BAS Technician

Building Automation / Automatisation du b√Ętiment Ottawa, Ontario


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the Ainsworth team today!

Position Summary:

We are currently looking for BAS technicians to join our growing Ottawa BAS Service Team.  The individual would be working with our service/project team and would report directly to the BAS Service Manager


  • Perform point to point verifications of building automation systems
  • Write detail service reports 
  • Provide recommendations for improvements
  • Assist in delivering BAS solutions to our customer base within the Construction/Operation/Service Department.
  • Troubleshooting of BAS, HVAC Equipment and Lighting controls systems and their peripheral devices 
  • Update site documentation.
  • Learn and demonstrate a thorough understanding of Ainsworth Safe Work and H&S Policies.
  • Show an understanding of HVAC and DDC fundamentals, as well as Schneider Electric, (Trane, Siemens, Automated Logic or other BACnet) BAS product portfolio and end devices.
  • Complete Schneider Electric product-specific training prior to factory training.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of BAS Networking and System Integration.



  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination 
  • Reliability clearance 
  • 5 years + experience in BAS technician role
  • Valid Driver’s license and the ability to be insured by Ainsworth
  • Pass security screening as required by Ainsworth's Government clients
  • Fluent in English – both written and oral. Fluent in French is a definite asset. The ability to read and understand construction plans and specs and product documentation. Graduate of Post-Secondary technical or engineering program.
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office, including Visio or Scripted programming language.
  • Medium physical duties, the ability to stand for long periods of time in a construction environment, the ability to climb ladders and work from heights (with fall arrest protection provided).
  • Travel required around the Ottawa region.

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace. Qualified designated group members are encouraged to apply as any reasonable accommodation of qualifications will be considered as per our Accommodation Policy, available upon request.

Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering an end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.