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Ctrls Systems Designer

Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls

Irving, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Job Description

Build your best future with the Johnson Controls team

As a global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reimagine the performance of buildings to serve people, places and the planet. Join a winning team that enables you to build your best future! Our teams are uniquely positioned to support a multitude of industries across the globe. You will have the opportunity to develop yourself through meaningful work projects and learning opportunities. We strive to provide our employees with an experience, focused on supporting their physical, financial, and emotional wellbeing. Become a member of the Johnson Controls family and thrive in an empowering company culture where your voice and ideas will be heard – your next great opportunity is just a few clicks away!

What we offer

  • Competitive salary and bonus plan

  • Paid vacation/holidays 15 days of vacation first year plus Sick-Time

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care – Available day one

  • Extensive product and on the job/cross training opportunities With outstanding resources

  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment

  • Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy

  • Check us Out: A Day in a Life at Johnson Controls

What you will do

Under general direction, responsible for the design, configuration, and operation of complete building control systems including fire, security, and other low voltage control sub-systems (ie lighting, nurse call, data networks, etc.) to meet the intent of the project requirements. Accountable to field teams for quality, timeliness and efficiency of designs. Develops sophisticated software programs, commissions and solves problems to ensure proper operations of the building control system. Provides detailed information and submittals to communicate design and operation to customers, consultants, Johnson Controls field installation team and subcontractors.

How you will do it

  • Designs and configures technically sophisticated building control systems as defined by the contract documents. Builds flow diagrams, sequence of operations, bill of material, network layouts and electrical schematics as required.

  • Develops and tests software programs vital to operate the system per the intent of the project requirements.

  • Coordinates the creation of vital drawings and equipment schedules for submittals and installation.

  • Selects, orders, and supervises the delivery of materials for assigned projects. Coordinates factory-mounting processes to meet factory and project schedule.

  • Assists in the loading and commissioning of all system and network-level controllers as required. Assists in validation of complete system functionality and solves problems with subcontractors and other trades to ensure proper operation.

  • Provides field change information to the project team for the creation of as-built drawings and software.

  • Keeps management and JCI contractor or customer advised of job progress and issues.

  • Assists in performing site-specific training for owner/operator on the total building control system.

  • Participates in release meeting with project field team. Performs value engineering to

  • provide cost effective results while maintaining customer satisfaction.

  • Adheres to safety standards. High degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety.

What we look for


  • Minimum of seven years of experience, or an associate degree in a related technical field with seven years of relevant work experience required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a minimum of five years of experience, or an associate degree in a related technical field with five years of relevant work experience required.

  • Proven knowledge of the construction or HVAC industry.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of control theory, automatic temperature controls, building automation systems and other building subsystems.

  • Proven experience in the integration of low voltage building sub-systems using various industry protocols (i.e. LON, BacNet, etc.). Ability to relate technical knowledge to a non-technical audience.

  • Proven advanced computer skills required, particularly computer-related drafting tools.


Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.