WHY WORK AT TEC SYSTEMS?

We are passionate about new ideas; we operate to develop and implement them. We cultivate a spirit of collaborative innovation, where risks are rewarded in the search for pioneering solutions. We hire and promote individuals committed to making a difference throughout the Building Automation Field. Our employees consistently work to create a supportive team environment, and apply their knowledge in creative ways to address all client interests.

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Job Title

Commissioning Technician

Location

Long Island City, NY

Job Description

TEC Systems Inc. is the largest privately owned independent Building Automation and System Integration Contractor in the New York Metropolitan area. We consistently provide highly motivated teams of Systems Engineers, Control Technicians, Software Engineers and Product Managers to everyone we work with.

The Startup and Commissioning Associate will work to develop the skills and ability to perform the repair, maintenance, service, modification, troubleshooting, inspection and monitoring of the operation of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment and associated building automation control systems. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is cooperative, and supportive to meet internal and external expectations and requirements of the Commissioning Department.


+ This position requires working outdoors, in mechanical/equipment rooms and possible extreme weather conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and heavy equipment.

+ The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and climb stairs and ladders. Also, must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Participate in kickoff/ turnover meeting with Project Manager and Startup and Commissioning Manager as necessary on assigned projects. Expectation is for the individual to attain a full working knowledge of the assigned project.
  2. Coordinates and communicates daily with the project manager, electrical subcontractors, equipment startup technicians and other trades to make sure everyone is on the same page and ensure that they fulfil their requirements for the work to go as planned.
  3. Assist with the daily planning of workflow for startup activities for self to ensure that startup and commissioning tasks are completed on defined deadlines.
  4. Coordinate the delivery and pickup of required job materials (ladder, gang boxes, field materials, etc.), as needed, with the Project Manager in a manner to maximize field production.
  5. Verify that all control-point wiring has been correctly installed and terminated, sensors have been calibrated, and field devices operate correctly, as directed.
  6. Install certain control components not installed by other contractors, as needed. (May include actuators, relays, and sensors)
  7. Field modify DDC local control panels as required for expansion and engineering changes, as directed.
  8. Perform point-to-point verification tests, field operational tests of the control systems, and make any necessary control system corrections to ensure that the systems functions as described in the Sequence of Operations, as directed.
  9. Responsible for reviewing the graphic screens for accuracy and functionality as directed.
  10. Responsible for completing TEC checkout sheets and punchlist log, in a timely manner for assigned project.
  11. Continually update and maintain project’s master field set of documentation (including submittal) so that accurate As-Built drawings can be produced.
  12. Participate in 3rd party commissioning activities for the building automation system and complete commissioning documentation, in a timely manner, as needed.
  13. Conduct site-specific training for the owner/operator on the control system, as well as participate in job site final walk through.
  14. Respond to customer warranty calls (on-site, on-line or via telephone support) – normal working hours or after hours, as directed.
  15. Must have a valid OSHA 10hr certification card & valid clean drivers license.

Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in a related engineering field, or HVAC & refrigeration technology field. Or, High school diploma or equivalent with two (2) years of experience in the HVAC and refrigeration technology field.
  • Solid computer & typing skills and be able to use Microsoft Windows 7, internet browser program (such as Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, etc.), Microsoft Excel, & Word.
  • Skilled in using hand and power tools such as: digital multi-meters, amp probes, wire strippers, screw drivers, pipe wrenches, cordless drills, etc.
  • Good mathematical skills, including the ability to perform basic mathematical functions (such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) and an aptitude for higher level functions. (Such as algebra, geometry, or trigonometry)
  • Basic knowledge of electrical and electronic principles related to HVAC controls, direct digital controllers (DDCs), and their functional characteristics when used with mechanical and pneumatic components (i.e. Signal from sensors to control panels which in turn communicate with actuators) to evaluate the operational status of such controls, make adjustments and repairs and test repairs.
  • Basic knowledge of the operating characteristics of chillers, boilers, cooling towers, pumps, air handlers, etc. and their relationship with variables such as temperatures of outside air, of a space or discharge of air handler and of chilled water to determine whether malfunctions are in the HVAC controls or equipment.
  • Can troubleshoot methods (visual, audible and mechanical and computer diagnostic messages) to locate probable causes of malfunctions in HVAC control systems.
  • Skilled in interpreting schematics and manufacturing specifications in work such as tracing circuitry in control panels, rewiring panels, installing and replacing malfunctioning controls components.
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP communication networks and understanding how these networks are implemented with specific knowledge of network devices (servers, workstation, routers, switches & controllers). Can follow verbal and written instructions to verify and troubleshoot network issues.
  • Basic knowledge of BMS communication protocols (BacNet MS/TP, BacNet IP, LonWorks IP, LonWorks FT-10, LonWorks TP/XF-1250, ModBus TCP, ModBus RS-485, C-Bus & PuP) and general understanding how these protocols are implemented with specific knowledge of good installation and troubleshooting practices.
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Job Title

