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Senior Automation Field Technician

Location: Philadelphia, PA


Position Summary

The Senior Automation Field Technician is responsible for installation start-up and commissioning of building HVAC automation and control systems. The Senior field technician may also respond to service requests as assigned by Service Management and is expected to maintain positive customer relationships.


  • Perform necessary point to point check-out, commissioning, diagnostic, and maintenance procedures on building automation systems, front-end workstations, servers, electric and pneumatic controls.
  • Troubleshoot and repair building automation system panels, including communications equipment, printed circuit boards, power supplies, electrical/electronic controls, sensors, and transducers.
  • Efficiently edit computer programs for building automation system points such as determining conversion patterns, defining point acronyms, and/or soliciting alarm specifications from operating personnel.
  • Perform any assigned preventative maintenance, repair, and emergency service calls.
  • Maintain project related documentation including but not limited to commissioning documentation, daily reports, as-builts and status reports.
  • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with members of the company, clients, sub-contractors, and other contacts.
  • Assist in Junior technician evaluation and training.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills


  • Possess and maintain a valid and current Driver’s License and be insurable by our company’s insurance carrier.
  • Basic understanding of control logic.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, plus additional specialized courses or short-term training (one year or less) with a minimum of 5+ years’ experience in the field of building automation controls.


  • Associates Degree, Technical/Business School Certificate or Diploma, Skilled Trades Apprenticeship, or other post high school training (two years duration) with minimum of 3 years’ experience in the field of building automation controls.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Building Automation (or equivalent) with minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field of building automation controls.



  • Minimum 5 years field experience in the HVAC controls industry including DDC Systems commissioning, software integration operation, calibration, and experience with pneumatic controls.
  • Understanding of the construction industry with emphasis in mechanical/electrical fields.
  • Proven track record of completing jobs on schedule, being self-motivated and achieving full customer satisfaction.


  • Knowledge of Automated Logic commissioning tools and field circuit debugging skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of DDC control theory and applications pertaining to the HVAC/Control preferred.
  • Prior experience in HVAC and/or Building Automation preferred.
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings.
  • Strong communication, organizational and documentation skills.
  • Competency in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Visio.
  • Capable of climbing ladders or using other lift equipment more than 8 feet above grade, and capable of lifting items up to 50lbs.


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