Lighting Controls Specialist

Repco II, Inc.
Lighting Controls Specialist: Pittsburgh

Job Description

Repco II is looking for an experienced individual for the Lighting Controls Specialist position. The position is responsible for working with our specifiers, electrical contractors and internal sales team to accomplish the required documentation for lighting control designs, controls quotations and equipment start-up for the construction industry.


Job Requirements

The Lighting Controls Specialist is responsible for providing lighting controls design services to Repco II sales group and clients in the form of lighting control designs, riser diagrams, load schedules and any ancillary items to complete a controls layout.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret specifications, architectural and electrical drawings and take off blueprints.

  • Experience in wiring diagrams, electrical engineering or lighting layouts.

  • Knowledge of basic concepts of electricity and electrical trouble shooting.

  • Ability to convey engineering design concepts through a technical drawing utilizing clear and concise drafting methods.

  • Ability to collaboratively work with in house controls team, engineers, distributors and contractors, both in a team environment or independently.

  • Ability to prioritize activities and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously in a dynamic environment.

  • Solid working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of AGI32, Bluebeam and Revit design software preferred.

  • Confident and curious problem solver who can think and deliver under pressure.

  • Excellent communication & strong people skills and the ability to build long-term relationships with customers



The Lighting Controls Specialist’s key duties and responsibilities are:

  • Drafting project submittal documentation to support projects and design build projects as required for commercial and industrial lighting projects in a CAD environment.

  • Performing CAD design and other assignments under the direction of the Controls Supervisor in the controls team interpreting markups and generating accurate drawings.

  • Performing drafting of tasks based on input from Controls Supervisor or Outside Sales Specialists for integration into specifications and/or installations.

  • Performing drawing revisions and tracking changes throughout the submittal process.

  • As the Lighting Controls Specialist, you are responsible for the creation of submittal documentation as required for specified lighting projects.

  • Assist the Sales team in quoting electrical controls portions of projects

  • Review customer specifications and incorporate them into controls design using indicated electronic devices

  • Responsible for some aspects of electrical/control system design, specification, testing, and customer demonstration

  • Developing an electrical controls Bill of Materials that is cost efficient and meets the standards

  • Field service/start-up, consisting of start-up, checkout, commissioning, troubleshooting, equipment placement and repair, training, etc.

  • Panel designing, wiring, and checkout.

  • Development of Electrical Drawings

  • Maintain a working knowledge of a broad range of product offerings from lighting and controls vendors.

  • Provide lighting controls layouts and product crosses in support of the specification, electrical design and design build areas of the construction industry.

  • Read specifications, architectural and electrical drawings and provide take-offs of lighting controls for estimating purposes.

  • Create bills of material, one-line schematics, electrical drawings, etc… using software (AGI32, AutoCad, etc…) in support of the lighting control design.

  • Prepare bills of material for Dimming and/or Lighting Control systems in support of expanding requirements for energy saving lighting controls.

  • Ability to set up or program basic control systems to customer specification required.

  • Communicate with specifiers, contractors or anyone who requires information on the products and/or services the company provides.

  • Work with Electrical Contractors to ensure the installation of Control System was done correctly and the system operates as originally designed.

  • Field troubleshooting inquiries and work with factory representatives to ensure resolution of problems and guarantee customer satisfaction.

  • Participate in training sessions as needed.


Travel Requirements

The Lighting Controls Specialist’s travel requirements are:

  • This position requires travel to customer sites for equipment start-up and commissioning. Typical travel is approximately 30% - 50% - with peaks and lulls

  • Travel duration for a typical start-up could be 1-8 hours or 3-5 days. Some overnight stays are required.


For consideration please send resume to resume@repcoii.com

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