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***IMMEDIATE NEED*** Building Automation System Controls Programmer (ECT Services)

We are actively seeking a qualified DDC Tech / Programmer / System Integrator to join our team, with experience using the Alerton, Distech, Siemens Talon, and  Tridium-Niagara platforms. 
This individual will utilize software tools, and their knowledge of HVAC & Building Automation Systems to develop Apps and instructions for DDC controllers and graphical front-end user interfaces. 
The BAS programmer will work alongside Project Managers, System Engineers, Field Installers, and the end user to fulfill the project requirements.
The ideal candidate will understand computers & networking on various levels (depending on experience).  They must be able download Apps into equipment specific controllers and perform point to point verification of proper operation.
The BAS Programmer must be able to startup & commission, troubleshoot, modify, and make repairs to the software App and the device being controlled or monitored by the controller.  This role will additionally have the need for the BAS programmer to integrate with equipment that already comes with controllers which have been “factory mounted & programmed”.
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Experience Level: Looking for both Experienced & Entry Level candidates
  • Location:  Louisville, KY
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Company Benefits available: Health, Dental, Simple retirement IRA, paid vacations and Major holidays, along with short term and long term disability options.  AND yes, we offer training!
 Role Expectation:
  • Convert project requirements into computer program application(s)
  • Download Apps / programs into Controllers.
  • Set up system Graphical User Interface(s), trends, alarms, & reports.
  • Confirm program operation by conducting point to point tests and modifying program sequence if needed.
  • Coordinate details & time-frames of the startups customers.
  • Startup and commissioning will consist of field device inspection, testing and calibration, hardware operation verification, and testing of equipment sequence of operations.
  • Some assignments will require performing service and repair on existing DDC systems.
  • Understand and utilize a multimeter for advanced system diagnostics
  • Submitting any required commissioning documentation.
  • Documenting all changes within As-built drawings.
  • Assists Jr. personnel with training and solutions to systems problems.
  • Provide consistent communication management and customers.
  • Provide technical guidance throughout development, construction, and project commissioning phases of projects.
  • Manage the coordination of integration services with 3rd party equipment & technicians.
  • When designing or completing a project… Utilize, store & update all Applications and Graphics packages within the company software library.
  • Maintain backups of customer databases.
  • (More Advanced Programmers) Set up and configuration of PC Workstations, user interfaces, data servers, IP Networking devices, protocols, routers, switches, mass storage devices and hubs. Confirms proper network performance.
  • Coordinate startup services: Work with customer’s IT Department to coordinate network drops, ip addresses, and monitoring tools. Work with equipment vendors to coordinate communication protocols and any requirements to integrate with their systems.
  • Provide end-user Training to customers upon completion of project.
  • Occasionally attend routine progress meetings with the customer.
Qualifications & what you need to be successful:
  • We are looking for someone who easily adapts to new worksites and projects quickly.
  • Understand this is a hands-on technical position that requires use of a laptop, hand tools and multi-meter performing startup and commissioning of computerized HVAC temperature control system.
  • Experience with BACnet, LON, Modbus, Alerton, Distech, Visio, Tridium, Niagara, or other Building Automation Systems is a requirement.
  • Technical school or Associates degree (2 year) preferred, although a combination of education and experience will also be considered.
  • Understand drag and drop or block logic programming
  • Above average computer skills required
  • IT experience is a strong plus.
  • Computer networking and Wireless Experience is a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Field experience in service & repairs of HVAC equipment.
  • Working knowledge of electrical systems, low voltage controls & building automation systems.
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Must communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings, control drawings, wiring diagrams, specifications, sequences of operation, and installation and operation manuals.
  • Analytical thinking and technical ability for the troubleshooting of device failures and or control wiring problems.
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Must have the ability to work without direct supervision.
  • Willingness to learn new HVAC controller lines, software and new concepts.
  • Valid driver’s license, a clean driving record, and a reliable vehicle with proper insurance
  • Occasional out-of-town work assignments
  • Able to pass drug screen & security clearance required by clients.
  • Willing to work flexible hours as needed.
Those interested in applying, please send your resume, call or email:
Contact David Stumler
(800) 567-1180
Cell = 502-664-6584

