Field Service Engineer II - HVAC Design

Schneider Electric
Dallas, Texas
Nov 22, 2023
Dec 20, 2023
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Schneider's Automation Engineer is an impactful role on the team - implementing quality building automation control practices and providing technical oversight for construction site projects within a retrofit/energy performance contracting team. They are problem solvers. They are passionate about the work they do. They are critical to customer success, and they are critical to the Schneider Electric team! Could this be you?

This Automation Engineer is positioned within our Sustainability business, specifically within the Public Sector. Public Sector projects may include K-12, higher education, government services, military and more. This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

As an Automation Engineer, a typical day for you might include:

  • 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
  • And on some days, you may:
    • Provide status and progress reports
    • Ensure conformance to industry design standards
    • Provide technical training and support both internally and externally
    • Assist and lead efforts on integration of 3rd party system or integrations amongst systems
    • Assist clients and team members with any BAS operations, software, networking problems
    This may be the next step in your career journey if you have:
    • 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) preferred
    • Hands-on experience with other building automation vendors (Johnson Controls, Honeywell, Alerton, Automated Logic, ec.) preferred
    • Technical knowledge of HVAC equipment and systems and of access and/or building automation systems
    • Competency in Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Project
    • Knowledge of industry codes and standards: ASHRAE, NEC, NFPA, UL, etc. as well as of electrical safety standards and practices
    • Ability to move freely over rough or uneven surfaces Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties.
    • Ability to work in a variety of indoor and outdoor environments in both an office setting and on a construction site. This may include exposure to outside weather conditions, roof tops, attics, as well as mechanical and electrical equipment rooms which could consist of confined spaces and loud noises.
    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Overnight Travel 40-60%

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

    Moving over rough or uneven surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activities; recurring lifting of moderately heavy to light items. Transporting of items such as a ladder, tools, laptop computer and luggage; driving an automobile, etc.

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

    While performing the primary functions of the job, the employee is regularly exposed to a general office environment and construction site environment. During periods of project site visits, the employee will be exposed to outside weather conditions, roof tops, attics, as well as mechanical and electrical equipment rooms which could consist of confined spaces and loud noises. Employee may work in different environments while on various job sites. This job will require approximately 40-60% travel to project sites on a weekly basis - expectation is individual to return to home on a weekly basis. Travel will occur through the use of an automobile or by airplane to destinations for weekly visits during construction or design phases of work.

    Let us learn about you! Apply today.

    Why us?

    Schneider Electric is leading the digital transformation of energy management and automation. Our technologies enable the world to use energy in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner. We strive to promote a global economy that is both ecologically viable and highly productive.

    €34bn global revenue

    + employees in 100+ countries

    45% of revenue from IoT

    5% of revenue devoted for R&D

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