Controls and Automation Technician

<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>

Atlanta, GA

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: </u></strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Controls and Automation Service Technicians will be required to test, validate, maintain and troubleshoot complex 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 solid working knowledge of various system types including Pneumatic, Electric/Electronic, Digital and Analog, and Direct Digital Control (DDC). Technicians are expected to respond to various system manufacturer system service outages, operational failures or calibration adjustments, network failures and issues etc. Controls and Automation Service Technicians will also be part of an on-call rotation.</span></span></p> <p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong><u><span style="color:#333333;"><br/><br/>
Responsibilities: </span></u></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Advanced capabilities troubleshooting system failures and recommend and/or carry out corrective measures.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Perform periodic maintenance and calibration on system components.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Set-up and maintain system trend logs needed for diagnostics and repairs.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Performing system database maintenance and back-up/restore functions as needed.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><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></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Advanced working knowledge of PCs and computer networking.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams, mechanical drawings and schematics.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to interpret and implement complex written sequence of operations or other statement of system design intent.</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-family:arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong><u><span style="color:#333333;">
Requirements: <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">HS Diploma or GED</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">At least 5 years of experience working in a service role for a systems manufacturer or authorized systems representative/supplier/vendor on communicating or networked electronic systems</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Expertise in one or more of the following systems: Tridium (R2/AX/N4), Schneider Electric (Network 8000/IA), Johnson Controls (FX/Metasys/NAE), Trane (Summit/SC/ES), Honeywell (AX, N4), or Distech. </span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong><u>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</u></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Associates degree (or comparable vocational training) in related field</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Advanced competency in computer networking and client/server environments.</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS</u></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Must have a professional appearance.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><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></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><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></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><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></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><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></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;"><strong><u>WORKING CONDITIIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS</u></strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><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></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Work environment involves some exposure to construction, mechanical and electrical-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Moderate physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 50 pounds and extensive standing and walking. </span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Work requires local and occasional out-of-town travel to job sites and customer locations.</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and scaffolds and to negotiate work areas under construction.</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size: 16px;"><span style="font-family: arial,helvetica,sans-serif;">Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</span></span></p> <div class="oracletaleocwsv2-button-navigation oracletaleocwsv2-job-description clearfix">&nbsp;</div>