Building Automation & Controls Technician

Building Automation & Controls Technician

Black-Peak Inc.

Building Automation & Controls Technician


Location:  Houston & Galveston TX areas

Hourly Pay: $41 up to $50 hour + Overtime

Employment type:   Contract & Direct Hire career opportunities available.  Employee Benefits available.



  • Perform periodic preventative maintenance to ensure issues are detected early and resolved before the equipment fails.
  • Work with OEM to track open repairs and maintenance.
  • Troubleshoot and repair field wiring and sensors.
  • Perform modifications to controllers, sensors, components, and troubleshoot communications issues.
  • Perform root cause analysis of HVAC controls systems malfunctions while striving for continuous improvement and making recommendations.
  • Create automation scripts\\programs, databases, graphics, and alarms.
  • Startup and commissioning of new systems and functions Work closely with installation subcontractors and coordinate work with them to ensure projects are completed on time and per code, standards, and contract requirements Perform a point-to-point checkout per standard procedures Perform quality control on the maintenance of programs, database, graphics, alarms.
  • Perform software/hardware calibration required for proper equipment and system operation.
  • Create and maintain detailed documentation of each site system, including but not limited to device inventory, wiring schematics, panel elevations, floor plans, etc



  • 2+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting
  • 5+ years’ experience with working controls knowledge of AHU’s, chiller plants, complex fan systems, and building controls head-ends.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, building mechanical/electrical drawings and technical guides.
  • Mechanical/ equivalent or previous experience in preparing controls submittal
  • Ability to effectively communicate progress, status, and issues to internal and external customers.
  • Working experience in HMI or BAS graphics software
  • Knowledge of scripting and programming languages (i.e., Visual Basic, ladder logic, etc.) \
  • Working knowledge of common network protocols, TCP/IP, BacNET, LAN/WAN topologies, routing and switching
  • Modbus Integration experience
  • Experience with Building Databases for Building Automation systems
  • Commercial HVAC experience: 1 year (Required)
  • Use of tools like WireShark, Putty, Terminal Server, etc.
  • Ability to travel up to 100 miles for the role (up to 2 hours away for service calls) from Houston & Galveston TX areas.
  • Must be able to pass a complete a background check & drug test
  • Must have a valid / clean driver’s license
  • Must have no physical limitations or concerns


A competitive compensation package that includes healthcare benefits, generous PTO, and mor

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