Applications Engineer | Midwest

Bridgeview, IL

Responsible for:

Developing engineering submittal packages for any size project, vertical market or difficulty, including; LEED, FDA validated, OSHPD, etc. Providing support to project managers and acting as a technical consultant to our field specialists, electricians, subcontractors, customers and consulting engineers. Works closely with engineering department to develop, maintain, and enforce standards.

Reports to:

Group Operations Manager or Engineering Manager

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develops engineering submittal packages based upon project specifications and drawings in conjunction with proposals and estimates.
  • Maintains pre-existing standards for specific customers in terms of global network and system additions and archives work electronically.
  • Accurately documents all work in a neat, easy-to-read manner.
  • Assists in identifying value engineering opportunities during design and installation.
  • Performs peer-review of engineering deliverables.
  • Facilitates the turnover from Engineering to Specialist providing all updated project information including scope of work and design intent.
  • Assists field personnel with technical coordination, problem solving, and resolving technical issues/questions during installation and startup.
  • Assists Project Managers with coordination of materials including confirming orders, tracking, and receiving.
  • Attend MEP and other technical project meetings as needed.
  • Methodically track and inform PM of engineering/design-related discrepancies between Syserco’s proposed scope of work and the owner/contractor’s project requirements, including: scope gaps, deviations from plans and specs, missed items, scope adds, etc.
  • Provides a complete turnkey system for use by technicians in the development of end-user software packages
  • Assists in maintaining the engineering library and standards
  • Participates in technical discussion and resolves technical problems
  • Assign, monitor and review tasks of support engineers when their labor is required to meet the general engineer’s project deadlines.
  • Consistent, clear, professional, and engaged communication with internal and external customers. Ensure quality, timeliness and completeness of work performed within budget.
  • Adhere to Syserco’s Policies and Procedures, HR, Safety Plan and others

Skills and Abilities: 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of HVAC DDC controls theory, applications and systems
  • Knowledge of electrical systems
  • Detailed oriented and organized
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised

Physical Requirements:

  • Operation of standard office equipment including utilizing pertinent software applications and use of computer equipment for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to sit, stand, bend, climb and lift, push or carry items less than 50 lbs. around office and on occasion job sites.
  • Valid IL drivers’ license with ability to drive and operate a vehicle is required.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Engineering Undergraduate Degree, AA Degree in Applied Technology or Equivalence in combination between work experience and education.
  • Construction, HVAC and mechanical and electrical systems knowledge.
  • Computer literate and proficient in AutoCAD, MS Excel, graphics enhancement programs, networks and windows operating systems. Strong HVAC, electrical and mechanical systems knowledge.
  • Salary range: $85,000 to $130,000

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About Syserco

At Syserco, people come first. Awarded Best Place to Work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal, we attract and retain the best talent in the business. We have one goal—to deliver superior energy management solutions and systems that simplify operations, enhance comfort, and reduce energy costs.

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