SmartEdge is privately owned and operated since 1988, with corporate headquarters near Buffalo, New York. We have locations in New York State and Pennsylvania.  

Locations: Buffalo, Jamestown, Rochester, New York & Erie, Pennsylvania. We employ specialists in Engineering, Design, HVAC, and Security systems, IT/Data Networking, Sales, Administration, Service/Installation and Electrical/Mechanical Support.

SmartEdge clients are anything from manufacturing to service industries including: Research, Heath care, School Districts/Universities, Transportation, Government Agencies, and Commercial Building Management clients.

Benefits of joining our team:

  • Team Atmosphere
  • Ongoing Company Events
  • Paid Training
  • Continuing Education assistance
  • Company Provided Vehicle (if applicable)
  • Company Provided Cell Phone (if applicable)
  • Company Provided Uniforms (if applicable)
  • Company Provided Laptop (if applicable)
  • Discount Programs for Employees
  • We promote from within
  • Opportunities for advancement- We are GROWING!

 Job Statement:

Manage installation of assigned projects within cost estimates & time schedule, and to the customer's satisfaction.

Essential/Critical Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Develop a plan (utilizing scheduling software) on complex projects to accomplish the expected result and meet commitments
  • Consistently complete assignments within (or better than) the estimated time allotted.
  • Provide leadership to others in the organization
  • Verify that the HVAC and control systems are working correctly and efficiently at project close out. Establish warranty dates with customer
  • Verify customer satisfaction with work performed
  • Regular review and update of project costs
  • Insure customers know how to operate the system.  Providing limited on-site customer training or coordinate with SmartEdge Training Center
  • Identify, estimate (using Studio), quote, book, plan, coordinate, and execute change order opportunities. Work with Sales on quoting complex projects
  • Coordinate all Contractor, Subcontractor, Owner and Engineer issues
  • Have regular interaction with Service Coordinator regarding Technicians schedules in an effort to accomplish all work efficiently and correctly the first time
  • Direct the Application engineering, material procurement, software, and check/test/start (CTS)
  • Supervise assigned Automation Technicians to insure effective CTS on projects
  • Interaction with, direction to, and evaluation of Service Technician and Application Engineer performance to technical supervisors
  • Generate monthly billings for each project
  • Issue subcontracts and manage subcontractor schedules
  • Maintain a positive cash flow on each project. Resolve billing/invoicing issues as required
  • Prepare punch lists as required
  • Provide O&M, As Builts and all close out paperwork timely
  • Warranty issue resolution as required
  • Perform job wrap up analysis and review with all individuals on job
  • Assist with project related collection issues
  • Project size in excess of $500K and/or at least 10 projects totaling $1.5M

Education and Experience:

  • Thorough knowledge of HVAC systems, the theory of component operation and overall system interaction
  • Must have 4+ years of field experience working with various types of HVAC and/or electrical systems
  • 10 + Years of field experience working with various types of HVAC and/or electrical systems
  • Preferred 2 year AAS degree in mechanical or electrical field
  • Member of PMI, with at least one PMI certification helpful or a professional organization related to the Energy or Construction field helpful but not required

Personal Characteristics:

  • Ability to work independently without day to day supervision
  • Be creative and open-minded
  • Possess superior communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Possess superior organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to coordinate detailed field surveys in a team environment
  • Ability to produce effectively under deadline pressure
  • Ability to direct efforts of other personnel
  • Take responsibility for accuracy of work and project performance
  • Ability to work on several projects concurrently with deadlines that may conflict
  • Ability to write in a clear, concise manner, conveying facts in an organized manner
  • Ability to participate in client meetings and presentations, clearly conveying technical aspects of proposals and audits
  • Commitment to follow all safety requirements
  • Commitment to accomplish training goals

What people are managed by the person in this job:

  • Automation Technicians

Compensation and Company Benefits:

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Medical benefits - health and dental (Employer/employee contribution) insurance
  • Flex Plan and Health Savings Accounts
  • 401k Pension Plan with employer contribution
  • 8-1/2 Holidays
  • Vacation dependent on years of service
  • 5 Personal Days (compensated for if not used where applicable)
  • Life Insurance (2 times salary)
  • Long Term Disability Plan
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Long Term Care
  • Voluntary Disability Programs

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New Hires must provide verification to work in the United States. The company performs background checks on all new hires.