Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Birmingham


Building automation engineering/installation position responsible for the implementation of quality building automation control practices while providing engineering/technical oversight for construction site projects for a retrofit/energy performance contracting team. Specific responsibilities shall include, but not be limited to work as described below.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each primary duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary duties.
Implement hardware and software designs in compliance with engineering principles, company standards and contract requirements during installation of project
Oversight of electrical installation subcontractor for compliance to design and implementation
Lead efforts in validation, commissioning and project implementation of BAS control system with Schneider Electric Products or others (@ Site)
Test/Validate hardware/software for correct operation
Test and ensure quality installation of graphical interface for client
Ensure quality installation set forth by standards developed by design team
Material handling and management of BAS related controls
Analyze building automation systems and recommend changes to improve functionality and/or energy efficiency or to accomplish ECMs
Create project documentation and participate in customer interaction
Provide input to other engineers during initial and subsequent phases of work.
Assist with the estimates and design of hardware/software adds, change-orders, and problem solutions
Lead efforts as the technical resource for building automation system with Construction team
Provide status and progress reports to project team and management
Ensure conformance to industry design standards
Provide technical training and support both internally and externally
Identify and develop necessary technical documentation to assist in streamlining the supervision and installation of Building Automation Systems for customers
Stay abreast of new development/releases of technology and apply to projects and processes as necessary
Assist clients and team members with any BAS operations, software, networking problems
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 mentor of entry level employees
Signature level authority as indicated by the Authorization Level Document
Other duties may be assigned
The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, skills and/or abilities required. An individual must meet the minimum requirements as listed in each Qualifications subsection.


Four (4) year college engineering or technical degree required or equivalent work experience

Certified Energy Manager (CEM) certification preferred

Other Professional certifications (LEED, CEA, etc.) a plus


Working knowledge of Schneider Electric BAS platforms (Vista, Continuum, I/Net, and/or Invensys) highly preferred.

Working experience with other building automation vendors (Johnson Controls, Honeywell, Alerton, Automated Logic, ec.) highly preferred.

IT knowledge also highly preferred.

Organizational skills including, but not limited to, the ability to handle multiple demands and assignments, the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and efficiently, and the ability to manage resource procurement and utilization

Good knowledge in Microsoft Office programs including but not limited to, Word, Excel, Outlook, Visio, Project

Good customer service skills

Advanced verbal and written communication skills including, but not limited to, listening effectively and soliciting input from others

Knowledge of industry codes and standards:


Knowledge of electrical safety standards and practices


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

About the company

Schneider Electric SE is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management. It is headquartered in Rueil-Malmaison, France and is also based at the World Trade Center of Grenoble.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation.

Schneider Electric develops technologies and solutions to make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. The Group invests in R&D in order to sustain innovation and differentiation, with a strong commitment to sustainable development.

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