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Senior Project Engineer - I & C

Affiliated Engineers, Inc. San Francisco, CA
  • Posted: August 24, 2019
  • Full-Time

Affiliated Engineers, Inc. (AEI) is a collaborative community of about 650 resourceful, creative professionals who plan, design, and deliver high-performance systems for organizations that improve lives and contribute to a sustainable future in Healthcare, Science & Technology (S&T), Mission Critical, Energy & Utilities (E&U), Commissioning and more.

We have a great opportunity for you to join AEI in a Senior Project Engineer - Instrumentation and Controls role in our San Francisco office.
Here is what we have in store for you:

In this role, you will be involved with the development building system P&IDs, system architectures, specifications, instrument points lists, control sequences, and other associated building automation system design documentation. Other responsibilities include consultation on intelligent buildings and building automation, attending design meetings, performing field surveys and reviewing vendor submittals. You will also be responsible for developing innovative and unique control solutions to align with project, client, and project partner's needs which includes:
+ Works collaboratively with the client and project partners to identify project technical requirements and user needs and offers technically sound advice and innovative solutions.
+ Performs system calculations, and sizing and selection of system components.
+ Reviews the layout of systems and equipment with project team members, project partners and clients.
+ Understands interpersonal dynamics of working with co-workers, and project partners, and responds appropriately seeking support as needed.
+ Contributes to the development of design budgets and schedules.
+ Anticipates, identifies, and plans design work required to meet project deadlines. Effectively adapts to changing needs and priorities. Raises day-to-day and long-term, budget, and quality issues with the appropriate people (Project Engineers, and Department Facilitator) in a constructive manner.
+ Delegates work, identifies specific tasks, and balances work for BIM Staff, Interns, Engineer I, Engineer II in order to meet client demands and project deadlines. Reviews work for completeness and accuracy.
+ Uses effective written communication skills to prepare meeting notes, create and edit design specifications,
+ Responds to Requests for Information (RFIs) incorporating information from project documents, specifications, shop drawings and design criteria.
+ Reads relevant project correspondence and maintains proper filing structures.
+ Performs quality review of own work and participates in additional quality efforts as assigned.
+ Travels to job sites to perform field verifications and field surveys.
+ Works to establish a positive working relationship with project partners based on competence, trust and respect.
+ Participates in the advancement of discipline practices, processes and tools as assigned. Actively shares lessons learned and suggests continuous improvement initiatives within the Instrumentation and Controls discipline.

What you will need to Succeed:

+ BSEE/ME or equivalent experience.
+ 8+ years of experience specializing in Building Automation Systems with an understanding of the following:
+ Mechanical HVAC systems including air, steam and hydronic systems.
+ Interface between building automation and auxiliary building systems like lab controls, air quality monitoring, fire alarm, security systems, lighting, power metering.
+ Central plant optimization.
+ Centralized collection and storage of building information to be used for trending, fault detection, calculation of key performance indicators, and other types of analysis.

+ Detailed, hands-on knowledge, of Building Automation Systems and Intelligent Building SCADA systems.
+ Experience with industrial networks and communication protocols.
+ Experience with CAD or BIM drafting software such as: AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD P&ID, Plant 3D, Revit.
+ Ability to travel for client meetings, field survey, commissioning, and startup support.

What sets you apart:

+ Excellent perceptual, conceptual and interpretive skills.
+ Strong commitment to service excellence.
+ Strong spoken and written communication skills.
+ Excellent organization and time management skills.
+ Quick technical comprehension and motivation focused on client outcomes.
+ Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
+ Effective working individually and within team environments.

What AEI brings:

+ AEI passionately invests in our employees by providing a collaborative, innovative work environment and the opportunity for personal and professional growth working among the brightest minds in the industry
+ An appreciation for its employees and a culture that reflects that. We promote a flexible work environment, a focus on our communities and the world around us all while providing you with the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects.
+ An exceptional benefit package as well as a year-end bonus based on company profits, individual responsibility, and performance.
We provide the tools and a support system to ensure a thriving career. If this environment and opportunity to work on world-changing projects aligns with your goals, we would love to meet you.

Come work with us!

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AEI is proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled

ID: 2019-2636
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Street: 123 Mission Street

Affiliated Engineers, Inc.


San Francisco, CA
94103 USA

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