tasking, manpower/workload control, quality control, process development, and personnel management. The Engineering team is responsible for design of building automation, fire alarm, and security systems. Background in building automation is preferred. The Engineering Supervisor works with the local management team for sales and execution strategy and execution.
Project assignment to local / remote engineering team
Project design status tracking and reporting to execution team/mgmt.
Engineering manpower planning and workload balance
Personnel development – technical and personal
Participation and contribution to local sales and execution strategy
Review designs for constructability, cost/risk impact, adherence to contract documents/proposal
Technical advisor for building automation to field, design team, and sales
Oversee, manage and support the below Design Engineer tasks:
Development of the most complex building automation/HVAC controls, fire alarm, and security designs.
Generation of drawings, schedules, submittals, plans, and specifications for contract and installation submittal packages to meet project specifications.
Generation of as-built drawings and operation & maintenance manuals for project close-out.
Analysis of contract documents to develop design documents, selection of products to meet design and specification intent.
Identification and resolution of constructability and project scope issues.
Development of initial system database for field installation.
Procurement of project materials to meet project installation schedule
Support of field installation team with engineering re-designs, phone support, on-site support, construction meetings, etc.
Support of sales team with project review and scope analysis. Participation in site investigations as necessary.
Display of original thinking in applying principles, theories, and concepts on a wide range of problems.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills
Extensive knowledge with HVAC and electrical systems
Strong knowledge of thermodynamics, heat transfer, electrical and electronic engineering as it applies to HVAC controls & Building Automation Systems
Strong knowledge of network types and protocols
Thorough knowledge of project construction environment and submittal processes
Proficiency of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
Proficiency with Computed Aided Drafting software, in particular AutoCAD is required.
Proficiency with drafting and engineering drawings standards is required.
Develops team members through mentoring and coaching in complex subjects.
Demonstrates professional principles and skills.
Typically 10+ years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.
Strong communication skills
Previous supervisory experience preferred
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.
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites 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.