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Harper Building Systems Controls Technician in Tampa, Florida


The incumbent works on new construction and retrofit projects in commercial buildings, hospitals, and industrial facilities. S/he programs Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems, and performs startup and commissioning of mechanical and other building systems.


  • Performs a variety of technical functions, such as project engineering, programming, integration, system startup and commissioning, generation of BAS graphics, owner training, and project record documents.

  • Ensures client expectations are met, and takes a lead role in developing client relationships.

  • Establishes and maintains open communication with clients, business partners, and other internal stakeholders, in order to keep all essential project activities running smoothly.

  • Assists with the development and improvement of related processes, procedures, and tools.

  • Reinforces safe work practices, and ensures all safety requirements are adhered to, in accordance with the safety program of the Company.


  • Maintains appropriate Company confidentiality at all times.

  • Protects the assets of the Company and ethically upholds the Code of Conduct & Ethics in all situations.

  • Cultivates and promotes the “Hearts & Minds” safety culture.

  • Consistently exemplifies the Core Values of the Company (we CARE, we ACT WITH INTEGRITY, we are INNOVATIVE, and we are ACCOUNTABLE).


  • This position operates primarily in a professional office environment, and routinely utilizes standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, copiers, and filing cabinets.

  • Work tasks may occasionally necessitate travel to local job sites, which means intermittent exposure to outside weather and conditions typically associated with a construction site.


  • In performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to talk, hear, perform repetitive motion, and possess an appropriate degree of both visual acuity and manual dexterity.

  • This is considered a medium work position, which means possible exertion of up to fifty (50) pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to thirty (30) pounds of force frequently, and/or up to ten (10) pounds of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.


  • This position may require up to 80% travel.


  • 2-5 years of HVAC/R controls experience.

  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware, software, and networking.

  • Basic technological proficiency and familiarity with iPad operation.

  • Basic understanding of electricity and electrical circuits.

  • Previous experience with troubleshooting, repairing, installing, and programming building controls systems.


  • Previous work experience with building automation systems, i.e., those manufactured by ALC, Alerton, Delta, Distech, JCI, Siemens, Trane, and/or Tridium.

  • Tridium AX or N4 Certification.

  • Experience with Bacnet, LON, or Modbus.

  • Experience with Visio and AutoCAD.

  • Qualified candidates are asked to apply to this position directly via our Open Opportunities page at .