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Building Automation Engineer - Madison, WI

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #2839

If you're well-versed in Digital Building Automation Control Systems and BAS programming, and have great project management skills, we have an exciting opportunity for you! Come join a thriving Biotech leader as a Building Automation Engineer and grow into the SME across the organization when it comes to Building Automation needs!
Note this role is based out of Madison, WI; full relocation is available. We are not able to consider candidates located outside the United States at this time.


What You'll Do:

As part of the facilities team, you will love working with different groups of individuals ranging from outside vendors to internal customers. With the growing number of buildings on campus, you will collaborate with resources to design, troubleshoot, or manage, facility-related building automation needs. This role will be integral in providing building automation and project management support for Facilities Services to meet organizational goals and objectives. Role responsibilities include:

  • Provide engineering support to facilities maintenance staff with building system operations.
    •  Assist with troubleshooting and analysis of system deficiencies.
    • Engage equipment vendors, engineering consultants and contractors to provide operational improvements or solutions for building system operational deficiencies.
    • Share knowledge and perspectives on building system operations with maintenance staff to help develop and expand expertise and understanding of systems.
  • Manage a wide variety of facility projects from start to finish.
    • Work with customers and stakeholders to help define needs and solutions.
    • Assess change control impact on qualified systems and work with customers, stakeholders, and quality assurance team.
    • Work with management to develop cost estimates and schedules with customers, stakeholders and facilities resources to deliver the projects in a timely and cost effective manner.
    • Coordinate resources with facility maintenance supervisor and/or outside contractors for project implementation.
    • Provide project management direction and assist in decision making to ensure successful project implementation.
    • Collaborate with vendors, engineering consultants, or company facilities to develop design BAS drawings.
    • Leads small to medium size capital projects as required by management team decisions.
    • Develop and implement control sequences of operation and programming.
    • Assist in selection of components for project designs.
    • Update project drawings with as-built system conditions.
  • Assist project engineer manager and facility maintenance staff with the management of campus building systems.
    • Assist with operational management of security, fire alarm, fire protection and safety systems.
    • Proactively identify and correct potential safety and security issues as necessary.
    • Assist in commissioning or recommissioning of new and existing systems to verify and document functional performance.
    • Train and develop skills in the use of the building automation system to provide operational support for maintenance staff. Assist facility engineer manager and maintenance supervisors in the management of the building automation system.
    • Maintain/Manage BAS as-built documentation of building system changes for future reference.
  • Provide engineering support for project engineer manager to assess and manage operational efficiency of building systems.
    • Identify and recommend opportunities for improved efficiency and cost savings.
    • Demonstrates inclusion through their own words and actions and is accountable for a safe workspace. Acts with kindness, curiosity and respect for others.
    • Understands and complies with ethical, legal and regulatory requirements applicable to our business.


  • Represent the company in project discussions/interactions with vendors, consultants, contractors.
  • Present updates on corporate projects/programs to leadership or company employees as required.

What You'll Bring:

  • Minimum Bachelors Degree in a technology related field and 5 years experience with digital building automation control systems in a facilities management or construction related environment.
  • Minimum 2 years experience with BAS programming.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of building systems and equipment including HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection systems, steam and hot water boilers, chillers and refrigeration systems, constant volume and variable volume air handling systems, building automation systems and control sequences.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and successfully accomplish multiple complex projects simultaneously.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Experience with IP and BACnet networking.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Independent self-starter with proven analysis planning, engineering troubleshooting, and project management skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate well with a diverse scientific, business, and tenant staff, and respond quickly and professionally to understand and meet their needs.
  • Experience in a facility with laboratory areas. Experience in engineering related facilities management projects.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated new construction management experience, from design to completion.
  • Experience with HVAC & Central Plant system controls by Siemens (Insight/Desigo CC)
  • Create, revise, and edit project drawings using the latest version of AutoCAD.


Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!
Questions? Contact Ginger Auchter directly at

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