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Building Automation Systems Engineer

for Xyntek, Inc in Bloomsburg, PA USA

Building Automation Systems Engineer

  • Location:  Blue Bell, PA and Bloomsburg, PA
  • Department: Engineering
  • Type:  Full Time or Contract
  • Min. Experience:  Mid Level
  • Travel Required: 20%

Company Overview:
Founded in 1986 by a group of real-time automation & system solution engineers, Xyntek, Inc. is a global leader in real-time IT and industrial automation solutions. We continue to be one of Philadelphia?s fastest growing consulting, design, real-time controls & IT software and systems solutions engineering firms.  Xyntek?s mission is to form technological partnerships with world-class R&D and manufacturing organizations to provide validated information technology and automated solutions, customized per their business and technology requirements. Our IT and automation engineering business units offer a full range of IT & engineering design, development, and implementation services.

Job Overview:
Xyntek is seeking entrepreneurial, dedicated, and motivated employees that are interested in joining a fast-paced <w:sdt docpart="BA3063682B294DE9B4A909D33C824AEA" id="900329767">Engineering & Technical Integration Services Team</w:sdt> involved in <w:sdt docpart="18F554C2725F41A7B2DF705446175AA8" id="414210191">research, design, development, integration, testing, and support of real-time automation, intelligent systems, smart devices, and industrial systems control</w:sdt>.  The ideal candidates will be involved in all <w:sdt docpart="1DD8D49C107B4A1AA77D0EF9A1D5B1BD" id="-1573649009">aspects ranging from defining requirements and design activities to hands on integration and testing activities</w:sdt>.

Responsibilities and Duties:

The ideal candidate will provide <w:sdt docpart="64C38EEEC5A24517AF06A08678B0E845" id="-1999794607">project support on the engineering design and implementation of Building Automation industrial control systems including, Building Automation Systems (BAS) controls platform, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) / Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems, Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) systems, and more.</w:sdt>

Tasks Include:

  • Project coordination, communications and oversight of day-to-day project activities;
  • Communication with project leads, vendors and clients to define building automation system scope and requirements;
  • Interaction with project teams on implementation of technical solutions;
  • Design engineering systems and mechatronic components for the automation of industrial tasks;
  • Design advanced electronic control systems for mechanical systems;
  • Support team in the development of system life cycle documentation (SDLC) including user requirements definition, automated system architecture functional and detailed design including both software/hardware requirements, validation, qualification and commissioning activities
  • Write and execute IQ and OQ protocols;
  • Develop electrical and mechanical design documents for building automation system;
  • Confirm and review  building automation design programs against requirements and design;
  • Implement or test design solutions;
  • Oversee the work of vendors/contractors in accordance with project requirements;
  • Support system startup, troubleshooting, and commissioning activities;
  • Maintain technical project files; 
  • Publish engineering reports documenting design details or qualification test results;
  • Provide consultation or training on topics such as mechatronics or automated control;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor?s degree in information technology or Engineering related fields is encouraged and preferred.  Completion of equivalent technical training courses and professional certification and/or previous work experience will also be considered;
  • Minimum 4 years? work experience in the Life Sciences (Pharmaceutical, Medical Devices) industries;
  • Minimum 4 years in control systems / validation lifecycle documentation;
  • Minimum of 4 years in Building Automation Systems;
  • Experience implementing projects in a regulated/validated environment is desired;
  • Experience with G-Con Manufacturing Prefabricated Pods is desired;
  • Knowledge of, or experience with, industrial control automation platforms from vendors such as Rockwell Automation, Siemens, ABB, Honeywell, Emerson, Wonderware, GE, etc. is preferred;
  • Knowledge of MES systems (e.g. Emerson Syncade, Rockwell ProPack Data, Werum PAS-X, POMSnet) desired;
  • Experience with interfacing various control systems to middle layer data collection/historian applications and communication to other control systems such as SCADA, MES, Data Historians, ERP, SPC, etc. is preferred;
  • Experience programming and configuring PLCs such as Allen Bradley Micrologix, Controllogix, SLC & Siemens S7 platforms as well as knowledge of DCS systems, information/data management systems, relational databases and interfacing (especially OPC) is preferred;
  • AutoCad skills is a plus for Electrical & P&ID;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking (clearly) and writing so others will understand;
  • The ability to work in a cross-functional team environment;
  • The ability to tell if something is wrong or anticipate it is likely to go wrong;
  • The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events);
  • Possession of a valid driver's license that is in good standing.

