Site Installation Technician 1 (EN - SI - SITIN - TE13)
Richmond, Virginia
2d ago

Description : Position Overview

Position Overview

This position is for a systems specialist, who works with our local Siemens team to sell, design, install, and service building automation systems.

Building automation system consists of electronic digitally communicating Direct Digital Controls for HVAC applications in commercial, institutional, and industrial buildings.

The systems are comprised of servers, computers, digital programmable controllers, sensors, and actuators to operate HVAC systems and monitor them.

The systems specialist works under a project manager and lead specialist to program, startup and checkout HVAC control systems.


  • Participates in programming, startup, and checkout of building automation systems, DDC, HVAC control systems.
  • Participates in responding to service or systems calls.
  • Works with project team to create and / or verify point database
  • participates in the review / modification of job specific programming via computer for various systems; and in the review / modification and upload of point database, review / modification of semi-complex graphics in the Central Processing Unit (CPU).
  • Network Technologies : participates in the verification of point database and programming are consistent with scope of work for integration and sequence;
  • backs up data from data servers and / or creates automated backup procedure; troubleshoots and resolves routine inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations;
  • contacts Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support as / when needed; resolves basic issues; refers complex matters to supervisor as needed.

    Participates in the set up and configuration of PC workstations, user interfaces; data servers, IP Networking devices, protocols, routers, switches, mass storage devices and hubs.

    Confirms proper network performance.

  • Project Site Communication and Coordination : provides support for the scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate startup services as needed;
  • participates in the coordination of network drops, IP addresses and monitoring tools with customer's IT Department personnel;
  • works with equipment vendors to coordinate communication protocols, encryption, and database requirements for integration to their systems.

  • Operational Testing, Verification and Acceptance : Runs reports to analyze system operation, works with customer to demonstrate system operation and verify consistency with the contracted scope of work (IE Commissioning Agents or test and balance contractors, others);
  • participates in final inspection and testing; assures customer acceptance; trains customers on system operations. Completes and submits routine written reports;
  • provides Plans & Control System Documents to engineering for as-built drawings.

  • Coordinates, manages, implements and / or performs technical product support for equipment that has been newly installed.
  • Required Knowledge / Skills, Education and Experience

  • Basic computer, HVAC and electrical knowledge
  • Working knowledge of network types and protocols is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the construction environment and processes is preferred.
  • Proficiency of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Demonstrates a basic knowledge of professional principles and skills.
  • Typically up to 2 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of
  • Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong self-motivator
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    Posted Date : 06 / 16 / 2020

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