Service Technician - Building Automation Controls HVAC

Job Description

Service Technician / Support Specialist - New Construction


This position is for those who like to work and win daily in a Smart Technology Building controls construction environment.



Summary of the position:

  • Safely perform checkout, startup and Commissioning of Siemens DDC control systems
  • Work well with others; take ownership, team player, think and work on your feet, integrity
  • Report to Site Engineering Team Leader and take direction from mentor, lead Tech and project manager



  • Perform commissioning and start-up of new HVAC DDC control systems
  • Document commissioning; communicate deficiencies and progress
  • Plan work with Mentor, lead Tech and Team Leader
  • Be able to work alone and is responsible for work expectations
  • Complete start-up and commissioning tasks within planned estimate
  • Provide documents to engineering for as-built drawings along with requested paperwork.
  • Participates with verification of point database and programming operations that they are consistent with scope of work for the intended integration and sequence
  • Assists with back up data from data servers and/or with creation of automated backup procedure
  • Supports troubleshooting and resolution of inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations
  • Assist with the set up and configuration of PC workstations and user interfaces
  • Supports the confirmation of proper network performance
  • Project Site Communication and Coordination: May provide support to others with the scheduling of trade contractors to coordinate startup services as needed
  • Work with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support as/when needed
  • Complete all training in a timely manner
  • Travel 20%  within Midwest zone
  • Submit accurate time keeping and expenses weekly
  • Work overtime when needed
  • Change with company direction
  • Good work ethic
  • Work safe, drive safe


Required Knowledge/Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Required education: High school diploma or state-recognized GED required.
  • Required experience: Demonstrable electro-mechanical aptitude (based on previous experience and/or education) along with user PC/software skills needed to be successful in this role.
  • Ability to read and understand design and construction documents
  • Ability to work in a variety of circumstances including climbing ladders, scaffolds, high-lift equipment, working in ducts, crawl spaces, roofs, basements, above ceilings, outside/inside/heat/cold/day/night conditions.
  • Must be able to differentiate types/colors of wire
  • Must be able to use hand-tools, laptop, email, smartphone, and tablet.
  • Must be able to carry and move equipment and tools weighing up to 75 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to work in a team environment providing dedicated support to our customers
  • Must have excellent communication skills in English
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook)
  • Understanding of business operations
  • Good detailed verbal and written communication skills
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States.
  • Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States
  • Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing
  • Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • HVAC/Automation Controls Degree, Tech School or hands on experience in automation building controls
  • Networking Ethernet skills
  • PC skills, Windows, office and communication applications
  • Associates degree or 1-2 years of vocational technical training preferred
  • Knowledge of building automation systems, HVAC, electrical concepts, and building operations preferred
  • Working engineering and programming background preferred

Job ID: 186770

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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