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P1 Group, Inc. Controls Engineer III in Wichita, Kansas

Controls Engineer III

  • Wichita, KS

  • Full Time

  • Office - Controls Wichita

  • Mid Level

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    P1 Group, Inc., is seeking a Controls Engineer III for the Wichita, KS. office.

    Join our P1 Group Team!

    Since 1919, P1 Group, Inc. has created a proud tradition, outstanding reputation and proven performance record in the electrical and mechanical construction and building service industries. P1 Group has established itself as one of the premier contractors both locally and across the nation. Offering a challenging and fast-paced work environment, P1 Group takes pride in its ability to maintain a high standard of excellence along with an ethical and friendly business culture. Additionally, the safety program, which includes a full-time staff, has helped the company win numerous national safety awards.

    P1 Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

    We have a competitive compensation and benefit package.

    Job Summary

  • In this position you will provide building automation system support by engineering submittals, procuring components, programming Building Automation Controllers and generating front-end graphics. Programming tasks include the optimization of HVAC schedules, temperature set points, recommissioning of control systems, and the creation and modification of HVAC control sequences. Adhere to P1 Groups engineering standard practices and guidelines.

  • In this position you will be responsible for completing service calls in addition to working on service projects and larger projects.

    Responsibilities and Duties

  • Engineering Submittals and Control Drawings.

  • Procuring required components for projects.

  • Programming sequences of operation, which meet the project requirements.

  • Developing graphical representations of customers’ systems.

  • Integrating of systems and equipment into the BMS.

  • Troubleshooting, testing and commissioning BMS systems and electronics.

  • Applying knowledge of engineering principles and practices.

  • Providing technical sales assistance.

  • Conducting owner training.

  • Creating DDC Control database, user graphical interface, third party integration, and points mapping.

  • Reviewing equipment submittals for incorporation into design.

    Qualifications and Skills

  • Education Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS) in engineering or related field of study preferred; or

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school with a certificate in HVAC, AAS, or BAS, or

  • Equivalent combination of education and experience. High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

  • Experience:

  • A minimum of two (2) years related HVAC controls experience.

  • Must have experience with Niagara 4.

  • Driving Requirements:

  • Must be able to meet P1 Group qualifications to operate a vehicle on company business. Must be able to satisfactorily pass a motor vehicle record check. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Other Requirements:

  • Work Hours: Flexibility to work outside normal work hours/weekends, as required.

  • Must be able to satisfactorily pass a criminal background check and drug screen.

  • Certifications or Industry Experience:

  • Familiarity with the concepts of new construction and renovation/retrofit.

  • Ability to provide technical support to field labor when needed.

  • Ability to read blueprints and electrical schematics. Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical specifications, construction documentation and electrical diagrams.

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of IP based networking.

  • Building DDC industry knowledge as it pertains to HVAC Building Automation Systems.

  • Visual Basic Programming

  • VBA Johnson Controls; Metasys first, second and third generation—database development, graphical/application programming.

  • Niagara N4 Certified.

  • Honeywell Spyder Engineering and Programming.

  • WEBs-AX Integrated Security.

  • Exposure to scripting languages.

  • Experience using AutoCAD and Visio.

  • Experience with Johnson FX, Niagara AX and N4, or other building automation platforms. Familiarity in BACnet, LONworks, and Modbus.

  • Skills

  • Computer Skills: Must be proficient in using email, database, internet, spreadsheet, and word processing applications: specifically Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Windows).

  • Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

  • Language Skills:

  • Reading and Comprehension: Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; to write reports, instructions to employees, and basic business correspondence; and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, internal customers, and vendors.

  • Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.

  • Written communication: Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; able to read and interpret written information.

  • Mathematical Skills: Must be able to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of geometry and algebra. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Planning/Organizing: Prioriti zes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.

  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations.

  • Reasoning Ability: Must be able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists, and he/she must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Technical Skills: Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

  • If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Human Resources: email P1jobs@P1Group.com or call: 913-275-5694.