Siemens Building Automation Engineering Specialist I - located in Hawaii HI in Honolulu, Hawaii

Building Automation Engineering Specialist I - located in Hawaii HI

Locations:Honolulu, Hawaii

Job Family: Research & Development


Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Field Operations

Requisition Number: 200961

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: 25%

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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Position Overview:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this is a lead technician for a local government project. This position provides expertise and knowledge throughout the system & service project lifecycle. Duties include: estimating, designing, tracking, start up and commissioning jobs of larger revenue and/ or multiple projects requiring great planning and technical expertise. This position will transition to the service team to execute the service plan at the facility


• Supports the PM and engineering team with the project schedule, design, and execution of project

• Coordinate with PM to achieve project completion schedules.

• Attends pre-booking meetings to gain knowledge of the sales estimate and project scope.

• Analyzes plans, specifications, and contract to support PM with identifying risks & opportunities with the scope of work.

• Works with the engineering team to support the proper selection of 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.

• May be responsible for training lower level engineers and specialists.

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

Strong leadership, listening, verbal and written communication skills.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

• High School or GED. Associate's degree in Electronics or other related technical field preferred.

• 5+years engineering, installing, or servicing DDC Controls Systems. 1+ year of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

• Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing and must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.


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