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Siemens Senior Systems Specialist - Smart Buildings/ Automation in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job Family: Customer Services

Req ID: 313660

Who crafts your future? You do. Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical capability 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, advise 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 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 the verification of point database and programming operations ensuring that they are consistent with scope of work for the intended integration and sequence of operations.

This position will be located in Des Moines IA and will require travel within Iowa. You will be home most evenings and be provided a company work vehicle. We will give you between $15,000-$20,000 of training to you in our technologies.


  • Performs start up and check out of computerized buildingautomation systems on a construction site or occupied facility in acommercial or industrial environment. Will use a laptop computer todocument start up procedures and any problems found. Will troubleshootequipment using a multi-meter and hand tools.

  • NetworkTechnologies: Back up data from data servers and/or build automated backupprocedures. Perform troubleshooting and resolve inconsistencies in thefunctions or sequence of operations. Set up and configure PC workstationsand user interfaces. Confirm proper network performance.

  • OperationalTesting, Verification and Acceptance: Runs routine reports to reviewsystem operation. Technical issues will be reviewed with manager andcustomer to decide best course of action. Participates in final inspectionand testing. Supports the assurance of customer acceptance and assistswith training of customers on system operations. Completes and submitsroutine written reports; provides plans and control system documents toengineering for as-built drawings.

  • ProjectSite Communication and Coordination: May provide support to others withthe scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate startup services asneeded.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience

  • Highschool diploma or state-recognized GED required. Completion of AASPreferred.

  • 5or more years of increasingly responsible experience in installing andservicing electronic control and HVAC equipment.

  • Musthave experience in writing computer programs and software applicationsrelated to the HVAC Industry.

  • Provenexperience in the integration of low voltage building sub-systems usingvarious industry protocols such as LON, BACNet, N2, Modbus, etc. ispreferred

  • Provenelectro-mechanical aptitude (based on previous experience and/oreducation) along with user PC/software skills needed to be successful inthis role. Having experience as a Machinist, electrician, mechanicalengineer, a computer software programmer, a desktop support specialist, anelevator engineer, a computer network installation or video gamesprogrammer would be phenomenal fit for this position.

  • Abilityto 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/nightconditions.

  • Mustbe able to use hand-tools, laptop, email, smartphone, and tablet. Must beable to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 poundsunassisted.

  • Abilityto work in a team environment providing dedicated support to ourcustomers.

  • Proficientin Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook).

  • Goodverbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Qualifiedapplicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.

  • Individualmust possess a valid driver's license in good standing.

  • Thisposition supports a Siemens customer that requires all employees andvendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted byapplicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legallyprotected reasons


  • Competitivesalary based on qualifications

  • Health,Dental and Vision plans with options from which to choose

  • Matching401(k)

  • Competitivepaid time off plan, holidays and floating holidays

  • Companycell phone and laptop

  • Extensiveproduct training and professional career development

  • Educationand 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.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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