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Controls Project Engineer, US ADC Controls at Amazon Web Services

Controls Project Engineer, US ADC Controls

Amazon Web Services Herndon, VA Full-Time


Job summary

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems. We're using the latest cloud computing technologies and helping these groups understand application architectures and integration approaches.

As part of the global controls team, you will work with highly motivated engineers, experts and innovators in the data center industry. You will be responsible for innovating, deploying and optimizing the automation systems within the data centers. Automation systems consist of building management system (BMS) and electrical power monitoring system (EPMS). Using Amazon leadership principles, you will develop new processes and standards while innovating in the controls space.

You will also be able to grow your career on technical or management track.

As a Controls Project Engineer you will:

Manage scope, schedule and execution of BMS and EPMS improvement projects in AWS data centers.

Develop BMS & EPMS related projects scope of work, schedule, budget, Level of Efforts (LOE) to the projects requested by various stakeholders.

Review controls sequence of operation and provide feedback to design.

Financially manage BMS and EPMS improvement projects and assist in procurement related activities including RFQs, responding to RFIs, review of vendors proposal and issuance of purchase orders.

Perform comprehensive review of various BMS and EPMS projects submittals.

Participate in AWS global on-call schedule to provide immediate BMS and EPMS technical support to in-service data centers.

Ensure data center controls are deployed in accordance with scope of work (SOW) and specifications.

Provide onsite management of vendor work and training the internal customers.

Manage multiple stakeholder deliverables, requirements and navigate difficult situations.

Review and provide feedback on mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP) drawings.

Attend project related meetings, approve vendor invoices, coordinate with project leaders and regularly report status to Controls and Operations management.

Work under tight project timelines and handling multiple projects simultaneously.

Interpret controls drawings and wiring diagrams.

Interpret and develop controls bill of material (BOM).

Understand and modify controls logic programming.

Understand and modify graphical user interface.

Support Controls related Commissioning activities in the data centers.

Frequently visit the data centers during execution of project and development of scope.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.


  1. B.S. in Electrical, Mechanical, or other related engineering degrees as well as 5 years Controls related experience; or Associates degree and 7 years of Controls related experience; or High School diploma with 10 years of Controls related experience

  2. Experience with industrial controls in critical environment (data center, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, oil & gas, petrochemical, laboratory, power, water etc.).

  3. A minimum of two (2) years of experience in Controls or Electrical construction project management, coordination with multiple teams or vendors to meet project requirements.

  4. Current, active US Government Security Clearance of Top Secret or above


M.S. in Mechanical, Electrical, or other related engineering degrees as well as 5 years related experience

Six (6) years of experience in project management/coordination (preferably in Controls domain) and/or technical management, preferably as Owner.

Multiple years of experience designing, configuring, programming, installing, troubleshooting or servicing BMS and EPMS applications specific controllers, softwares and networks.

Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent.

Experience with management of change.

Knowledge of electrical and/or mechanical systems.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and project management software.

Demonstrated understanding of engineering documentation, electrical diagrams and standard operating procedures.

Excellent communication skills, teamwork, organizational and problem-solving skills.

Ability to create complex dependency schedules.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Controls Project Engineer, US ADC Controls

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