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HVAC Controls Project Manager

Downers Grove & Chicago, Illinois
Our client a leading Systems Integrator is looking for talented building automation and controls Project Engineers to join their team in the Chicagoland area. 
Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Deliver work completed by the Controls Engineering department and make the necessary modifications to integrate this work into the facilities this work is intended for.
  • Lead and direct System Specialists/Technicians who assist in this work. This includes direction of low voltage electrical sub-contractors and other construction partners involved in the installation, configuration and startup of controls systems.
  • Customer facing activity associated with the scheduling and coordination of work with other construction and building owner partners.  
  • Work with and be accountable to Project Managers managing a portfolio of projects.
  • Debugging programs and troubleshooting operating issues to deliver fully working systems.
  • Making modifications to programs, graphics and enterprise software configurations.
  • Overseeing system checkouts, startup and commissioning.
  • Coordinating as-built documentation and providing owner instruction and turnover.
  • Set up and commission communication interfaces into disparate systems so as to integrate multiple systems into the overall building automation system.
Education Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the MS office suite

Experience Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience performing the work noted above.
  • Candidates must be US citizens and willing to live in the Chicagoland area for local assignments
  • An understanding of computer operating systems including MS Office Suite of products.
  • The ability to configure and debug basic computer and networking problems.
  • Experience with programming.
  • A clear ability to work with electronic equipment such as volt meters, amp meters, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • The ability to troubleshoot basic electric and electronic circuitry including reading and interpreting electrical and electronic diagrams.
  • A working understanding of AC power circuitry including breakers, multi-phase power, etc. (120VAC and greater)
  • A thorough understanding of HVAC operations within a facility.
  • A very deep understanding of the controls or special systems that control buildings. They also understand the other systems involved in the mechanical and electrical portions of building controls.
  • The experience to provide extensive integration support for a multitude of building systems.
  • Experience with a wide variety of controls manufacturers’ systems such as JCI, Siemens, ALC, Trane, Alerton to name a few
  • Experience with BACnet, LON, Modbus and other communication protocols
Benefits Offered:
  • Competitive target base salary
  • Healthcare Benefits/Retirement Plan

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