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Controls Engineer I

Company: TDIndustries, Ltd.
Location: Dallas
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Prepares and maintains detailed design drawings, schematics and submittal documents typically using computer-aided design software. Works closely with design originators (e.g., engineers, designers) to resolve design details or discrepancies or to prepare drawings of unusual, complex or original designs which require a high degree of precision using computer-aided drafting (CAD) or computer-aided engineering (CAE) equipment. Creates, modifies and controls detailed two- and three-dimensional parts and assembly drawings from engineers' and technicians' sketches, plans and written and verbal instructions. Develops and maintains drafting standards and procedures. Evaluates and recommends purchase of CAD/CAE-related computer hardware and software.

Company Overview

Established in 1946, TDIndustries has developed into one of America's premier Mechanical Construction and Facility Services companies serving clients through the full life-cycle of a facility, to include engineering, construction, operations and maintenance. For 70 years, our employee-owned company has provided innovative services that optimize the performance of world-class mechanical and electrical systems that serve healthcare facilities, hotels, schools, sports arenas, mission critical facilities and industrial complexes and other essential institutions.

Our employees, whom we call "Partners" are the heart of our success and what sets us apart from our competitors. FORTUNE Magazine recognized TDIndustries as one of the "100 Best Places to Work", "Top 50 Training Organizations" and "Top 30 Companies to Retire From" due to our solid commitment to the personal and professional development of each employee.

Essential Duties

  • Designs Building Automation Systems for commercial, institutional and industrial projects. Uses trade knowledge of valve and actuator sizing, capacity, network topology and routing, etc. and engineering principles in the design effort.
  • Uses AUTOCAD and vendor specific engineering tool sets to draft and model building automation systems. Assists with completing schematic designs for quantity take-offs. Ensures design, shop and record drawings comply with company policies and procedures, including document management.
  • Performs a variety of technical calculations such as control valve and actuator sizing, controller point and memory capacities, etc.
  • Interfaces with vendors for technical support and equipment selection based on size requirements, specific equipment selected and proposed equipment layout.
  • Assists in performing site surveys to document existing job site conditions for use in design documents and drawings. Ensures that all designs conform to all applicable codes.
  • Reviews architectural and structural drawings for their impact on mechanical systems.
  • Conducts research for compliance, codes changes, best practices etc.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

Associate's Degree in Mechanical Design Technology or related field is preferred.

LEED, CEM or CPD certification is preferred.

0-2 years of experience in controls design.

CAD skills required.

Must have trade knowledge of building automation systems and engineering principles.

Solid understanding of mechanical design fundamentals and practices.

Customer focused, results-oriented professional and strong team player.

Self-starter that demonstrates initiative.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and stay organized.

Keywords: TDIndustries, Ltd., Dallas , Controls Engineer I, Other , Dallas, Texas

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