Ingersoll Rand System Applications Engineer in ST PAUL, Minnesota


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Job Summary:

A Systems Applications Engineer role is critical to Trane Sales and Fulfilment organization success delivering HVAC controls systems. This position will lead the development of building automation system applied solutions. Typical applied systems require the selection, configuration, and programming of Trane and 3 rd party controls products to deliver repeatable, reliable, system solutions. Delivery of applied solutions require documentation (technical and end-user), training, webinars, office presentations, and other methods of technical outreach. This position will also support Controls Product Management role enabling new product feature development in the Tracer Controls portfolio.


§ Develop HVAC system solutions – including unit and system controller applications, customization, optimization, and supporting documentation.

§ Collaborate with Product Management and System Engineering on system initiatives. Key responsibilities include representing market, industry, business and customer needs.

§ Provide guidance and support to the product development process, testing, and commercialization.

§ Engage with key industry associations (LonMark, BACnet, ASHRAE, etc.) to represent Trane and our customers’ needs in the development of industry standards and guidelines.

§ Provide technical expertise for the development of system applications, interfaces, and integration to 3 rd party systems.

§Conduct voice of customer activities to identify business, customer, and user needs based on stakeholder interviews, focus groups, “day-in –the-life” studies, and advisory panels.Represent the needs of end customers, controls and service business in all activities.

§ * Author * system requirements documents to capture user and business needs in the form of use cases, functionality expectations, performance requirements, test plans, and system interactions (end-to-end).

§Ensure system requirements are fulfilled through traceability and testing to system designs.

§Collaborate with engineering teams to evaluate concept feasibility and resolve technical issues.

§Direct support of critical customer projects, including job site work.

§Provide commercialization support, specializing in field office operations.

§Author and/or review Engineering Bulletins, Application guides, Best Practices, Project Specifications, etc.

§ Present and instruct technical topics to internal and external audiences.

§Participate in field events (seminars, shows, etc) and customer visits.


§BS degree in Engineering required;

§ Minimum of 5 year’s significant experience in building systems operation, design and/or support required.

§Minimum of 5 year’s significant experience in building systems operation, design and/or support required.

§ Demonstrated high level of understanding of HVAC, Controls, Buildings, and Industry (standards and competition Key Competencies: §Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and present technical information (oral and written) to technical and non-technical users.

§Demonstrated ability to be professional and assertive in team environments, at all levels in the organization.

§Ability to work regularly, dependably, independently and in a team environment.

§Demonstrate ability to cope with stress and maintain a pleasant and cooperative temperament with internal and external customers.

§ Computer systems and applications knowledge (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

§Ability to effectively communicate with others both written and orally, includingthe telephone and collaboration software.Mobility within the work facility.Ability to travel independently.Keyboarding.Lifting up to 60 pounds.

We are committed to helping you reach your professional, personal and financial goals. We offer competitive compensation that aligns with our business strategies and comprehensive benefits to help you live your healthiest. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture that engages as well as values the different backgrounds and experiences of our employee, which, in turn, spurs innovation, generates creative solutions and enhances our customer relations.

If you share our passion for inspiring progress—for bringing about bold shifts in how people, economies and societies operate—then you belong with Ingersoll Rand. Progress begins with you.

Primary Location: ST PAUL-Minnesota

Job: Engineering

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Status: Regular

Type: Experienced

Posting: Jul 13, 2018, 8:48:04 AM