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Project Engineer I

Systems – Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department Systems
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

 Summary Description

 Responsible for all phases of the design and programming of building automation systems.

 Duties and Responsibilities

 Essential Functions:

  • Performs design and project management or programming and project management on at least two jobs, preferably $150,000 or larger.
  • Selects and manages subcontractors on at least two projects.
  • Produces revenue with total volume of annual recognized costs of $425,000.
  • Independently performs all engineering tasks on at least 8 projects (preferably of $50,000 to $100,000) including:  project management; design; sequence of operations; controller software; front end hardware set up; all front-end software creation and set up; system functional testing; customer training; and job commissioning.
  • Performs job reconciliation of at least four projects that are at least $50,000 or larger as acting project manager.
  • Meets all project deadlines and works within budget hours.
  • Assists in creating/editing customer graphics, schedules, alarms, reports and front end related programs for building automation systems.
  • Installs customer graphics at site as required.
  • Assembles, tests, installs and backs up front end for customer as required.
  • Performs employee and customer training as required.
  • Completes all system software prior to the beginning of system checkout.
  • Develops and maintains excellent working relationships with all customers.
  • Ensures that response time on projects meets established Tri-M turn around times.
  • Performs or assists with job estimates/takeoffs as required.

Job Qualifications 

Skills/Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering.
  • Minimum total of 4 years experience as Assistant Engineer I, II or equivalent engineering experience in building automation systems.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Intermediate knowledge of BAS programming.
  • Intermediate knowledge of drafting software (preferably AutoCAD or Visio).
  • Basic programming experience.
  • Excellent organizational skills with good attention to detail and the ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent human relations and communication skills.
  • Ability to think and make decisions independently within the guidelines provided.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

Physical Requirements:

  • Working a minimum of 40 hours/week
  • Sitting 6 to 8 hours/day.
  • Lifting weights of 0 to 30 lbs. from floor to above shoulders.
  • Repetitive use of hands for writing, typing, data entry, and filing.
  • Vision adequate for computer use and reading.
  • Hearing adequate for phone use.
  • Standing, climbing, kneeling, reaching, bending, twisting, and walking as needed to perform site surveys to collect data for project design.
  • Balance adequate for climbing ladders, scaffolds, and lifts
  • Environmental factors include working in:  temperature extremes of 0 F to 100 F up to 8 hours inside or outside; atmospheric exposure to dust, gases, fumes, odors; and poor ventilation in confined spaces.
  • Special hazards include exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and explosive hazards.
  • Personal protective equipment includes use of hard hat, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, gloves and hearing protection

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  • Location
    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
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