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Controls Engineer Supervisor

Company: Carrier
Location: Clifton
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

United States of America
CAN79: Clifton, NJ 100 Delawanna Ave, Clifton, NJ, 07014 USA

Carrier is the leading global provider of healthy, safe, and sustainable building and cold chain solutions with a world-class, diverse workforce with business segments covering HVAC, refrigeration, and fire and security. We make modern life possible by delivering safer, smarter, and more sustainable services that make a difference to people and our planet while revolutionizing industry trends. This is why we come to work every day. Join us and we can make a difference together.

About this role:

The Controls Engineering Supervisor is a team leader of several Controls Engineers. Their primary responsibility is managing and training of their direct employees, and verification of their work. They will be responsible for the mentoring of new hires as well as current Engineering staff. Participating in regular manpower meetings with the Engineering Manager to distribute workload and discuss backlog and plan for future department needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design of complete building automation systems including the specification and sizing of controllers, electromechanical devices, sensors, networks, and computer hardware.
  • Creation, where necessary, of sequences of operation for the control of all building systems.
  • Documentation of the BAS design (i.e. submittals) and revision control of the resultant documents.
  • Site-specific configuration of the WebCTRL system (using SiteBuilder).
  • Programming of control algorithms including those that include third-party integration (using Eikon).
  • Development of graphical and text-based interfaces for building automation systems (using Eikon and ViewBuilder).
  • Testing of programming and interfaces before deployment.
  • Functional testing (commissioning) of complex building systems such as chiller plants and large integrations.
  • Final documentation of the building automation system that incorporates all changes made since issuance of the submittal.
  • Adherence to project requirements and company and customer standards in all aspects of design, programming, and implementation.
  • Technical support during the selling process to ensure that sales representatives accurately address customer requirements and propose the best possible solutions.
  • Mentorship and development of other Controls Engineers.
  • Perform software and hardware quality control (QA/QC) reviews for all direct reports.
  • Ensure deliverable dates from Project Managers are coordinated with Engineers and milestones are put in place to be sure to meet these requirements.
  • Lead, document, and participate in yearly and semi-yearly performance reviews for all of your Engineers.
  • Clear communication and proactive expectation setting with manager and project teams both internal and external.
  • Maintenance and advisement of customer and company design and programming standards including parts and practices.
  • Adherence to safety standards. High regard for employee and subcontractor safety.
  • Interviewing potential candidates for open Engineering positions.
  • Adherence to ethics standards. Exemplifies the Carrier code of ethics.

    Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in an engineering or construction discipline with 3+ years of experience in the HVAC controls industry, or High school / GED degree with 5+ years of experience in the HVAC controls industry.
    • Willingness and ability to travel 20% of the average workweek, including air travel, overnight hotel stays, and unexpected travel when required.

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree or higher in an engineering or construction discipline with 5+ years of experience in the HVAC controls industry.
      • Advanced knowledge of enterprise IP networks, including layout and troubleshooting.
      • Thoroughly understands electrical and mechanical building systems.
      • Capable of designing and programming any project executed by Automated Logic, regardless of complexity.
      • Understand, write, and recommend modifications to sequences of operation for the automation of all building systems.
      • Ability to interpret plans (including architectural, mechanical, and electrical blueprints), specifications, and contract documents to deliver compliant but optimized designs.
      • Ability to request clarifications concisely, accurately, and effectively to technical or scope information via a formal RFI process.
      • Strong, proactive verbal and written communicator, able to translate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences.
      • Ability to provide direction and guidance to other team members and lead project teams.
      • Well organized and able to balance multiple concurrent priorities by communicating and negotiating due dates and deliverables.
      • Ability to condense complex technical information into a comprehensive and clear set of design documents in a way that is easily understood and followed by project teams.
      • Proficient with Microsoft Visio (other CAD software acceptable).
      • Comprehensive working knowledge of Automated Logic software, hardware, peripherals, add-ons, and services.
      • Proficient with BAS software and associated engineering tools (Automated Logic suite preferred).
      • Extensive knowledge of third-party communication protocols used in building automation (e.g. BACnet, Modbus, SNMP, LON, N2, etc.). Able to design and troubleshoot integrations with the same.
      • Strong aptitude for problem-solving even when troubleshooting remotely.
      • Competency with Microsoft software including Windows, Outlook, Word, and Excel.



        Carrier is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Keywords: Carrier, Clifton , Controls Engineer Supervisor, Professions , Clifton, New Jersey

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