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Acuity Brands (NYSE: AYI) is transforming the lighting industry. We take pride in our 13,000 employees, and they take pride in working with the best in the industry.  Join a team committed to lighting the way to a more brilliant, connected, and productive world.  Individually we are talented, but together we are unstoppable.

Acuity’s lighting and building management solutions vary from individual devices to intelligent network systems. With fiscal year 2018 net sales of $3.7 billion, Acuity Brands has operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. Individual devices include lighting controls, lighting components, controllers for various building systems (including HVAC, lighting, shades and access control), power supplies, and prismatic skylights. Among other benefits, intelligent network systems can optimize energy efficiency and comfort as well as enhance the occupant experience for various indoor and outdoor applications, all the while reducing operating costs. We continue to expand our solutions portfolio, including software and services, to provide a host of other economic benefits resulting from data analytics that enables the “Internet of Things” ("IoT") and supports the advancement of smart buildings, smart cities, and the smart grid.

We Light The Way

The Field Service Engineer (Chicago) Under general supervision, provides multi-brand on-site technical support for all Acuity Brands products to end users, contractors, engineers, field technicians, and others. Support includes, but is not limited to, on-site programming of new startups, reprogramming existing systems, updating schedules, troubleshooting and repairing malfunctioning systems. When not in the field, responsibilities also include providing remote technical support via phone, fax and email to internal and external customers. Travel as business requires up to 80%.

  • Provides startup, troubleshooting and end user training for lighting control systems.
  • Can easily read lighting and floor plans and interpret specifications to ensure system installations match the plans and meet the end user's expectations.
  • Has enough expertise to handle complex jobs and work with both internal and external stakeholders to address concerns and drive for project completion.
  • Performs onsite lighting and control startup, troubleshooting and end user training.
  • Provides expert support for both internal and external customers as it pertains to field applications of product
  • Creates and maintains relationships with key stakeholders to provide differentiated service
  • Provides engineering support and communicates cross-functionally with other departments.


Job Requirements

  • 2+ years experience preferred
  • Associates Degree or Technical Degree or equivalent
  • Working general computer skills, including but not limited to e-mail, spread sheet, word processing, and data entry
  • Strong communication, both written and oral
  • Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications
  • Understanding of basic electrical components (relays, drivers, ballasts...)

We invite you to apply to this role and join our winning team!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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This role is not eligibile for immigration sponsorship.

Any unsolicited resumes sent to Acuity Brands from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to an Acuity Brands mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Acuity Brands employees, or to Acuity Brands resume database will be considered Acuity Brands property. Acuity Brands will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Acuity Brands will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor, but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Req ID:  822

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Maintenance, Engineer, Field Engineer, Electrical, HVAC, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations

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