The Controls Technician is responsible for maintaining building automation control systems and related HVAC components.
Duties & Essential Job Functions:
1. Identifies product and equipment requirements by studying blueprints, sketches, or building plans; correlating operating practices. 2. Installs new equipment by assembling parts; programming components. 3. Maintains current systems by implementing preventive maintenance programs and schedules. 4. Assists in completing projects by installing and repairing equipment and systems. 5. Performs routine maintenance by restoring and repairing faulty or inoperative equipment; recommending changes and new installations. 6. Troubleshoots systems by researching and evaluating conditions, advising supervisor and recommending actions. 7. Improves operations by calibrating sensors; adjusting pressure-sensitive status switches; adjusting timing clocks; making changes to existing points by moving sensors, equipment, changing control strategy and upgrading equipment. 8. Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. 9. Complies with federal, state and local building codes by adhering to requirements; advising management on needed actions. 10. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations. 11. Ensures operation of tools and equipment used in the job by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. 12. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communication actions, irregularities and continuing needs. 13. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience:
• High school diploma or GED equivalent. • 2 plus years’ experience with maintaining and installing building control systems or related experience.
Preferred Education & Experience:
• Technical training in Johnson Controls Building Automation System, Bacnet Controls. • 5 plus years’ experience with maintaining and installing building control systems or related experience.
• Knowledge and understanding of complex HVAC system controls for larger facilities, including chiller plants, boilers, pumps, air handlers, etc.; ability to troubleshoot and repair the controls and associated sensors on these systems; work with contractors and review systems for new construction. • Knowledge of installation and maintenance of HVAC equipment. • Knowledge of troubleshooting techniques. • Knowledge of basic hand tools and related equipment. • Knowledge of customer service techniques. • Knowledge of basic record keeping techniques. • Skill in some or all components of Microsoft Office. • Skill in Microsoft Windows navigation. • Skill to read and interpret blueprints, drawing and sketches. • Ability to draft grammatically correct correspondence. • Ability to verbally communicate technical information. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):
• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information. • Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication. • Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions. • Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting. • Lifting and moving up to 50 pounds.
• Work is a combination of indoors and outdoors and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours. • Possible harmful environmental factors are high pressure high temperature systems, rotating equipment and electricity. • The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.
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