Facilities - Baystate Health

Req#: R24855
Category(s): Trades/Engineering/Facilities, Facilities
Full Time / Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: First

HVAC Control System Technician I

Baystate Health, a nationally recognized leader in healthcare quality and safety, and home to Baystate Medical Center (BMC), and the region's only level 1 trauma center, providing services throughout western Massachusetts  is looking for a full time HVAC Control System Technician I to join our team in Springfield, MA.


  • Teamwork, flexibility, peer support


  • Monday – Friday between 7:00 am – 5:30 pm

  • 40 Hours a week


  • BMC Main Campus – 759 Chestnut Street

  • Springfield, Massachusetts


  • Excellent Compensation High-quality, low-cost medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Generous PTO – up to 25 days in the first year, with scheduled earned increases

  • Continuing education support and reimbursement

  • First Time Home Buyers Financial Packages

  • Farm Share Memberships

  • 403b retirement company match & annual company contribution increase based on years of service

  • Free money coach advice from a certified professional

  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

  • Pet, home, auto and personal insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Reimbursement for a variety of wellbeing activities, included but limited to gym membership and equipment, personal trainer, massage and so much more!

  • Wellbeing programs that include but are not limited to mental, physical, and financial health

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’ only academic center and tertiary care provider has a long and proud tradition of continuous learning and improvement. We educate and train hundreds of healthcare workers every year and advance knowledge about new approaches to care. At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff.  We are committed to increasing diverse representation across our organization. Together our inspired and compassionate teams manage the whole health needs of all communities in need.  

Job Summary: 

Under general the direction of the Supervisor of the HVAC Shop, the HVAC Control System Technician is responsible for the installation, calibration and maintenance of Building Automation System (BAS) HVAC control system. The HVAC Control System Technician Level 1 keeps systems running smoothly by checking on and maintaining thermostats, meters, valves and more, as well as providing diagnostics or repair services on climate control systems. This person will also support the service, systems integration and installation of projects system-wide at BMC, on as as needed basis.

Provides technical oversight and coordination of Engineering control work; through project meetings and other means, monitors progress against project schedules and budgets; recommends allocation of resources as required to accomplish goals.

The HVAC Control System Technician will work closely with other leadership positions throughout the organization and must have a strong ability to work as a team member in order to affect the successful completion of the short and long term objectives of Baystate Health. Provide leadership and coaching at the team level. Ensure clear divisions of responsibility on all activities, facilitate teamwork, communicate clear expectation.

Job Responsibilities: 

1) Install, diagnose and repair complex electronic control systems requiring extensive knowledge of a variety of electronic or digital controls systems, as well as basic knowledge of legacy pneumatic control systems.

2) Install, configure, troubleshoot and repair local controllers, sensors and communication wiring.

3) Write, implement and test energy efficient BAS controls logic, maintaining adherence to BMC standards for system sustainability and best industry practices.

4) Design, implement and maintain BAS front-end equipment and space graphics.

5) Implement, monitor and maintain equipment scheduling and system alarms. Setup, configure and manage custom trends and custom reports for diagnostic purposes.

6) Review controls design documents for quality assurance prior to bid. Provide customer service and communication program for client.

7) Develop project scope with clients and outside consultants and assure the adherence to BMC standards and needs with all consultants and contractors. Develop and maintain project scope, schedules and files.

8) Commission projects, ensuring equipment is installed and programmed per engineered drawings. Perform point-to-point checkouts to insure connectivity between field devices and controllers.

9) Have an in-depth knowledge of HVAC equipment controls and the ability to train people of different education levels is essential.

10) Must be self-motivated, possess excellent time management skills, capable of working with little or no direction, possess excellent written and verbal communication skills and committed to maintaining a safe work environment.

11) Maintain thorough knowledge of current methods and codes related to JC Standards, as it relates to Baystate Medical Center.

12) Possess and utilize electric and mechanical skills and experience to perform preventive maintenance, diagnose problems and determine the best way to correct them.

13) Knowledge of and familiarity with hand tools, power tools and equipment associated with maintenance trades. Ability to follow directions and work independently or work as part of a team and the ability to work well and cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds.

14) Ability to solve problems, ask questions and think through solutions related to building maintenance and repair.

15) Report all possible building deficiencies, safety issues and maintenance schedules to the Chief Engineer and or Manager/Supervisor.

16) Must be able to perform physical activities such as, but limited to, lifting equipment, bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to safely use manual tools and power equipment common in the construction trades.

17) Work flexible days / hours on an as needed basis to maintain system operation with little to no disruption to our patients and staff.

18) After hours availability to troubleshoot critical building systems during potential failures.

Preferred Work Experience: 

1) Experience with Automated Logic Controls, Johnson Controls and system wide integration system of BACnet systems

Skills and Competencies: 

1) Advanced mechanical skills and ability to read and understand blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams


  • High School diploma/GED

  • Valid Driver's license

  • 2 years as controls technician with HVAC Building Automation controls company

We strive to be the place where we can help you build the career you deserve – apply today – YOU belong at Baystate!


We offer competitive total compensation that includes pay, benefits, and other recognition programs for our employees. The base pay range shown above considers the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including knowledge/skills; relevant experience and training; education/certifications/licensure; and other business and organizational factors. This base pay range does not include our comprehensive benefits package and any incentive payments that may be applicable to this role.

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.



GED or HiSET (Required)


Driver License – Other

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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