ICS Maintenance Engineer

Job Description

Responsible for the monitoring, operating, and maintaining building systems to include HVAC equipment, building automation system (BAS), direct digital controls (DDC), chillers, air compressors, cooling towers, pumps, valves Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and auxiliary equipment.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
•Manage a variety of technical areas that include HVAC and chilled water distribution systems. 
•Coordinate utility outages that impact Industrial Control Systems (ICS)
•Manage future ICS installation and oversight of ICS commissioning
•Perform analysis of components that gather and control the building automation system (BAS)
•Create and modify BAS graphics
•Apply concepts, principles, and methods for network connectivity analysis
•Assess firewalls and access control lists to identify potential vulnerabilities
•Evaluate programmable logic controller (PLC) programs for electrical power control 
•Operate energy management and control systems (EMCS), and Industrial Chilled Water Controls
•Responsible for the proper operation of the boiler, air compressor and chiller systems. Monitors equipment and systems performance and makes required adjustments to maintain plant production within specified limits. Accurately takes and logs gauge and meter readings. 
•Perform complex diagnostics, repairs, calibrations, modifications and routine service on a wide variety of facilities and building equipment, systems, structures and hardware, including air handlers, domestic water, chilled water, hot water, steam, building exhaust, compressed air, controls, lighting, electrical, security systems, fire systems, etc. 
•Perform corrective and preventive maintenance as scheduled. Notifies Operations Supervisor of issues in the plant. 
•Evaluate problems with equipment, plans repairs and modification to equipment, locates original or alternate parts to be ordered.
•Perform root cause analysis of HVAC controls systems malfunctions while striving for continuous improvement and making recommendations to the customer.
•Respond to emergency situations, and is able to perform pre-determined emergency actions to place the plant back in a safe condition
•Read local indicators/gauges and/or computer consoles at specified intervals to verify operating conditions. Utilizes manual, automatic and computerized controls to bring equipment into prescribed operating ranges.
•Log equipment problems and informs supervisor of items needing repair.
•Maintain records of operating conditions and actions taken.
•Assist in the performance of functional/operational tests to evaluate equipment/systems capability and reliability.
•Implement standard trade practices and procedures including appropriate safety precautions.
•Other duties as assigned
•Comply with all company safety requirements and programs.

Required Knowledge/Skills and Experience:
•At least 5 years of experience as an ICS HVAC/Chilled Water Distribution Manager with components that gather and control building automation systems (BAS) including devices such as direct digital controls (DDC), DDC logic, sensors and end devices such as dampers, actuators, valves and variable frequency drives (VFD)
•Five or more (5+) years’ experience with working controls knowledge of AHU’s, chiller plants, complex fan systems, and building controls head-ends, 
•Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, building drawings and technical guides.
•Significant experience with multiple programming languages including PPCL, C or C++, Basic, etc. 
•Training in basics of mechanical or HVAC equipment from a technical school or certifications received during training classes from industry vendors.
•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.
•Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing.
•Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
•Possess a Journeyman Electrician License, Journeyman HVAC license or equivalent

Security Requirements:
•Active Secret clearance or contingent based on the ability to be granted a Secret clearance prior to starting on contract
•Ability to be upgraded to TS/SCI after starting on contract

Education & Certifications:

Job Location:
City: Hanover
State: Maryland
Country: United States

Applicants for this position may be required to prove that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine or demonstrate that they have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

•Occasional travel CONUS

Organization: Country Functions & Departments

Company: Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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