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BAS Technician

Job Description

Siemens US Talent Acquisition

Position Overview

Siemens Government Technologies is seeking a Building Controls Technician to assist with the execution of a managed services project for a long-term and progressive U.S. Government customer in Wiesbaden, Germany.  This position is field based, responsible for installation, maintenance, service calls and troubleshooting of building automaton systems / DDC controls and hardware. A qualified candidate can demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving, time management and balancing completing priorities while on-site and keeping client satisfaction / business in mind and demonstrate in-depth understating of HVAC, building automation, DDC controls, energy management, network communications as well as the ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical design documents.

Responsibilities

• Safely perform scheduled preventative maintenance routines
• Complete commission and startup to ensure proper operations
• Service calls to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair wiring, hardware, and software
• Diagnose communication problems
• Create, load, test, and tune system databases
• Install, replace, and recommission control systems devices, equipment, and software
• Coordinate with subcontractors
• Provide on-site training to clients
• Create and maintain test records and as-built documentation

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Ten or more (10+) years’ experience with working controls knowledge of AHU’s, chiller plants, complex fan systems, and building controls head-ends. 
• Training in basics of mechanical or HVAC equipment from a technical school or certifications received during training classes from industry vendors.
• In-Depth knowledge of troubleshooting any DDC control systems: Honeywell, Johnson Controls, Siemens, Alerton, KMC, Schneider I/A series, Schneider Ecostruxure, Tridium Niagara, Tridium AX, Tridium N4, Metasys FX or KMC (BAS/ DDC programming from scratch not required) We will consider HVAC Service Technicians open to learn BAS control systems
• Equipment operations and maintenance experience
• Network experience: Bacnet, Lonworks, Modbus and Lontalk
• Experience with US Federal Government projects, contracts, policies and procedures.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, building drawings and technical guides.
• Ability to effectively communicate progress, status and issues to internal and external customers.
• Interpersonal skills; telephone skills; patience; problem solving skills; attention to detail; organization skills; accuracy; time management; must be able to perform inspection of work and must know the status of all work.
• Must be able to work in a field-based position (not an office position)
• High School Diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

• Current Security Clearance and ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance level in the future.
• Associate’s degree from a two year college or technical school.
• Prefer ten or more (10+) years’ of demonstrable experience in Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems, programming Building Controls  and other associated systems.
• Factory training on Siemens “Insight” software, and TEC startup & troubleshooting.  

This position is contingent on SOFA/TESA Bi-Lateral Approval by the US and German Government.


Organization: Country Functions & Departments

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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