Integrated Building Systems Technician

Building Automation / Automatisation du bâtiment 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 ESC - Ainsworth  team today!

Job Summary:

 Reporting to the Project Manager, the Integrated Building Systems Technician is responsible for installing, commissioning, and servicing multiple building technologies including but not limited to HVAC, Security, RTLS and Lighting Control Systems.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Service, install, troubleshoot, repair, maintain and inspect BAS, security and RTLS systems
  • Diagnosing and Troubleshoot issues with the network electronic systems and software
  • Commission BAS, front-end workstations & servers, and electric / pneumatic controls
  • Diagnosing and Troubleshoot issues with the network electronic systems and software
  • Ability to troubleshoot existing installations or utilize as-built drawings and documentation where available to correct deficiencies and repair systems without supervision
  • Provide onsite validation and testing of RTLS systems
  • Ensure customer requests and status are followed up on time and in a professional way
  • Perform all assigned preventative maintenance, repair and emergency service calls
  • Develop and maintain a cooperative working relationship with the company’s team of managers, engineers, and technicians; the client; and consulting engineers
  • Effectively communicate and maintain project status with Management, Contractors, and Customers


  • Diploma, or Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent job related knowledge
  • Must have a minimum 2-5 years related experience in BAS, CCTV, Card Access, and Intercom
  • Must be computer literate, have networking ability and a good knowledge of operating systems 
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of intrusion detection systems, electronic access control, CCTV, IP video, surveillance systems, fire alarm and life safety systems
  • System integration and technical troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in system integration, network topology and Virtual Environment.
  • Experience with Information Communication Technology design in the health care environment.
  • Experience in delivering security, and building automation solution.
  • Experience in delivering RTLS solution.
  • Technical writing skills to support documentation of problem resolution / solution improvement
  • Knowledge of technology deployed in the Health Care environment.
  • Experience in the healthcare industry is preferred

ESC Automation Inc. (part of Ainsworth group of companies)  is the largest Delta Controls partner in North America, with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, New York, Seattle, Portland, New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Toronto. For more than 3 decades, ESC Automation Inc. has offered dependable and user-friendly building control solutions to commercial, healthcare, education, and leisure buildings vertical markets. As industry leaders, our track record includes delivering the world’s first fully integrated native BACnet building solution encompassing HVAC, Lighting and Access products.