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Controls Engineer - Gilbert Mechanical

Edina, MN, USA Req #83
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Gilbert Mechanical, a Legence company

For more than 40 years, it has been Gilbert's mission to provide outstanding mechanical, electrical, plumbing, controls, and fire protection services in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Today, Gilbert employs more than 200 people in the Twin Cities market, and its clients represent a diverse range of technical market sectors, with specialization in the healthcare industry. Our fun, open and innovative culture is supported by forward thinking industry leaders who are united in collaboration and the pursuit of breakthrough ideas. Gilbert’s philosophy includes mutual respect for all individuals, application of innovation and a rigorous serve-the-customer mentality. We create a culture of teaching and learning through cross mentoring that spans generations, disciplines, interests and talents. We strive to give each person exposure to the widest array of experiences possible to help them grow further and faster than they could anywhere else. 

The Controls Engineer will work with project managers, engineers, mechanical contractors, building owners, and utility companies to deliver completely engineered documentation for the installation of building automation systems and components.  The controls Engineer will work with project managers and control technicians to develop successful system design and implementation of control system projects.  The Controls Engineer will report to the Controls Division Manager.

  • Survey building systems and equipment
  • Work with engineers, contractors, and vendors to obtain equipment schedules and submittals
  • Develop control systems documentation
  • Layout Control System Network Diagrams
  • Develop Sequences of Operation and System Points Lists
  • Utilize Microsoft Visio to Create Control Schematics and Wiring Diagrams
  • Compile Installation Bill of Materials and Equipment Cut Sheets
  • Maintain properly updated documentation for field personnel
  • Document jobsite changes with As-built Drawings
  • Assemble final Operation & Maintenance Manuals
  • Submit to mechanical engineer/owner/general contractor for review and approval
  • Develop systems checkout and commissioning reports
  • Assist in commissioning of mechanical and control systems
  • Advance Control Division’s use of technology
  • Customer support using remote access to their systems
  • Work with local utility representatives to provide customer incentives and rebates

  • Associates/Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in engineering and/or a certificate in HVAC 
  • Advanced computer experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Ability to multitask and be self-motivated
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Sense of responsibility and ownership for projects
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Clear understanding of Company mission and values
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team
  • Detail oriented, organized, and results driven

  • (5+) years of Commercial HVAC or Controls experience
  • Experience with Alerton, Distech, Tridium, Johnson, Siemens, or other control systems
  • Construction project management experience
This job description is the minimum essential responsibilities of the job.  It does not restrict the fact that additional tasks may be assigned to the job position.
Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Edina, MN, USA