Baker Group Systems Engineer in Ankeny, Iowa
Baker Group, the Midwest’s leading provider of critical building infrastructure systems, is expanding its team of more than 800 dedicated professionals. Headquartered in Ankeny, Iowa, Baker Group is the recognized leader in developing and deploying a variety of systems for commercial and industrial clients. With special expertise in Mechanical, HVAC, Plumbing, Piping, Electrical, Sheet Metal, Automation, Access Control, Security Cameras, Parking Revenue Control, Fire Alarm design and 24/7/365 Service, our team includes the breadth of skills required in the construction of highly technical, special-use buildings like hospitals, educational facilities, corporate office buildings, data centers, industrial facilities and research laboratories. To learn more about our company and our career opportunities, please visit www.thebakergroup.com .
Do you care about people and possess a passion for service? Do you love what you do and leap at the opportunity to solve complex challenges with equal parts creativity and teamwork? Are you mentally tough and excited by the prospect of exceeding expectations? Do you proudly take ownership in your work in a way that pushes you to partner with leadership to accomplish long-term goals and move your organization forward? If your answer to these questions is a resounding “Yes!” we want to visit with you about a career at the Baker Group
The Systems Engineer-Automation will work with the engineering and leadership teams to assist with the direction of strategic initiatives that improve delivery and quality, as well as reducing costs. Maintain and grow the “Client for Life” concept for existing and new clients. Performs related work as required.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The following duties are typical for this job. These are not to be constructed as exclusive or all inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Provide sales support as needed to assist project manager / sales to obtain more work. Assists in customer demos, estimating work, product application information and creation of proposals
Ensures employee satisfaction by continual coordination and communication
Responsible for executing scope and pointing out opportunities for items above and beyond contracted scope of work
Responsible for understanding and adhering to contract terms and conditions
Act as the subject matter (SME) expert for Designer Suite engineering tool. Work with Team to develop best practice library and smart shapes. Create format for consistent look and content of our engineering submittals
Act as the SME for Tridium, Alerton, and Schneider Electric products, assist project management with road maps for estimating migration of existing controls as well as future direction on new systems
Produce engineering and project control submittals utilizing Baker Group’s standard engineering software, select Baker Group’s standard parts when applicable, and producing control submittal with necessary information as per Baker Group’s standard control submittal format
Collaborate with engineering team to review product standards, control submittal formats, and any other items as necessary related to engineering control systems
Partner with engineering team and field electricians / technicians to continually improve our engineering process, accuracy, and quality.
Work with project managers, engineering team and mechanical design engineers to develop sequence of operations for equipment.
Re-estimate projects based upon engineered control submittals.
Provide as built documentation for operation and maintenance after the project completion
Assist with updating our as built process for a better quality product.
Initiate and / or participate turnover meetings to engineering and field discussing project scope, safety, timelines, etc.
Utilize and enhance company standard documents for business development, pre-proposal checklists, project tracking, field labor scheduling, turnovers, subcontracts, purchase orders, warranty, etc.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
4 year Technical Degree OR
Equivalent experience in the Building Automation (DDC) industry may be substituted for this requirement
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Good communication skills
Ability to work while minimally supervised and at times unsupervised
Understand numerous computer operating systems and drafting applications
Advanced knowledge of computers
Excellent typing skills
At any given time, may be exposed to:
Normal office conditions
EQUIPMENT / TOOLS
PPE when required (hard hat, safety vest, gloves, steel toe boots)
Computer operating systems
Baker Group offers a competitive compensation, excellent benefits, including ESOP, and a positive work environment. Wage is dependent on experience.
Baker Group is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.
All positions are contingent upon successfully completing a drug test.
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