Automation Specialist

Dallas, TX 75261

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Controls Engineering Job Number: Jt864662621 Compensation: $80000-110000 / year

Job Description

As an Automation Solutions Specialist, you will commission new building automation systems, ensuring proper installation, programming, and operations. Your expertise will involve configuring networks, troubleshooting issues, performing testing and verification, and providing customer training to help create efficient and sustainable building environments. With regular customer interaction, you will play a crucial role in enabling energy savings and promoting environmental sustainability through intelligent building solutions.

Pay:  $70,000 - $120,000 (depending on experience)

Job Responsibilities:
  • Commission new direct digital control systems on construction sites within planned timelines, documenting details, communicating deficiencies, and tracking progress.
  • Perform data backups, create automated backup procedures, troubleshoot inconsistencies, configure workstations and user interfaces, and ensure proper network performance.
  • Conduct operational testing, verification, and acceptance, including running reports, performing inspections, providing customer training, and completing written reports.
  • Coordinate with trade contractors to perform startup services and ensure smooth project site communication.
  • Submit accurate time and expense reports, adhering to local, corporate, and OSHA safety policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the on-call rotation as required.

  • 3+ years of experience installing and programming HVAC control systems.
  • Preferred: High school diploma or GED; Associate or Bachelor's degree in electronics, mechanical engineering, or related
  • Demonstrated expertise in integrating low-voltage building sub-systems industry protocols (LON, BACnet, N2, Modbus, etc.).
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret design and construction documents.
  • Willingness to work in various conditions, including climbing ladders, scaffolds, and high lift equipment, working in ducts, crawl spaces, roofs, basements, and above ceilings.
  • Proficiency in using hand tools, laptops, email, smartphones, tablets, and the ability to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).

Meet Your Recruiter

Max Francis
Technical Recruiter

Max Francis is a seasoned Engineering Recruiter specializing in the Automation Division at Sterling. With five years of invaluable experience in recruitment, Max is on a mission to help individuals find their perfect career move—one that aligns with their professional goals and supports their families.

As an Engineering Recruiter, Max excels in the Automation Division, leveraging his deep industry knowledge to connect candidates with opportunities tailor-made for their unique skill sets and aspirations. He understands that finding the right career move is a pivotal moment in people's lives, and he thrives on being a part of that journey.

What Max finds most exciting and rewarding about his work is the opportunity to guide individuals to their ideal career fit. He recognizes that this transition is an exhilarating time for most people, and he derives immense satisfaction from helping them navigate the path toward their next professional adventure.

Max's advice to job seekers is grounded in the value of connections. He believes that having a well-connected recruiter within the industry you aspire to be in can open doors to companies and positions that may not be readily available on job boards. In today's competitive job market, he encourages candidates to connect with a recruiter early in their job search journey. While he advocates for candidates to continue their independent job searches, he emphasizes the benefit of having an additional set of experienced eyes on the market.

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