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Systems Technician, Controls – Team Lead

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About Houle Electric:

Houle Electric is BC’s most trusted name in electrical contracting. Founded in 1944, Houle prides itself on a tradition of excellence for our industrial, commercial and institutional customers. In addition to electrical contracting, we are renowned for our project management & design skills across all of our divisions including Security, Data Networks, Automated Controls and Electrical Preventative Maintenance. We also provide service calls to businesses and home owners, including 24-hour emergency service. 

About the position:

Currently, we are seeking an experienced and driven Systems Technician to join our Controls division. This position leads a team of System Technicians, preferably from our Burnaby location, however flexible to any of our locations throughout B.C.

The Systems Technician will be involved in building control system implementation. Tasks will include customization of the HVAC control system for new buildings based on the mechanical consultant’s specifications, engineering the efficiency of the system to optimize energy consumption and occupant comfort, and providing service, repair and retrofit upgrades to existing systems.


  • Engineering, programming and commissioning building automation systems
  • Lead a team of system technicians, providing guidance and expertise on projects
  • Integration of various systems such as chillers, boilers, and lighting panels
  • Data acquisition
  • Calibration of temperature and humidity sensors
  • Training building operators
  • Select and size control equipment to meet project requirements
  • Select and size control equipment to meet project requirements

Experience and Skills:

  • 3+ years previous experience in a similar role
  • Experience leading a small team of technicians is an asset
  • Qualification in Mechanical or Electrical engineering or equivalent experience
  • Specific expertise and experience with Reliable Controls
  • Experience with Schneider StruxureWare an asset
  • Training on implementation of new technology and products from suppliers
  • Working knowledge of HVAC systems
  • Knowledge of Control System Design and Electrical Control System writing
  • Well organized, team player, strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to speak, read and write English fluently

You have a 'can do' natural right attitude and are always willing to learn.  You are a bright, ambitious, honest, and straight forward professional. Your personable nature will fit well within the friendly working environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a fast paced, high volume, fun and team oriented work environment. Compensation will align with experience.

To apply, please visit and click on the listing for "System Technician, Controls – Team Lead”. Opportunity will remain open until filled.

Posted: November 29, 2018
Closes: January 28, 2019