1+ months

Controls Engineer

Tempe, AZ 85281
At kW Mission Critical Engineering, a WSP company which specializes in the design of Mission Critical Data Centers throughout the US as well as world wide,  we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
We are a global leader in the practice of structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineering and related specialty services for the built environment. Our work is embedded in the residences we live in, the healthcare facilities we rely on for routine medical procedures to life saving feats of medicine, the skyscrapers and buildings we work in, and the operations of our buildings.
kW Mission Critical Engineering is currently initiating a search for a Controls Engineer for our Tempe, Arizona office.
Be involved in projects with our Buildings Systems Team and be a part of a growing organization that meets our client’s objectives and solves their challenges. At WSP, we are driven by inspiring the right people to be part of our future-focused business objectives. Our devotion to teamwork has allowed us to build communities and expand our skylines. Here at WSP, anything is within our reach- and yours as a WSP employee. Come join us and help shape the future!
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Works in a team or independently, planning and executing engineering tasks within projects
  • Demonstrates significant understanding of the range of services provided by the kW MCE engineering teams & related practices.
  • Independently, under general supervision, supports the team during proposal design, and construction stages of projects
  • Leads the controls design of complex projects
  • Work within multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners.
  • Attendance of client meetings.
  • Lead and manage a team of entry-level and junior engineers
  • Collaboration and coordination with internal project discipline team members
  • Collaboration and coordination with equipment vendors and manufacturers
  • Communicate complex control and monitoring concepts and decisions to clients and stakeholders. 
  • Listen to complex mechanical & electrical engineering requirements and integrate into larger facility controls and monitoring designs.
  • Interact regularly with clients, which includes maintaining current relationships and developing new relationships
  • Lead meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Works independently & researches & recommends of fundamental components identified in mechanical designs
  • Provide oversight of all aspects of mechanical design, review systems, drawings prior to issuance
  • Scheduling and selecting major equipment
  • Automatic temperature controls system design and specification
  • Development of project specifications.
  • Survey and evaluation of existing conditions.
  • Performance of construction administration.


Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with mechanical building systems emphasis
  • 5+ years of experience in designing control systems for the high performing, commercial, industrial or mission critical/data center buildings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with applicable software packages including AutoCAD, Revit
  • Knowledge of building, mechanical, electrical and energy codes.
  • Ability to organize and present design information to project staff
  • Attention to detail, highly organized, self-starter 
  • Ability to travel to project sites
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to WSP’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Proven track record of upholding workplace safety and ability to abide by WSP’s health, safety and drug/alcohol and harassment policies
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Engineer (PE)
  • Mission Critical/Data Center experience highly preferred
  • Experience with international projects
WSP USA is the U.S. operating company of one of the world's leading engineering and professional services firms. Dedicated to serving local communities, we are engineers, planners, technical experts, strategic advisors and construction management professionals. WSP USA designs lasting solutions in the transportation, buildings, energy, water and environment sectors. With nearly 9,500 people in 150 offices across the U.S., we partner with our clients to help communities prosper. www.wsp.com/usa
WSP provides a comprehensive suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and retirement savings focused on a providing health and financial stability throughout the employee’s career.
At WSP, we want to give our employees the challenges they seek to grow their careers and knowledge base.  Your daily contributions to your team will be a key piece in our meeting client objectives, goals and challenges.  Are you ready to get started? 
WSP USA Inc., WSP USA Buildings Inc., and WSP USA Services Inc. (collectively “WSP USA”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Race/Age/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disability or Protected Veteran Status
The selected candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.


Posted: 2021-03-18 Expires: 2021-05-09

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