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Field Service Engineer

Company: Legrand North America, LLC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description
At -a Glance
Legrand -has an exciting opportunity for a Field Service Engineer to join the Wattstopper Team in Chicago, IL.
Provide factory representation in the field, for the technical support of our lighting control products. Setup systems and train end users on system operations. Troubleshoot and service all of our products. Work closely with Project Management, Engineering, Quality, and Sales to resolve product issues, and fill customer needs.
Main Job Duties:

  • Review project documentation and specifications for implementation of control scheme including sequence of operation and functionality of local Room controllers, Segment controllers, and all gateway components such as BACnet/MSTP and BacNet/IP.
  • Commission and provide field technical support for all control components to ensure proper functionality per Project Management design and specifications. Provide support for BMS integration issues as needed.
  • Network with integration technicians, building owners, building managers, and contractors to address any technical issues with lighting control integration, and function. Utilize WS, and other non-standard software tools and applications for the purpose of control sequence implementation and assurance.
  • Update and markup control related design drawings and support documentation for use in compiling owner documentation.
  • Interface with Project Manager and Engineering team on unresolved, pending control related issues in the field. Network with regional sales staff fostering relationships and goodwill to provide excellent customer service on projects.
  • Network with Project Manager and Engineering team on possible product improvements.
  • Provide support and training for internal and external staff as needed.
  • Conduct control training sessions in both classroom and jobsite settings, for both internal and external customers.
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required

    Education: High School Diploma/GED. BS in engineering preferred or related technical program or equivalent experience.
    Experience: Minimum of 1 year experience in construction, including working with construction documents. Minimum 1 year experience with electrical controls / low voltage/ automation, basic networking experience with routers, HUBS, LAN lines etc. Field service experience working remote preferred.

    • Must have knowledge of electrical and/or low voltage systems. Networking and programmable logic software systems and tools preferred.
    • Basic networking experience required with routers, HUBS, LAN lines etc.
    • Must have integration knowledge of BACnet and TCP/IP devices.
    • Requires good organizational and time management skills, close attention to detail and be able to effectively handle multiple priorities. Must also be comfortable and proficient in handling details and documenting business activities.
    • Must have strong customer service orientation and able to work in a team based environment.
    • Strong computer and networking skills, proficient with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software, e-mail and meeting management software. Networking and programmable logic software systems and tools. Ability to use internet and web based resources efficiently and effectively.
    • Must possess strong analytical skills and the ability to identify trends and establish proactive corrective actions.
    • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be able to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization. Must be an effective listener, able to extract necessary information and validate understanding of the information
    • Travel requirements up to 80%

      Company Info
      About Legrand
      Representing more than 150 years of innovation, Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Our purpose is improving lives by transforming the spaces where people live, work and meet with electrical and digital infrastructures and connected solutions that are simple, innovative and sustainable. Every day, over 39,000 Legrand employees work hard to enhance the buildings of tomorrow. -Legrand is a global, publicly traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with revenue of ---7 billion, and products sold in 180 countries. For more information, visit
      About Legrand North and Central America
      Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 6,500 associates in 50 locations, working across six divisions/sector: Audio Visual, Building Controls Systems, Data Power and Controls, Electrical Wiring Systems, and Lighting. - -We hold a leading position in every North American market we serve and focus on exceeding our customers' needs within the commercial, residential, and industrial industries. LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as distinctive benefits like a high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity and parental leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active/growing Employee Resource Group network. - LNCA is an employee-centered, growing company with tremendous opportunity. - -For more information, visit
      About Legrand's Building Control Systems Division
      Legrand's Building Control Systems (BCS) division includes the Wattstopper, Vantage, and Shading Systems product lines. BCS industry-leading energy-efficient lighting controls technology and services are designed to meet code, ensure ease of installation, and enable precision control of light in offices, classrooms, hospitals, homes, and more. Combined with our Shading Systems for residential and commercial applications, Legrand's Building Control Systems provides leading solutions for the control of natural and electric light in spaces where people live, learn, and work. BCS teams' partner with designers to offer solutions that meet today's green initiatives, including LEED, WELL Building, Living Building Challenge, and more
      Equal Opportunity Employer


Keywords: Legrand North America, LLC, Chicago , Field Service Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Chicago, Illinois

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