Senior Field Service Controls Engineer

Sterling , VA

Posted April 7, 2024

Full-time, Permanent, Monday- Friday, day shift

This is an exciting Senior Field Service Controls Engineer opportunity with one of the nation’s top full service industrial electrical contractors. With the catch phrase “We do it all,” this electrical contractor designs, builds, installs and maintains their clients’ systems, projects, and facilities.

In this Senior Field Service Controls Engineer role, you will be providing high level technical service to assist on site construction team with BMS deployments and validation of design and installation, as well as PLC/SCADA controls designs and systems solutions.

This job offers an incredible growth path as the company is continuing to grow, and impressive longevity amongst the leadership team. If you have strong experience in controls and PLCs in an industrial or manufacturing environment, and like working on different projects in the field, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Senior Field Service Controls Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Provide customer support and collaborate with project team to assist in developing cost effective methods for an efficient SCADA controls design and systems solutions
  • Work with essential/key team members to understand their systems requirements to ensure the correct IP infrastructure, points list, critical alarms, and scaling set points are integrated as designed
  • Work on construction sites, assisting the site controls engineer with BMS system deployments, validations of design and installation, PLC code development & deployment, ventilation, chiller plant alarming, monitoring of feedback associated with valves, fans and controls associated with BMS system and integration
  • Write detailed daily reports pertaining to jobsite milestones related to mechanical engineers and integration on BMS projects

Schedule: Monday-Friday, day shift. Either in office or job specific to job site

Pay: $65/hour

Senior Field Service Controls Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in engineering related discipline preferred
  • 5+ of electrical controls experience within the light industrial, HVAC, or manufacturing industry
  • Strong PLC experience regarding commissioning, troubleshooting and integration
  • Proficient with understanding electrical and mechanical schematics as well as control diagrams
  • Able to manage large scale controls projects, specifications, schedule and customer requirements


  • Full insurance package including health, dental, and vision
  • PTO/Sick pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401k with match

Location: Sterling, VA. Must be able to travel to job specific site (company vehicle provided.)

If you’re interested in this opportunity, apply now and please attach your resume for review. We look forward to connecting with you!

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TERRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Your Recruiter

Emily Mintun

I am the Branch Manager for the TERRA Broomfield team. I love meeting new candidates every day, learning what their goals are for their career, and finding the right fit for their needs. The true gift is giving so many great and talented people a chance to shine!

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