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Get to Know HIS – Harris Integrated Solutions

As a frontrunner in the building automation realm, we’re in the business of maximizing comfort, optimizing efficiency, and reducing energy costs across a variety of industries. From K-12 schools, high-profile universities and colleges, healthcare facilities to government municipalities, and even the hospitality sector – we’re making buildings smarter. Our mission? To exceed customer expectations with top-tier products, services, and solutions, while ensuring our employees enjoy lasting benefits and a secure future in a booming industry.

What We’re Looking For: Controls Technician for Building Automation Systems

Are you driven by results, energized by customer interaction, and fascinated by technology and problem-solving? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you. We’re looking for a Controls Technician to bring their skills and expertise to our team and help shape the future of the Building Automation Systems (BAS) industry. As a Controls Technician, you will be responsible for assisting with the startup, commissioning, and maintenance of customer systems that utilize PLC technology. Collaborating with our engineering team, you’ll see to it that our documentation is spot-on, our systems are perfectly calibrated, and expert technical support is always at hand to support you and our valued customers.

Stepping into the Role: Core Responsibilities for Success

  • Participate in the startup, commissioning, and re-commissioning of customer systems.
  • Maintain accurate As-Built drawings, providing a reliable reference for our engineering department.
  • Calibrate systems using basic electronic test equipment, ensuring optimal performance.
  • Assist in the commissioning of software programming, contributing to our innovative solutions.
  • Set up operator workstations/servers with the necessary software, supporting operational efficiency.
  • Oversee job database backups and support in transitioning jobs to the service department smoothly.
  • Track and record job progress, providing essential updates to project personnel.
  • Communicate issues or concerns to project management, ensuring the smooth running of operations.
  • Complete necessary paperwork, including time sheets, expense reports, and project status reports, upholding our documentation standards.
  • Other duties assigned.

What Makes You Stand Out: Qualifications Needed to Apply

  • A valid Driver’s License that is maintained consistently.
  • Ability to meet our company’s insurance carrier requirements for a clean driving record.
  • Ability to comply with our health and safety policies, demonstrated by passing a basic drug screening.
  • Willingness to travel in excess of 50% of the work week, consisting mostly of local travel and occasional overnight stays.
  • Capability to perform physical tasks, including climbing ladders or using lift equipment up to 8 feet above grade and lifting items up to 50lbs*
  • Basic understanding of control logic, having a fundamental understanding of commercial and industrial mechanical equipment.
  • Existing knowledge in Direct Digital Control theory and its applications related to HVAC/Control would be an advantage
  • Prior experience in HVAC and/or Building Automation is preferred but not essential.
  • Previous experience with Automated Logic Software would be beneficial.

The Perks of Joining Our Team: Why You’ll Love Our Benefits Package

  • Stay healthy with our comprehensive Health Insurance for you and your family – 95% monthly premiums paid by HIS
  • Smile brighter with our Dental insurance – premiums paid 100% by HIS
  • See the world clearer with our Vision Insurance – premiums paid 100% by HIS
  • Enjoy perks with our Employee Discounts
  • Feel secure with Life Insurance coverage – premiums paid 100% by HIS
  • Enjoy work-life balance with Paid Time Off – Holiday, Vacation & Sick Time
  • Plan your future confidently with our Company Funded Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Relocation Assistance available for eligible candidates

Beyond the Basics: Additional Details You Should Know

* Physical Requirements for the Role

(These physical demands serve as a snapshot of what’s needed for an employee to effectively perform the fundamental tasks of this job. We’re committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions).

  • During a typical workday, you might frequently lift and/or move items up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Your sharp close and distance vision and the ability to recognize colors will play a key role in your day-to-day tasks.
  • As an active communicator, you’ll regularly talk or listen during the performance of the job duties.
  • Expect a dynamic workday with frequent standing, walking, sitting, and using your hands for various tasks.
  • From time to time, you may need to reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, or embrace the classic kneel, crouch, or crawl, especially when conducting your point to point check out of the BAS.


Please note: your actual compensation isn’t a one-size-fits-all figure. It’s a unique blend of various factors specific to you. This includes your job-related skills, the depth of your experience, any certifications you hold, relevant education or training you’ve received, and even your specific work location, among other considerations. The proposed wage or salary is just part of the picture when it comes to your total compensation as an employee.

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role in the BAS industry, apply now! We look forward to reviewing your application.

Harris Integrated Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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