Building Controls Engineer in Indianapolis, IN at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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Job #:  821553

Apex Systems has a great contract opportunity for a Building Controls Engineer to work at a large global organization!  If interested, please send your resume to!


Under general direction, responsible for the design, configuration, and operation of complete 
building control systems including fire, security, and other low voltage control sub-systems (ie 
lighting, nurse call, data networks, etc) to meet the intent of the project requirements. 

Accountable to field teams for quality, timeliness and efficiency of designs. Develops complex 
software programs, commissions and troubleshoots to ensure proper operations of the building 
control system. Provides detailed information and submittals to communicate design and operation tocustomers, consultants, field installation team and subcontractors. 

1. Designs and configures technically complex building control systems as defined by the 
contract documents. Creates flow diagrams, sequence of operations, bill of material, network 
layouts and electrical schematics as required. 
2. Develops and tests software programs necessary to operate the system per the intent of the 
project requirements. 
3. Coordinates the creation of necessary drawings and equipment schedules for submittals and 
4. Selects, orders, and tracks the delivery of materials for assigned projects. Coordinates 
factory-mounting processes to meet factory and project schedule. 
5. Assists in the loading and commissioning of all system and network-level controllers as 
required. Assists in validation of complete system functionality and troubleshoots problems 
with subcontractors and other trades to ensure proper operation. 
6. Provides field change information to the project team for the creation of as-built drawings 
and software. 
7. Keeps management and contractor or customer informed of job progress and issues. 
8. Assists in performing site-specific training for owner/operator on the total building control 
9. Participates in release meeting with project field team. Performs value engineering to 
provide cost effective results while maintaining customer satisfaction. 
10. Adheres to safety standards. High degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety. 

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of three years experience, or an 
associate degree in a related technical field with five years of relevant work experience required. 
Demonstrated knowledge of the construction or HVAC industry. Demonstrated knowledge of 
control theory, automatic temperature controls, building automation systems and other building 
subsystems. Demonstrated experience in the integration of low voltage building sub-systems 
using various industry protocols (i.e. LON, BacNet, etc). Ability to relate technical knowledge to 
a non-technical audience. Demonstrated advanced computer skills required, particularly 
computer-related drafting tools.