BAS Technician Intern

Building Automation / Automatisation du bâtiment Detroit, Michigan


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 GDI company) team today!


Job Summary:

The Technician Intern will be installing (commissioning), troubleshooting, repairing, and programming environmental control systems. The Technician Intern will work professionally with both internal and external clients; report directly to a team project manager and work closely with the design engineer to ensure they have the tools necessary to be successful on each project. In order to perform your task you will utilize your knowledge of electronics (board level troubleshooting), direct digital controls, airflow, hydronics, refrigeration theory, and building control techniques.


  • Responsible for end to end testing, downloading programming, starting up, commissioning, and servicing on assigned projects
  • Represents the company by serving as the direct customer contact and is responsible for servicing products and equipment on assigned projects, ensuring customer satisfaction by identifying, analyzing, diagnosing and repairing equipment and systems at customer’s location
  • Coordinates with team leader and customer to precisely understand requirements for all on-site installation and repairs by extensively examining building layouts, forecasting issues, gathering materials and synchronizing on-site work
  • Continually enforces safety to the highest standards and maintains security and accountability of company issued and procured assets by recording use, wear and conditions
  • Displays team effort and dedication to customer by maintaining flexibility to work overtime and weeks as the business requires. 


  • One year of classes towards an Associates/Bachelor’s degree in HVAC or Control Systems, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient with a computer - Microsoft Office Suite and adaptable to new software platforms
  • No relevant experience necessary but knowledge of mechanical systems and sequences of operations is a plus
  • Reading and understand mechanical design documents (duct layouts, piping schematics, riser diagrams)
  • Reading Manufacturer's wire diagrams
  • Experienced abilities in problem solving and troubleshooting
  • Presents a positive image for the company
  • Possess a desire to continually learn and strive towards excellence
  • Seeks high level of quality in their work and to exceed client expectations (internal and external)


Why work at Ainsworth (a GDI company) ?


Ainsworth (a GDI company) 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, 401(K) 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.


Ainsworth (a GDI company) 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 GDI company) 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.