Synergy Management Group is hiring an experienced Building Automation Installer & Service Technician for the DC/NOVA/MD area. This is a subcontract position on a project basis with room to grow. Applicants must be licensed and insured and provide own tools and vehicle.

Reporting to the President of Synergy Management Group, the BAS Technician is responsible for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of building automation systems. A qualified candidate can demonstrate an aptitude for problem solving, time management and balancing completing priorities while on-site. The ideal candidate can demonstrate in-depth knowledge of HVAC, building automation, energy management, and network communications. Synergy is a Tridium Niagara integrator and also services and integrates other systems including JCI FX, Siemens, ALC, Trane, Honeywell, Distech, KMC, Alerton.

Building Automation Installation/Service Technician—BAS/HVAC Controls
 Controls Installation
 Troubleshoot & diagnostic skills
 Knowledge of automation systems, HVAC, electrical concepts, and building operations preferred
 Use of a variety of hand tools and instruments for installation of controls systems
 Install conduit and hang control panels
 Pull and terminate wires to controllers, components, and devices using wiring diagrams, and installation instructions
 Install electrical wiring between controls and equipment according to wiring diagram; work with push up ceilings, hard lid ceilings, fire demising walls, floor to floor
 Install sensors, actuators, and control devices
 Standard design symbols common to industry
 Work from floor plans, blueprints, specifications, and schematics
 Document work by completing paperwork on each job and maintaining files as required
 Record parts, material, labor, and other cost data per assignment and return unused resources

Minimum qualifications include:
 Conduit and Control Panel Installations
 Wire pulling
 Ability to read and follow wiring diagrams
 Termination of control wires
 Understanding of various sensor types, control devices and respective control signals
 Basic electrical troubleshooting skills
 Lock out / tag out procedures
 Understanding of Analog and Digital Signals
 Understanding of 24VAC electrical systems
 Troubleshoot basic controls circuits including starters, safety shutdowns and typical HVAC systems
 Basic refrigeration cycle
 Air Handler and Rooftop Unit construction in VAV and constant volume applications
 General pumping and fluid system application
 Control valve and damper wiring used in commercial HVAC applications
 Variable Frequency Drives
 Basic automation system topologies
 Communications links and protocols
 Demonstrate and promote a spirit of cooperation and teamwork throughout Synergy
 Provide backup support for other team members
 Continually look for ways to improve our processes and ability to serve our customers effectively
 Improve your personal performance on a continual basis
 Attention to detail
 Manages time effectively
 Must be courteous and diplomatic; strong communication skills with proven record of excellent customer service
 Seeks input from Synergy team on complex issues

Synergy Management Group is customer focused and upholds integrity through high performance teamwork, adaptability, problem-solving, and communication. Our mission is creating customized, sustainable solutions; helping clients actualize their facility goals. We work in collaboration with building owners and facility management teams toward long-term solutions, and our strategic, hands-on approach seeks to optimize a balance between energy usage, occupancy comfort, and savings.