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Applications Engineer - Building Automation

Cowles Search Seattle, WA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Your role:
The core role of the Controls Applications Engineer is responsible to develop the applicable control
system solution in coordination with the project specifications and proposal.

Your tasks:
 Development of DDC control system submittal and installation drawings to meet contractual
requirements. Includes: sequence of operations, bill of materials, valve/damper schedules,
wiring diagrams, network architecture.
 Development of application software for DDC system operations and graphics based on
approved submittal.
 Coordinate control system installation and resolution of installation challenges with project
manager and subcontractor.
 Revise control system documentation to reflect as-built condition.
 Occasionally provide services in the field to assist project manager with special
programming and/or integration assistance.

Your skills:
 5 years (minimum) experience in controls (DDC) market.
 Proficient in planning, layout and integration of DDC controls into all inter-related electrical,
electronic and control sub-systems on commercial and industrial systems
 Experience working directly with mechanical engineers and contractors.
 Must be able to articulate with good written and oral communications skills.
 Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Visio, Word and Outlook. Experience with
AutoCAD software.
 Field experience with installation, startup & troubleshooting DDC systems working for
controls system manufacturer or representative.

Cowles Search

Why Work Here?

Cowles Search is a uniquely focused recruiting firm in the building systems arena.

Cowles Search does most of its work in the field of HVAC controls, building automation, plus fire/life-safety/security and contracting in general all around the United States. Primarily, the roles we fill are for Controls Engineers, Controls Technicians, and Sales Engineers. We will also work to recruit for Project Managers and other related roles in HVAC, building systems, contracting and energy conservation. Our common client is a Controls Contractor, anywhere from a 10-person company to a $100M company with hundreds of employees, and from small markets to very large metropolitan markets. In many markets, we are placing fire alarm, life safety and security (card access and CCTV) salespeople, system designers, IT/Network electricians, inspectors and management/leaders.


Seattle, WA, USA
Seattle, WA