JOB SUMMARY Responsible for overseeing the Application Engineering team and ensuring they are delivering on-time and budget. Creates control databases, graphic screens and set-up of control systems based on project specification and/or sale proposal as needed. Performs field startup and system commissioning tasks as well as the remote installation of software and control programs. Provides on-site and remote technical support to Lead Applications Engineers and Applications Engineers as well as installers and customers.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Develops and maintains standards for applications databases and processesCreates programming logic using flow diagrams, sequences of operation, panel layouts, termination details and project specifications or sales proposalPrograms control applications using various software using various software tools to support operator workstations, DDC field panels and third-party integration devices connected through multiple communications protocols.Performs job site system checkout, commissioning and testing of control applications to verify proper operation according to project specifications, sales proposal and design documentationDevelops system graphic displays, according to project specifications or sales proposalProvide on-site and remote technical support to installers and customers. Acts as the technical liaison between owner/construction managersDelivers on-site customer operator training on the use of the installed systemPerforms system analysis and diagnostics. Determines corrective action to restore systems to proper operating condition.Coordinates system installation with installing contractor at job site as requiredPerforms final walkthrough with owner and construction manager to ensure all punch list items are complete and job received signoff of substantial completionSUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Identifies new business opportunities through organization memberships, industry publications and other means of remaining abreast of industry changes.Other duties may be assigned. No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan and supervise assignments of lower level employees.Develop and mentor the Lead Applications Engineer's and the Applications Engineer's as well as conduct performance evaluations and goal setting assigned employees.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE Bachelor's Degree in HVAC, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of six years related industry experience.CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES NoneCOMMUNICATION SKILLS A valid driver's license with a good driving record for applicable vehicles, without restrictions, or limiting conditions. (Corrective lenses permitted)Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.REASONING ABILITY Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES Must possess a thorough knowledge of the use, setup and operation of Windows-based computers and desktop applications such as MS-Word and MS-Excel. Proficient in programming tools and communication networks to include proficiency in Niagara. Must be proficient in reading BAS drawings to determine if the drawing and programming required will work together.Proficient with controls and HVAC systems and their terminology.SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Must be flexible with schedule, including working some nights and holidays when requested. Must be willing to travel including some overnights.Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.