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Controls Design Engineer

Date Posted: 4/17/2024

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Job Description

Job Title: Controls Design Engineer ll

Location: Pleasanton, CA

Direct Hire


The position requires the individual to apply their technical knowledge and any prior experience to produce controls project design, material selection, and development of sequence of operation for lower to mid-level projects.

  • Responsible for producing closeout documents at the completion of each project.
  • Proficient level of computer skills and understanding of computer-operated systems and engineering design tools (e.g. AutoCAD, VISIO, EDS) is required.
  • Closely interact with the Project Manager and/or assigned Project Engineer in the timely completion of each project.
  • The ability to convey information effectively to others in a fast-paced environment is a must.
  • Some travel and job site visits may be required.


  • Researches and selects control system peripherals.
  • Performs as a lead Design Engineer in the production of controls systems design drawings, sequence of operations and submittals for lower to mid-level control systems.
  • Reads and interprets construction drawings and project specifications and ensures that the control systems design complies with the specs.
  • Collaborates with other members of the project team to identify additional options for the customer (e.g. Energy Efficiency, Equipment Interface, Value Engineering).
  • Performs modification of previously produced controls designs to reflect field changes made during the implementation process (As-Builts)
  • Generates Operation & Maintenance manuals at the close of a project.
  • Manages time and costs budgets for assigned project tasks as delegated by the Project Manager or higher-level Design Engineer
  • Communicates effectively with all other project team members concerning problems, obstacles, issues, and information needs from the field.
  • Recommends design modifications in a timely and effective manner to resolve potential field issues.
  • Communicates effectively to submit daily and/or weekly summary of work reports to the project team leadership.
  • Manages weekly time allocations to multiple assigned projects for on-time weekly submission of the individual's time sheet.
  • Responsible for practicing safe work habits and participates in office safety program requirements and that of any specific safety requirements of all assigned projects.
  • Attends and successfully completes the OSHA 10 and OSHA 30 safety training classes.
  • Takes personal responsibility for the successful completion of any assigned formal training and development plans.

Education and Qualifications

  • Associate's degree in a technical field or 2-5 years of related work experience in building automation systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or electrical engineering - preferred.
  • Demonstrates a strong mechanical aptitude and thorough understanding of controls systems.
  • Possesses knowledge of the ALC (Automated Logic Corporation) product line and requirements as well as other vendor products, systems, and protocols.
  • Ability to read construction blueprints and electrical schematics.
  • Experience of MS Office, Windows, File Structure, AutoCAD, VISIO. Basic TCP/IP network structure and web navigation are desired.
  • Must be highly organized and possess the ability to work in a high paced environment with the ability to prioritize tasks to meet the schedules given by the leadership.
  • Ability to operate independently and autonomously and take ownership of all assigned tasks.
  • Must possess a valid California driver's license.
  • Ability to execute their work to ensure high customer satisfaction and the highest qua
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Pleasanton, CA
  • Job Type:Design
  • Experience:3-5 years
  • Education:4 Year Degree
  • Date Posted:4/17/2024
  • Contact: KimChi Nguyen (408) 580-8766
  • Pay Range: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -042024-364694