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Siemens Electrical Service Specialist (Hyper-Scale Data Centers / Electrical Services) - Senior Level - Des Moines, IA in Johnston, Iowa

Job Family: Customer Services

Req ID: 425627

Electrical Service Specialist (Hyper-Scale Data Centers / Electrical Services) - Senior Level - Des Moines, IA

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 thrives 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?

Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, adaptable, and responsible environments. Our aim isn’t just about improving buildings; it’s about creating perfect places that improve people’s lives.

Electrical Service Specialists are responsible for the I&C on our power distribution equipment at our Hyper-Scale Data Center sites. Scope includes, but not limited to, setting communication devices and topology industrial networks, uploading HMI/ PLC programs, installation of I/O and CPUs, integration of 3 rd Party EPMS, initial testing, operation, troubleshooting and modification of customer equipment and systems including MV/LV switchgear, transformers, metering, power monitoring, power quality, and protective relays.

This position entails an initial four-month training period that will necessitate travel.

We are looking for an Electrical Service Specialist. This role will be based in the greater Des Moines, IA, area.

You'll make an impact by:

  • Lead basic to complex installation and checkout of electric and electronic components for systems and service installed jobs and service agreements. Tasks are associated with maintenance and testing of switchgear/switchboard, motor controls, circuit breakers, panel boards, transformers, and surge protection devices. Responsible for vibration analysis and metering, battery maintenance and testing, power monitoring, power quality, and protective relay maintenance.

  • Set communication devices and topology industrial networks; upload HMI/ PLC programs; install I/O and CPUs

  • Perform integration of 3rd Party EPMS; initial testing, operation, troubleshooting and modification of customer equipment and systems

  • Test MV or LV Circuit breakers; metal clad/vacuum switchgear; breakers or LV equipment and analyze test results

  • Conduct Equipment Condition Assessments

  • Troubleshoot and repair Electrical Control Circuits

  • Organize and maintain job documentation

  • Provide on-site assistance with or perform programming, start-up, checkout, commissioning, and validation processes. Participate in job site final walk-through, complete all job closeout documentation, and provide customer training. Act as technical resource to customers and field employees

  • Provide instructions to customer personnel regarding proper operation and routine inspections. Train customers to maintain and adjust complex equipment. Provide expert advice, training, and technical assistance to support staff and train lower-level employees. Complete and submit reports covering all job activity. Responsible for maintaining complex tools, test equipment, calibration items, etc.

  • Plan and estimate labor categories, rates, material dollar costs, and transportation expenses to complete complex proposals. Perform review of complex task plans, drawings, and installation schematics; provide continual guidance throughout the project duration.

  • Must be available to respond to emergency and relief assignments.

You'll win us over by having the following qualifications:

Basic qualifications:

  • 8+ years troubleshooting and repairing electrical control circuits and ability to obtain thermography certification

  • 8+ years in the installation and/or maintenance of Power Automation Switchboards 

  • 8+ years using electrical test sets to perform AC and DC high potential testing, transformer turns ratio testing, transformer power factor testing, and other power system test practices and procedures

  • Skilled at interpreting protective coordination studies and testing and configuring protective relays

  • Capable of reading bills of material, electrical blueprints, and power system study reports

  • Experience with the installation, commissioning, and maintenance of low and medium voltage power distributions systems

  • Familiar with the arc flash and shock hazards of 13.8 kV and Siemens switchgears and switchboards

  • Familiar with ANSI, NEC, NFPA, IEEE, and NETA codes and standards

  • Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)

  • Must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license with limited violations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree

  • AVO, NETA, and NICET certifications

You’ll benefit from:

  • Siemens offers a variety of health and wellness benefits to our employees. Details regarding our benefits can be found here:

  • The pay range for this position is $63,980 - $120,000 . The actual wage offered may be lower or higher depending on budget and candidate experience, knowledge, skills, qualifications and premium geographic location.

Ready to create your own journey? Join us today and help create a better #TomorrowWithUs!

About Siemens:

We are a global technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport, and healthcare. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to sustainable transportation as well as advanced healthcare, we create technology with purpose adding real value for customers.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

We value your unique identity and perspective. We are fully committed to providing equitable opportunities and building a workplace that reflects the diversity of society. Come bring your authentic self and create a better tomorrow with us. Learn more about our commitment to DEI here ( .

Protecting the environment, conserving our natural resources, fostering the health and performance of our people as well as safeguarding their working conditions are core to our social and business commitment at Siemens. They are an integral part of our Business Conduct Guidelines and our corporate strategy.


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