Controls Technician - Military veterans preferred

2022-09-28
Brady Services (https://www.linkedin.com/in/garretyoung2/)
Maintenance/Installation/Repair

/yr

  full-time   employee


Greensboro
North Carolina
United States

Brady has brought together some of the best minds in building service technology, engineering, installation, and customer service - and we're looking for more. 

As a leading Trane® independent office, we sell, service, repair, and maintain HVAC equipment for our mission-critical customers. Our team brings efficient, reliable, and secure building solutions throughout central and eastern North Carolina.

What's it like to work here?  Each day brings fresh challenges that call for both knowledge and imagination. You're surrounded by people who enjoy working as a team to solve problems. At the end of the day, you know you've helped people stay comfortable and productive. You've helped companies head off issues and operate more efficiently. Plus it's a good feeling knowing your talents are appreciated and rewarded.

SUMMARY: 

Provides programming, technical checkout, owner training, and assists in subcontractor coordination on Building Automation projects. Responsible for completing assigned tasks within estimated hours. Provides assistance with Controls Service as directed. Participates in the controls service on call program.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

Follow work schedule as directed by Resource Coordinator.
Communicate job status with Lead Technician and Project Manager or Resource Coordinator.
Configure, setup, and calibrate end devices on factory or field installed hardware.
Create and program site databases.
Utilize Checkout documentation provided by engineering to verify system performance.
Examine and troubleshoot communication Links and Local Area Networks.
Provide technical assistance to installation sub-contractors as required.
Identify, analyze and diagnose BAS and system problems through remote interface means or directly while on site.
Ensure documentation procedures are followed as an ongoing process.
Maintain accurate and complete project notes that can be used by engineering for As-Built drawings.
Ensure project database and graphics database are backed up to network drive at job completion.
Provide remote access information for sites to Virtual Service.
Represent company by serving as a direct customer contact, working to develop, maintain, and enhance customer relationships.
Provide on-site Owner Training Classes for customers.
Provide technical support to associates.
Maintain company equipment and hardware in good working order.
Comply with OSHA, site and Brady safety standards.
Participate in ongoing training opportunities (TPC, Online webinars, etc.) 
Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required; regular travel requirements with occasional overnight travel


TEAMWORK:

Demonstrate and promote a spirit of cooperation and teamwork throughout the Company
Continually look for ways to improve our processes and ability to serve our customers effectively
Improve personal performance on a continual basis


CUSTOMER SERVICE:

Provide responsive, professional and diplomatic customer service 
Answer customer calls and correspondence quickly and pleasantly
Communicate with customers in a friendly, professional, and patient manner
Perform all duties with the goal of building and maintaining long-term customer relationships
Immediately address any customer's concern and requests the involvement of other Company personnel as required


SAFETY:
Follow all company safety programs and report any non-compliance to your Team Leader
Notify Team Leader or Safety Manager of any unsafe conditions
Proper PPE equipment must be used at all times when necessary
Report all accidents and injuries to your Team Leader and HR immediately
All monthly training topics on safety completed and done during the month due


QUALIFICATIONS: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school in HVAC, Computer Science or Computer Science related field and three years field experience;
or equivalent combination of education and experience;
working knowledge of Microsoft Products and Computers.
Knowledge and understanding of various communications protocols used in the industry including BACnet, LonTalk and Modbus;
familiarity with networking applications, Ethernet, TCP-IP, IP Networks and infrastructure; experience with Trane, Tridium, and/or Teletrol building automation is desired but experience with other control manufacturers such as Johnson Controls, Schneider, Honeywell, Siemens, Distech, etc. will also be considered.


COMPUTER SKILLS: 

Microsoft Office



CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: 

Valid driver's license,
Universal EPA certification


LANGUAGE SKILLS: 

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 
Ability to write simple correspondence. 
Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other associates of the organization.


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: 

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


REASONING ABILITY: 

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The physical demands of the position include

occasional sitting; frequent stooping, crouching, kneeling, balancing, and climbing; and constant standing, walking, reaching, and gripping. 
Material handling demands include lifting from floor level to overhead, with occasional lifting up to 115 lbs., frequent lifting up to 50 lbs., and constant lifting up to 25 lbs., placing the position in the Very Heavy Physical Demand Classification (PDC). 
Must be able to talk and hear. 
Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position requires working outdoors, in mechanical/equipment rooms and possible extreme weather conditions.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and heavy equipment.  The associate is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock (high voltage); and vibration.  The associate is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and extreme heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



OTHER REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                                                                    

Ability to pass drug screening
Ability to prove US employment eligibility
We offer a comprehensive benefits package including  Medical, Dental and Vision, Life & AD&D insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, 401(k) / profit sharing, and Paid Time Off.