Controls Systems Engineer

Minot ND Johnson Controls International

This position will not offer visa sponsorship now or in the future.

Build your best future with the Johnson Controls team 

As a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet.  Join a winning team that enables you to build your best future! Our teams are uniquely positioned to support a multitude of industries across the globe. You will have the opportunity to develop yourself through meaningful work projects and learning opportunities. We strive to provide our employees with an experience, focused on supporting their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Become a member of the Johnson Controls family and thrive in an empowering company culture where your voice and ideas will be heard – your next great opportunity is just a few clicks away! 

What we offer 

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid vacation/holidays/sicktime- 15 days of vacation first year

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care – Available day one

  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment

  • Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy

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What you will do 

The Controls System Engineer is responsible for the design, configuration, and operation of complete HVAC building control systems to meet the intent of the project requirements. The Engineer develops complex software programs, commissioning and solving to ensure proper operations of the building control system. Provides detailed information and submittals to communicate design and operation to customers, consultants, Johnson Controls field installation team and subcontractors. 

How you will do it 

  • Designs and configures technically complex building control systems as defined by the contract documents. Creates flow diagrams, sequence of operations, bill of material, network layouts and electrical schematics as required. 

  • Develops and tests software programs necessary to operate the system per the intent of the project requirements. 

  • Selects, orders, and tracks the delivery of materials for assigned projects.  Coordinates factory-mounting processes to meet factory and project schedule. 

  • Assists in the loading and commissioning of all system and network-level controllers as required. Assists in validation of complete system functionality and solves problems with subcontractors and other trades to ensure proper operation. 

  • Provides field change information to the project team for the creation of as-built drawings and software. 

  • Keeps management and JCI contractor or customer informed of job progress and issues. 

  • Assists in performing site-specific training for owner / operator on the total building control system. 

  • Participates in release meeting with project field team.  Performs value engineering to provide cost effective results while maintaining customer satisfaction. 

  • May provide work direction to Systems Design Assistants. 

  • Adheres to safety standards.  High degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety 

  • Accountable to field teams for quality, timeliness and efficiency of designs. 

What we look for 


  • University degree and 1 year suggested minimum experience, or 2 year degree and 6 years suggested minimum experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the construction or HVAC industry.  

  • Experience of control theory, automatic temperature controls, building automation systems and other building subsystems.  

  • Demonstrated experience in the integration of low voltage building sub-systems using various industry protocols (i.e., LON, BacNet, etc.). 

  • Ability to relate technical knowledge to a non-technical audience. Demonstrated advanced computer skills required, particularly computer-related drafting tools. 

This role is located in Minot, North Dakota.



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