A BMS/HVAC controls technician is responsible for the repair, upgrade, and/or replacement of outdated and inefficient systems to reduce costs and improve the environmental conditions of buildings. Technicians make recommendations to improve the HVAC system. Maintains and commissions existing system installations to ensure occupant comfort and reduce the energy used by facilities.
Tech is responsible for preparing accurate cost estimates for equipment repairs and upgrades, maintaining records of all the inspections conducted and equipment replaced. BMS/HVAC control technicians also contracts outside labor for large work orders. This involves negotiating compensation and delegating responsibilities so that the project is completed within budget and on time. The technician ensures that the inventory of parts and repair equipment is maintained and specialized parts are acquired from vendors.
An HVAC control technician also trains employees in the operation and maintenance of HVAC equipment and the BMS. Must be willing and able to train new employees in the systems he is responsible for. Must be willing and able to train new employees in system protocols and procedures, as well as tricks of the trade.
ADDITIONAL DUTIES: General maintenance duties as instructed and/or required.
An Associate’s Degree in Electronics, Building Automation or directly related field, or a Vocational School two year HVAC program degree plus 10 years’ experience in servicing electronic and mechanical systems in the HVAC industry.
Ability to do general maintenance work helpful
Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:
Must have a Class “A” Arkansas HVAC Contractor’s License, Freon License, and Boiler License or be able to obtain in one year or less.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Required knowledge includes DDC and pneumatic HVAC control systems, facilities management systems, site preparation, peripheral equipment installation and servicing techniques. Must be proficient in the repair and programming of BMS, VFD, VRD, and PLC, networking equipment and BMS/HVAC communication’s equipment.
Must be aligned with the company’s vision and mission. Must be able to meet the company’s Standards of Behavior, show respect for all the company’s employee’s, and willing to do more than is expected.