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Building Automation Specialist

Facilities & Corporate Real Estate Management
WD30125120239 Requisition #

What you will do:

Responsible for the maintenance and monitoring of the Building Control Systems to the highest standards of quality. Under general supervision, provides general service, repair and maintenance of the Building Systems including HVAC Automation Systems and other low voltage systems. Responsible for high levels of customer satisfaction. Properly completes required project and service documentation. The successful candidate is a fast learner with attention to detail, and possesses excellent communication skills.


  • Diagnoses and repairs electronic control systems: has and develops knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems and ability to write and test modifications in automation software languages.
  • With the support of the team’s energy manager, investigates and implements energy conservation measures in the building automation systems. 
  • 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 operational problems.  Keeps customer informed on outstanding issues and recommends system enhancements, upgrades, and or repairs.
  • Manages assigned work to meet professional execution to customer satisfaction.  Reports problems or changes to management immediately.
  • Adheres to all Johnson Controls and customer safety standards.
  • Compiles job documentation, such as certificate of completion, customer training forms, training certificates and punch lists.
  • Conducts extensive self-study (reading, research and practice) to improve and maintain technical proficiency in JCI’s product lines.  Completes certifications as required by the company.
  • Provides support, as needed, to the JCI P3 Digital Solutions remote support team.
  • Provides after-hours remote site support and emergency response on a rotating basis with other specialists.
  • Continuously optimizes the Building Systems for improved operation. Completes a range of recurring preventive maintenance tasks and systems checks to ensure the systems operate optimally.
  • Assists the site staff with validating that repairs and maintenance carried out on the systems meets organizational standards. The specialist assists with re-commissioning and functionality testing after repair work is completed.
  • Other duties as required.

What we look for:

  • 4 years – Technical degree in mechanical engineering, electronics, computer science, automation engineering or a combination thereof. 
  • 2 Years – Industry Experience.
  • May periodically be required to be on call. Will need to pass extensive security/background checks. Must possess a valid Ontario Driver’s License.

Johnson Controls and each of its Canadian subsidiaries are committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants, candidates and employees with disabilities, in accordance with applicable human rights legislation and in Ontario, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”). If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.

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