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SR Building Automation Specialist-Chicago Metro

Job Description

Who designs your future? You do. Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens!

Our Culture: At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure: This position performs complex installation, startup and commissioning of building automation system equipment that has been newly installed. The objectives of building automation are improved occupant comfort, efficient operation of building systems, reduction in energy consumption and operating costs, and improved life cycle of utilities. You will complete verification of complex point database and programming operations that they are consistent with scope of work for the intended integration and sequence of operations. You will diagnose and repair complex control systems malfunctions requiring extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems and the ability to test and write modifications in multiple languages of systems software. You will serve as a subject matter expert to others.

Responsibilities:
  • Network Technologies: Back up data from data servers and/or create automated backup procedures. Perform troubleshooting and resolve inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations. Set up and configure PC workstations and user interfaces. Confirm accurate network performance.
  • Operational Testing, Verification and Acceptance: Run routine reports to review system operation. Technical issues may be reviewed with manager and customer to decide best course of action. Participates in final inspection and testing. Supports the assurance of customer acceptance. Conducts training of customers on system operations. Completes and submits written reports and provides plans and control system documents to engineering for asbuilt drawings.
  • Project Site Communication and Coordination: Communicates with all parties on site to assure proper coordination of activities. Responsible for scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate startup services as needed.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or state-recognized GED required. Completion of AAS Preferred.
  • 7 + years increasingly responsible experience in installing and servicing electronic control and HVAC equipment.
  • Proven experience in writing computer programs and software applications related to the HVAC Industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems and ability to test and write modifications to system software in multiple languages.
  • Skilled in programming, job start-up, checkout, and troubleshooting sophisticated projects.
  • Proven experience in the integration of low voltage building sub-systems using various industry protocols such as LON, BACNet, N2, Modbus, etc. Restricted
  • Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds, and high-lift equipment, working in ducts, crawl spaces, roofs, basements, above ceilings, and in outside/inside/heat/cold/day/night conditions.
  • 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.
  • This position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, Dental and Vision plans with options from which to choose
  • Matching 401(k)
  • 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.


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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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