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Engineer II/III - HVAC/Fire Alarm Systems

Company: Wacker
Location: Charleston
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our world needs ideas! As one of the world's most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors - from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber - for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and about 14,500 employees from 70 nations. WACKER POLYSILICON is the global leader in the production of polycrystalline hyperpure silicon for the semiconductor and solar solar industries. At our Charleston site, we are currently looking for a Engineer II/III - HVAC/Fire Alarm Systems to join our growing team. You know us. You just didn't know it. WACKER is a global chemical manufacturer that prides itself on "Creating Tomorrow's Solutions". WACKER materials are so versatile and adaptable, they have virtually unlimited applications just about anywhere imaginable, making WACKER an integral part of daily life. Whether it's protecting buildings from the elements, a tube of toothpaste, a cell phone, airbags, or cosmetics, people from all over the world come into contact each day with our products and achievements. We are looking for capable, innovative, and enthusiastic achievers to join our team and grow with us. We are currently seeking an Engineer for HVAC and Fire Alarm Systems on our Central Infrastructure team for our site in Charleston, TN. What you will do: The Engineer for HVAC and Fire Alarm Systems has three major areas of responsibility. The role as HVAC Engineer is the subject matter expert (SME) for Air Conditioning Units (ACUs) for office space, electrical or mechanical rooms, and the HAS (HVAC Automation System). The role as Water-Chiller Engineer is responsible for the two 1200 Ton water chillers and AHUs serving three process buildings. The role as SFS (Site Fire System) engineer works with the Wacker Fire Department to ensure testing and upkeep of the various fire alarm or fire protection systems. The position assures regulatory compliance, availability and reliability of infrastructure and utility systems Technical Duties: Assure safe and reliable operating conditions of equipment within area of responsibility (HVAC, Chillers, FAS systems)
Support availability of infrastructure facilities and mechanical systems and equipment at required capacity and quality
Conduct and coordinate debottlenecking and troubleshooting activities
Manage & coordinate 3rd party service providers & related contracts
Assure regulatory compliance of systems or equipment
Participate in planning and execution of system or unit turnarounds
Support maintenance team in planning and execution of ITPM and MRO activities
Plan and execute small size capital investment projects
Consult and support capital projects executed by project engineering
Coordinate and manage the activities of the Management of Change (MOC) process
Drive and support continuous improvement activities related to safety, quality, and cost Specialized Duties: Consult with building owners on their projects, elaborate the user requirements and transfer the requests into technical projects
Rectify billing issues when they arise, including mis-billing and disputes.
Self-directed training activity Special Assignments: Occasionally, special assignments arise where your expertise is required. Sometimes this position assists in areas outside the area of expertise What we need from you: Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering
5+ years of combined professional experience in a related field
Experience in reading Building plans and understanding of equipment schedules for Mechanical and/or Electrical plans from an Engineering firm.
Experience with a commercial Mechanical Contractor involved in the servicing or construction of mechanical systems.
Experience with Preventative Maintenance plans or working with HVAC service providers.
Experience with Fire Systems, such as the ability to read as built drawings and compliance issues with Fire alarm systems and sprinkler systems
Demonstrate strong system understanding of HVAC systems.
Assure some level of technical knowledge in the field of instrumentation and control concepts of HVAC units.
Design knowledge of HVAC systems and Chillers is a plus but not required
Experience researching related regulatory codes, such as National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) as it relates to the ownership and maintenance of systems.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to perform and succeed in an environment of schedule and cost pressure
Capability to professionally deal with changing priorities and requirements
Thorough understanding of engineering principles, maintenance strategies and construction practices in the field of mechanical systems, or instrumentation, controls, and automation
Leadership skills combined with team player attitude
Strong multitasking competency Life at Wacker: Wacker is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that our individual differences are our collective strength. We encourage our employees to be their authentic selves and desire team members that share these interests. You will be valued for your contributions and perspectives as we continue to grow together. Your career is important to us, and we want to foster a mutually beneficial relationship where you feel heard, understood, and fulfilled. We consider our employees' overall health and satisfaction when creating a benefits package. Below are some of the additional incentives our employees enjoy. Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance effective Day 1
401(k) with company match
Tuition Reimbursement
Advancement Opportunities
Education Assistance Program
Paid Time Off in addition to personal days and holidays
Support for Community Involvement
Bonus Plans WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities. Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations! We are looking forward to your online application at
Reference Code: 14825#LI-FP1#IND123 The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card). WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Wacker, Chattanooga , Engineer II/III - HVAC/Fire Alarm Systems, Professions , Charleston, Tennessee

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