Building Automation Systems Application Engineer

This is a full-time office/field based position. Using company software tools and procedures, the candidate will be expected to program controllers, integrate to third party systems, create graphics, and execute functional performance testing for commissioning agents on our Building Automation Systems (BAS) to meet contractual requirements and project goals.


  • Programs and commissions Local DDC I/O and network controllers and the BAS front end computers per sequences of operation and contract documents
  • Integrates to 3rd party systems/equipment such as BACnet, LON, and Modbus on Chillers, Boilers, VFD’s, Generators, Rooftop Units (RTU’s), etc.
  • Follows company established programming standards and precedents.
  • Provides onsite and offsite technical support during installation, start-up, commissioning and turnover processes.
  • Participates in onsite walk-throughs, formal commissioning and customer demonstration/ training on assigned projects.
  • Organizes and maintains job folder and updates pertinent project related information.
  • Completes all project closeout documentation, including program backups and as-built drawings.
  • Completes assigned projects on time, within budget, and per contractual requirements.
  • Writes progress reports to the Project Manager and participates in progress meetings as directed.


  • Excellent communication skills-both written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate on both a customer and management level.
  • High degree of motivation, self-direction, commitment and integrity.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with strong team orientation.


  • BS Building Automation Systems, BS Mechanical Engineering, BS Electrical Engineering, Associates Degree in Building Automation Systems (BAS), Electronics or equivalent job experience in the controls industry.
  • 5+ years of experience programming BAS and integrating with third party equipment.
  • Advanced computer skills, including creating graphics for commercial BAS graphical user interfaces.
  • Solid knowledge and practical experience with Computer Networks and advanced knowledge and practical experience of BAS Networks.
  • Advanced knowledge of the controls concepts and strategies for commercial building HVAC mechanical systems.
  • Strong understanding of commercial building Mechanical & Electrical operations.
  • Understanding and practical experience with the Electrical and Electronics concepts associated with BAS Direct Digital Control Systems (DDC).
  • Experience programming any of the following product lines is preferred: Tridium Niagara  (Ax, R2, and N4), Siemens Talon, Honeywell WEBS, Schneider Electric I/A Series Control Systems, and  Struxureware.
  • Ability to proficiently read Mechanical and Electrical blueprints.

Parallel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Depending upon the position you may be required to join a Union under the Minnesota Limited Energy Agreement.

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