Control Systems Project Engineer
Control Systems Project Engineer (Electrical/Building Management Systems)6-11 month contractOnsite - Herndon, VA 20171*Partially remote to startOverview:Our high-profile client in the eCommerce industry is seeking an experienced Controls Project Engineer with a background in Data Center industry and/or Electrical Management Controls Systems, or Building Management Controls Systems projects for a 6-11 month contract assignment on site in Herndon, VA. This role will not include design work, but the Controls Project Engineer needs a background in controls engineering in order to know the technical side of projects because they will be doing QA/QC and need to be able to understand and check those areas, this person will be involved with checks on site. Making sure the systems work with the technical specifications. Responsibilities:Manage scope of Building Management System (BMS) and Electrical Power Monitoring System (EPMS) for construction of Company data centers by vendors.Manage multiple stakeholder deliverables, requirements and navigate difficult situations.Financially manage BMS and EPMS construction contracts, and assist in procurement related activities including RFQs, responding to RFIs, review of vendors proposal and in issuance of purchase orders.Act as the owner's representative with ability to facilitate cross-functional collaboration between teams.Review and provide feedback on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) drawings.Work under tight project timelines.Perform comprehensive review of various BMS and EPMS submittalsEnsure data center controls are deployed in accordance with scope of work (SOW) and specifications.Attend project related meetings, coordinate with project leaders and regularly report status to Controls Management.Work under tight project timelines.Travel to local sites for supervision of Controls vendor's work.Interpret controls drawings and wiring diagrams.Interpret controls bill of material (BOM).Understand and modify controls logic programming.Understand and modify graphical user interface.Support Controls related Commissioning activities in field.Requirements:8-10+ years: Mix of controls experience and Project management experience, approx. half and half. Combination of experience as a Technical Project Manager and 4 years minimum in Controls.BS./BA degree with 8+ years: Mix of controls experience and Project management experience, approx. half and half.Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent.Ten or more (10) years of experience in project management ( preferably in Controls domain or similar) and/or technical management, preferably as Owner.Experience with industrial controls in critical facilities environments (data center, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, oil & gas, petrochemical, laboratory, power, water etc.).Knowledge of electrical and/or mechanical systems.Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and project management software.Demonstrated understanding of engineering documentation, electrical diagrams and standard operating procedures.Excellent communication skills, teamwork, organizational and problem-solving skills.