Service Technician - Controls

Sunnyvale, CA posted on March 29

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Responsible for the commissioning, diagnosis, and repair of envinronmental-control systems, utilizing knowledge of electronics, direct digital control, airflow, hydronics, refrigeration theory, and control techniques.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other functions may be assigned.


  • Responsible for end to end testing, downloading programming, starting up, commissioning, and servicing on assigned projects.
  • Uses a variety of hand tools, interpreting control drawings, plans, and specifications, to mount, assemble, test, and program the system. 
  • Analyzes, diagnoses, and repairs direct digital control systems at customer's location.
  • Performs preventative maintenance, site surveys, replacement, and modifications as needed or requested by customers.
  • Prepares for on-site installation and repairs by examining building layout, anticipating difficulties, gathering materials and coordinating on-site work, as necessary.
  • Maintains assigned stock of inventory, company equipment, and documents all related activities.
  • Provides training and follow-up training at customer site.
  • Provides sales leads to appropriate personnel.
  • Documents work by completing paperwork on each job, including daily time, progress, and duration; and maintaining files.
  • Records parts, material, labor, and other cost data per assignment and returns unused resources.
  • Turns in all required paperwork and reports in a timely manner.
  • Represents company by serving as a direct customer contact.
  • Identifies parts to order for repairs and timeliness of need.
  • Keeps current on Trane products concerning installation, operation, maintenance, service, and repair of direct digital control systems.
  • Provides technical support to customers on assigned projects.
  • Inspects vehicles by checking vehicle condition and literature supplies.
  • Maintains vehicles by keeping records of service manuals, scheduling, completed repairs and maintenance service.
  • Maintains tools and equipment by inspecting for signs of wear.
  • Regular travel requirements are 50% of the time with occasional overnight stays.  
  • Flexibility to work overtime/weekends, as required.


Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school or minimum of five (5) years experience in control systems; or equivalent combination of education and experience. AX Tridium certified beneficial.