• Applications Engineer

    Location US-TX-Richardson
    # Positions
    Experience (Years)
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand has a potential opportunity for an Applications Engineer to join the WattStopper Team in Plano, TX. In this role, the individual will provide project pre-sales, application, and product support and specification for a wide range of WattStopper products. To include support for Building Automation Integrators connecting to WattStopper lighting control systems.


    About WattStopper           

    Here at WattStopper you'll be a member of an entrepreneurial, greentech company whose technology is helping to drive toward a net zero future.  At WattStopper, we pioneered the energy-efficient lighting control industry and remain at the forefront of this rapidly changing marketplace. We develop, design and manufacture products ranging from stand-alone occupancy sensors that turn lights on and off automatically, to daylighting controls which automatically adjust electrical lighting when daylight is adequate, to sophisticated networked control platforms that integrate numerous building systems and provide cutting edge benefits such as real-time monitoring and coordinated reduction of lighting, plug and HVAC loads.


    About Legrand       

    Legrand is a global company with 30,000 employees world-wide and products sold in 180 countries.  As the leading provider of products and systems for electrical installations and information networks wherever people live and work, Legrand delivers an unequaled depth and breadth of innovative solutions for use in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. 

    Employing more than 2,600 employees across the United States and Canada, Legrand in North America has a work environment that promotes personal advancement, pride and achievement. Our success is also based on our recognition that diversity – in people, products, innovation and technology – is an important strength. When you join our team, we provide you with the tools, knowledge and skills necessary to become the very best at your job, and to continue to advance your career.  


    Visit us at:





    Equal Opportunity Employer




    • B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology or related/equivalent work experience.


    • 3+ years’ experience in Electrical or HVAC control systems specification and/or design.



    • Strong computer skills (AutoCAD and/or Bluebeam required).
    • Strong analytical and good communication skills. 
    • Must enjoy working in a team environment. 
    • Must be a self-starter, requiring minimal supervision.
    • Extensive understanding of control systems (dimming, energy management and lighting controls).
    • Agreeable to travel for training and support as needed.


    Position Attributes

    • Understand the requirements of project lighting control and ensure all project objectives are met.
    • Provide application engineering support for Wattstopper lighting controls including Architectural Dimming Systems, Ethernet, BACnet, Niagara networks, and customized solutions.Includes application engineering documentation (design, sequence of operation development, programming for controls systems, and other related duties).
    • Internal and external education on BAS networks and systems.
    • Review electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications and apply the information to a set of specific Wattstopper products to meet the intent of the project documents.
    • Develop and verify non standard design and custom solutions from standard product mix.
    • Supervision of: submittal generation, control programming, commissioning, and troubleshooting of Wattstopper systems. 
    • Supports sales team and assists in quotations.
    • Participates in Continuous Improvement.
    • Performs other similar and related duties as required.



    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed