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Controls Technical Support Specialist

Russell Tobin & Associates Plymouth Full-Time
$65,000.00 - $90,000.00 / year
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As a Technical Support Specialist, you will provide technical support of  controls products during the installation, startup, commissioning, service or maintenance phases of the product life cycle. This position will function within a call center and will report to the controls customer support supervisor. Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Technical Support & Issue Resolution
    • Assist field sales, contractors, and building automation companies with technical integration issues. This requires 50-70% of available time spent answering phones and replying to e-mails in a customer support environment
    • Act as a technical consultant for control group's product development programs, technical literature, training, and marketing efforts. Specifically support the following controls products: Intelligent Equipment solution, VAV boxes (with and without controls), D3/VRV integration, Microtech Integrated Systems solution
    • Support areas include troubleshooting unit controls and systems hardware and software during installation, configuring, commissioning, troubleshooting, and Service; also building communications protocols and network troubleshooting
    • Research, Reporting & Metrics
      • Use of Salesforce to log cases/calls, manage and track them to closure
      • Recommend modifications to released product or products
      • Maintain contacts with distribution, 3rd party, and service organizations to ensure timely resolution of field issues
      • Develop methods for field testing problem jobs/projects and utilizes technical resources such as simulators, protocol analyzers, integration service tools, and documentation
      • Keep informed on new products and other general information of interest to customers
      • Communicate suggested modifications to the company's products/services to meet customer requirements.
      • Participate in occasional product training of sales representatives.

Basic Qualifications

  • 2-year degree in a technical field.
  • 1+ years or professional work experience
  • Highly effective team player; able to develop and sustain team commitments and ownership.
  • Self-motivated team participant with the ability to initiate, lead and sustain problem-solving tasks.
  • Customer focused orientation with demonstrated business acumen.
  • Able to perform a mix of desk work (phone/email/ pc environment) and hands-on testing or verification / lab work is involved
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the MS Office Suite and Outlook e-mail software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree (Technical or Engineering), with related controls experience, networking, or integration. Understanding of HVAC theory, applications, with electrical and controls theory.
  • 3+ years experience in commercial HVAC industry experience
  • Prior experience working in a technical support team
  • Outstanding relationship management, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated example of taking initiative with a solid work ethic
  • Exceptional communication skills, well developed listening skills, and ability to interpret business and/or client needs
  • Working knowledge of BACnet, LonWorks, MODbus or other building communication protocols

Skills required

Customer Service
Technical Support
Problem Solving
Information Technology
Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)
Customer Support
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