Application Engineer - Building Automation

HVAC Concepts Ashburn, VA

HVAC Concepts, a leading Building Automation and Systems Integrator, is looking for an Application Engineer to join our growing team!

This position will be responsible for utilizing programming tools, standards and procedures, and their knowledge of building systems and applications to develop program instructions for DDC controllers and front-end user interface on projects. They will work alongside Project Managers and Field Technicians assigned to a project to fulfill the project requirements. Programming will include the setup of user interface and/or browser-based systems using Tridium’s Niagara Framework.  

Our ideal candidate will be able to incorporate a sequence of operations into a device and/or workstation application that meets all project requirements.


  • Minimum of 3 years experience with DDC, building automation systems, or other control systems
  • 2 or 4-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related field is preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of software and computer language used to operate Tridium Niagara Framework (Java/HTML). Niagara AX certification is a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of various communications protocols used in the industry including BACnet, Lonworks and Modbus
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel to customer job sites, as needed
  • Travel is based on job needs and typically local


  • Competitive Hourly Wage
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holiday Pay

A typical day may include:

  • Under minimal supervision, complete assigned projects, programming, and commissioning and project turnover per contract obligations
  • Act as a technical resource to the project’s team and customer, as needed
  • Assist with solutions to systems problems, either troubleshooting the system or advising others on how to resolve problems
  • Assist in performing required commissioning documentation
  • Provide accurate information for closeout documents including as-built drawings ·
  • Provide customer or end-user training on system operation
  • Report problems or changes to supervisor or management
  • Perform self-study (reading, research, and practice) to obtain technical proficiency on required products and application
  • Lead, direct, and teach BAS Implementers to assist in the successful implementation of projects
  • Adhere to safety standards and local and national codes, with a high degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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