Siemens Energy Engineer - Building Performance & Sustainability - Mount Prospect, IL in Chicago, Illinois
Energy Engineer - Building Performance & Sustainability - Mount Prospect, IL
Multiple Locations:Mount Prospect, Illinois; Chicago, Illinois
Job Family: Engineering
Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 225028
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Mount Prospect
Other Locations: United States-Illinois-Chicago
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%
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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Conducts facility site visits, analyzes current situation and produces facility improvement measures plans. Assists sales and operations in the development, procurement and execution of performance contracts. Performs and supervises preliminary and detailed facility audits to identify facility improvement measures (FIMS) and/or opportunities. Coordinates and leads facility site visits and communicates with outside vendors as it pertains to FIMS. Assists sales in identification and qualification of potential performance contracting projects. Leads or assists in the development of preliminary and final performance contracting proposals. Analyzes blue prints and performs site surveys to identify mechanical, electrical, and control systems and determine facility operational characteristics. Applies building energy simulation programs to develop energy, cooling, and heating load-building models using modeling software. Develops design concepts and other written documentation to sales and management concerning recommended FIMS, including accurate descriptions, savings potential, cost estimates and back up data to verify FIMS. Prepares financial models related to payment including an understanding of ROI, life cycle costing and internal rate of return. Participates in client meetings and presentations. Understands and evaluates energy supply side saving opportunities, trash management, water conservation, and co-generation for inclusion into performance contracts. Creates performance assurance plans and assists with performance contracting contracts. Monitors project performance particularly those that guarantee savings. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or other related field. Master's degree preferred. 2 years experience in Engineering; 4-7years energy experience. Engineering experience with Energy experience developing or supporting performance based projects and/or energy services. Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification and state certification as an Engineer in training required. Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong public speaking skills desired.
Job Family Responsibilities:
Participates in semi-complex material specification, schematic preparation and appropriate follow-up. Provides support in semi-complex design, development, testing and modifications of solutions. Provides support in preparing explanations and clarifies information to enable proper interpretation and evaluation of semi-complex specifications, performance characteristics or other technical data. Participates in communicating semi-complex technical and commercial issues. May participate in recommending semi-complex new designs, new processes, or design changes to meet requirements.
BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification may be required in some areas.
Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles of field of specialization and applies through successful completion of assignments. Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization. Typically 2-5 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.
Direction of Others:
May provide general guidance or train lower level support staff.
Key Working Relationships:
Primarily intra-organizational contacts and some external contacts.
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