Technical Training Specialist

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 248048
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 60%

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 Training Specialist for Smart Infrastructure (SI) is responsible for delivering high quality solutions training for Specialists, Field Technicians, Field Engineers and/or customers.  You will function as an expert in providing technical support in the delivery of training programs to meet the skill competencies of the learners.  In this role, you are responsible for delivering learning solutions in both classroom and electronic environments assisting internal employees and external customers to achieve specific learning objective.  You will report to the SI Academy Manager who reports to the Director of SI Academy.
  • Test product functionality in course training exercises for revised course materials to accommodate new software and hardware functionality. 
  • Maintains expertise on knowledge of service strategies, design engineering, installation, startup and troubleshooting techniques
  • Tests usability, product functionality and becomes a company expert on new products. 
  • Setup and pack up equipment for courses of instruction. Need to be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Reporting, tracking and completing preventative and corrective maintenance on assigned products.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • HS Diploma/GED equivalent - Associate’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field preferred.
  • Two to five years in a field position (Systems or Service Specialist, Fire Specialist, Security Specialist, Engineer, Sales Engineer, Project Manager) or successful experience in a comparable training role.
  • 60% travel requirement for this role
  • Demonstrated proficiency in instructional techniques and course development utilizing a wide range of media and learning strategies
  • Strong platform skills and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with employees at all levels. 
  • 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
  • Experience with one of the following disciplines:
    • Building Automation Systems
    • Security products
    • Fire and Life Safety

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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