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Trane Technologies Federal Controls Project Specialist in St Paul, Minnesota

At Trane Technologies and through our businesses including Trane® and Thermo King®, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

Trane Technologies, the global leader in innovative climate solutions for a sustainable world, is seeking a Federal Controls Project Specialist. In this role, you will support Project Developers responsible for acquisition support and development of Design-Build Turnkey and ESPC projects for Federal customers. You will partner closely with various members of the acquisition team and operations team; including regional controls team, account executives, project developers, energy engineers, project managers, technicians and hired consulting engineers.

Thrive at work and at home:

· Benefits kick in on DAY ONE for you and your family, including health insurance and holistic wellness programs that include generous incentives – WE DARE TO CARE !

· Family building benefits include fertility coverage and adoption/surrogacy assistance.

· 401K match up to 6%, plus an additional 2% core contribution = up to 8% company contribution.

· Paid time off, including in support of volunteer and parental leave needs.

· Educational and training opportunities through company programs along with tuition assistance and student debt support .

· Learn more about our benefits here (https://careers.tranetechnologies.com/global/en/benefits) !

This position is remote.


· Assist preparing for and delivering meetings, presentations, workshops, and conference calls, both internally and with customers.

· Assist in performing, leading and/or directing building audits to document existing equipment, controls, and identify energy conservation measures in commercial and industrial facilities.

· Assist in the preparation of cost estimates for large controls projects.

· Assist with subcontractor management including communications and site walks.

· Manage, review, and process project documentation including bids, quotes, estimates, design drawings.

· Assist the Proposal Team, providing technical writing and input for the development of project proposals.

· Assist BAS Technicians as required with wiring/programming, electrical terminations, commissioning, graphic development, and startup.

· Collaborate with the Controls Project Developer, Measurement & Verification team, and Energy Engineers to develop standard control measures and sequences of operation.


· Engineering/Technical or Business degree or equivalent work experience required.

· Minimum 5 years in building automation / HVAC controls experience.

· Ability to handle significant travel, including international, with overnight stays (up to 50%).

· Consistently meet short- and long-term deadlines and meet and exceed the needs of internal and external customers.

· Flexibility to work outside normal work hours/weekends, as required.

· Handles other duties as assigned.

· Previous HVAC industry knowledge from roles such as Technician, project management, or estimating preferred.

· Familiarity and understanding of the operation and design of HVAC Systems, Building Automation Systems, and/or Temperature Controls.

· Understanding of industry standard protocols (BACnet, LON, Modbus) and requirements for integration preferred.

· Familiarity with the concepts of new construction and renovation/retrofit, performance contracting, and service project management preferred.

· Experience in controls system integration and retrofit.

· Must have the ability to work as part of a team and must be able to work in a structured environment and maintain well organized records.

· Windows operating system and Microsoft Office product knowledge.

· Understanding of IT infrastructure and network architecture

Annual Salary Range - $94,950 - $125,550

Disclaimer: This base pay range is based on US national averages. Actual base pay could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed. Total compensation for this role will include a commission/incentive plan.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran