POSITION: Controls Service Specialist
The Controls Service Specialist handles job start-up, checkout, and troubleshooting for systems and service installed jobs. Performs control service related duties, including service agreement tasks and handles emergency calls as directed.
Reports to: Service Supervisor
Direct reports: None
Provides guidance to outside contractors and limited direction to other specialists.
II. Major Responsibilities:
Performs controls system inspections, service and troubleshooting.
Writes and troubleshoots programming.
Modifies graphics and database.
Performs control system upgrades.
Completes final critical adjustments and calibration on mechanical/control equipment following owners manual instructions.
Advises supervisor of any necessary modifications, changes, or upgrades to mechanical system on basis of own findings in the course of assignment.
Reviews estimated costs and scope on projects and strives to complete scope of work within the estimated costs.
Performs wiring checkout and assists in automation systems start-ups.
Completes and submits written reports covering all aspects of each assignment, including customer, nature of trouble, equipment involved, time and material used, travel, and any other expenses.
Performs service agreement tasks as directed. Handles emergency service calls, on-site or online as directed.
Responds to customer service calls, checks indicated points of trouble, and analyzes full requirements of system involved and checks and tests systems components.
Diagnoses trouble or defects in sensors, field cabinets, control console, or mechanical systems and determines corrective action.
Disconnects and dismantles instruments as necessary and corrects trouble or defect by adjusting, repairing or replacing parts or units.
Recognizes safety hazards and understands how to safely overcome them without causing harm to yourself or others.
Understands the safety rules and regulations outlined in the BCS safety manual.
Provides customer service by responding to service calls to build and maintain customer relationships.
Always leaves a customer site with a reason to come back by documenting suggestions for repairs and improvements on every service ticket no exceptions.
Presents a professional image of Building Controls and Services when speaking to customers (all levels).
Provides technical assistance and training as needed.
Delivers technical support to end users and field labor when applicable.
Trains and develops other Specialists on Systems, equipment, and company policies and procedures.
Trains customers on systems prior to job turnover
Skills and Experience
Minimum two years of experience in an HVAC capacity.
Minimum two years of experience in a mechanical capacity.
Minimum two years of experience in systems including on-the-job experience as a systems/mechanical specialist.
Strong knowledge of building automation systems, HVAC, mechanical systems, electrical concepts, and operations.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Mathematical abilities to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ration, and percent and create and interpret graphs.
Strong problem solving ability.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid driver license
Technical school certificates
Requires frequent travel through Kansas and the Midwest
Requires occasional overnight stays
Training and development:
Requires frequent standing, walking, climbing of stairs or ladders, bending, squatting or twisting. Requires the ability to carry, lift, move or push up to 100 pounds on a regular basis. Must be able to talk and listen to others. Frequent use of manual dexterity and visualization of a computer screen through the day. Requires ability to see up close and distant, distinguish colors, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
This position may regularly work in all types of indoor and outdoor conditions including near moving mechanical parts, in high, precarious places, extreme heat, cold and humidity. Position may also be at risk of electrical shock. Occasional exposure to toxic or caustic fumes or chemicals. Noise levels range from moderate to very loud.
Most of the job duties require the employee to be working on HVAC equipment in close quarters. Most testing is done with the equipment operating, creating noise and air movement. Many of our customer facilities have unfavorable environmental conditions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to complete all areas outlined for this position in a satisfactory manner. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by most people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and requirements.
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