Service Sales Representative

Location

Long Island City, NY

Job Description

Service Sales Representatives sell services and products to our customers. They work with customers to find out what their needs are, create solutions, and ensure a smooth sales process. Sales Representatives will work to find new sales leads through our new construction side of the business as well as new prospects. The position will have a combination of inside and outside sales work. The inside sales work typically involves calling on new clients while in an office setting and other times this position will involve going outside to visit clients in the field.


Please contact Danielle Rodriguez Service Sales Manager drodriguez@tec-system.com

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Interact with clients to sell new service contracts as well as selling owner direct retrofit and add-on work
  2. Establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on potential clients
  3. Sell additional products and services, including new lines of business, new services as add-ons, and upselling service contract renewals
  4. Preparing cost estimates and proposals
  5. Follow up with customers after proposals are delivered, work to secure purchase orders. Work to get proposals updated quickly based on feedback
  6. Conduct post installation follow-up by contacting customer, ensuring commitments were met and affirming customer satisfaction
  7. Keep management informed and yourself organized by inputting data into CRM (Customer Relationship Management) on a daily basis
  8. Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; establishing personal networks; participating in professional events and conferences
  9. Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed

Requirements

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Action oriented
  • Driven to achieve Results
  • Customer focused
  • Organized
  • Able to create positive peer relationships
  • Problem solving capability
  • Ability to learn technical content
  • Good time management skills
  • Candidate possess the following Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (technical or sales degree preferred but not required)
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Salary commensurate with experience
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Job Title

