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Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Major Projects, Project Engineer

About the Job

 The Major Projects Project Engineer is part of our Building
Technologies & Solutions business at Johnson Controls. Due to a promotion
we are seeking a seasoned Project Engineer for our Plymouth Meeting, PA
location. This person will independently handle Major Projects with our local
customers.  This includes design
development, managing the project financials, installation and commissioning
work. On larger projects would get assistance with design and commissioning.  Manage subcontractors. Come join our team!


What will you

Under general direction, acts as the on-site project leader to
plan, execute, and complete control systems projects with assigned
customers.  Performs or delegates tasks
as required to execute and fully complete assigned projects including: hardware
design, system programming, installation coordination, system and network
commissioning and project closeout. Responsible for the overall financial
results of assigned projects including: costs, project billings, and
collections. Maintains an effective balance between customer satisfaction and
project financial results. Actively pursues selling change orders. Coordinates
communication with the customer during all phases of the project. Ensures
proper execution of warranty. Provides work direction to subcontractors,
electrical installers, technicians, designers, and administration as necessary.
Ensures work performed is in compliance with state, local and Federal legal
requirements and operates on the job with the highest of ethics.  Adheres and ensures Johnson Controls staff
and subcontractors adhere to all safety standards.


How will you do

  • Completes typical installation
    hardware design and software programming using established standards as
    required.  Provides detailed information to communicate design and
    operation to customers, Johnson Controls staff and subcontractors.

  • Actively pursues additional work
    through change orders.  Evaluates the contractual scope of work and the
    impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and/or scheduling changes.
    Communicates both technical and business related issues with the clients.

  • Manages the selection, ordering,
    budget and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for the projects

  • Secures pricing and availability from
    outside vendors and suppliers, mechanical and electrical subcontractors
    including scope, terms and conditions.  May request several bids in
    pricing process.  Oversees subcontractor payment and billing processes.

  • Provides jobsite coordination for
    panel and field device physical locations.  Ensures installation is in
    accordance with Johnson Controls literature and project requirements.

  • Manages and completes the loading,
    device verification, and commissioning of all system controllers as required.
    Validates complete system functionality and resolves issues with subcontractors
    and others to ensure proper operation. Provides accurate project as-built and
    commissioning documentation.

  • Manages costs, billings and
    collections. Completes project billings in a timely and accurate format to the
    client. Maintains profitability goals and positive cash flow.

  • Provides coaching, mentoring and
    technical assistance to System Technicians, Electrical Installers and System
    Designers.  Provides technical assistance to subcontractors.  Ensures
    that delegated tasks are done accurately, on-time, billed, within budget and
    within scope of the contract.

  • Effectively communicates the status
    of projects to management as required and provides monthly forecasts of
    revenue, costs, and gross margin.

  • Sends warranty letter to JCI customer
    upon substantial completion of project and ensures proper execution of

  • Develops project plans and
    coordinates the required resources to ensure timely and cost effective
    installation and completion of assigned projects.

  • Performs site-specific training for
    owner/operator on the total system in full or with assistance. Ensures
    owner/operator has been trained. Provides proper documentation and manuals for
    system operation.

  • Develops and maintains viable
    long-term relationships with contractors, clients, consultants and
    subcontractors.  Attends job progress meetings as required.

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

What we look for


Minimum of a technical Associates Degree with two years of field experience or four years of equivalent related field experience in the HVAC industry. Must have relevant technical hands on experience in systems design and commissioning of digital HVAC controls systems. Must have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-technical audience. Must demonstrate the ability to perform work independently. Strong personal computer skills.  Must have knowledge of control theory and HVAC systems.  


Knowledge of project accounting, costing principals and contracting preferred.


Who we are 

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




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