Sales Application Engineer (Air Equipment Company)
Job Description for Sales Application Engineer
The primary objective of this position is to serve in a comprehensive technical support and application engineering role, under the direction of the Vice President of Sales.  The Application Engineer works directly with the outside sales team presale on designs, proposal generation, and job costing.  The Application Engineer also acts as the Project Manager’s resident technical expert post sale.  The Application Engineer supports projects throughout their life cycle to prevent a loss of knowledge in project transition from pre-sale to post sale.  The Application Engineer will leverage operational efficiencies and process synergies to ensure consistency in the family of brands AEC represents. The successful candidate will demonstrate abilities and experience with collaborative team-based customer service and team-based processing of technical information.
Description of Principle Duties:
Assist in developing improvements and perform duties with a consistent approach in areas such as:
  • Selection of equipment based on engineering performance requirements
  • Compiling and communicating product updates and improvements
  • Technical resource for troubleshooting and managing project issues
  • Pricing procedures and schedules for catalog items
  • Proposal development
  • Support Admin Team with job file management (Keeping Opportunity & Order Folders on SharePoint Organized)
  • Conversion of Opportunity to Order
  • Submittal generation and resubmittal as required
  • Ordering equipment following procedure
  • Review order acknowledgements and confirm accuracy and compliance
  • Populating appropriate fields in CRM as information become available
  • Support Project Manager with Contract closeout
  • Participate in quarterly 1-on-1 meetings with the VP of Sales to review performance and discuss any issues
Education, Experience and Qualifications: 
  • Technical or Engineering bachelor’s degree required. Preferably in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering.
  • Experience in the HVAC field is a plus.
  • Education and experience with the construction and engineering industry, with specific experience in dealing with construction drawings, specifications, construction schedule and processes is a plus.
Knowledge/Skill Set:
  • Effective interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong written, verbal and presentational communication skills
  • Must have the ability to switch quickly between tasks based on priority and timeline
  • Works well within a team dynamic to ensure timely execution of tasks

Luke Powell, WELL AP, LEED AP
Vice President
t. (502) 587-7349
m. (502) 592-0495
a. 1701 Payne Street, Louisville, KY 40206

Mechanical Engineer (Army Corps of Engineers)

LRL is recruiting for a permanent GS-13 Mechanical Engineer SME in Engineering Division, Design Branch.
The position is involves vertical construction (generally military/IIS) with particular focus on HVAC systems.
External Announcement (for candidates outside DoD)
Internal Announcement (Current Army and DoD employees and others)
Opens/Closes:  7/23/2019 to 8/5/2019
*Develops and maintains relationships with customers and vendors involved in projects.
*Responsible for quality of all mechanical design features for projects.
*Provides interpretation or updates to engineering publications, criteria, and guidance related to mechanical engineering.
*Communicates mechanical issues with management team, contractors, and state and local government officials.
*Mechanical design lead for highly complex or unusual projects.
*Resolves problems with application of design criteria in coordination with design and stakeholder representatives.
*Represents the District at regional and national meetings, committees, and professional conferences which involves relaying pertinent policy, laws, and regulation and furnishing technical guidance.
*Assists in resolving major technical issues for mechanical systems for design or construction.
*Responsible for quality assurance of mechanical engineering features of building or infrastructure projects in construction.
*Reviews and monitors technical manpower and capabilities, recommending manpower, resource or process adjustments to maintain desired level of technical quality and capability.
*Provides comprehensive advice regarding mechanical systems to project teams and lower grade mechanical engineers.
*Provide direction to District personnel regarding difficult regulations, directives, and policies related to mechanical systems.
Professional Engineering licensure is required.


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October 2019 Louisville ASHRAE Meeting
Donor recognition month!

October 2019 Louisville ASHRAE Meeting
Wednesday October 16, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
at The Blankenbaker
2713 Blankenbaker Rd.
Louisville, KY 40299
Topic :: How Not to Design a Steam System

General overview of fundamentals of a steam boiler room design.

Speaker :: Michelle Valenti

Fulton Companies

Michelle Valenti is currently the Northeast Regional Sales Manager for the Fulton Companies headquartered in Pulaski, NY.  Michelle holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Chemistry from SUNY Buffalo State.  Prior to Fulton, Michelle worked for B. J. Muirhead Co. based in Orchard Park, New York as a Sales Engineer.  B. J. Muirhead is a Manufacturer’s Representative of multiple boiler lines including Fulton.  Michelle was employed there from 1996-2017.  Michelle began her career in the Parts Department there for about 5 years prior to becoming a sales engineer.  Her duties in sales included engineering education, presentations, submittal documentation, assistance with design and project management.  Michelle began her career with Fulton in April of 2017 and maintains her current role as Northeast Regional Sales Manager.  Her duties in that role include sales and rep management and education on Fulton products

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Louisville ASHRAE Chapter Officers and Committee Chairs 2019-2020
Louisville ASHRAE Chapter

Announcing the chapter officers and committee chairs for the calendar year 2019-2020

PRESIDENT - Justin Ost
VICE PRESIDENT - Kevin Muldoon
TREASURER - Michael Callan

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