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Building Automation Careers and Jobs

Select, Find and Prepare for Building Automation Careers and Jobs - all on one page


4 Steps to Use This Page: 1-Explore Careers of Intrerest 2-See Job Listings Matched to Career 3-Prepare for the Career 4-See External Career Resources

Here is a more detailed 3-minute Helper Video External Link.

This page will take you through 4 steps to (1) Select from Building Automation careers/jobs, (2) Find Building Automation job listings, (3) Prepare for Building Automation careers, and (4) Provide Building Automation career-specific resources.

Step 1: Select a Career/Job: This page starts with 4 ways for you to identify and select from listings of Building Automation careers/jobs:
A) Fastest Growing Building Automation Careers - 2020 to 2030 (est.)
These listings are based on job growth estimates and helps you to identify the fastest growing and evolving Building Automation careers. Some careers may not initially seem related to Building Automation, so relevant Building Automation jobs are listed alongside each listing. This can also help us to identify which careers (bottom of the listing) may have negative growth - perhaps due to automation or planned obsolescence.
B) Median Annual Salary U.S. Building Automation Careers
These listings are sorted (descending) by median annual salary in the U.S. This may help us to identify our ideal career. We may not qualify at this time for the desired career, but this listing and the results provided can help us to explore job details, as well as learn how to appropriately prepare for the career.
C) Building Automation Career Ladders (Educational Requirements)
These listings will help us to identify Building Automation careers sorted by educational requirements (with the most difficult to obtain listed first). This may help us to identify career ladders (as we scroll down the list), and help us to get jobs that we qualify for now.
D) Select From a Listing of 16 Building Automation Jobs.
The list may be quite long. There are two ways you might like to use this list:
1) Filter - As you enter a word, you will filter (limit) the list of jobs
2) Browse the list (Don't Filter) - You can simply explore the list of jobs. There may be many that you might never have considered to be of interest.
Once you have identified an job of interest, simply click on it.

Step 2: Find a Job: After you have selected a career/job above, you will see current jobs listings. You can change the location, distance from location and recency as desired. Each of the listings will link to a current job opening.

Job listings (based on your criteria) can be sent daily to your inbox, so you always have access to the latest opportunities. Complete the short form to start - you can opt out anytime.

Step 3: Prepare For a Career: In this section you will gain access to detailed information to help you prepare for the chosen career. Information may include (not every career choice includes all of the elements below - updates occur quarterly):
Core and Supplemental Duties: Lists the worker-related tasks performed
General and Specific Work Activities: Summarizes the broad and more specific types of behaviors related to the career
Knowledge Required: Provides the requirements regarding the acquisition of facts and principles
Skills Required: Provides basic skills and cross-functional skills needed
Preparation Required: Provides a summary of the required experience and education
Educational Requirements: Detailed breakdown of the education required
Work Experience Required: Detailed breakdown of the prior work experience required
Local Salary Information: Provides national and local salary ranges
Certifications: Provides appropriate government and private-sector certifications and/or credentials that may be required
Professional Associations: Provides professional associations that are related to the career selected
Job Listings: Provides links to active current job listings for the selected career, along with multiple similar job titles to explore. All details appear on this page
Related Careers to Consider: Lists up to 20 careers that might be of interest to you (related to your initial choice - what they do, what they know, and what they're called), ranked by best fit.

** If you clicked on a link from section D (as described in Step 1 above), you will see one or more links to an occupation that is usually a bit more general than your initial job selection - the link(s) is directly related to the specific job you identified through your prior selections.
*NOTE: It is possible that there may not be a career path identified for the specific job you selected in Step 1. If this is the case, scroll up the page and click on a different career/job.

Step 4: Career-Specific Resources (detailed and constantly updated): Continue to scroll down the page and you will find tabs that provide detailed (updated) links specific to the career you selected. This information includes:
Videos: Provides a listing of video links related to this career. A great way to get a quick overview of the occupation.
Resumes: Sources for resume materials and techniques. This can help to get you started.
Job Description: Sources that provide job descriptions, which are vital to resume and interview preparation.
Interviews: Provides links that can help you to prepare for and successfully complete the job interview. Can also assist with coffee chats.
Step by Step: Provides links to resources that can help to organize the career search process.
LinkedIn: One of the best professional social media sites that provides links, opportunities, and networking specifically for careers and career development.

Step 1 of 4: Select a Career/Job

9 Building Automation careers are listed below (sorted by Percentage Change in Total Job Openings - 2020 to 2030 est.). Building Automation-related jobs specific to each career are also provided. This shows which careers are emerging and growing the fastest. Please Scroll and Select below:

Occupations U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030 (% change) Building Automation-Related Jobs

Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 8.4% Building Analyst
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.4% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Analyst
Social Science Research Assistants 8.4% Business Automation Specialist
Occupation: Social Science Research Assistants U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.4% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Business Automation Specialist
Civil Engineers 8.2% Building Engineer
Occupation: Civil Engineers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.2% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 8.1% Building Engineer
Occupation: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 8.1% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 6.6% Building Engineer (Bldg Engineer)
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 6.6% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer (Bldg Engineer)
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 5.8% Building Engineer; Building Operations Specialist
Occupation: Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 5.8% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer; Building Operations Specialist
Architectural and Engineering Managers 4.1% BIM Coordinator (Building Information Modeling Coordinator)
Occupation: Architectural and Engineering Managers U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 4.1% Building Automation-Related Jobs: BIM Coordinator (Building Information Modeling Coordinator)
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 3.1% Building Architect; Building Architectural Designer; Commercial Green Building Architect; Green Building Architect
Occupation: Architects, Except Landscape and Naval U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: 3.1% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Architect; Building Architectural Designer; Commercial Green Building Architect; Green Building Architect
Construction and Building Inspectors -2.9% Building Engineering Inspector
Occupation: Construction and Building Inspectors U.S. Job Openings 2020-2030: -2.9% Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineering Inspector

