Job Description

Position Summary/Purpose:

This is a Controls field Technician Apprentice position and will work with campus Energy Manager on the integration, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs of campus building automation system, (BMS). This candidate will be working with Distech, Carrier and Mitsubishi controls.

Primary Responsibilities /Accountabilities/ Essential Functions:

1. Perform routine maintenance and repair on commercial DDC systems.

2. Repairing/replacing DDC system controllers and components, as needed.

3. Perform basic commissioning and system diagnostics from system-level controller to end devices (i.e. sensors, actuators, etc.).

4. Observe safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

5. Attend classes and seminars (classroom or online) on HVAC components and system design to update skills.

6. Other duties as assigned.

Equipment Used and Responsibility

  • Basic knowledge in Low Voltage Systems, Electrical, Electronic, Direct Digital Controls, commercial HVAC Mechanical systems.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • On-call, 24/7 for controls duties; part of a rotating list of on-call personnel.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Experience/  Education

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of 2-year of commercial HVAC troubleshooting and repair experience.
  • Demonstrated DDC controls experience preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of repair, maintenance and installation techniques.
  • Must have all necessary tools and test equipment.
  • Must pass pre-employment background investigation

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting:      4-8 hours a day
  • Standing:  2-4 hours a day
  • Walking:   1-2 hours a day
  • Lifting:      Occasionally
  • Carrying:   Occasionally
  • Pushing:    Occasionally
  • Bending:   Occasionally
  • Squatting: Occasionally
  • Kneeling:     Occasionally
  • Climbing:    Occasionally
  • Reaching:    Frequently
  • Grasping:     Frequently
  • Fine Eye to Hand Coordination:  Continuously
  • Driving:       Occasionally
  • Work Environment: 70% Office building on site, 30% Outside work.  Work performed is subject to variations in temperature, equipment noise and dust.


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Posted 10 Days Ago

Full time


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