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Controls Field Service Engineer - Critical Facilities

Richmond, VA
Our client is a proven leader in Engineering Design and Commissioning in the data center space. They provide design, commissioning consulting and management expertise in Data Center / Mission Critical Facilities Space.  They provide reliability, energy efficiency, sustainable design and LEED expertise when providing these consulting services for Enterprise, Colocation, and Hyperscale Data Center Projects. This career-growth minded opportunity offers exciting projects with leading-edge technology and innovation as well as competitive salaries and benefits.

Controls Field Service Engineer – Richmond, VA 
The ideal candidate will have previous experience with the design, construction, integration, and commissioning of Controls and Building automation systems in a data center environment.  They will troubleshoot, install, and make upgrades to existing automation systems for power and cooling systems in a live, mission-critical environment. They will assist in complete startup, commissioning, and validation procedures of these systems.  They will collaborate with the Electrical and Mechanical Engineering teams, Software Development team and Site Operations teams to ensure the reliability of new and modified installations.  Applies an intensive and diversified knowledge of complete BMS / BAS, testing and operations. Responsible for commissioning, maintaining, and providing emergency support on critical controls systems at customers’ sites. 

  • Maintain and deploy updated versions of PLC applications for existing control systems with minimal supervision
  • Complete PLC software application modifications in an online, critical environment
  • Work with leading edge automation systems from large scale industrial controls vendors
  • Troubleshoot and resolve PLC, network, and other critical control system issues during an incident
  • Manage all vendors to ensure compliance with company guidelines and policies
  • Oversee all change management and controls system upgrades while maintaining 100% uptime on all existing equipment
  • Coordinate with Design/Construction Teams
  • Reviews and Performs commissioning focused design reviews, prepares commissioning test procedures, control processes, SOPS, and reports, coordinates and oversees on-site testing
  • Involved in equipment start-up and/or field modification
  • Assess, recommend, and implement industry best practices into new and existing Critical Environment Programs
  • Take ownership of all QC / Quality Control of hardware installs
  • Provide feedback to senior management for the continuous improvement of the Critical Environments program
  • Repair and Troubleshoot controls systems and hardware (relays, controllers, etc.)
  • Develop process documentation and training materials
  • Candidate will participate in the development of Methods of Procedures (MOPs)
  • BA / BS in Engineering or relevant degree a Huge Plus
  • Data Center Commissioning in with Automation and Controls Experience a plus
  • 3-5+ years with BMS / BCM / BAS Systems (Building monitoring systems / building control systems / Building Automation Systems - SCADA, Cimplicity, ALC, Metasys, Niagara, Ignition, etc.)
  • Previous experience working on Controls Products from companies such as: Johnson Controls / JCI; Siemens; Automated Logic; Honeywell; GE Control Systems; Distech, Schneider Electric or Rockwell Automation
  • Ability to read and audit one-lines / blueprints / CAD drawings and controls diagrams
  • PLC / ALC Programming Experience
  • Experience with critical HVAC equipment (Chillers, Air Handlers, CRAC / CRAH units, Boilers, etc.)
  • Utilizes hand tools and test equipment to perform work
  • Requires excellent verbal, written communication skills & customer relation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Superior analytical, planning and problem resolution skills
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when necessary or if needed
  • Must be able to provide necessary pro-active recommendations to clients
  • Knowledge of general computer hardware & software applications
  • Previous experience in the Military / Military veterans in all branches that have experience with Electrical / Mechanical is a huge plus (Navy nukes- EMN, ETN, MMNs, SeaBees, Army - Power Generation, Air Force – Power Production, Generator Techs, Maritime, Coast Guard, etc.)

Submittal Instructions:
Please send resumes to resume@pkaza.com (resume at Pkaza dot com) with 16243866 in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and take a look at other Critical Facility openings we are working on at:  https://www.pkaza.com/jobs/
If you are in Data Center Facilities but this opportunity is not what you are looking for let’s still talk. New openings are coming in weekly and others we are not allowed to post. We also not only keep leads confidential but pay for referrals as well.

Company offers competitive salaries and benefits package including medical insurance and a 401(k) plan.

EOE/AA Employer M/F/D/V

Pkaza, LLC is an employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by the employer that we represent and not by the candidate.


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