Direct Digital Control Specialist 3

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
03 – J – Exempt
Work Unit:
Office of Physical Plant
Facility Automation Services
Full/Part Time:


This office-based position is responsible for producing control schematics, wiring diagrams, Sequences of Operations (SOO), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), control valve scheduling, Bill of Materials (BOM), and standardized engineering documents/checklists that adhere to project specifications while using company tools, operating protocols, and procedures. Additionally, the position will provide consultation to control specialists, technicians, and management; diagnose and solve system problems; work on complex building automation systems to control and maximize University resources. Provide oversight of software design, third party integration, and graphics necessary to successfully implement the project and performing these functions on an as-needed basis. The position frequently communicates with fellow team members, other disciplines within the Office of the Physical Plant, external contractors, equipment vendors, and professional consultants to develop design documents that facilitate Building Automation Systems (BAS) control installations at University Park and Commonwealth locations ensuring successful project completion and customer satisfaction. Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher plus three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088