WHAT ARE THE CAREER PROSPECTS FOR BUILDING AUTOMATION GRADUATES?
There are opportunities all over the world in this field. Building automation companies range from large corporations down to those with just a few employees and everything in between.
Graduates also have opportunities with hospitals, university campuses, and government agencies such as the NSA. Those who decide to be more field-focused are often provided roles as field engineers, where they work on construction projects overseeing installation work, performing system checkout and startup, and training the customer. There are opportunities working in existing facilities where they would maintain, modify, and optimize existing systems. There are opportunities for them to do programming and integration work, as well as engineering control systems where they would have a mixture of field work and office work. Some go into sales, project management, commissioning, or energy management.
While this field is a niche, it provides many career paths for graduates.