Similar Titles

Building Automation Specialist, Controls Technician, Building Systems Technician, HVAC Automation Technician, Energy Management Technician, Facility Automation Technician, Building Controls Engineer, Building Automation Engineer, DDC Technician (Direct Digital Controls Technician, Automation Systems Technician

Job Description

A Building Automation System (BAS) is a network designed to connect and automate certain functions inside a building. All of the building control systems, from lighting and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning) to fire and security systems—all wired through one set of controls.

Job Responsibilities
  • Install, repair, test and or perform maintenance on DDC control, Card Access, CCTV and Intrusion Detection systems.
  • Provide field customer service in a professional manner.
  • Have strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills,
  • Maintain vehicle, tools and employee safety policies.
  • Have experience in conduit installation preferred.
  • Maintain and complete paperwork directly related to projects.
Skills Needed on the Job
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the tools and techniques used to maintain, diagnose problems, and repair HVAC/R and associated electrical systems
  • Experience with programming, job start-up and checkout, and troubleshooting of building automation systems
  • Ability to diagnose and repair complex control systems
  • Extensive knowledge of multiple DDC systems
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and schematics
  • Ability to work safely with hand and power tools
  • Ability to work at heights and on ladders
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Proficient with computers
  • Demonstrate an attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds
  • Valid driver's license and insurable driving record
  • May be required to pass a drug test


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