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Senior Building Automation Engineer
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Manila – Asia
Engineer / Consultant

The Team

As part of the development of its APAC business, and overall global growth, Cundall are excited to announce the establishment of a new office in Manila, Philippines. Cundall have been working on various projects from our offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Australia so this is the natural progression for the business, building on long standing relationships and offering the same high standard of multidisciplinary design and consultancy services.

Our Philippines operations will represent Cundall as our Regional Centre of excellence for Data Centre design, Sustainability, and Building Services.

Our Building Services team’s mission is to play a key role in making buildings more energy efficient, sustainable, cost effective and safe to build and operate. We pride ourselves on our exemplary track record of designing innovative and sustainable mechanical and electrical solutions, that minimise the use of natural resources. Our global Building Services team are a source of world leading expertise – and offer a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence.

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with demonstrable knowledge of HVAC Control Applications, Building Management Systems and Electrical Power Management Systems to join the team at our new office in Manila.

We are seeking a dynamic Senior Building Automation Engineer experienced in the consultancy, design and construction of Critical Facilities and Smart Buildings to become part of our Building Automation team. The successful candidate will collaborate with all key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have leadership skills and a strong background in all aspects of Building Automation. A thorough understanding of mechanical systems, electrical systems and IP networking is essential. This person shall be detail oriented, possess strong organizational skills and be a self-starter that can excel with little direction.


  • Lead new project control engineering design, quality approval, process control, product evaluation, vendor proposals, evaluation of product reliability, automated testing, software, research and development.
  • This position will be responsible for controls systems strategies, design and specifications.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams across different disciplines.
  • Drive project schedules while working closely with other disciplines to ensure milestones and completion dates are on track.
  • Work simultaneously on multiple projects, in a team or independently with little to no oversight.
  • Work closely with clients and subcontractors to provide support and technical guidance in building automation

The Skills

Education & Requirements :

  • A Degree in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Information and Communications Technology or equivalent;
  • Demonstrate the successful management of projects and project teams;
  • Demonstrable experience with DDC and PLC control system design, development and management;
  • Experience in the design and/or implementation of Building Automation Systems (commercial offices and Data Center preferred);
  • Experienced in implementing integrated BMS systems on converged networks;
  • Conversant in IT cybersecurity requirements, IoT standards, Industry communication protocol etc.
  • Senior candidates with the relevant years of experience may be considered for the Principal role.

Knowledge of:

  • thermodynamics
  • psychometrics
  • electrical systems and schematics
  • mechanical systems and schematics
  • DDC and PLC architectures
  • BACnet protocol to include IP, ETH and MS/TP
  • Modbus protocol to include TCP, and RTU
  • Networking Servers and Client Workstations.
  • Strong organisational and communicative skills are required.
  • Ability to establish smooth working relationships and resolve interpersonal conflicts.
  • Candidate should be able to travel to the site locations across the world.
  • Candidate must be able to work simultaneously on multiple projects in a team or independent environment.

We know that to be the best at what we do we need a diverse workforce underpinned by an inclusive culture. Creating environments where everyone can find joy doing their best work is also great for everyone. That’s why we positively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities, and encourage, support, and celebrate the diverse voices of our people.