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Company: Siemens Smart Infrastructure https://new.siemens.com
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation, and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role!
SIEMENS SMART INFRASTRUCTURE
Smart infrastructure from Siemens intelligently connects energy systems, buildings and industries to adapt and evolve the way we live and work. Siemens Smart Infrastructure business unit works together with customers and partners to create an ecosystem that intuitively responds to the needs of people and helps customers to better use resources. It helps their customers to thrive, communities to progress and supports sustainable development. They do this from the macro to the micro level, from physical products, components and systems to connected, cloud-based digital offerings and services. From intelligent grid control and electrification to smart storage solutions, from building automation and control systems to switches, valves and sensors.
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 the 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 the World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.
Position Description: Field Systems/Automation Specialist I& II – Building Automation Solutions
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
Position Summary: As a System Specialist I or II you will be installing, maintaining and troubleshooting industrial and commercial Building Automation Systems, Alarms and Security Systems. You will become the resident expert on the Building Automation System that integrates the following systems through a graphics interface program using the Insight software package:
Fire/Life Safety Security/Access
You will become an expert on computer information systems, electronic controls and mechanical systems. Siemens Smart Infrastructure is a performance-based company, which means they will evaluate you based on performance not time in grade. As a System Specialist II, you will have leadership responsibilities and will be training Specialist I levels. Your career progression is into a project engineer or project manager role and then into operational management.
Experience with Alarm Systems and Security Systems-HUGE PLUS
Assist with “commissioning” new security systems on customer sites. Commissioning is ensuring all systems and components are functioning as required.
Document daily commissioning details; communicate deficiencies and progress.
Assist with testing and inspecting of existing security systems.
Plan work with Mentor, Lead Technician and Team Leader.
Complete commissioning within planned timelines.
Submit accurate time keeping daily, expenses weekly.
Work overtime when needed.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience
High school diploma or state-recognized GED required. Completion of AAS degree preferred.
Demonstrable electro-mechanical aptitude (based on previous experience and/or education) and PC/software skills needed to be successful in this role.
A basic awareness of the components that allow network communications.
A basic awareness of the workstation and server OS management.
Ability to read and understand design and construction documents.
Must be able to differentiate types/colors of wire.
Must be able to use hand-tools, laptop, email, smartphone, and tablet.
Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted.
Ability to work in a team environment providing dedicated support to our customers.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook).
Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
Individual must possess a valid driver's license in good standing. Benefits:
Competitive salary based on qualifications
Health, Dental and Vision plans with options from which to choose
Matching 401(k) Restricted
Competitive paid time off plan, holidays and floating holidays
Company cell phone and laptop
Extensive product training and professional career development
Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
Overtime, on-call pay, company uniform and vehicle, for eligible positions Join our team! Recognized by Fortune as World’s Most Admired Companies 2020 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, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, domestic partner status, disability, weight, height or AIDS/HIV status, protected veteran or military status, other categories protected by federal, state, or local law, and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities.
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Salary and Benefits: Starting base depending on experience – plus overtime at time and a half. Vehicle, cell phone, gas & laptop. Siemens offers an excellent benefits package including consumer-driven health plan (full medical/dental/vision); ADD/STD/LTD and life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts for health care and dependent care; tuition assistance; a matching 401K – dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary; other fringe benefits (product / service discounts, exceptional work-life balance programs, scholarship programs for children, generous vacation / leave policies, etc.). Extensive product training and professional career development.
Travel: You will be traveling locally around the areas listed pending your location.
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Please be aware you are starting at the bottom of Siemens technical field and there is a lot of room for growth as you learn and become more capable. If you want a career where you are constantly growing your knowledge and skills, Siemens is the place to be. After 4-5 years there are multiple areas of strengths you will have developed. The best people have enough knowledge and hands on skills that they could be hired to do all the following jobs: Electronics and Computer hardware repair, Computer programmer, IT systems, electronics, electrician, plumber, pipe fitter, consulting engineer, Commissioning agent, construction project manager, etc. Siemens will spend $250K on you in your first year in training!!
• Military candidates who are competent in at least 1 of these areas are the exact profile that Siemens is looking for! Military candidates with a background as an Electronics Technician, Mechanic (HVAC is a plus), IT and Computer Systems Technician, Electrician and/or Electro-Mechanical systems are highly desired!!
• Must have an excellent attitude, great customer service skills, and be willing to learn!
• Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with limited violations.
Keys to Success:
• Explain your Technical Experience through real world examples
• Quantify your skills and accomplishments
• Confidence, not arrogance
• BE PREPARED WITH QUESTIONS - Always come with minimum 5 questions written down in case they end up answering a few on their own.
o Do NOT ask “me” questions. Only questions that will be positive for them such as, “What can I do to exceed your expectations in this role?”
• Be Positive, energetic, and excited for this position.