Siemens Field Service Engineer in Wendell, North Carolina
Field Service Engineer
Locations:Wendell, North Carolina
Job Family: Customer Services
Division: Energy Management
Business Unit: Energy Management (EM)
Requisition Number: 222655
Primary Location: United States-North Carolina-Wendell
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 75%
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.
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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Siemens seeks a professional Service/ Commissioning Engineer to support periodic maintenance activities for Service Contracts, Warranty repairs and Commissioning Activities for FACTS and HVDC stations. Field activities will include automation, protection, control, communication, equipment testing and commissioning, and Customer reporting and interaction.
The work will happen at SVC, Series Capacitor, and HVDC stations throughout the United States. Extensive travel is required. 50 to 75 percent travel is required for the year.
The position does not require the candidate to be located in North Carolina. The candidate may work from their home.
Commissioning and Servicing, SVC, HVDC, Synchronous Condenser, Series Capacitor:
Low voltage AC circuits, auxillary power transformers, battery chargers, lead acid batteries, DC distribution, thyristor cooling systems, IGBT switching, DC control and protection circuits, alarm systems, mechanical interlocking arrangements, operator work stations, gate way station, and interface terminals.
Current transformers, voltage transformers, power transformers, capacitor banks, reactors, filter banks, surge arrestors, bus bar system, grounding system, disconnect and grounding switches, and current and differential protections.
Support and input to protection and control engineers related to the enhancements of the protection and control applications, philosophies and design.
Recommend alterations to development and design to improve quality of processes and or procedures.
Participate as a team member to develop Service and Commissioning documentation, provide schedule guidance, and outage planning.
Assist with coordination of test equipment when needed.
Interface with the Customer as the Siemens representative at site, provide feedback to Sales and Marketing on Customer goals and objectives and maintain the Customer relationship.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Electrical Engineering or Technology Degree or Bachelor degree. Electrical Engineering degree is preferred
Minimum of five years relevant SVC or HVDC engineering commissioning experience in electrical systems
Ability to read and understand protection and electrical drawings
Ability to communicate in English effectively
Ability to document work performed, track progress, and administer warranty information as needed
Ability to resolve complex problems and work within a team to resolve concerns that may affect more than a single station
Ability to independently plan work schedule, task, perform self quality checks and follow procedures as written
knowledge of protective relay concepts, practices and procedures
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Understand major electrical power and industrial system applications for FACST and HVDC devices
Understand electrical protection, control systems, substation automation, SCADA systems
Familiarity of design, integration, installation and testing of electrical control and protection systems or generation, transmission, and distribution
Familiarity with SEL relays and protection devices
Understand protection and control logic
Must be a problem solver who can work in a team.
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