Brady – Controls Project Engineer


Location: Raleigh, NC
Department: Energy Services & Controls
Reports To: Commissioning Manager

Job Information

SUMMARY:  The Controls Project Engineer will be primarily responsible for designing complex building automation systems (BAS) with energy efficient technologies and sequences that are cost effective, and assisting with commissioning of the project to ensure proper operation. This position works directly on the project team to assist the Project Manager, Controls Technicians, and QA team.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Review contract documents, including construction plans, specifications and contracts to determine project requirement, and write requests for information as required
  • Provide design review feedback to engineer/designer on any constructability issues, sequences changes for better energy efficiency, items that would impact customer maintenance, or items that do not meet building codes
  • Create installation-shop drawings, mechanical flow diagrams, electrical wiring diagrams, submittal packages, valve and damper selection, and as-built drawings utilizing AutoCAD or Trane proprietary engineering drawing tool
  • Select proper controls devices and prepare bill of material for ordering
  • Provide Project Manager with anticipated total cost for materials on project
  • Responsible for the finalizing sequence of operations to achieve energy efficient operation while maintaining creature comfort within acceptable standards of comfort.
  • Provides assistance to Project Manager and Controls Technicians with field installations issues, electrical terminations, support for graphic development, and test and startup
  • Ensure proper system operability of all large or complex projects by performing a “big picture” checkout of site with Brady Controls Technician prior to project closeout and writing up formal report for feedback to Project Team and Quality Assurance Team
  • Provide support for any third party Cx agent engaged in the project.
  • Occasional, assignments will be given to review existing performance or service contract projects to ensure energy savings and creature comfort are being maintained throughout life of contract.
  • Provide exceptional customer service to internal and external customers
  • Support project team as engineering liaison when other Trane offices/resources perform engineering remotely

TEAMWORK:

  • Demonstrate and promote a spirit of cooperation and teamwork throughout the Company
  • Continually look for ways to improve our processes and ability to serve our customers effectively
  • Improve personal performance on a continual basis

CUSTOMER SERVICE:

  • Provide responsive, professional and diplomatic customer service
  • Answer customer calls and correspondence quickly and pleasantly
  • Communicate with customers in a friendly, professional, and patient manner
  • Perform all duties with the goal of building and maintaining long-term customer relationships
  • Immediately address any customer’s concern and requests the involvement of other Company personnel as required

SAFETY:

  • Follow all company safety programs and report any non-compliance to your Cx Manager
  • Notify Cx Manager or Safety Manager of any unsafe conditions
  • Proper PPE equipment must be used at all times when necessary
  • Report all accidents and injuries to your Team Leader and HR immediately
  • All monthly training topics on safety completed and done during the month due

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:  none

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:  Engineering degree (BSME or BSEE preferred) with minimum of 2 years of technical experience in the Smart Building industry. Familiarity with the concepts of commercial building constructions, renovation and/or retrofit work is preferred. Must be proficient in reading/understanding a variety of HVAC mechanical plans/specifications. Basic knowledge of mechanical codes required. Understanding of electrical ladder diagrams, NEC, and basic troubleshooting skills for low voltage circuits is required.

COMPUTER SKILLS:  Experience with AutoCAD or Engineering Drawing tools and techniques; computer programming experience preferred; working knowledge of Microsoft Office products is required. Knowledge of Trane Trace a plus.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:  This position requires individuals who desire to continue learning. Membership in organizations such as ASHRAE, AEE, BCA, ACG, NEEBM, AABC are recommended. Licenses/certificates that are preferred are:  EIT, CEM, CBCP, ACP, CCP, CEA, PEM.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and comprehend technical information.  Ability to write technical reports detailing reviews of work. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other associates of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear.  The associate frequently is required to walk and use hands to operate computer keyboard, mouse and telephone keyboard.  The associate must be able to travel locally as required.  The associate is occasionally required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: Jobsite locations vary. Travel to jobsites may to be up to 40% of task performed.  As some jobsites are remote, occasional overnight travel may be required.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  This position works various environments to include a typical office environment and visits to job sites, which includes outdoor work and work in mechanical/equipment rooms.  During the job site visits, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to pass drug screening
  • Ability to prove US employment eligibility

Contact

Apply online at https://bradyservices.applicantpro.com/jobs/489428.html

Or, applicants my contact Michael Butland at Michael.Butland@bradyservices.com