Siemens Smart Building Specialist Internship Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia
Job Family: Internal Services
Req ID: 386970
Smart Buildings Specialist Internship
Here at Siemens, we take pride in enabling sustainable progress through technology. We do this through empowering customers by combining the real and digital worlds. Improving how we live, work, and move today and for the next generation! We know that the only way a business thrive is if our people are thriving. That’s why we always put our people first. Our global, diverse team would be happy to support you and challenge you to grow in new ways. Who knows where our shared journey will take you?
Who designs your future? You do.
Are you looking for an internship where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Does gaining hands-on experience, real-world skills and valuable knowledge while developing yourself professionally sound exciting to you?
Then look to the Siemens Smart Infrastructure Regional Solutions and Services Americas Internship Program!
We are looking for a Smart Building Specialist Intern. This position will be based at our Norfolk branch in Virginia Beach, VA.
What you will do as a Siemens Smart Infrastructure Specialist Intern
This internship is a 10-week program where you will rotate through various departments at the local branch office, all focusing on smart buildings and sustainable infrastructure.
80% of your time will be spent on specialist (technician) related activities (visiting customer sites, classroom learning, on-the-job training and shadowing, etc.), 10% of your time with be spent with the sales department and learning how we go-to-market and sell our solutions and services, and 10% of your time will be spent in our projects (solutions) or service departments, focusing on the related tasks needed to deliver world class service to Siemens customers.
You may get experience rotating through our core business segments, which include HVAC, Fire/Life Safety and Security Systems.
The goal of this internship program is to develop future talent for the Siemens organization and help you identify where you may be interested in pursuing a career at Siemens post-graduation.
Responsibilities working alongside current Specialists and Operations Supervisors:
Meet with the customers (for Service) to diagnose their HVAC/Building Automation, Fire/Life Safety, or Integrated Security electronic control system malfunctions and use your expertise to maintain, repair, or (for Solutions) install new equipment; commissioning if needed.
Consult with our internal engineering and management team for discrepancies in our drawings or as problems arise.
Interface with the customers: complete the service work documentation, assist them with training instructions needed for future ease-of-use, and (most importantly) recommend system enhancements providing a value-added partner relationship.
You’ll win us over by having the following qualifications:
High school diploma or state-recognized GED; Associate degree preferred
Students currently enrolled in a 2-year Technical School pursuing a certificate in HVACR and/or Controls (other focus areas may be considered)
Availability: 40 hours per week from May/June to July/August 2024
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
Work Authorization: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a continual and permanent basis without company sponsorship.
You’ll benefit from:
The hourly pay range for this position is $20 per hour for first time Interns or $22 per hour for returning Interns. The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications, and premium geographic location. Additionally, interns for Siemens are eligible to contribute into our 401K program.
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