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HVAC Controls Technician (40 hours per week)


M-F 07:30 to 16:00
Other hours as needed to support the organization
On-call required every 4th week.

Job Description

This position is located in Lancaster, PA.

Position will work 40 hours/week 7am-4:00pm; no weekends/holidays

Will require an on-call rotation once every 4 weeks

This position requires PA Child Abuse and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Building Controls Technician is responsible for maintenance, repair and the safe, efficient operation of the building automation systems.  This position will work closely with the Director of Facilities Management or designee to ensure both customer satisfaction and efficient use of hospital resources.  This position will also act as point of contact for any change of operations or construction projects dealing with the building automation systems, and will serve as project manager on small controls related projects. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Utilizing all forms of DDC and related Building Automation Systems (BAS).
  • Perform retro commissioning to existing BAS controlled equipment to identify opportunities for efficiency improvements and to identify system or equipment maintenance requirements.
  • Review blueprints and specifications for compliance with LG Standards, and provides input to best practice.
  • Provides assistance to Construction Projects in regards to overriding equipment during phasing of Construction Projects.
  • Review sequence of operations and parameters for compliance to FGI Guidelines, ASHRAE and other pertinent regulatory compliance.
  • The Controls technician will provide programming, adding and deleting addressable and non addressable points for the BAS system. 
  • The Controls Technician will evaluate systems for performance improvement, utilize and interpret technical service manuals, and blue prints. Apply knowledge in the application and practice of life safety, mechanical and building codes.
  • Performs preventive maintenance work to PC, software maintenance, control maintenance and sensor maintenance.
  • Ability to interact with individuals of all cultures and all levels of authority.
  • Provide assistance to Mechanics and other related trades necessary to accommodate the mission of the Plant Engineering Department.
  • Ability to perform Continuing Education requirements to maintain expertise in associated field.



  • Associate’s degree from an accredited program in Electronics, or equivalent experience required.
  • Valid PA Driver’s License.
  • Five (5) years of experience with PLC’s and building management systems (Siemens, JCI, Tridium are preferred)
  • Four (4) years experience as a controls technician or six (6) years controls related experience
  • Five (5) years commercial/institutional HVAC maintenance/construction.
  • Four (4) years technical training in HVACR.         


  • Fifteen (15) years hospital construction/maintenance.
  • Four (4) year’s master or journeyman trade status.
  • Four (4) years technical training in HVACR
  • Two (2) years commercial scale HVACR.
  • Two (2) years DDC and energy management.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 11/16/2022