Project Lead Engineer

Job Description

Project Lead Engineer

Do you want to be a part of a team who is leading the way with electrification in Oil & Gas, Mining, Power Generation and other critical industries by providing a wide range of Drives, Motors and end to end Service across a wide range of customers and applications? Our Siemens Large Drive Applications business is looking for a multi-faceted Project Lead Engineer with a wide range of experience in power engineering for multiple portfolios across a diverse range of domestic and international projects.


Responsible for technical implementation of project integration engineering as per desired timelines, budget and quality. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Leading and coordinating Engineering teams across Electrical Projects of high complexity, sharing technical knowledge and best practices.
  • Developing and reviewing standard processes, tools and techniques while ensuring that Engineering activities align with required safety laws and contractual requirements.
  • Management of requirements engineering to resolve customer needs and define user stories.
  • Supporting the Project Manager in overall project risk and opportunity assessments and supervising the implementation of resulting improvement and mitigation actions.
  • Providing technical details, costs and deliverables for Sales proposals.
  • Supporting project managers in issuing claims related to changes in project scope, including assessing cost and time impacts as well as risk quantifications.
  • Resolving sophisticated technical issues both remotely and on domestic and international customer sites.
  • Coordination of internal and partner delivery resources for projects with seniority levels across competence pools
  • Customer technical interface during project execution
  • Development of detailed project plans to supervise progress and use appropriate verification techniques to handle changes in technical project scope
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or combined experience.
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of personalities
  • Profound industry know-how, i.e., Oil & Gas, Mining, Power Generation and other critical industries
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and lead time optimally
  • Confirmed collaboration / leadership skills as well as excellent analytical and conceptual skills including a results-oriented approach
  • Highly dynamic, flexible and adaptable personality
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally on occasion
  • Strong problem solving skills; Ability to learn quickly
  • Proven track record of completing projects on time, on budget, and satisfying all performance/quality requirements
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
  • 3-5 years of project related experience
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience w/ MV variable frequency drive systems

At Siemens, we are committed to an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success. We apply lean principles and seek to continually improve our processes and customers’ Why you’ll love working at Siemens

  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave




Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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