Systems Specialist I - Building Automation / HVAC Controls Technician - Austin, TX

Job Description

Position Overview

Performs building automation system start-up, checkout, and troubleshooting for assigned projects. Provides guidance to contractors at the assigned level of responsibility.

Typical Tasks:

  • Perform End-to-End verification of I/O.
  • Perform configuration, optimization, and troubleshooting of systems.
  • Perform network setup and troubleshooting (IP, RS-485, etc.)
  • Implement graphical user interface (GUI).
  • Support Third Party Commissioning efforts.


  • Perform wiring checkout and automation start-ups using provided software and tools.
  • Complete adjustments and calibrations and submits commissioning reports on automation systems.
  • Complete startup of typical systems.
  • Operate PC workstations, user interfaces, IP networking devices.
  • Perform software and hardware troubleshooting.
  • Effective management of time.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate documentation.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Minimum: HS Diploma with relevant experience.
  • Required Experience: 1+ years field experience installing / programming building automation controls, DDC controls, HVAC controls, BAS controls, BAU controls.
  • Required amount of travel: 10%
  • Required knowledge/skills:
    • Basic understanding of Low Voltage Control Systems and Electromechanical Devices
    • Basic understanding of Mechanical Systems
    • Comfort in a Construction Environment
    • Basic understanding of IP Networking
    • Ability to adapt quickly to new software and interfaces.
    • Comfortable in most aspects of computer operation.
    • Individual must possess a valid driver's license in good standing and must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.
    • Qualified applicants must be legally eligible for employment in the United States.  Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment within the United States.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Preferred: 2 or 4 year degree
  • Preferred knowledge/skills:
    • Previous Experience with Projects (Scope/Size/Type)
    • IP Networking Exposure
    • Basic Electrical Troubleshooting
    • Exposure to Engineered Documents (Submittals, Specifications, Blueprints)


Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Early Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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