AECOM HVAC Control Technician in McLean, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 157191BR

Position Title HVAC Control Technician

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City McLean

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

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.

  • 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.

  • Have the 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.

  • Have familiarity with Building Management Systems.

  • Universal CFC refrigerant handling license.

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

  • Be familiar with how to troubleshoot and repair pneumatic and electronic pneumatic controls.

  • Ability to comprehend written and oral instructions.

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

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

  • High school, technical school, apprenticeship, trade school graduate or equivalent required.

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Be 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, preferred.

  • 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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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