Field Service Engineer

Siemens Energy Westmont , IL 60559

Posted 2 months ago

General Information


United States of America




Gas and Power

Business Unit


Full Time / Part Time


Experience Level

Mid-level Professional


Location: Westmont, IL

Department: SE GP G SV NA O NUP 1

Job Grade: 6 or 7

Mode of Employment: Permanent/Full-time


Your Profile

  • Completed Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) in Engineering/Engineering Technology Preferred. 5+ years of combined field service, engineering, and project management experience is required. Candidates with more experience may be considered for a higher level.

  • Experience in leading the general maintenance of large turbine generators, power plant auxiliaries or heavy equipment

  • Experience leading safety programs, performing maintenance on large turbine generators or in a similar industrial environment with risks and hazards that require the use of practices and procedures intended to keep personnel safe and maintain a safe work environment. This includes but is not limited to use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and pre-job safety briefs or risk assessments.

  • Experience working with union labor and working with complex schedules, including familiarity with related software such as Primavera and/or Microsoft Project.

  • Experience reading, interpreting, and following technical drawings, schematics, and written work instructions/procedures.

  • You should expect to work away from your home location an average of 150-200 days per year with about 70% travel. Individual assignments are typically 2 to 10 weeks in duration. When on assignment, working schedules are typically 10-12 hours per day, 6-7 days per week, day, or night shift. As a field service engineer, you may live where you want if you are located within a reasonable distance from a major airport.

  • As a federal contractor, Siemens Energy continues to monitor federal and state legal guidelines regarding the COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Siemens Energy is pausing its mandatory vaccine policy while the issue is addressed by the courts. SEI will monitor the situation closely and may reimplement its policy if required to comply with federal law. Should the vaccine policy be reimplemented, this position requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are granted a medical or religious accommodation.

  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.

Your responsibilities

  • As a field service engineer, you will report to the Siemens Energy Service Headquarters in Orlando, FL or a District Service Office located around the country.

  • Travel to Siemens Energy customer power plants throughout the US to perform maintenance, repair, and modification of large steam and gas turbine generators and related equipment.

  • Supervision of mechanical maintenance crews ranging in size from 1 to 30 persons disassembling, inspecting, repairing, and reassembling large steam/gas turbine generators.

  • Leading job site safety programs and performs complex site surveys to develop maintenance plans.

  • Complete and submit detailed reports covering all job activity.

  • May be required to complete the planning and estimating of resources and durations required for specific scopes of work for customer proposals.

  • Review complex task plans, drawings, and installation schematics and provide continual mentorship throughout task duration.

  • Lead and direct subcontractors to perform specific maintenance related tasks and serve is the primary Siemens Energy jobsite contact.


"Let's make tomorrow different today" is our genuine commitment at Siemens Energy to all customers and employees on the way to a sustainable future.

In our Business Unit Generation, we offer a broad portfolio of cutting-edge technologies, services and solutions for centralized and decentralized energy production.

Our Field Service organization travels to power plants across the U.S. and where our employees are responsible for the maintenance and upgrades to some of the largest and most powerful electrical generation machinery in the world including gas turbines, steam turbines and generators.


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