Electrical Control Technician - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Virginia, Chantilly

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an Electrical Control Technician to support a 6am - 2:30pm shift and will be responsible to install, maintain, test, startup, and adjust electrical, electronic, electro-pneumatic, and electro-mechanical instrumentation and control systems/equipment. Principal site-specific electrical and controls (E&C) systems include, but are not limited to, those associated with the electrical distribution system, turbine generators, chillers, boilers, incinerators, and HVAC equipment. In addition, provide technical support as required to the E&C Engineer in the performance of his/her duties.

  • Read, interpret and troubleshoot site E&C system deficiencies using electrical schematics, loop diagrams, control logics, mechanical drawings and piping & instrument diagrams (P&IDs). Troubleshoot indiscriminately both the mechanical and electrical sides of systems. Maintain as-built logics, control loop diagrams, and documentation for all assigned systems.

  • Install, program, troubleshoot, calibrate, tune, conduct preventive and predictive maintenance (condition monitoring), replace and repair all assigned E&C systems and all associated electrical, electronic, electro-pneumatic, and electro-mechanical components, including instrumentation and end-elements.

  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems; perform simple programming, data base changes, and alarm log reviews; perform and maintain system back-ups and history database files; develop and install graphics to enhance operation and maintenance; and perform miscellaneous administrative functions as directed by E&C Engineer on site’s microprocessor-based central control systems.

  • Program and troubleshoot ladder logic, both in hard-wired relays and PLC, for control systems.

  • Adjust control system parameters as required and/or directed by E&C Engineer.

  • Perform startup and checkout of newly installed E&C systems prior to operations turnover.

  • Perform in-house training of personnel on operation of site’s microprocessor-based central control systems.

  • Direct repair personnel as assigned.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Journeyman Electrical License.

  • High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.

  • Universal CFC refrigerant handling certification.

  • Working experience in electrical, industrial electronics, and electro-pneumatics.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and troubleshoot using electrical schematics, loop diagrams, control logics, mechanical drawings, and piping & instrument diagrams (P&ID’s).

  • Two years experience in maintenance and repair on commercial/industrial/residential building equipment to include, but not limited to: cooling towers, pumps, heat exchangers.

  • Five years working experience with 480VAC minimum.

  • Working knowledge of PLC programming. Must be able to read, interpret, and troubleshoot ladder logic from computer terminal.

  • Understanding of and fluent with computer language, NT-based system.

  • Knowledgeable in direct digital control (DDC) and other forms of electronic controls.

  • Hands-on experience in calibration and maintenance of electronic and / or electro-pneumatic control system equipment.

  • Hands-on experience in repair and troubleshooting of motor control centers and variable frequency drives (VFD’s).

  • Hands-on experience or potential to quickly learn operating and control systems for principal site-specific systems including, but not limited to, the electrical distribution system, turbine generators, chillers, boilers, incinerators, and HVAC equipment.

  • Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

  • A willingness to work rotational shift if necessary, including days, evenings and nights, as well as, overtime, weekends, and holidays.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years working experience with high voltage up to 15,000VAC preferred.

  • Ability to write correspondence and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization desired.

  • Understanding of Distributed Control Systems (DCS), preferred.

  • Understanding of HVAC building management systems (BMS), preferred.

  • Certified and proficient in UNIX-based computer systems to include hands-on and / or classroom experience, preferred.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 226746BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.