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Automation Design Engineer



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• Lead detailed automation design and engineering field audits • Create automation scopes of work and cost estimates with minimal supervision • Prepare technical audit reports • Assist in decision-making support for sales, engineering, and project management functions • Analyze the performance of mechanical, electrical, and control systems and recommend changes to improve functionality and/or energy efficiency through multi- disciplinary Energy Conservation Measures • Prepare automation designs for the project that meet the need and level of control for given systems • Assist lead engineers with support for design budgets and deadlines • Assist in creation of sequences of operation for improved energy efficiency of HVAC equipment and other mechanical, electric, and pneumatic systems • Create building automation and integrated system drawings and reports • Ability to estimate turnkey solutions for the alignment of building automation control strategy to meet client objectives. • Assist in validation and commissioning hardware and project installations as required • Implement designs with consideration and conformance to industry design standards and local codes • Stay abreast of new technological developments/releases and apply to projects and processes where beneficial • Prepare automation bid package submittals • Deliver solutions with first-time quality while maintaining high levels of internal and external client satisfaction • Provide status and progress reports to project team and management • Provide technical training and support both internally and externally • Identify and develop necessary technical documentation to assist in streamlining the design of Building Automation Systems for customers • Assist clients and team members with any BAS operations, software, networking problems as required • Develop and maintain positive relationships with internal and external clients • Prepare letters, memos, and other routine correspondence and documentation in accordance with established company procedures • Ability to be both an individual contributor as well as a entry level mentorship for more entry level employees • Signature level authority as indicated by the Authorization Level Document


Automation, hvac system, hvac design, hvac electrical, hvac control, hvac mechanical

Top Skills Details:

Automation,hvac system,hvac design,hvac electrical,hvac control,hvac mechanical

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• A minimum of three years related work experience required in the building automation/controls and/or installation of mechanical HVAC equipment • Working knowledge of Schneider Electric BAS platforms (Vista, Continuum, I/Net, and/or Invensys) high preferred. • Working experience with other building automation vendors (Johnson Controls, Honeywell, Allerton, Automated Logic, etc.) highly preferred. • IT knowledge also highly preferred. • Good understanding and technical knowledge of HVAC equipment and systems • Good understanding and technical knowledge of access and/or building automation systems • Organizational skills including, but not limited to, the ability to handle multiple demands and assignments, the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and efficiently • Good knowledge in Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to, Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Project • Good understanding of Schneider Electric products and outside vendor hardware • Established customer service skills • Good verbal and written communication skills including, but not limited to, listening effectively and soliciting input from others • Knowledge of industry codes and standards: ASHRAE, NEC, NFPA, UL, etc • Knowledge of electrical safety standards and practices

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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