BAS Specialist

Building Automation / Automatisation du bâtiment Thunder Bay, Canada


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!

Position Summary:
BAS Technician 3 is the continuation of the BAS technician’s career at Ainsworth. Intermediate technician is defined as one who has served between 6,000 – 18,000 hrs in the BAS industry. The individual would be working on a construction team and would report to the BAS Regional Coordinator. 
  • Demonstrates good Health & Safety practices, attends and participates in safety talks.
  • Regular supervision provided by Regional BAS Coordinator and dotted line to the Project Manager while providing mentoring of BAS Tech 2.
  • Coordinate with field technicians to ensure work quality and maintenance fulfillment.
  • Build out inspection reports which will be presented to the end user.
  • Support the Remote Building Automation Systems team (RBAS) through remote diagnostics.
  • Work with all Third-party hardware and software in a service setting.
  • Provide engineering and design support for new construction and retrofits.
  • Provide onsite services through Preventative Maintenance and corrective work orders
  • Follows Ainsworth standard practices in the delivery of BAS projects.
  • Develop teamwork approach yet work autonomously in a productive and efficient manner.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, or coordinates In-depth repairs of building-automation-system using software and advanced diagnostic tools.
  • Ability to generate graphics and programs based on design documents.
  • Develop advanced knowledge of Schneider Electric engineering and programing tools.
  • Competency in Networking TCP/IP, MSTP protocols, within, LON, and BACnet applications. Extensive knowledge of integration of Lon / BACNet Network Controllers with Schneider software (WPT, WPP, Workbench…) and able to integrate with other vendors.
  • Accepts responsibility for assigned tasks and completing them on time.
  • Has an expanded customer facing role, always representing the company in a dignified manner, and with the customer’s needs in mind.
  • Has a functional understanding of the project scope, progress and, reports any project deficiencies, issues to the Regional BAS Coordinator or to the PM.
  • Shows willingness and ability to take on lead tech role for smaller sized projects.
  • Able to coordinate work with internal/external electrical and pneumatic reps and / or Mechanical/Electrical trades.
  • Takes on project commissioning documentation role, for as built purposes.
  • Assists with sales estimations and project extra costing exercises.
  • Assists in customer training.
  • Perform all job functions in a safe and healthful manner, abiding by and in accordance with all applicable Health, Safety and Environmental company policies and government legislation/regulations.
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality System operating procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.
  • Graduate of a college program in Instrumentation, Mechanical or Computer/Electrical Engineering.
  • Over 4 years of related experience in building automation, security and or fire.
  • Education, Professional Designation, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Personal Characteristics (enthusiastic – optimistic – high energy etc.)
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to be insure by Ainsworth Inc.
  • Pass Security screening as required by government agencies and clients.
  • Physical fit and able to access and work in construction site environment.
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, RSP 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.