AECOM Control Technician - HVAC in McLean, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, McLean

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a HVAC Control Technician to operate, repair, troubleshoot, maintain, and manage the control systems and associated subsystems. Coordinate with the designated liaison on all current and future modification to the BMS. This position will work 4-10's either Mon-Thurs 1:30pm to 12:00am or Tues-Fri 1:30pm to 12:00am.


  • Troubleshoot and perform preventive maintenance on hardware for the assigned computer systems.

  • Troubleshoot and schedule field repairs for instrumentation associated with the assigned computer systems.

  • Troubleshoot software program problems in the assigned computer systems.

  • Perform in-house training of personnel on operation of assigned systems.

  • Make database changes, develop and install graphic screens to enhance operation and maintenance.

  • Monitor operations, implement new ideas, and establish trends toward Energy Management of the assigned systems.

  • Define levels of access into the assigned systems.

  • Develop and update floor plans or sensor locations throughout the building.

  • Review and update alarm messages.

  • Review alarm printout for possible system malfunctions.

  • Conduct a daily inspection tour of the entire environmental control system, and related equipment, at this facility to perform period preventive maintenance.

  • Test and adjust the control systems in accordance with a well-defined program.

  • Install, maintain, and repair electronic and pneumatic equipment, such as building equipment controls, etc., and order parts required to make necessary repairs.

  • Maintain a complete service workbench for electronic and/or pneumatic repairs.

  • Synchronize operation of electric devices of 120 Volts and below, pneumatic, and mechanical sensing, control and recording devices.

  • Adjust manual and automatic controls for HVAC systems.

  • Check all safety valves and devices.

  • Perform other job related duties.

  • Directs repair personnel as assigned.

Minimum Requirements


  • Possess a stationary engineers license, 3rd class DC steam boiler engineer, or Journeyman HVAC License or equivalent.

  • Ability to maintain, calibrate, and repair various parts of the system using equipment such as digital multimeter, analog voltmeter, variable power supplies, and Simpson meter.

  • Familiarity with Building Management Systems.

  • Universal CFC refrigerant handling license.

  • Willing to go off site for in-depth training on appropriate system.

  • Familiar with how to troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and electronic pneumatic controls.

  • Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

  • Willingness to work rotational shift if necessary, including days, evenings and nights, as well as, overtime, weekends, and holidays.

EXPERIENCE: Eight years experience in maintenance and repair of pneumatic and electronic pneumatic control required.

EDUCATION: High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.

SECURITY: Must be a U.S. Citizen, able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Well versed in AC/DC Electronic theory and solid state electronics, digital electronic theory, DDC controls, computer operations and theory.

  • Familiarity with Honeywell Building Management System, Excel and Excel 500 Systems

  • Ability to write correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201073BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.