Controls Technician

Mcquay International Cincinnati , OH 45202

Posted 7 months ago

Why join our Daikin Applied team?

  • Factory Certified Training, Refrigeration Certification or other professional on the job training in the HVAC Industry

  • The opportunity to work on all types of commercial equipment and cutting-edge technologies such as Intelligent Equipment, Magnetic Bearing Technology and VRF Technology

  • Daikin Applied provides technicians with laptops, mobile devices and other technologies

Service Technician Position Summary:

Perform Maintenance of HVAC Equipment:Repair and replace defective equipment, components, or wiring. Intermediate - advanced independent diagnostics, troubleshooting, pipefitting, and brazing of CAT I, II, and III equipment. Specific equipment responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following (Category I): Water-cooled single and dual centrifugal chillers up to 200- 2700 tons, Screw chillers up to 400 tons, Air-cooled chillers up to 530 tons, Centrifugal screw Templifiers. Magnetic drive chillers 100-700 tons.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • On-site start-up technician

  • Troubleshoot installation of control systems

  • Solving issues using reasoning and logic (and voltmeter)

  • Communication with individuals who installed the system

  • Programming of new control system using touchscreens and computers

  • Assist the owner's representatives to demonstrate that the system has been set-up properly

  • Documentation of actions taken on the job-site to be included with project report

  • Direct discussions with building owners to assist with ongoing maintenance and service

  • Preparation of wiring diagrams

  • Jobsite Safety: Wear personal protective equipment when completing service tasks. Complete jobsite hazard assessment prior to initiating service. Adhere to McQuay and customer safety policies and OSHA guidelines.

  • Customer Service: Demonstrate professionalism in appearance, verbal, and written communication. Interact with customer by offering status reports of service before, during, and after each call. Explain technical information to technical and non-technical audience.

  • Support Sales: Communicate potential sales opportunities to the sales staff through the technician tip quote process. Identify and quote opportunities for minor repairs directly to the customer.

  • Document Performance: Record and report billing, inventory, timecards, technician tip reports, product quality reports (PQR), and articles as required.

  • Computer Usage: Basic data entry and ability to navigate the use of email, internet, word processing programs. Download programs into CAT I-II equipment and Micro controllers. Analyze chiller trend data to ensure optimal performance.

  • Exhibit Compliance: Ensure standards, policies, procedures, and maintenance of a clean work area are upheld at all times.


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.

  • Associate's Degree or equivalent from a Technical / Trade School with a certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning and five (5) years related experience with increasing responsibility; or seven (7) years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Valid driver's license, EPA approved Universal Technician Certification preferred, other state licenses as required.

About Daikin Applied

Daikin Applied is a member of the world's largest HVAC manufacturer, Daikin Industries. Daikin Applied designs and manufactures technologically advanced commercial HVAC systems for customers around the world. Customers turn to Daikin with confidence that they will experience outstanding performance, reliability and energy efficiency.

Led by the principles of people-centered management, Daikin employees have unlimited potential to influence the business. For years, we've redefined HVAC technology, innovating and pushing to never settle. Together with our customers, we're delivering the solutions to reach new heights of success.

Daikin Applied, formerly Daikin McQuay, was started in 1924 and has an extensive history of developing new, industry-leading innovations and technology. Our award-winning Rebel rooftop units, Magnitude magnetic bearing chillers, Pathfinder air-cooled chillers and Intelligent Equipment set new standards for efficiency and value for building owners. Also, our extensive water source heat pump and applied technologies, aftermarket service, and parts operations provide support to keep our customers' operations running smoothly. Daikin Applied equipment, solutions and services are sold through a global network of dedicated sales, service, and parts offices.

Daikin Industries, Ltd. is a Fortune 1000 company with more than 67,000 employees worldwide and revenues in excess of $17 billion in 2016 with nearly 30% of that coming from the U.S. In the Americas we have a strong position in the global portfolio, and the credibility and confidence of Daikin Industries' leaders who are fueling our future with investment.


HVAC equipment, Internet of Things (IoT) for HVAC, energy management, aftermarket service support and replacement parts, and turnkey solutions.

Equal Opportunity Employment: It is the policy of Daikin Applied to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, creed, color, religion, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Controls Technician

Mcquay International