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Associate Controls Specialist

Company: MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

At MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions ("MacMiller") we make buildings work better. As the Northwest's leading mechanical contracting firm, we design, deliver and service HVAC, plumbing and automation system solutions for commercial buildings. With our over 1500 employees across 15 offices, there is a breadth and variety of work to keep you engaged and inspired.

We enjoy a well-respected history of exceeding our customers' expectations and executing with distinction. Our clients trust their toughest projects with our integrated teams, including:

  • New construction - Engineering, fabrication and install of mechanical systems for new projects following lean construction practices
  • Special projects - Retrofits and mechanical repairs for existing buildings for new efficiencies
  • Service - scheduled preventative maintenance ensuring tenant comfort, and 24/7 emergency response
  • Building performance - Control systems, fault detection, energy services and remote monitoring
    People love to work at MacDonald-Miller, and it's because we all share the same Core Culture Values:
    • Collaboration - Diverse players, one team, a common vision. Collaboration is our foundation and critical to the success of the company. Every team member is valued and brings a diversity of strengths to help us meet our common vision.
    • Dedication - We are dedicated to personal and professional excellence. We execute with distinction by doing the right thing and following through on our commitments.
    • Safety - Everyone deserves a safe workplace. Safety is more than hardhats and boots, it's an attitude and the environment we create. Every day, everyone goes home to their families.
    • Community - We are proud to be part of MacDonald-Miller. We actively seek to build relationships and know each other as individuals. Together we create an environment that is welcoming, caring, and trusting.
    • Innovation - We are committed to continuous, creative problem solving. Innovation is how we stay an industry leader. We always strive to challenge and better ourselves.
    • Fun! - Take the work seriously, but never taking ourselves too seriously. It's possible to be both serious professionals and good-natured people you enjoy working with. We strive to be both.

      Associate Controls Specialist: This is where you come in.

      We're looking for an Associate Controls Specialist who will help configure, set up, and test building controls systems in commercial buildings to monitor energy usage and stay green! In return for hard work and achieving aggressive goals, you'll get rewarded with more to own, a ton of growth opportunities, and more freedom than you've probably ever had.

      Top 3 things to deliver in the first year to be a hero:
      • Become proficient in areas of building controls including pneumatic, electronic, energy management systems, lighting control systems, computerized control systems, and communication networks.
      • Learn to develop and write necessary software code to meet project scope, specification, or basic functional requirements.
      • Assist with the testing of mechanical equipment operation and full function of control system components, and document and resolve all issues relating to controls and your project.
        The Controls Specialist role reports to John Hopper - Building Performance Specialist Supervisor on a collaborative team working on a variety of projects and initiatives to support our growing business.

        Your Background: What kind of person will thrive in this role?

        You should have...
        • A track record of delivering excellent customer service
        • The desire to gain knowledge of building controls systems and assisting with all aspects of building controls, including assisting with the configuration, programming, startup, test, commissioning, and troubleshooting of control components, networks and systems.
          And everyone you work with should describe you as...
          • Incredibly strong work ethic
          • Highly adaptable
          • Positive and customer-focused
          • Providing excellent customer service and solving problems
            And you should be motivated by...
            • Empowering yourself to learn how to do something. If you need a ton of handholding or a micro-manager boss, this is not the place for you!
            • Working in a lean, results-oriented environment, where you'll be expected to do more, take on more, and achieve more every year
            • Having fun in an environment high on transparency, open to innovative new approaches with a supportive family feel

              Compensation: $30-$41 per hour

              MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions presently provides employee coverage for:
              • Medical, dental, vision for employees (coverage available for dependents for shared premium).
              • 401k retirement plan including Company matching.
              • Vacation and Sick Compensation (PTO), and Holiday Pay!
              • Disability income protection including short term and long term disability.
                • Employee and dependent life insurance.
                • Wellness Program.
                • Employee Assistance Program.
                  Where you will work

                  Our Portland office (12911 NE Airport Way, Portland OR, 97230) which is 5 minutes from the Portland Airport and Cascade Station and not far from the Downtown corridor, in the heart of the city buzzing with indie boutiques and a creative dining scene ranging from eclectic food trucks to high-end seafood bistros.

                  Interested in learning more?

                  If you're ready for an adventure and are interested in being considered for this role, click apply to start the conversation!

                  MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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