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Controls Technician - Job Number 77

Johnson Controls Federal Systems
Gunpowder, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Salary: 105% 169

As a trusted partner to the federal government for more than 100 years, Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) provides energy efficient solutions and installs and maintains building technologies at more than 750 federal sites and military installations worldwide. As part of the Johnson Controls team, a Fortune 500 company with over 100,000 employees, with the largest portfolio of building technologies and solutions in the world, we are passionate about designing, constructing, and maintaining security, energy efficiency, water, utility savings, and fire projects at federal and military sites around the world.

We are seeking a Senior Controls Technician to support our team based at the Aberdeen Proving Grounds 

Benefits: Eligible for benefits on first day of employment
Vacation: Eligible for 3 weeks of paid vacation per calendar year

What you will do
Under general direction, perform preventive maintenance, repair, installation, commissioning, programming, troubleshooting and/or replacement of HVAC Controls Systems & Equipment, and other Building Control Systems. 

How you will do it
• Diagnoses and repairs electronic control system malfunction’s requiring knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems, and testing and writing modifications of systems software.
• May assist with sketches of field changes and discrepancies for engineering corrections and drawings.
• May provide training to customers on electronic control systems operations. Delivers manuals and documentation to the customer for training needs as required.
• Provides support to the mechanical staff to troubleshoot issues. 
• Ensures work is being performed in compliance with company, state, local and Federal legal requirements and operates on the job with the highest level of ethics.   
• Properly completes all required company, customer, and service documentation.
• Compiles job documentation, such as certificate of completion, customer training forms, training certificates and punch lists.
• Conducts self-study (reading, research and practice) to improve and maintain technical proficiency in company's product lines. Completes certifications as required by the company.
• Installing cabling, field equipment & control equipment enclosures in customer locations according to the national electric code, company and customer guidelines. 
• Use of electronic test equipment to troubleshoot complicated problems during installation.
• Reads and interprets blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications, software/systems programs, schematics and operational product manuals.

Qualifications - External

What we look for
• Associate Degree in Electronics, Mechanical systems, Computer Technology, Air Conditioning, or equivalent experience 
• Five (5) or more years of experience commissioning, troubleshooting, programming or installing Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems.
• Generally required knowledge includes HVAC controls systems, facilities management systems, site preparation, peripheral equipment installation and servicing techniques.
• Adheres to all Johnson Controls and customer safety standards. Provides safety leadership and instruction to all Technicians. Provides safety awareness and instruction to subcontractors on Johnson Controls work sites. 
• Provides solutions to others on system problems by either troubleshooting or advising how to resolve problems. 
• Assists with the identification of material needs required for service delivery. 
• Communicates with customer upon arrival and before leaving the work site. Ensures high levels of customer satisfaction. Meets regularly with customer to become familiar with operating problems. Keeps customer informed on the nature of service provided outstanding issues and recommends system enhancements, upgrades, and or repairs. 
• Manages assigned work to meet a professional level of execution, on-time and to the customer satisfaction.
• Valid Driver's License, ability to operate a company vehicle, and an acceptable driving record
• Ability to obtain and maintain required government security clearances if needed.  (This involves a background/character, criminal history, employment, and credit check.)
• In order to meet the increasing demands of our customers and comply with the Federal orders, where legally permissible, we may require all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and submit proof in our Johnson Controls Vaccination Tracker upon hire, unless candidate has a valid medical condition or sincerely held religious belief precluding, he/she from receiving the vaccine.


 Experience with programming and/or troubleshooting in one or more of the following brands of HVAC Controls products is highly desired: Johnson Controls, Honeywell, Siemens, Delta, Distech, Carrier, ALC, and/or Andover.  
• Experience with BAS communication protocols should include one of the following:  BACnet MSTP, BACnet IP, N2, P1, Modbus, and/or LON.
• Demonstrated experience working with Metasys or Tridium Niagara Direct Digital Control (DDC) system 
• Experience using SMP, SCT, and/or CCT

Who we are
If you’d like to learn more about who we are, what we do, and the systems and products we work with please check out our “take a journey” video on YouTube. (The video is approximately 7 minutes in duration.)

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit

Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)

Johnson Controls Federal Systems


Gunpowder, MD
21010 USA



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