Siemens HVAC Controls Service Specialist - Kansas City in Lenexa, Kansas
HVAC Controls Service Specialist - Kansas City
Job Family: Customer Services
Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 224986
Primary Location: United States-Kansas-Lenexa
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Technical Diploma
Travel Required: 90%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality 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 nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm
This position is responsible for executing technical service automation offerings for the local market. Duties include system maintenance, small project execution and responding to reactive service calls. Typical performed functions include diagnosing troubles or defects, analyzing full requirements of systems involved, determined corrective action, apply solution and verifying proper operation. Position reports directly to the Operations Manager.
Performs preventative maintenance and diagnostics on automation system and components according to service agreement contracts. Tests and verifies system readings ensuring an optimal system operation.
Identifies additional chargeable opportunities including time and material work, system upgrades and service contact expansion. Prices, proposes and proceeds with new work as per issued guidelines. Completes service repairs, replacements, upgrades, adjustments and calibration on automation systems and components following issued tasking, maintenance, trouble shooting and installation instructions.
Performs system checkout and assists in automation systems startups for service installed jobs. May coordinate electrical installation with electrical contractor at job site as required. Completes and submits written service orders and reports covering all aspects of each assignment and activity. Completes and submits timesheets and other necessary information weekly.
If improper operation is due to another system or component, discusses problem with customer and/or office and advises of the best course of action. Works with other branch, company or external service providers or vendors to arrange servicing and to resolve problem
Participates in job site final walk and / or final completion for systems to service turnover on assigned jobs Conducts training and development classes for customers on site or at the branch. Delivers technical support, coaching and direction to end users and field labor when applicable Associate's degree in Electronics or other related field.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Associate Degree or 2 year technical degree or equivalent years of experience
5+ years of experience in building automation controls required
Strong knowledge of automation systems, mechanical systems, electrical concepts, and building operations.
Building automation industry engineering and programming background.
Skilled in programming, job start-up and checkout, and troubleshooting.
Networking experience inMicrosoft products. Sequel server preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Excellent verbal and written communication and internal/external customer relation skills.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Information Technology (IT) background.
Integration experience with BACNET, MODBUS, Etc…
Control vendor experience preferred. Siemens, Tridium, Johnson, Honeywell, Etc…
Knowledge of programmable logic controllers desired.
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