Building Automation Systems (BAS) Technician

Controls · Jacksonville, Florida
Department Controls
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Position Mission

Do you want to work in a collaborative environment where your output is essential to our customers?  We are an essential business serving schools, hospitals, and military bases as a part of our customer base. At Brooks Building Solutions we aim high to serve our customers and we will continue to strive for excellence.  If you enjoy a stable work environment with strong management support that allows you to deliver consistent, accurate, quality work then you might have what it takes to join our team. 


We’re looking for a self-disciplined, well-organized BAS Technician to join our team. This position requires a dependable individual who will be responsible for commissioning a program, startup, troubleshooting and repairing, of direct Digital Control (DDC), Building Automation Systems (BAS). We need an analytical thinker who is accurate and timely in their approach to delivering consistent results. As a technical problem solver and commitment to results you are an essential employee to our academic and healthcare clients. 


The ideal candidate will have a high level of technical knowledge and understanding of electrical theory in conjunction with HVAC mechanical system, and a thorough understanding of control loops and automation control theory. You should also have an in-depth understanding of both construction and service processes utilized in the fulfillment of controls projects and services. Knowledge of Alerton/Tridium controls and/or third-party control systems and integration platforms is a plus. As we continue to expand and grow our building automation team, we are constantly looking for talent in South Florida, Jacksonville and Orlando. 

About Brooks:

Brooks Building Solutions has been in business since 1984 and currently has 70 associates, 32 of which are in the service department.  The primary cities in our market are Jacksonville, Gainesville, Tallahassee and South Florida.  Our main office is in Jacksonville with satellite offices in Tallahassee and South Florida.  

We provide mechanical and electrical services, building automation, HVAC equipment and parts to the commercial building space.  Our clients include office buildings, healthcare, K-12 and higher education, government, and industrials.  We maintain, repair, and extend the life of the most expensive systems in their buildings that also consumes about 75% or more of the energy budget, which is typically their largest controllable operating expense.  We have the tools, technology and people to optimize energy efficiency while providing a healthy indoor environment that is an important part of their financial and sustainability goals.  

Our purpose and core values are the following: 


Purpose:  We exist to serve the client. We do that by recruiting, hiring, and developing the best associates and arming them with the best products, technologies, and services.  Our financial success is a natural byproduct of successfully serving the client. 

Core Values:

Be different - We are not a commodity. 

Be dependable - We do what we say we are going to do.

Do the right thing - We do the right thing for our clients, our co-workers, our subcontractors, our vendors, and the company.


  • Diligent end-to-end testing, verifying programs, starting up, commissioning, and servicing on assigned projects.
  • Successful setup of graphical interfaces and network connections for controls systems.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by identifying, analyzing, diagnosing and repairing building automation systems at customer’s location.
  • Perform work at both new construction and existing building retrofit site work environments.
  • Coordinate with project manager and customer to precisely understand requirements for all on-site installation and repairs by extensively examining building layouts, forecasting issues, gathering materials and synchronizing onsite work.
  • Keep current on products and building codes concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair of direct digital control systems.
  • Continually enforce safety to the highest standards and maintains security and accountability of company issued and procured assets by recording use, wear and conditions.
  • Display team effort and dedication to customer by maintaining flexibility to work overtime and weeks as the business requires, including occasional overnight stays.


Desired Skills & Experience

  • 3+ yrs. experience startup, commissioning and servicing Commercial Building Automation Systems (BAS) and Direct Digital Controls (DDC).
  • Experience working with past and present DDC systems along with any or all of the following industry standards is a plus: BACnet, LON and Tridium Ax/N4
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating DDC systems.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience creating, troubleshooting and editing DDC programs and front-end graphical user interfaces (GUI).
  • Practical experience interfacing & integrating DDC systems with commercial buildings electrical & mechanical equipment systems.
  • Strong knowledge of commercial building mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Strong knowledge of and ability to read, understand and update controls system submittal drawings
  • Strong understanding of HVAC systems
  • Capable of reading & interpreting mechanical & electrical blueprints.
  • Strong knowledge and practical use of utilizing a Digital Multi-meter and related controls calibration and testing tools as they pertain to servicing DDC systems and their end devices.
  • Must have strong computer user experience (Word, Excel...).
  • Must be physically able to climb ladders and stairs and use tools while on a ladder.
  • Self-motivated, can work independently or as a team member.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • No major driving offenses



  • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Brooks Building Solutions provides a competitive and entrepreneurial culture that encourages and supports teamwork among fellow employees and provides performance-based salary increases.


Brooks Building Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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