Building Automation Field Technician (Monday thru Friday)

Facilities/Maintenance Seymour, Indiana



The Building Automation Field Technician will support the plants’ Building Automation System and air handling/dust collections systems on an electrical and mechanical perspective. This includes basic pms, repair and troubleshooting of existing hardware and support equipment related to operation and includes the installation of new or upgraded devices or equipment. This position reports the Site Facility Maintenance Team while working with the Building Automation System Team in the day to day operations of building controls/air handling operations to support pharmaceutical manufacturing at the Seymour Manufacturing site.


• Perform basic to intermediate levels of wiring and terminations- high/low/control voltages on air handling related equipment and control devices supported by the BAS.
• Intermediate level of troubleshooting abilities on all levels of control wiring
• Basic equipment/device installations
• Removal of legacy wiring/panels/boxes when assisting with air handling or dust collection improvements or upgrades/repairs
• BAS- Building Automation System- install and route new wiring, devices and panels as directed
• Execute PMs or system performance checks for related equipment including but not limited to: BAS control panels, typical air handler controls, chiller controls, exhaust fam controls, damper actuator controls, reheat valves and steam traps
• Participate in drawing updates and provide updates as required when changes are made.
• Manage or attend to contractors for site project activities from project definition to work completion to ensure it meets current site standards
• Work with the necessary team members and management to provide technical support in the daily needs and/or compliance of the existing system
• Participate in the implementation phase of continuous improvement projects toward site or controls optimization as it relates to BAS/facility equipment
• Development and production of equipment lists, points, lists for control systems integration work, controls installation or any combination thereof
• Perform site walk-thru, to assess work requirements for control systems integration work, controls installation or any combination thereof
• Ability to effectively interact at all levels of an organization and effectively communicate with customers
• Able to work independently and remotely to complete projects based on controls drawings, and other technical documents
• As required – develop and deliver training on equipment operation or changes
• Support SOP and/or training documentation as it relates to equipment/BAS
• Create or support Change Control documentation
• Develop necessary PMs, test plans and supporting documentation for Capital Appropriations Requests
• Participate in validation or qualification activities or exercises
• Other duties as assigned or as business needs require


Required - High School Diploma I GED 
Preferred - Associate's Degree or Certification/License


• Associates Degree, 2 year technical degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a technical discipline specific to HVAC with some automation experience preferred. Highly desired technical training, certification and specific OEM experience
• Minimum of 10 years' working or hands-on experience with air handling equipment, devices and controls in the field performing basic maintenance related activities that includes direct experience in building automation, building controls, enterprise systems, and control protocol implementation and systems integration Ex: Siemens, BacNet, or other similar BAS control systems or schemes.
• Minimum of 5 years' working or hands-on experience in a maintenance/engineering department in a regulated environment
• Proficient in the startup of mechanical equipment pertaining to chilled water systems, hot water systems, air handlers, heat exchangers, pumps, VAV’s and other various subsystems and terminal equipment.
• Significant tasks also include scheduling, document preparation, inspections and testing, report generation and problem resolution
• Experience with large and small scale projects, facility engineering, HVAC and automated controls is required.
• Ability to properly identify and apply control routines to equipment to be controlled (i.e. VAV, FCU, air conditioner, heat pump, unit heaters and etc.)
• Experience with HVAC Control, BAS, Energy Management systems, electrical installation, construction practices processes, code compliance and documentation is required
• Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams, mechanical and control drawings
• Capable of implementing design specifications and various control strategies for new construction and renovation projects
• Ability to read and interpret Scope of Work (SOW) documents
• Development and execution of field work plans
• Knowledge and experience with field related measurement tools, multi-meter, Air Data meter, anemometer, flow hood etc
• Must exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills, written and verbal
• Ability to be flexible with work priorities and work effectively as part of a team
• Experience working with subcontractors, vendors and/or OEMs is preferred
• Must demonstrate a basic understanding of plant electrical distribution and utility systems and equipment such as ahus, compressors etc
• Basic knowledge and understanding of computers, PLCs, VFDs and other control systems/devices or equipment is preferred
• Ability to troubleshoot and program VFDs/ similar devices or controllers is preferred


• Ability to handle multiple assignments with varying/conflicting priorities in a manner that meets the company's goals.
• Ability to work off of ladders, scaffolding and aerial lifts.
• Technical (engineering/maintenance) background, with "hands on" experience.
• Self-driven to meet objectives/goals within the organization.
• Ability to take direction from various sources for job completion in a customer service driven environment.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
• Knowledge of SAP is required.


• Traditional industrial work environment, with frequent walking to other areas of the facility, including production areas, loading docks, mechanical spaces and warehouse.