Automation Specialist Technician Internship

<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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Full Time

Overview: <p>Our Automation Specialist Interns are instrumental in supporting our Automation Specialists in deploying new building automation systems, solving problems, and testing installed systems.&nbsp;They will work side by side with Automation Specialists on active construction sites.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Conduct basic building control system installation, configuration, programming, testing, and repair.</li> <li>Diagnose and repair controls systems malfunctions.</li> <li>Prepare documentation and reports on work status and completion.</li> <li>Provide direct support to Automation Specialists, Project Managers, and Account Managers for the completion of controls projects.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Must be enrolled in a post-secondary or technical program for&nbsp;Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronics, HVAC, Building Technologies, or engineering equivalent.</li> <li>At least 1 year of experience with building automation systems or&nbsp;course work in mechanical, electrical, or HVAC program</li> <li>Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments and knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, web-enabled applications, and database software</li> </ul> <p><u>Preferred Qualifications&nbsp;</u></p> <ul> <li>Computer networking experience</li> <li>Tridium experience</li> <li>Working knowledge of building automation controller configuration</li> <li>Experience working in a construction environment</li> </ul> <p><u>Knowledge, Skills, Attributes, and Characteristics&nbsp;</u></p> <ul> <li>Ability to read and understand mechanical, electrical, network and wiring drawings.</li> <li>Ability to manage professional e-mail communications</li> <li>Ability to manage and maintain a calendar and task management systems</li> <li>Ability to present a professional, positive, and helpful attitude always</li> <li>Must always maintain professional appearance and communication</li> <li>Must possess and maintain exceptional work ethic and timeliness</li> <li>Must uphold company values and demand the highest level of conduct from self and others</li> <li>Must be a self-starter, with the ability to work as part of a team and independently</li> </ul> <p><u>Working Conditions and Physical Effort:</u></p> <ul> <li>Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.</li> <li>Work environment involves moderate exposure to construction hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.</li> <li>Moderate physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects, such as a ladder and hand tools, up to 50 pounds and extensive sitting.&nbsp; Some walking and standing. &nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>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.</p> <p>McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.</p>