Junior Design Engineer

Location

Long Island City, NY

Job Description

The Junior Design Engineer, under close supervision, will be responsible for assisting with the design of custom, state of the art, electronic and DDC control systems that meet our clients’ plans and specifications. Each solution will be implemented, on schedule, in a cost effective and professional manner.
As experience is gained the Junior Design Engineer will perform the essential duties and responsibilities with more independence. Work is reviewed by a Design Engineer to ensure instructions are followed and for conformance with standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Ensure that the project requirements and risks are understood by:
  2. Attending sales turnover meetings to gain knowledge of the sales estimate and project scope.
  3. Analyzing project plans, specifications, sales estimates and sales proposal.
  4. Creating a list of project engineering deliverable (submittals, workflow packages, etc).
  5. Generating Request For Information (RFI) requests
  6. Get approval from the customer or consulting engineer on installation methodology and materials by:
  7. Preparing submittal documents that demonstrates that the proposed materials, etc., are in compliance with the contract drawings and specification.
  8. Ensure that final product matches the design intent and clearly communicates design and operation of system by:
  9. Creating controls drawings utilizing ACAD software that include: flow diagrams, sequences of operation, bills of material, network layouts, schedules and electrical schematics as required.
  10. Make final decisions regarding installation method and materials by
  11. Selecting the appropriate mix of products and installation methods to provide the most cost effective solution that is compliance with the project specification, applicable codes and company standards.
  12. Select the proper control valves and actuators that will do the best job of controlling the process is selected by
  13. Investigating the applicability of different valve styles and sizes to a particular application, with showing a preference to control valves manufactured by Honeywell.
  14. Completing and submitting a comprehensive and accurate control valve schedule in a timely manner.
  15. Design a stable, robust, implementable, scalable and maximum performing BMS communication networks by
  16. Determining network architecture, topology and transmission media that is appropriate for the installation and conforms to the latest network standards and project specification.
  17. Selecting network components (such as servers, switches, routers) that support operator workstations, DDC field panels, third-party integration devices connected via Lonworks, Ethernet, ModBus or BACNET communication protocols.
  18. Producing network wiring diagrams and network addressing documents that provides a clear picture of the design in a timely manner.
  19. Ensure successful procurement of electrical subcontractors by
  20. Preparing electrical sub-contractor buyout documents that clearly defines the electrical scope of work
  21. Working closely with the project manager
  22. Maintain relationship and develop trust with internal and external customers by:
  23. Maintaining commitments made to the customer.
  24. Escalating more pressing customer issues as necessary to Department Manager.
  25. Communicating technical concepts/solutions in writing and verbally.
  26. Contribute to project success by
  27. Collaborating with quality control engineer, software engineer, graphic user interface designer and project manager.
  28. Improve department by
  29. Assisting in the development and implementation of new engineering standards.
  30. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by
  31. Attending educational workshops
  32. Reviewing professional publications
  33. Establishing professional networks
  34. Participating in professional societies.
  35. Contribute to department success by
  36. Performing other tasks as required.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in the use of standard office computer programs such as MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD LT release 2015.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation including sequence of operations, technical product literature, programming manuals and specifications.
  • Outstanding skill in written communication to understand written and verbal information (including instructions, descriptions, and ideas) and to express such information verbally and in writing so that others will understand.
  • Analytical and mathematical skills, quick thinking, and a solid understanding of the main principles of engineering, construction, and architecture.
  • Knowledge of building mechanical and electrical equipment functions and use, HVAC systems controls applications, hardware and software products, a plus.
  • Solutions-oriented; passionately, persistently and proactively pursues solutions
  • Team player; cooperative and collaborates with others to achieve collective goals and deliverables
  • Results driven; persistently works to meet or exceed goals and does not allow barriers to stand in the way; highly self-motivated, passionate and ambitious
  • Ability to work on several projects simultaneously with varying scope and effectively prioritize workload to ensure deliverables are met.
  • Ability to work at a computer terminal with mouse and keyboard for several hours per day.
  • Ability to travel to jobsites to assist in the work and further understanding of control system applications.

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Job Title

Service Technician

Location

Long Island City, NY

Job Description

TEC Systems service department is currently hiring technicians at all levels of experience to work with our expanding service portfolio. We install, analyze, and service Building Automation Systems at premier customer facilities in the New York metropolitan area.

We support a fully staffed service department with “remote on-line” and “on-site” emergency service response capabilities twenty-four hours, seven days a week. We provide comprehensive service agreements to many of our clients, including owners and managers of commercial real estate, educational facilities, and health care institutions. We view the relationship with each of our clients as a true partnership and our long-standing association with them is a testament to the success of our company.

Our highly motivated team of systems engineers, service technicians, software engineers and project managers are committed to providing custom state-of-the-art control solutions, utilizing product lines by Honeywell, Echelon, Allen Bradley, and American Auto Matrix, to name a few. TEC Systems is renowned throughout the industry for superb performance in response to difficult, and time critical assignments requiring creative control strategies.

+ Training on Honeywell, Lonworks, American Auto-Matrix, and other manufacturer’s systems will be provided.

+ Compensation is based on skill set and experience.

+ TEC Systems, Inc. offers excellent benefits, a 401K plan, and a profit sharing program.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Install, analyze, and service building automation systems at premier customer facilities in the New York metropolitan area
  2. Tasks include performing maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, software modifications, database protection, implementing system enhancements, training, and consultation
  3. Maintain relationships between the customer, and the organization on all technical matters

Requirements

  • A minimum of a 2-year technical degree in HVAC technology, electronics, mechanical systems, or equivalent military training
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures in the HVAC field
  • Knowledgeable in servers and network equipment, as well as a proficient user of Microsoft Office programs
  • Available for on-site emergency service calls after normal business hours
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