Controls and Automation Specialist

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Charlotte, NC

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Overview: <div class="col-xs-12 col-sm-12 col-md-8"> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">McKenney's Inc, one of the Best Places to Work in Charlotte and Atlanta is seeking an experienced Controls and Automation Technician to join our team. This position will be required to program, test, validate, maintain and manage building HVAC, lighting and monitoring systems and components. Typical components consist of Relays, Transducers, Sensors, Actuators, Automatic Dampers, Automatic Valves, Power Supplies, and so forth. Technicians should have a working knowledge of various system types including Pneumatic, Electric/Electronic, Digital and Analog, and Direct Digital Control (DDC). Technicians are expected to respond to system service outages, operational failures or calibration adjustments, scheduling issues etc. </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <!--/.button-navigation--></div>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Install and program Building Automation systems.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Create and/or install custom graphics</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Troubleshoot system failures and recommend and/or carry out corrective measures.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Perform periodic maintenance and calibration on system components.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Set-up and maintain system trend logs needed for diagnostics and repairs.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Performing system database maintenance and back-up/restore functions as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Thorough working knowledge of sensor troubleshooting utilizing standard hand tools, DVM, and digital metering or calibration equipment (digital thermometer, hygrometer, etc.)</span>&nbsp;</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">4 years experience working with HVAC Building Automation systems</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Associates degree (or comparable vocational training) in related field</span></li> </ul> <p style="margin-left: 0.25in;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree (or equivalent experience) in related field.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Experience in HVAC Controls or Building Automation</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Advanced competency in computer networking and client/server environments.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS</u></strong></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Must have a professional appearance. </span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Must possess and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others.</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software </span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Must be a self-starter, with ability to work well as part of a team and independently</span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams, mechanical drawings and schematics.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong><u>WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:</u></strong></span></p> <ul> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office environment</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Work requires local and occasional out-of-town travel to job sites and customer locations.</span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises. </span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Work environment involves some exposure to construction-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. </span></li> <li style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and some standing or walking. </span></li> </ul> <p style="margin-left: 13.5pt; text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>