Siemens Commissioning Technician in Alliance, Nebraska

Commissioning Technician

Locations:Alliance, Nebraska

Job Family: Engineering

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Job Description

Division: Mobility

Business Unit: Customer Services

Requisition Number: 223926

Primary Location: United States-Nebraska-Alliance

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

Committed to the safe and reliable transportation of people and goods by rail and road, Siemens Mobility designs and manufactures across the entire spectrum of rolling stock, including commuter and regional passenger trains, light rail and streetcars, metros, locomotives, passenger coaches, and high-speed trainsets. In the U.S., Siemens is providing rail vehicles, locomotives, components and systems to more than 25 agencies in cities such as D.C., New York, Boston, Sacramento, San Diego, and St. Louis.

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Position Overview

The Field Service Technician responds to allocated maintenance and service tasks performing on-site and remote technical support of Siemens equipment on SD70/90 MAC locomotives. This service includes supporting customer with restoration and resolution to equipment failures, performing semi-complex equipment installation, trial runs and investigative tests, completing service actions and modifications, and assisting in challenging repair and fault-finding tasks. Most of the work is done from 5 am to 3 pm 7 days a week with on call services. This coverage is with 2 crews of 2 technicians. Each crew will be working every other weekend.


  • Performs locomotive fault archive evaluations, creating best practices for troubleshooting failures, including loading software programs, conducting routine tests and implementing field modifications as necessary.

  • Responds and supports customer to completion any troubleshooting and repairs to assigned service requests.

  • Identifies non-conformance issues and makes recommendations regarding locomotive performance and service contract facilities.

  • Provides technical assistance to the BNSF maintenance workforce to enhance equipment reliability of the SD70/90 MAC diesel electric locomotive fleet.

  • Ensures test equipment and installation equipment is in proper working order.

  • Reports daily on activities completed, deferred, or requiring further action or material.

  • Participates in shift work and On-Call assignments/schedules as required.

  • Acts as a mentor and provides on-the-job training to lower level Field Service Technicians if required.

  • Record all incidents details and repairs made and troubleshooting completed in system data base for locomotive history.

  • Attend customer meetings provide daily work plans for repair and troubleshooting of locomotives.

  • Conducts on-going system operation training for the customers. Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Required education: High School diploma or GED required.

  • Required experience: Must have 1-3 years of experience working in an industrial or maintenance environment related to electrical work.

  • Required travel: 5%

  • Other requirements: Must have the ability to work on call and or over time as required.

  • 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

  • Preferred education: Associate‚Äôs degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred.

  • Preferred experience with Windows applications, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access.

  • Other preferences: Ideally will have a background in rolling stock maintenance and commissioning or other rail-related experience with an appreciation of mechanical and electrical engineering. Why Siemens?

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Excellent health, vision, and dental plans with many options from which to choose.

  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short, and Long Term Disability coverage.

  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.

  • Education reimbursement programs available.

  • Extensive product training and professional career development.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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