Controls Technician
Calgary, CA
3d ago


The Controls Technician will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Building Management Systems across a campus of facilities.

This will include repair / replacement of BMS devices and controllers, monitoring system performance, and programming as applicable for the proper operation of systems.

They will be responsible for the comfort, safety, and energy efficiency of a wide range of facilities. They are also responsible for performing work in accordance with established processes and practices and for complying with internal and external requirements including but not limited to environmental, health and safety, fire protection.



  • Performs maintenance to ensure the highest level of efficiency without disruption to the business
  • Performs routine maintenance tasks in accordance with BGIS Safety Policy and Procedures
  • Diagnoses and repairs complex control systems malfunctions requiring extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems
  • Repairs / replaces BMS devices, controllers, cabling, and components as required
  • Troubleshoots / repairs mechanical and electrical systems
  • Provides technical assistance to team members
  • Escalates issues to Facility Manager as needed
  • Provides training to all site operations teams to include as part of onboarding process and reoccurring training
  • Testing and control systems

  • Conducts tests for power failure shutdown sequences for operation (HVAC equipment)
  • Conducts test / calibrations for pneumatic pressure valves / solenoids
  • Provides maintenance, routine testing, configuration of all building automation and system components to meet requirements for safety, business unit operating requirements, and environmental efficiency (Monthly PM)
  • Tests sequence of operation and functionality of BMS programs and make necessary adjustments to improve efficiency and functionality
  • Collaborates on the development of new projects as assigned to include facilitation of broad groups, building consensus, and ensuring controls system integrity is always maintained
  • Manages the change control process and revisions of all proposed controls system procedures
  • Conducts extensive self-study (reading, research and practice) to improve and maintain technical proficiency in controls and monitoring systems
  • Is accountable for controls system changes at multiple sites
  • Is responsible for all facets of operations as it relates to the enterprise controls, monitoring and reporting systems
  • Work with vendors

  • Works with vendors and contractors to ensure their work meets BGIS and Client standards
  • Oversights vendors performing work interfacing between local management team and vendor for work approvals and proper change control
  • Systems

  • Administers BMS systems (operator access)
  • Ensures graphic adjustment / changes / service for the BMS systems
  • Consults for future installations and systems and for current ongoing projects related to BMS
  • Completes regularly scheduled maintenance of BMS System
  • Acts as the site Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all BMS related system issues

  • High school completion plus training or equivalent experience in Building Management Systems
  • 3-5 years of experience in facility operations, building controls, and maintenance work
  • JCI Metasys and / or EMC Delta Controls specific experience and training highly desired
  • Experience with Distech and Heatech systems a plus
  • Experience with communication networks (Ethernet, RS485, RS232)
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required
  • Strong ability to adhere and to properly execute processes and practices relating to facility operations and maintenance
  • Ability to maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical building systems and equipment
  • Strong building mechanical and electrical equipment and system troubleshooting and resolution skills
  • Current knowledge of fire, life, safety and building codes and standards and ability to research and apply related codes and standards
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