Sr. Building Automation Engineer
Long Island, NY  / Kings Point, NY 
Posted 14 days ago
Job Description

The Building People, LLC, has a position open for an experienced Senior Building Automation Specialist. BAS technicians support a building's management, tenants, and systems by managing BAS equipment and technologies. A BAS technician's primary duties include:

  • Monitoring BAS components for HVAC, plumbing, electricity, computer networking, lighting, and security.
  • Working with building managers, tenants, and visitors to provide a safe and comfortable experience inside the building.
  • Working with architects, engineers, contractors, and other professionals to maintain or expand the building's features and capacities.
  • Collaborating with BAS vendors and solution to use the data from BAS components to improve a building's performance or reduce its operating cost.
  • Perform Preventative Maintenance and Commissioning tests on complete automation systems.
  • Make recommendations for systems upgrades and efficiency of operations.

  • Required Experience & Skills
  • Extensive knowledge of multiple brands of manufactures of Building Automation Hardware and Software.
  • 5 years Tridium Niagara integration experience.
  • 5 years hands on troubleshooting and diagnostics of proprietary and non-proprietary control systems.
  • Recent experience working on US Federal Properties, Projects, and systems.
  • Troubleshooting, testing, and repairing/replacing automation equipment that manages a building's comfort, efficiency, and safety.
  • Troubleshooting electrical control signals to verify operations.
  • Troubleshooting programming via computer control software to verify proper operations.
  • Extensive knowledge of HVAC operations and systems.
  • Ability to pass 7-year background investigation for access to US Federal Owned facilities, Property and Systems.

Preferred Education

  • Any Manufacture of Building Automation Controls Training Certification.
  • Niagara Certification preferred.
  • Any HVAC training/certifications.

*Our positions may require a background screening and clearance directly from the Government.


Competitive benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Medical & Rx
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Life Insurance/AD&D
  • Long Term Disability and Short-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay

All positions require a background check after acceptance of our offer. The selected candidate will be eligible to begin employment before the background check has been finalized. However, continued employment will be contingent upon the results of your reference/background check from The Building People, LLC. Your position may require special credentialing, clearance, and access as a condition of employment. In the event the government or client does not sponsor or approve your clearance, it may result in termination of your employment.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
5 years
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