Controls Engineer
Amazon.com
Cape Town, ZA
15d ago

Join a team of talented controls engineers to pioneer the next generation of automation systems for AWS data centers. We are passionate about controls and get our energy through challenge, innovation and design.

Success is measured against the possible, not the probable, and we strive to find answers to every unknown.

As part of the global controls engineering team, you will work with highly motivated experts and innovators in the data center industry.

You will drive multiple projects, including multimillion dollar controls deployments and retrofitting legacy buildings. Utilizing Amazon Leadership principles, you will develop new processes or standards and test new innovations in the controls space.

Success as a controls engineer is measured by :

  • Driving the controls lifecycle
  • Developing project scope, specifications, engineering drawings
  • Deciphering mechanical, electrical and plumbing drawings
  • Having an understanding of HVAC equipment and technology
  • Ensuring systems are deployed and commissioned to Amazon standards
  • Innovating and simplifying the deployment process
  • Servicing and maintaining buildings in your area of ownership
  • Striving for frugality throughout the project lifecycle
  • Maintaining a strong customer focus and translating customer needs into solutions
  • Removing road blocks during project execution
  • Being a technical subject matter expert for internal customers
  • Working autonomously and know when to request assistance
  • Promptly identifying answers to unknowns
  • Overseeing vendors to execute work
  • Evaluating vendor performance
  • Analyzing proposals and participate in vendor selection
  • Traveling domestically or internationally to manage your projects
  • Participating in on-call support rotation

  • Understanding of electrical diagrams, control diagrams, building operations, control circuits, industrial HVAC
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to clearly communicate both through written and verbal interactions
  • Oversight of multiple vendor contracts
  • Managed projects with a budget over $500,000 annually
  • Financially responsible for maintaining project budget
  • Minimum 2 years’ of experience with one or more of the following products :
  • Siemens : Apogee / Disego, Honeywell : Building Controls / Trend, Schneider Electric : PowerLogic / Struxureware, Rockwell Automation : FactoryTalk, Tridium Niagra, Eaton : Foreseer, ABB : Decathalon, Johnson Controls : Metasys
  • Power User Level Windows Skill Set

  • Demonstrated success in leading teams in construction or development environment
  • Project Management Professional
  • Managed projects with a budget over $2 million annually
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with a combination of the following products :
  • Siemens : Apogee / Disego, Honeywell : Building Controls / Trend, Schneider Electric : PowerLogic / Struxureware, Rockwell Automaton : FactoryTalk, Tridium Naigra, Eaton : Foreseer, ABB : Decathalon, Johnson Controls : Metasys
  • Power User Level Windows Skill Set
  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally
  • B.S. in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, HVAC, or other related engineering degree
  • Five (5) years related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Amazon is an equal opportunities employer, and we value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

    Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas.

    In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates.

    We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.

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