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System Specialist, Building Automation

Houston, TX

System Specialist Position Responsibilities‚Äč

  • Performs the verification of the system database and programming, ensuring consistency with the scope of work and engineered sequence of operations
  • Configures building infrastructure networks to facilitate the integration of smart building technologies.
  • Supports troubleshooting and resolution of inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations
  • Performs the set-up and configuration of network devices, workstations and user interfaces
  • Commissions proper network performance
  • Performs operational testing, verification, and acceptance providing reports to review system operation
  • Participate in final inspection and testing in coordination with 3rd party commissioning authorities
  • Ensure customer acceptance and participate in customer training on system operations
  • Complete and submit written reports, and provide field modifications and control system documents to engineering for as-built drawings

System Specialist Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in electronics or equivalent experience, preferred
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in Mechanical Systems, Facilities Management, Networking, or IT, and a minimum of two (2) years' experience writing computer programs and working with software applications related to Building Automation Systems (BAS).
  • Excellent customer service skills. Good verbal and written communications skills. Skilled in PC applications and in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs
  • The primary work location is on active commercial construction sites. Candidates will need to be able to perform physical activities including lifting, carrying, climbing ladders, climbing stairs. Candidates will also need to adhere to safety guideline and requirements as established by company policies and practices
  • Proven experience in the integration of low-voltage building sub-systems using various industry protocols, such as BACNet, LON, Modbus, KNX, XML, etc.
  • Siemens programming certification, ABB programming certification, Niagara N4/AX certification, Tridium certification or other automation vendor professional certification (advanced programming certification preferred with Siemens and Tridium).


  • Health + Life Insurance

    DAC offers a cost-effective, comprehensive package of medical, dental and vision options for all employees. Employees are also eligible for company-provided and buy-up disability and life insurance options.

  • Paid Time Off

    DAC provides paid time off for all employees with escalating accruals for tenure.

  • Profit Sharing

    Our success is based on the hard work of our people, and we provide a profit sharing program to reward them.

  • Retirement Savings

    We provide a 401K retirement savings program supported by a leading, global financial services firm, with matching company contributions.

  • Supplemental Insurance

    In addition to traditional insurance, DAC has collaborated with industry leading partners to provide employees supplemental options for life and health insurance.

  • Professional Development

    We encourage our people to excel in their careers and offer a reimbursement program to support their education, certifications and professional growth.