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Commercial HVAC Controls Technician / Building Automation - Columbus, GA

Trane Technologies

Trane Technologies

Clarksville, TN, USA
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Ready to grow your HVAC career with a stable best-in-class organization that provides top-notch pay and benefits? As a Controls Technician with Trane, you’ll enjoy steady hours while working with a collaborative and supportive team!

Trane is seeking a Commercial HVAC Controls Technician / Building Automation Specialist in the Montgomery, AL area.

In this exciting role in our Contracting Division, you will be commissioning, programming, setting up graphics, communications link, end to end testing, troubleshooting and servicing on assigned projects.

If you can read schematics and understand sequence of operations as it relates to building automation AND/OR 5+ years of commercial service HVAC experience, Trane wants to hear from you!

Why Trane Technologies is the best for Controls Technicians:

  • Competitive Pay: Highly competitive and comprehensive total compensation program. Overtime opportunities are available.
  • Full Benefits: Including medical, dental, vision, 401k with up to 6% matching, core company contribution of 2%, 8 paid holidays, 15 days of vacation time, life insurance, and more!
  • Valuable Training: featuring Manufacturer (OEM) Level Training; formal internal training programs for those looking to add to their industry knowledge, as well as continued learning for those want to sharpen their HVAC skills
  • Career Advancement: opportunities for career development and promotions as well as a tuition reimbursement program
  • Perks: Late model, clean, and dependable company vehicle, high speed laptop, smartphone, specialized tools, uniforms, PPE and safety boot allowance
  • Independent Workdays: At Trane, we trust you to get the job done right. Most days, you’ll be dispatched from your house and can enjoy working independently!
  • Factory support – Because you are working with Trane, you will enjoy having access to the factory and getting the job done right the first time! Plus, you have access to Tech Hub, a nationwide support platform to connect you with others to get you the support you need

What you’ll be doing:

In this position, you will set up the Building Automation Systems on diverse job sites in and around the area. You will commission and start up BAS systems and document point to point verification, sequence of operations validation and job close out requirements.

· Coordinates with team leader and customer to precisely understand requirements for all on-site installation and repairs by forecasting issues, gathering materials and synchronizing on-site work.

· Keeps current on Trane products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair of direct digital control systems.

· Continually enforces safety to the highest standards and maintains security and accountability of company issued and procured assets by recording use, wear and conditions.

What you'll bring to the table:

  • A High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience with commercial controls and BAS systems
    • Previous experience with DDC controls system preferred
    • Previous background in programming, commissioning and startup of Siemens, Johnson Controls, Honeywell, or Tridium/Niagara based controls systems is highly desirable
  • Operating knowledge of Microsoft office and comfortable with hand-held devices (i.e. Smartphone, iPad)
  • A valid driver’s license, with no major or frequent traffic violations
  • Ability to work on-call rotation and/or overtime to support the business, including occasional overnight stays

Base Pay Range: $25 - $38+ / hour*

*Disclaimer: This base pay range is based on US national averages. Actual base pay could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed.

Additional Requirements and Environmental Exposure:

· Must be able to safely and legally operate a vehicle using a seat belt

· Must be able to wear helmets, safety goggles, fall protection harness and safety boots to safely perform job duties

· Must be able to twist the trunk of your body 90 degrees in each direction

· Must be able to squat and touch the floor with both hands

· Must be able to reach your hands over your head

· Must be able to stand on concrete surfaces for extended periods, routinely up to 4 hours

· This position is highly physical and requires regular use of hands, fingers, walking, stooping, kneeling and climbing ladders. It requires employees to regularly lift and or move up to 10 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 40 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move more than 40 lbs.

· Must be able to safely use a ladder with a 350 lb. total weight limit, while carrying equipment of 50 lbs. or less

· Must be able to maneuver confined access areas, as small as 30” vertical x 45” horizontal

· Must be able to comfortably and routinely access rooftops with extension and/or fixed ladders at heights of 15’ to 20’, and occasionally, up to 50 feet +

· This role may be exposed to variable weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, heights, risk of electrical shock, noisy operating equipment and other variable environmental conditions based on location

About Trane Technologies: At Trane TechnologiesTM and through our businesses including Trane® and Thermo King®, we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.
    We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.