DDC Service Technician

Building Automation / Automatisation du b√Ętiment Surrey, British Columbia


Position at ESC Automation

Position Summary:

The Technician is responsible for programming, startup, commissioning and troubleshooting DDC Systems with minimal supervision. The technician is to interpret design drawings, submittals, and specifications to effectively develop and test sequence of operations. This position requires flexibility to work overtime as the business requires, including occasional travel and overnight stays. The physical demands of the position include frequent stooping, crouching, kneeling, balancing, and climbing, standing, walking, reaching, lifting and gripping.

Want to know more about what you will do every single day?

  • Understand and have knowledge of building mechanical/electrical systems and equipment, typical DDC controls systems and devices
  • Effective and timely communication at the highest possible level
  • Total customer satisfaction, internal and external
  • Perform site specific training for owner/operator
  • Professional and expedient conflict resolution
  • Review equipment submittals, drawings, and specifications
  • Create and test sequence of operations and programming
  • Perform system startups, network connections, create and modify graphics interfaces as required
  • Point to point, pre-functional, and functional testing of equipment/systems
  • Documenting and record keeping of one’s work
  • Assisting the project lead with RFIs and field investigations
  • Coordinates and communicates with project lead, other contractors, client and dispatchers.
  • Adherence to schedules and deadlines
  • Attention to safety protocols
  • Use of hand tools and testing equipment

Are you passionate about joining our team? We will be looking for you to have:

  • Required Education:
  • High School or GED required.
  • Associates degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school with certificate in Instrumentation, Automation, HVAC, AAS, BAS preferred, or
  • Certified Red Seal Electrical Journeyperson for min 1 year
  • Proficient with: Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication, as well as interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful, problem-solver that is energetic and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and hold a clean driving record
  • Willing to work after hours and an on call rotational basis
  • Strong problem-solving abilities (electrical trouble shooting and problem solving, networking)
  • Knowledge of programming, access and surveillance systems, fire alarm and network topology
  • Focused and detail orientated
  • Team player that functions well in a busy environment
  • Able to work independently and manage time effectively

Additional Skills/Certifications we look for:

  • Good understanding of the Canadian Electrical Code. FSR-B is an asset.
  • Knowledge of Wireshark and Network Captures
  • BCEM (Building Certified Energy Manager)
  • SEMAC (Sustainable Energy Management Advanced Certificate)