About Xyntek:

Xyntek, Inc., located nine (9) miles from downtown Princeton, NJ, continues to be one of Philadelphia’s fastest growing systems engineering consulting firms. There have been over 400 articles published on us, and our solutions have been ranked in the top 100 engineered systems in the country.

Established in 1986, Xyntek, Inc. is an information technology and automation systems engineering, consulting, design, development, and implementation firm. Our solutions and services are provided to Fortune 100 companies in the life sciences industry including:

  • Pharmaceutical / Biotech
  • Medical Device
  • Healthcare (Hospital IT)
  • Government & Department of Defense (DoD)

Summary of Company Benefits:

At Xyntek, our employees are our most valuable resource and an integral part of our success. We work hard and play to win. In response, Xyntek offers excellent benefits, competitive salaries, and a high-energy work environment. Benefits include the following:

Overall Compensation:

Xyntek is committed to a strategy that offers a competitive compensation program paired with industry leading benefits to provide a total employment package that will attract and retain phenomenal employees. This commitment supports the belief that Xyntek must motivate and retain all employees to successfully fulfill the Company's mission.

  • Competitive compensation and growth tracks;
  • Annual performance-based raises and bonuses;
  • Engineering mentorship programs;
  • Technical & management career growth fast tracks.

Health and Wellness:

Xyntek offers comprehensive health care benefits for employees. Our PPO health insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance plans also have a choice of HMO or out-of-network doctors.

  • Health Insurance:
    • 100% Company-paid insurance premium for employees;
    • No deductions to the employee's paycheck.
    Dental Insurance:
    • 100% Company-paid insurance premium for employees;
    • No deductions to the employee's paycheck.
    Vision Insurance:
    • 100% Company-paid insurance premium for employees;
    • No deductions to the employee's paycheck.
    Disability Insurance:
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance for illness or injury to provide security when you need it.
    • Premiums paid by the Company.
    Life Insurance:
    • Term Life Insurance to ensure your loved ones can maintain financial stability if an unexpected death should occur.
    • Voluntary Term Life Insurance program for employee’s contribution to additional needs in the event of an unexpected death.

Savings and Investment:

The Xyntek 401(k) Savings Plan allows employees to contribute up to the combined annual IRS limit.

  • 401(k) with company matching;
  • 401(k) enrollment after one (1) year of full employment;
  • Wealth management and financial services education and resources for participants.

Leave Programs:

  • Paid Holiday Leave:
    • Paid holidays for full-time employees including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day & the day after, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day.
    Paid Vacation Leave:
    • Five (5) days of paid vacation earned for every six (6) months worked for full-time employees.

Additional Benefits:

  • 100% Company-paid lunches when working in the office. Xyntek orders lunch daily at no cost to the employee;
  • 100% Company-paid snacks. Xyntek provides in-house snacks (free of charge) to the employees;
  • 100% Company-paid professional events. Xyntek covers all associated fees and expenses for attendance at professional conferences, workshops, trade shows, and training;
  • Company-sponsored social gatherings & events.

Xyntek reserves the right to amend, interpret, modify or terminate any of its employee benefits programs without prior notice. Xyntek, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to supporting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce.

Job Info

  • Job Category: Other / Miscellaneous

    Location: Bloomsburg, PA USA

    Zip Code: 17815

    Posted on: 12/02/2019

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