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Controls Project Specialist

Company: Trane Technologies
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

At Trane TechnologiesTM and through our businesses including Trane - and Thermo King -, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what's possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.Trane in Austin, TX is hiring an HVAC Controls Project Specialist! This is a critical role on our team, and we are looking for someone with in-depth knowledge of & field experience with HVAC / Building Automation Systems (BAS) Controls. This is a hybrid role, with responsibilities encompassing project management, field technician work, and some design/engineering.SUMMARYResponsible for the commissioning, diagnosis, and repair of environmental-control systems, utilizing knowledge of electronics, direct digital control, airflow, hydronics, refrigeration theory, and control techniques. May also be responsible for hardware and software design activities for small building automation systems, utilizing engineering principles and practices for work on assigned projects. In addition, this role is responsible for projects that have the following criteria:

  • Small or fast track Controls projects as defined by the local office.
  • Controls Direct and Indirect projects that have strategic value in the District Office.
  • Financial responsibility for the project - scope of work, schedule and budget.
  • Able to manage multiple vendors and one subcontractor.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other functions may be assigned.
    • Responsible for end to end testing, downloading programming, starting up, commissioning, and servicing on assigned projects.
    • Plans and analyzes assigned projects, establishes schedules and project parameters and sets procedures to accomplish system objectives, involving complex contracting applications.
    • Meets with contractors and owners to discuss scope of project; budgets; performance; and close-out.
    • Examines and reviews contracts and estimates by performing risk analysis and developing risk plans.
    • Responsible for maintaining the project budget to forecasted values.
    • Prepares sub-contractor request for quotation's (RFQ) including: scope statements; plans and milestone dates; specs; bonding requirements; and billing schedule of values.
    • Receives and qualifies subcontractor proposals; supervises work of project assigned staff, subcontractors and installers.
    • Responsible for project cash-flow management: progress billing, collections support and monitoring, and resource management.
    • Responsible for change order management by recommending solutions, facilitating quotes and closing orders.
    • Records parts, material, labor, and other cost data per assignment and returns unused resources.
    • Documents work by completing paperwork on each job, including daily time, progress, and duration; and maintaining files.Requirements:
      • HVAC Controls technical expertise.
      • Must possess a valid driver's license for a minimum of 12 months, with no major or frequent traffic violations including, but not limited to:
        • DUI, Hit & Run, License Suspension, Reckless / Careless Driving or multiple smaller infractions or preventable collisions in the previous 3 years.We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

Keywords: Trane Technologies, Austin , Controls Project Specialist, Other , Austin, Texas

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