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Controls Field Engineer III

Company: Jacobs
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.
We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.
At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.
Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed - today and into tomorrow
Your Impact:
Jacobs Telecommunication has been at the forefront of creating a new generation of wireless communication infrastructure for over 40 years. As the 2021 #1 Design Firm in Engineering News-Record, we specialize in everything from network development to complete telecom life cycle solutions. While the wireless world is ever changing, the demand for innovative technology and long-term support services remains constant. These services include site acquisition, design and construction, to full operations, maintenance, and deconstruction.
Responsibilities and Duties: The Controls Building Automation Programmer III is a highly skilled professional responsible for designing, programming, testing, and commissioning control systems for commercial and industrial building automation systems, HVAC systems specifically. This position will be based in the Richmond VA market.
Duties include:

  • Leads maintenance and commissioning of controls systems.

  • Leads installs, replaces, and re-commissions control devices, equipment, and software.

  • Advanced knowledge of diagnosing and troubleshooting software and hardware issues with controls systems.

  • Leads required systems testing sequence of operation testing.

  • Leads communication via emails, service tickets, reports, commission sheets, etc. This would include interfacing with Project Managers, engineering, programmers, installers, and customers.

  • Provides detailed point-to-point check-outs and evaluations of. Building automation, lighting, and access control systems to ensure proper installation and operation.

  • Ensures maintenance of accurate As-Built drawings.

  • Leads calibration of systems using basic electronic test equipment, such as multi-meters and a laptop computer.

  • Leads troubleshooting and commissioning of software programming.

  • Leads training of building automation systems to customers.

  • Provides advanced knowledge of database backups on a regular basis.

  • Responsible for completing paperwork on-time, including timesheets, work orders, on-site documentation, and project status reports.

    Jacobs's health and welfare benefit are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave. Salary offer is geographic dependent.
    Here's What You'll Need:
    Here's What You'll Need:

    • Bachelor's Degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or related field.

    • At least 5 years of experience in programming HVAC control systems.

    • Strong knowledge of HVAC control systems and protocols such as BACnet, LON, MaxCool, and Modbus.

    • Advanced working knowledge in HVAC mechanical and/or electrical systems

    • Advanced troubleshooting skills in mechanical and electrical systems

      General Skills:

      • Strong verbal and written communication and customer service skills.

      • Strong observation and decision-making skills.

      • General knowledge of MS Office (Excel) required.

      • Must be able to work independently, establish priorities, and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

      • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.

      • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

      • Must be available to travel as needed

      • Must be eligible to work for any US employer without current or future visa sponsorship

        At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.
        Essential Functions: Intermittent sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, twisting, and lifting to 20 pounds. Hand manipulation is required for grasping, pushing and pulling, and fine manipulation. Right and/or left hands utilized. Need to reach and/or work above the shoulder, as well as below the shoulder for same. Must be alert to equipment in the field, there will be travel, will work near construction job site equipment when in the field, occasional need to work near hazardous equipment and machinery, occasional need to walk on uneven ground, exposure to dust, gas or fumes, exposure to noise, extremes in temperature or humidity, and work at heights.
        Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

Keywords: Jacobs, Richmond , Controls Field Engineer III, Professions , Richmond, Virginia

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