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DoD SkillBridge Internship - Technical Field Support - Des Moines/Cedar Rapids

  • Johnston, USA

Job description

DoD SkillBridge Internship – Technical FieldSupport

This opportunity is unique to active-duty USMilitary Service members with formal approval to participate in a SkillBridgeInternship as a Client Service Manager, incollaboration with Vets2PM’s authorized DoD SkillBridge program.

DesiredMilitary 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 beperfect places for all we do. Smart buildings enhance the experience.Interacting with people, systems, and ambient elements, they learn fromexperience and real-time input. Using intelligent control, security, and energymanagement systems, we help factories and offices better support the industriesthey house. We help schools, hospitals, data centers, and military bases have agreat impact – all while increasing comfort, efficiency, resilience, andsafety. Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive, andresponsible environments. Our aim isn’t just about improving buildings;it’s about creating perfect places thatimprove peoples’ lives.

>>Leanmore about Siemens Smart Buildings

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

Building Automation:  HVAC Controls, Lighting Controls, and Mechanical/ElectricalServices

Fire/LifeSafety: Fire Alarm, Mass/Emergency Communication, and Sprinkler/Suppression

Security: IntegratedSurveillance and Access Controls

Technical Field SupportInternship
Thereare three areas within our operations business that you may support during yourinternship.

1)   Client Service Management

As a SkillBridge Intern, you will help manage a portfolioof service agreements and will be responsible for the on-time delivery ofscheduled services. You will ensure the financial performance of the project’s serviceagreement portfolio, and work directly with the project customers to identify theirneeds and make prioritized technical recommendations for site improvements.

Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to:

  • Works with the customer to develop service delivery plans to ensure on-time delivery of the scope of services for all assigned service agreements.
  • Effectively coordinate with internal Siemens resources to define complete service agreement maintenance plans, master schedule of services and continued updated of customers installed base information.
  • Manage service agreement financial performance and customer satisfaction.
  • Support Siemens service strategy and collaborate effectively with sales to develop account strategies to drive Siemens Digital Services to achieve customer’s business goals, leveraging all of Siemens’ service and product portfolios.
  • Identify customer needs and makes prioritized technical recommendations for service agreements adds, T&M projects, and non-installed part sales.
  • Lead Quality Assurance activities and activities that will support the service agreement renewal process.

2)   Field Technician/Specialist

The Technician/Specialistis the face of Siemens, and your expertise and regular interaction withthe customer will help them save energy, money, and create a more sustainablefuture for our environment. 

Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to:

·        Meet with the customers (for Service) todiagnose their HVAC/Building Automation, Fire/Life Safety, or Integrated Securityelectronic control system malfunctions and use your expertise to maintain,repair, or (for Solutions) install new equipment; commissioning if needed​.

·        Consult with our internal engineeringand management team for discrepancies in our drawings or as problems arise​.

·        Interface with the customers: complete theservice work documentation, assist them with training instructions needed for futureease-of-use, and (most importantly) recommend system enhancements providing avalue-added partner relationship​.

3)   Technical Project Management

Whensupporting our Project Management teams, you will coordinate and delivermultiple, simultaneous Building Automation, Fire/Life Safety, or IntegratedSecurity projects of various complexities in commercial buildings. You willalso strategically manage fiscal responsibility for all project facets,including project billing, job cost reporting, and overall customersatisfaction.

Responsibilitiesinclude but are not limited to:

  • Review and understand project contract, specifications, drawings, and project-specific documents to establish project intent.
  • Develop and maintain a project schedule and coordinate needs with the project team. Identify time-sensitive installation needs.
  • Manage the requisition of supplies and materials to complete projects.
  • Review plans and specifications and participate in project cost reviews.
  • Assist Operations Manager in the solicitation and contracting of subcontractors.
  • Conduct an orientation for project technicians and provide all necessary project documentation, including scope of work, drawings, applicable specifications, application-engineered drawings, project contacts, etc.
  • Track resources and project progress.
  • Document project events that impact the schedule, scope of work, and project efficiency.
  • Pursue project-specific change-order opportunities.
  • Coordinate and pursue project-specific billing, coordinate with Accounting team and Operations Manager.
  • Schedule project-specific commissioning resources and provide commissioning documentation.
  • Expedite the return of project-specific mark-ups for as-built development.
  • Complete project-specific close-out documentation.


·        U.S.Military experience as an E4 or above (Navy, Air Force, Army, Marines, CoastGuard, Space Force, National Guard, Reserves)

  • High school diploma or state-recognized GED required; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • (Automation specific) Experience in demand side energy services or Certified Energy Manager preferred 
  • (Fire specific) NICET Level 1 certification preferred 
  • (Security specific) Physical Security Professional ASIS certification preferred 
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity or experience with engineering HVAC, Building Automation, Fire Alarm, or Security systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and business software systems
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States
  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license with limited violations

This position may support Siemens’ customers whorequire all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 wherepermitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based onlegally protected reasons. 

Why work for Siemens as a SkillBridge Intern?

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

Fortune: World's Most AdmiredCompanies

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

Fast Company: MostInnovative 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 excellentbenefits/compensation package, growth/learning/development opportunities, and adiverse/inclusive culture where everyone plays their part and makes an impactfor our team and our customers.

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