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Siemens Senior Fire Engineer - National Operations Center (NOC) - Remote (US) in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job Family: Engineering

Req ID: 344463

Senior Fire & Life Safety Engineer - National Operations Center (NOC) - Remote (US)

The selected candidate for this opportunity can sit anywhere within the United States.

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.

Join our team! Recognized as one of the world's largest and best-known companies 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

Responsibilities:

  • Choose the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost-effective solution.

  • Prepare submittals and schedules; handle the ordering of 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 for 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.

  • Perform quality assurance; peer-review engineering documents.

  • Mentor, train, and direct the design activities of the engineering team.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma / GED; bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 5 years of fire system design experience

  • NICET III Fire Alarm Certification required

  • EIT, ASHRE, or CISSP certifications are 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

  • Ability to read and interpret electrical circuit diagrams

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and AutoCAD

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English

  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications

  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options

  • Matching 401(k)

  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays

  • Paid parental leave

  • Company cell phone and laptop

  • Extensive product training and professional career development

  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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