Senior Controls Engineer in Dulles, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Southland Industries Inc.   •  

Dulles, VA 20101

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Position Description Summary:

The Senior Controls Engineer is responsible for the design, development and integration of all hardware drawings and software components as required to produce, complete, and fully functional building automation systems for assigned projects.

What you'll do:

  • Reviews Hardware Design plans, specifications and sales proposals for assigned projects and prepare engineering plans.
  • Generates Visio control drawings and project submittal documents as required, creates sequence of operations for different systems/equipment, and selects products, controllers and end devices as needed to perform required control sequences.
  • Understands and clearly illustrates wiring diagrams for selected end devices
  • Generates valve Schedule, Damper schedule, Points List, and Checkout Sheets, etc. as required on assigned project.
  • Attends meetings with owner, design engineer, and other parties as required and provides Valued Engineering ideas to the team
  • Works closely with the software specialist to select the appropriate software packages, servers, and workstations for assigned projects, along with documenting the work done.
  • Works closely with software specialist to select the appropriate products to integrate with multi-vendor HVAC control systems and electrical systems
  • Creates operations and maintenance manuals and prepares all training materials for customer.

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology, or a closely related Engineering field
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in DDC controls, or building automation design
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation including sequence of operations, technical product literature, programming manuals and specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of the latest versions of AutoCAD and MS Visio, knowledge of commonly used networks and network topologies, and familiarity with NEC code for Class 2 wiring
  • Knowledge of building mechanical and electrical equipment functions and use, HVAC systems controls applications, hardware and software products.
  • Ability to function independently from daily supervision.


As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

If you're someone with a true passion for our industry, we're looking for you to be our next Enviser©! At Envise, we seek people that don't just follow a career path, but blaze their own. People who want to apply innovation to their problem solving and embrace the concept of full collaboration between disciplines work at Envise. We appreciate the spirit of integrity and entrepreneurialism with which our people act, and have learned that the more opportunity we allow our employees, the greater the results. Each part of our business is interconnected and requires input from others, which has led to the collaborative setting from which we thrive. Join our team and become a part of an organization that values work-life balance, community, and exceptional quality of work.

Envise is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

** All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check, and professional reference checks. **

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Valid Through: 2019-10-18