BAS Service Technician

Building Automation / Automatisation du bâtiment Surrey, British Columbia


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, a subsidiary of GDI, team today! 

Position Summary

The BAS Service Technician will work within occupied buildings on behalf of our customers. The technician will be responsible for various BAS preventative maintenance tasks, programming & graphic changes, possible HVAC equipment startups, and commissioning and troubleshooting of DDC Systems with minimal supervision. This position requires flexibility to work overtime as the business needs (on call). 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Understand and have knowledge of building mechanical/electrical/control systems and equipment, typical BAS 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
  • Perform system startups, and network connections, create and modify graphics interfaces as required
  • Point-to-point functional testing of equipment/systems
  • Documenting and record-keeping of one’s work
  • Coordinates and communicates with clients and dispatchers.
  • Adherence to schedules and deadlines
  • Attention to safety protocols
  • Use of hand tools and testing equipment


  • High School or GED required.
  • Associates degree or equivalent from a two-year College or technical school with a certificate in Instrumentation, Automation, HVAC, AAS, BAS preferred, or
  • Certified Red Seal Electrical Journeyperson for min 1 year with computer skills
  • Proficient with: Microsoft Office Suite
  • 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) 
  • 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 on an on-call rotational basis
  • Problem-solving solid abilities (electrical troubleshooting 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

 The gross hourly range is $30 - $55. This range represents the anticipated low and high end of the range for this position. Actual rates will vary and are based on factors such as a candidate’s qualifications, skills, and competencies. 

Why work at Ainsworth?

Ainsworth is growing at an unprecedented rate and to help attract and retain top talent, we provide benefits on your first day with us. We offer a wide variety of benefits including the following:

Benefits: Comprehensive health, dental and medical benefits, including wellness supports, RRSP matching and generous vacation

Rewards: Service milestones and peer recognition plus Employee Discounts and Incentives

Flexibility: Hybrid working models, where applicable

Diversity: An inclusive organization that embraces diversity and belonging; work in a great team atmosphere with future potential for promotion within company

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

This position is based in Surrey, Bristish Columbia and offers a competitive hourly range of $35-55, commensurate with experience and qualifications. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Ainsworth, a subsidiary of GDI, 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, a subsidiary of GDI, is an integrated multi-trade company, offering 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.