Controls Engineer III at TDIndustries

Posted in Engineering 7 days ago.

Location: Dallas, Texas

Job Description:


Location: US-TX-Dallas
Req ID: 2022-5652
Category: Engineering

Type: Regular Full-Time

Job Summary

Design Engineer (System Engineer III) supports the TDControls building automation team. This office-based position is responsible for the design of building automation systems using company tools and operating protocols. Prepares and maintains detailed design drawings, schematics and submittal documents typically using computer-aided design software. Works closely with design originators (e.g., consulting engineers) to resolve design details or discrepancies or to prepare drawings of unusual, complex or original designs.

Company Overview

Established in 1946, TDIndustries has developed into one of America's premier Mechanical Construction and Facility Services companies serving clients through the full life-cycle of a facility, to include engineering, construction, operations and maintenance. For 70 years, our employee-owned company has provided innovative services that optimize the performance of world-class mechanical and electrical systems that serve healthcare facilities, hotels, schools, sports arenas, mission critical facilities and industrial complexes and other essential institutions.

Our employees, whom we call "Partners" are the heart of our success and what sets us apart from our competitors. FORTUNE Magazine recognized TDIndustries as one of the "100 Best Places to Work", "Top 50 Training Organizations" and "Top 30 Companies to Retire From" due to our solid commitment to the personal and professional development of each employee.

Essential Duties

  • Receives project specifications from sales team and designs building automation system and service installed jobs.

  • Chooses the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost effective solution.

  • Prepares all required submittals and schedules subsequent hand-off to operations.

  • Acts as a Senior technical resource to team and customer as needed.

  • Participates in sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout.

  • May participate in initial job site walk through with contractors and/or building management.

  • Independently designs building automation systems for standard and/or critical environment facilities such as data centers or laboratories.

  • May need to create unique design solutions to meet specific customer requirements.

  • Designs building automation systems for large, complex and/or unique buildings and building campuses consisting of mechanical system layouts, electrical drawings, bill of materials, sequence of operations, valve and damper schedules, DDC panel layouts to meet the intent of the project plans, specifications and contract documents.

  • Designs mainly large complex building automation network architecture to support operator workstations, DDC field panels, third-party integration devices connected through LON, Ethernet, BACNET, or other proprietary protocols.

  • Analyzes plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements and risks.

  • Generates DDC point database on all projects.

  • Creates complex programming code for field controllers and building automation networks based on the project design documents.

  • Provides start-up and checkout documentation to the Project Manager and field technicians for use in commissioning and validation.

  • Prepares specifications and drawings for special components and panels purchased from outside suppliers.

  • Selects proper types and sizes of company products and outside suppliers to meet project requirements.

  • Prepares all information on pre-installation extras or change orders to submit to customer or general/ subcontractor.

  • Oversees the creation of system graphics.

  • May perform some field activities as required

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology preferred, although an Associate's degree in Electronics or other technical field along with equivalent experience will also be considered.

  • CAD skills required.

  • 6 plus years engineering experience.

  • LEED, CEM or CPD certification is preferred.

  • Strong knowledge of industry engineering fundamentals and business operations required.

  • Proficiency in programming, job start-up, checkout, and troubleshooting preferred.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, MDT/CT, Navigator, and AutoCAD required.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fully proficient and independent design skills.

  • Customer focused, results-oriented professional and strong team player.

  • Self-starter that demonstrates initiative.

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and stay organized.

TDIndustries is an Equal Opportunity Employer. TDIndustries recruits qualified applicants and advances in employment its employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, ethnic or national origin, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. EOE Minorities/ Females/ Protected Veterans/ Disabled
The following factors are considered when evaluating an applicant's background and criminal record, if any: the nature of the offense, how long ago it occurred, and the nature of the risk it poses in the particular job. Disqualification for Employment:

Although not intended to be an exhaustive list, examples for grounds of rejection of an applicant include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Falsification or omission of information on the employment application or during any phase of the employment process, including if the person is hired before the falsification or omission is discovered.

• If the applicant will be operating a company or mileage-reimbursed vehicle that is a requirement of the job and currently has a suspended license or, during the past three years, has received more than two moving violations,} or has been convicted of, has entered a plea of nolo contendere, or is/ has been the subject of a deferred adjudication agreement of driving or operating a vehicle under the influence in violation of applicable laws.

• Persons who test positive for the presence of any illegal drug or controlled substance as outlined in the Drugs and Alcohol Policy, will not be hired, or if hired conditionally, pending drug screening results.

• Not authorized to work in the United States.


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