BAS Service Technician

Building Automation – Eden Prairie, MN

A BAS Service Technician is responsible for providing service, installations and upgrades of building automation systems. The technician may also respond to service requests and emergencies as assigned and is expected to maintain positive customer relationships.


  • Performs preventative maintenance and diagnostics on building automation system and components according to service agreement contracts. Tests and verifies system readings ensuring optimal system operation.
  • Completes service repairs, replacements, upgrades, adjustments and calibration on automation systems and components following issued tasking, maintenance, troubleshooting and installation instructions.
  • Performs system checkout and assists in building automation systems startup for service installed jobs. Works with engineering group to create and/or verify point database; creates/reviews job specific programming via computer for various control systems.
  • Verifies point database and programming operations are consistent with scope of work for the intended integration and sequence; backs up data from data servers and/or creates automated backup procedure; troubleshoots and resolves inconsistencies in the functions or sequence of operations; contacts Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) for technical support as/when needed; drives issues to resolution. Sets up and configures PC workstations, user interfaces; data servers, IP Networking devices, protocols, routers, switches, mass storage devices and hubs.
  • Confirm proper network performance.
  • May coordinate electrical installation with electrical contractor at job site as required.
  • Conducts training and development classes for customers on site or at the branch.
  • Delivers technical support, coaching and direction to end users and field labor when applicable.
  • Completes and submits written service orders and reports covering all aspects of each assignment and activity.
  • Completes and submits timesheets and other necessary information weekly.
  • If improper operation is due to another system or component, discusses problem with customer and/or office and advises of the best course of action.
  • Works with other team members, companies or external service providers or vendors to arrange servicing and to resolve problem
  • Participates in job site final walk through and / or final completion prior to service turnover on assigned jobs.
  • Provides Plans & Control System Documents to engineering for as-built drawings.
  • Identifies additional chargeable opportunities including time and material work, system upgrades and service contact expansion. Prices, proposes and proceeds with new work as per issued guidelines
  • Responds to customer service calls (emergency, onsite, or online), checks indicated points of trouble, analyzes full requirements of system involved and checks and tests systems components.
  • Diagnoses trouble or defect, determines corrective action and repairs system.



  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or 1-2 years of vocational/technical training.
  • The following building automation systems training and experience is preferred:
    • Siemens Talon
    • Distech EC-BOS
    • Honeywell WEBs
    • Niagara R2
    • Niagara AX
    • Niagara N4
    • Invensys I/A Series



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 2+ years engineer/service experience working with DDC (direct digital controls) required.
  • Knowledge of automation systems, HVAC, electrical concepts, and building operations
  • Hands-on experience with network cabling, communications wiring, shielded cable.
  • Ability to maintain an organized and efficient job site.
  • Effective troubleshooting skills.
  • Skilled in programming, job start-up and checkout, and troubleshooting.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word and Excel.
  • Proficient in Siemens, Distech, Niagara programming tools.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer relations skills with the ability to forge strong business relationships.
  • Individual must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing and must be able to pass a background check.
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


  • Bonus Skills:
    • Experience installing and commissioning Siemens TC, DXR, KNX products.
    • Experience installing and commissioning Distech ECB, ECL, Eclypse products.
    • Experience installing wireless field devices (EnOcean, Zigbee).


Salary description: Hourly + Benefits

Employment Status: Full Time


Parallel Technologies is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Depending upon the position you may be required to join a Union under the Minnesota Limited Energy Agreement.

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