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Job Summary

Johnson Controls
St. Louis, MO
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Control Systems Engineer - Federal Division

About the Job

What you will do

Under general direction, responsible for the design, configuration, and operation of complete building control systems to meet the intent of the project requirements. Accountable to field teams for quality, timeliness and efficiency of designs. Develops complex software programs, commissioning and troubleshooting to ensure proper operations of the building control system. Provides detailed information and submittals to communicate design and operation to customers, consultants, Johnson Controls field installation team and subcontractors.

Location: St. Louis office

Benefits: Eligible for benefits on first day of employment

Vacation: Eligible for 3 weeks of paid vacation per calendar year

How you will do it

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 and creates of necessary drawings and equipment schedules for submittals and installation.

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 JCI contractor or customer informed of job progress and issues.

8. Assists in performing site-specific training for owner / operator on the total building control system.

9. Participates in release meeting with project field team. Performs value engineering to provide cost effective results while maintaining customer satisfaction.

10. May provide work direction to Systems Design Assistants.

11. Adheres to safety standards. High degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety.

What we look for

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.

2. Demonstrated knowledge of the construction, HVAC, or industrial controls industry.

3. Demonstrated knowledge of control theory, automatic temperature controls, building automation systems and other building subsystems.
4. Ability to relate technical knowledge to a non-technical audience.

5. Demonstrated advanced computer skills required, particularly computer-related drafting tools. Vizio experience preferred.
6. The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance required.  (This involves a background/character, criminal history, employment, and credit check.)


1. Demonstrated experience in the integration of low voltage building sub-systems using various industry protocols (i.e. LON, BacNet, etc).
2. Experience and knowledge working with DDC control systems
3. Experience with programming of DDC control systems

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.

Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)


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