13 Building Automation careers are listed below (sorted by U.S. National Median Salary). Building Automation-related jobs specific to each occupation are also provided. Please Scroll and Select below::

Occupations National Median Salary Building Automation-Related Jobs

Architectural and Engineering Managers $ 149,530 BIM Coordinator (Building Information Modeling Coordinator)
Occupation: Architectural and Engineering Managers National Median Salary: $ 149,530 Building Automation-Related Jobs: BIM Coordinator (Building Information Modeling Coordinator)
Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar $ 103,380 Certified Green Building Engineer; Green Building Engineer
Occupation: Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar National Median Salary: $ 103,380 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Certified Green Building Engineer; Green Building Engineer
Mechatronics Engineers $ 103,380 Automation Specialist; Building Engineer
Occupation: Mechatronics Engineers National Median Salary: $ 103,380 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Automation Specialist; Building Engineer
Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers $ 94,240 Building Engineering Manager
Occupation: Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers National Median Salary: $ 94,240 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineering Manager
Civil Engineers $ 88,570 Building Engineer
Occupation: Civil Engineers National Median Salary: $ 88,570 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer
Architects, Except Landscape and Naval $ 82,320 Building Architect; Building Architectural Designer; Commercial Green Building Architect; Green Building Architect
Occupation: Architects, Except Landscape and Naval National Median Salary: $ 82,320 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Architect; Building Architectural Designer; Commercial Green Building Architect; Green Building Architect
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health $ 73,230 Building Analyst
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health National Median Salary: $ 73,230 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Analyst
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers $ 70,240 Building Engineer (Bldg Engineer)
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers National Median Salary: $ 70,240 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer (Bldg Engineer)
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators $ 64,680 Building Engineer; Building Operations Specialist
Occupation: Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators National Median Salary: $ 64,680 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer; Building Operations Specialist
Construction and Building Inspectors $ 62,860 Building Engineering Inspector
Occupation: Construction and Building Inspectors National Median Salary: $ 62,860 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineering Inspector
Robotics Technicians $ 59,800 Automation Specialist
Occupation: Robotics Technicians National Median Salary: $ 59,800 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Automation Specialist
Social Science Research Assistants $ 49,210 Business Automation Specialist
Occupation: Social Science Research Assistants National Median Salary: $ 49,210 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Business Automation Specialist
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General $ 40,850 Building Engineer
Occupation: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General National Median Salary: $ 40,850 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer

14 Building Automation careers are listed (sorted by Education/Preparation Requirements - descending) to provide career ladders. Building Automation-related jobs specific to each career are also provided.

Education/Preparation Categories:
5 = Usually requires graduate school (e.g., Master's degree, Ph.D., M.D., or J.D.)
4 = Usually requires a four-year Bachelor's degree
3 = Usually requires vocational training, related on-the-job experience, or Associate's degree
2 = Usually requires a high school diploma
1 = May require a high school diploma or GED certificate
Please Scroll and Select below:
Occupations Education/Preparation Building Automation-Related Jobs

Architects, Except Landscape and Naval 5 Building Architect; Building Architectural Designer; Commercial Green Building Architect; Green Building Architect
Occupation: Architects, Except Landscape and Naval Education/Preparation: 5 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Architect; Building Architectural Designer; Commercial Green Building Architect; Green Building Architect
Architectural and Engineering Managers 5 BIM Coordinator (Building Information Modeling Coordinator)
Occupation: Architectural and Engineering Managers Education/Preparation: 5 Building Automation-Related Jobs: BIM Coordinator (Building Information Modeling Coordinator)
Civil Engineers 4 Building Engineer
Occupation: Civil Engineers Education/Preparation: 4 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer
Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar 4 Certified Green Building Engineer; Green Building Engineer
Occupation: Energy Engineers, Except Wind and Solar Education/Preparation: 4 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Certified Green Building Engineer; Green Building Engineer
Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health 4 Building Analyst
Occupation: Environmental Scientists and Specialists, Including Health Education/Preparation: 4 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Analyst
Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers 4 Building Engineering Manager
Occupation: Fire-Prevention and Protection Engineers Education/Preparation: 4 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineering Manager
Mechatronics Engineers 4 Automation Specialist; Building Engineer
Occupation: Mechatronics Engineers Education/Preparation: 4 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Automation Specialist; Building Engineer
Social Science Research Assistants 4 Business Automation Specialist
Occupation: Social Science Research Assistants Education/Preparation: 4 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Business Automation Specialist
Construction and Building Inspectors 3 Building Engineering Inspector
Occupation: Construction and Building Inspectors Education/Preparation: 3 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineering Inspector
First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 3 Building Engineer (Bldg Engineer)
Occupation: First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers Education/Preparation: 3 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer (Bldg Engineer)
Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 3 Building Engineer
Occupation: Maintenance and Repair Workers, General Education/Preparation: 3 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer
Robotics Technicians 3 Automation Specialist
Occupation: Robotics Technicians Education/Preparation: 3 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Automation Specialist
Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators 3 Building Engineer; Building Operations Specialist
Occupation: Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators Education/Preparation: 3 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Engineer; Building Operations Specialist
Weatherization Installers and Technicians 2 Building Analyst; Residential Building Analyst
Occupation: Weatherization Installers and Technicians Education/Preparation: 2 Building Automation-Related Jobs: Building Analyst; Residential Building Analyst

Scroll through the picklist (below). There are 16 specific Building Automation jobs listed. Select those that may be of interest - you will get active job listing links, along with detailed resources to help you prepare for a career related to that job.
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Step 3 of 4: Prepare For a Career

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