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Building Automation Controls Technician

Company: University Mechanical Contractors, Inc (UMC)
Location: Lynnwood
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

UMCPosition Title: Building Automation Controls TechnicianDate Posted: 02/07/2024Location: Lynnwood, WA
Position Description

Location: Lynnwood, WA
Classification: Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $31 - $40 per hour
US Applicants Only
General Position Summary:
Construction and/or Service positions:
Install programs within Direct Digital Controllers, programing, commissioning, conducting Point to Point verification, trouble shooting and validating DDC network communications on both new construction projects as well as retrofits. Assist in designing graphical displays within the design and fiscal parameters set forth by the System Development Team, Engineering and Project Manager. Inspect and validate systems, assist with panel building, follow installation methods as directed by onsite representative, and perform system commissioning. Interpret blueprints, building schematics, and DDC controls drawings. Attend site meetings and provide daily reports to the Project Manager.
UMC is a registered Distech Product Distributor and installer. This platform is built on and utilizes the Tridium Niagara Platform with both MS/TP and BACnet over IP protocols. Distech also manufactures a complete line of LonWorks controllers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Program databases for all supported systems to meet specified sequences of operation and equipment manufacturers recommendations, in accordance with company standards and controls drawings.
2. Perform calibration and check-out of control systems "Point to Point" and ensures that specified sequence of operations and commissioning requirements are met in a timely manner.
3. Work with graphics coordinator to provide the labor and expertise for the preparation and delivery of graphical user interfaces when required for projects based on design and contractual obligations.
4. Provide customer support on building/system operation and maintenance of the temperature control systems.
5. Provide feedback to the Controls engineer of record in order to create as- built drawings.
6. Manage time to complete assignments on time and within budget

Position Requirements

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • DDC/System Programming skills
  • Strong interactive and communication skills
  • Strong External/Internal customer service and customer relationship skills
  • Strong electrical, mechanical system knowledge
  • Experience with electronics and basic electrical circuits
  • Knowledge of DDC Control Theory and Applications
  • Ability to interface with UMC teams, clients, engineers and property managers
  • Ability to work independently and unsupervised
  • ACAD\Visio skills

    Credentials and Experience:

    • 2 to 4 years of experience working in the Building Automation Industry
    • HVAC and/or Mechanical system experience
    • Electrical theory and or electronics training and certification
    • Tridium\Niagara experience with Distech (preferred)
    • Computer and networking skills a plus

      Supervisory Responsibility:

      • None

        Licensing or Other Special Certifications Required:

        • Maintain a valid Drivers' License and satisfactory driving record.


          Equal Opportunity Employer

          UMC is committed to a culture of inclusion and connectedness. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, innovation, self-expression, and talent that our employees invest in their work represents who we are as a company and what we believe in. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of their education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran's status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs.
          UMC's policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, sex, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, religion, presence of physical, sensory or mental disability, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, honorably discharged veteran or military status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, or any other status or characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy is not tolerated. UMC is also committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment of minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. Affirmative action plans are developed annually to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company's obligations as a contractor to the United States government.


Keywords: University Mechanical Contractors, Inc (UMC), Seattle , Building Automation Controls Technician, Professions , Lynnwood, Washington

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