Siemens Field Service Engineer in Rancho Cucamonga, California

Field Service Engineer

Locations:Rancho Cucamonga, California

Job Family: Engineering


English (US)

Job Description

Division: Energy Management

Business Unit: Customer Services

Requisition Number: 201120

Primary Location: United States-California-Rancho Cucamonga

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 75%

Division Description:

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

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Job Description:

Position Overview

• The primary role of the field service engineer will be to drive the technical solution for all faults, issues and questions regarding Siemens FACTS installed base at Southern California Edison, and other accounts in the Southern California Area.

Basic Job Responsibilities

  1. Interfacing with the Southern California Edison Operations, Maintenance and Engineering organization and staff.

  2. Coordinate the efforts of the Siemens technical team including scheduling, security requirements, spare parts and scope of work and proposal creation.

  3. Possess complex technical knowledge of High Voltage Substation equipment, O&M. Able to recommend and execute technical solutions in conjunction with Siemens Technical team.

  4. Strong communication skills effective in English, written or verbal; exercise independent action, judgment and risk management; excellent report writing skills required.

  5. Demonstrated inquisitiveness, decisiveness, positive attitude and teamwork.

  6. Lead and demonstrate Safety Leadership of a Siemens Zero Harm Culture.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Effectively manages all site activities on FACTS installation including specification compliance, quality and safety requirements and interfaces with the customer.

  2. O&M support for all forced outages with immediate action required to provide operation direction during the outage.

  3. Leads on-site technical support during installation and maintenance activities.

  4. Leads root cause analysis reporting and interfacing with customer and factory. Develops and submits report and documentation both internal and external; including NCR and RCA on site activities.

  5. Must be familiar with safe high voltage substation operation and switching, including the construction and maintenance of transformers, breakers and other various electrical components.

  6. Proficient with the use of electrical test equipment (e.g. fluke, high voltage test equipment).

  7. Performs and supports onsite and remote troubleshooting, failure investigation, repairs and equipment refurbishment.

  8. Must be available for callouts to troubleshoot emergency problems on short notice/on an on-call basis.

  9. Participate in the development and implementation of service programs, O&M contracts and scheduled maintenance. Leads and teaches internal staff in the proper operation and maintenance of FACTS equipment and installations.


Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology discipline and/or 5 years of relevant hands on and field experience with FACTS power electronics and related HV substation equipment.

Required Knowledge

  1. Successfully demonstrates thorough/advanced knowledge of FACTS equipment and applications, basic design, associated equipment and Control and Protection principles.

  2. Demonstrate knowledge of safe electrical work practices, quality systems and project management skills. Ability to troubleshoot high voltage equipment (i.e. 345kV), low voltage equipment and control & protection relays.

  3. Must have the ability to read and interpret single line, three line, and control circuitry diagrams.

  4. Candidate must be skilled with computers to interface to test equipment and Microsoft Office applications.

  5. Demonstrates working knowledge of NERC Compliance controls, regulatory matters, security, business applications, and critical infrastructure.


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