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Siemens DoD SkillBridge Internship - Project Management - West Coast (Pacific Zone) in Seattle, Washington

Job Family: Internal Services

Req ID: 322925

DoD SkillBridge Internship – Technical Project Management –Pacific Zone (Western US)

This opportunity is unique to active-duty US Military Servicemembers with formal approval to participate as a SkillBridge Intern in collaboration with Vets2PM's authorized DoD SkillBridge Intern programas an Associate Project Manager or Project Manager.

Desired Military Experience, Backgrounds and/or Aptitude:

Civil Engineering (HVAC & Electrician)

Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic/Computer Systems

Automation/Integration Technicians & Specialists

Nuclear Engineering/Power/Energy

Satellite/Radar Systems

Comm Techs

Fire Control Navaids

Submarine Electronics/Computer Techs

Avionics Systems & more!

About our Smart Buildings:

Because we spend 90% of our lives in buildings, they should be perfect places for all we do. Smart buildings enhance the experience. Interacting with people, systems, and ambient elements, they learn from experience and real-time input. Using intelligent control, security, and energy management systems, we help factories and offices better support the industries they house. We help schools, hospitals, data centers, and military bases have a great impact – all while increasing comfort, efficiency, resilience, and safety. Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive, and responsible environments. Our aim isn’t just about improving buildings; it’s about creating perfect places that improve peoples’ lives.

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Our Three Main Business Groups that you could be assigned to:

Building Automation: HVAC Controls, Lighting Controls, and Mechanical/Electrical Services

Fire/Life Safety: Fire Alarm, Mass/Emergency Communication, and Sprinkler/Suppression

Security: Integrated Surveillance and Access Controls

Lead the charge as a member of our Smart Infrastructure ProjectManagement Team:

As a SkillBridge Intern in our Project Management career track, you will coordinate and deliver multiple, simultaneous Building Automation , Fire/Life Safety , or Integrated Security projects of various complexities in commercial buildings. You will also strategically manage fiscal responsibility for all project facets, including project billing, job cost reporting, and overall customer satisfaction. Our Project Management SkillBridgeInterns will be trained to provide expertise and knowledge throughout the New Construction (Solutions) or Existing Construction (Service) project lifecycle at customer sites.


  • Review andunderstand project contract, specifications, drawings, and project-specificdocuments to establish project intent.

  • Develop andmaintain a project schedule and coordinate needs with the project team.Identify time-sensitive installation needs.

  • Manage therequisition of supplies and materials to complete projects.

  • Review plans andspecifications and participate in project cost reviews.

  • AssistOperations Manager in the solicitation and contracting of subcontractors.

  • Conduct anorientation for project technicians and provide all necessary projectdocumentation, including scope of work, drawings, applicablespecifications, application-engineered drawings, project contacts, etc.

  • Track resourcesand project progress.

  • Document projectevents that impact the schedule, scope of work, and project efficiency.

  • Pursueproject-specific change-order opportunities.

  • Coordinate andpursue project-specific billing, coordinate with Accounting team andOperations Manager.

  • Scheduleproject-specific commissioning resources and provide commissioningdocumentation.

  • Expedite thereturn of project-specific mark-ups for as-built development.

  • Completeproject-specific close-out documentation.


  • U.S. Militaryexperience as an E4 or above (Navy, Air Force, Army, Marines, Coast Guard,Space Force, National Guard, Reserves)

  • High schooldiploma or state-recognized GED required; Associates or Bachelor’s degreepreferred

  • Knowledge ofBuilding Automation Controls, Fire/Life Safety or Security systems,business operations, and job financial reports preferred

  • For positionsrelated to Fire/Life Safety: knowledge of NFPA codes and ability to obtaincertification in NICET II is preferred but not required

  • PMPCertification preferred but not required

  • Ability toread/interpret electrical circuit diagrams is a plus

  • Microsoft Officeand Microsoft Project experience preferred

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

  • Must be 21 yearsof age and possess a valid driver’s license with limited violations

This position may support Siemens’ customers who require allemployees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permittedby applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legallyprotected reasons.

Why work for Siemens as a SkillBridgeIntern ?

You will gain hands-on experience during your internship and will have the opportunity to join (upon successful completion of the internship) one of the world's largest and best-known companies as acknowledged in 2022 by:

Fortune: World's Most Admired Companies

Forbes: America's Best Large Employers, America's Best Employers for Diversity, and Best Employers for New Graduates

Fast Company: Most Innovative Companies and World Changing Ideas Awards

Corporate Equality Index: Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality

We offer our full-time employees (post-SkillBridge) an excellent benefits/compensation package, growth/learning/development opportunities, and a diverse/inclusive culture where everyone plays their part and makes an impact for our team and our customers.




Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-Time temporary

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