Electrical/Electronics and Mechanical Engineering:
Fire Alarm Systems
Individual can be based out of Portland, OR; Seattle, WA; Anchorage, AK OR Cypress, CA (Los Angeles Area).
What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:
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. This position creates unique design solutions to meet specific customer requirements for commercial building fire alarm systems in new and existing facilities. The right candidate will make recommendations for productivity improvements and cost reductions to increase customer satisfaction and job profitability.
Choose the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost-effective solution.
Prepare submittals and schedules; order required products and equipment.
Participate in sales-to-operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout.
Design fire alarm systems for buildings, including floorplan drawings with system device locations, riser diagrams, device wiring details, panel mounting and wiring details, bills of materials, and sequences of operations to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications, and contract documents.
Provide general electrical calculations, including battery calculations, voltage drop calculations, conduit fills, power supply sizing, etc.
Prepare engineering re-estimates and follow up with appropriate sales and management to ensure understanding of and satisfaction with job scope.
Follow up with sales and management to ensure job scope, specifications, and schematics will meet customer needs.
Provide start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager for use in commissioning and validation.
Mentor, train, and direct design activities of the engineering team.
High school diploma or state-recognized GED; Bachelor's degree preferred.
Fire system design experience required--5 years preferred
NICET certification required; NICET III preferred
EIT or CISSP certifications a plus
Knowledge of the following fire alarm system components: fire alarm panels, strobe booster panels, spot detectors (smoke, heat, carbon monoxide), duct-mounted smoke detectors, projected beam smoke detectors, aspirating smoke detectors (VESDA), monitor modules, relay modules (form A and form C), manual pull stations, notification devices (speaker/strobes, horn/strobes, strobes, bells), Class A/Class B/Class X circuits, state and local fire codes, and NFPA 72 national fire code
Must be able to travel 20%
Ability to read and interpret electrical circuit diagrams
Proficient in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD
Good verbal and written communication skills in English
Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization
Internal Number: 235629
About Siemens Industry Inc.
The Siemens Infrastructure & Cities (IC) Sector is focused on providing answers that last for America’s aging urban infrastructure by offering solutions to make cities of all sizes more sustainable and competitive. With more than 18,000 employees spanning across the U.S., Canada, and Meso-America, the IC Sector is comprised of five divisions: Building Technologies, Low and Medium Voltage, Mobility and Logistics, Rail Systems and Smart Grid. The IC portfolio includes complete traffic and transportation systems, intelligent logistics, efficient energy supply and environmentally compatible building technologies. Siemens also provides ways to modernize the way power is transmitted and distributed to enhance the smart consumption of energy. For more information on the Infrastructure & Cities sector, visit http://www.usa.siemens.com/infrastructure-cities/.