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Building Technology Systems Engineer

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30308

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 28263 :  


Job Description:

The department of Enterprise Services develops and deploys the tools and services to continuously transform the workforce’s experience with technology. The role of Building Technology Systems Engineer is responsible for maintaining and further developing building technology solutions through the full system life cycle of various Norfolk Southern properties. Tasks include implementing building system support workflows, executing day two building automation roadmap, and collaborating with IT architects and security teams to verify system designs. This position is also responsible for organizing building technology data points to produce meaningful system reports. The engineer will report to the Manager of Building Technology Systems.

Principal Duties:

  • Maintain the application, software and systems for campus technology. Tasks includes coordinating with the designers, system integrators, maintenance providers, business partners and other Information Technology groups for business functionality and integration.
  • Serves as a thought leader in establishing operational strategies and an in-house approach to building systems and smart unit technologies.
  • Maintain close liaison with stakeholders to identify system needs, capture specifications, and deliver building systems that meet agreed upon requirements.
  • Assess and review hardware or software solutions to ensure requirements are being met and that sound technical and secure solutions are achieved.
  • Ensure solutions are routinely updated and compliant with approved corporate policies, departmental standards, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and technology partners to develop and maintain solutions roadmap.
  • Review submittals, code requirements, and develop testing plans.
  • Coordinate the repair and maintenance of all building technology systems.
  • Perform system verification and commissioning in coordination with 3rd party vendors.

Job Related Experience:

Minimum Level:  10-15 years

Preferred Level:  15-20 years



Preferred Level:  Bachelor's Degree (BS)

Preferred Majors:  Engineering or related fields


Licenses / Certifications:

Required:  None listed

Preferred:  CCNA/CCNP

Skills & Abilities:

  • In-depth experience in the field of BAS/BMS/Buildings DT and communication protocols such as BACnet, LON, and Modbus
  • Knowledge of parking management system hardware and software commissioning 
  • Knowledge of building systems including lighting management systems (Lutron, Pharos, Nlight) and HVAC systems
  • Understanding of smart building best practices for IOT, Cloud integration, Security Standards and Process
  • Experience with wayfinding and BLE system design
  • Knowledge of identity and visitor management systems
  • Experience with workplace management systems and ServiceNow integration
  • Understanding of mobile application development lifecycle and agile methodology
  • Knowledge of CCURE or equivalent security system and Victor unified video 
  • Exposure to networking for building systems like CCTC, HVAC Control, DAS etc.
  • Understanding of the impact building technology has on employee experience, building system efficiency, energy consumption, and operating cost

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,



Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is a Fortune 300 organization and one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.


At Norfolk Southern, we believe in celebrating our individuality. By leveraging the unique backgrounds and viewpoints of our employees, we can create a culture of innovation, respect, and inclusion. We know that employees thrive in a workplace where differing viewpoints, ideas, and experiences are freely shared and valued. As such, we encourage all employees to contribute their distinctive skills and capabilities to our organization.


Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, and gender identity. Together, we power progress.


On September 9, 2021, President Biden signed Executive Order 14042.  This order and the associated federal safety protocols for federal contractors that were issued on September 24, 2021, require covered contractors who work with the federal government to ensure that their employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or approved for a health or religious accommodation by December 8, 2021.  As a covered federal contractor, Norfolk Southern must adhere to these legal requirements. If you are made a conditional job offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, or apply and be approved for a health or religious accommodation prior to your start date

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