Job Opportunities

Maine Controls is a companion company of Mechanical Services specializing in high-efficiency energy management products and services. We are an independent representative of Schneider Electric products, global specialists in energy management. Our factory trained and authorized technicians are dedicated to maintaining premier energy management systems to keep our clients’ building environments healthy, comfortable and energy efficient.


Building Automation Installation Electrician / Portland

Mechanical Services, Inc. is currently seeking highly organized and motivated persons to fill the position of Building Automation Installation Electrician for Maine Controls based in our Portland office.

Successful candidate will:

Hold a valid State of Maine Journeyman Electrician’s License, Master’s License Preferred. Have two (2) or more years of experience with installing building automation, fire alarm, or other low voltage systems. Duties include installation and start-up of building automation systems, variable speed drives, and lighting controls. Successful candidates will work with chillers, boilers, air-handlers, pumps, and other building systems. Electrical licenses, excellent customer relations and organizational skills will be factors considered when selecting the candidate for this position.

Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license and be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and pre-employment medical evaluation. State-wide travel is expected with some overnight stays. The ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, within a diverse team is very important.

Appropriate attire is required with a neat and clean appearance. Must be able to read, write and understand technical specifications, manufacturer’s documentation, engineering sequences, and building plans. Must be able to communicate effectively with engineers, customers, end-users, and all building trades. Must be able to safely access construction sites, mechanical rooms, rooftops, and other areas to survey systems and equipment.

Other duties as assigned.

Positions reporting to this position: None

Classification: Full time, regular


Building Automation Programmer / Portland

Mechanical Services, Inc. is currently seeking a highly organized and motivated person to fill the position of Building Automation Programmer for Maine Controls, based in our Portland office.

Successful candidate will:

Have a minimum of two (2) years of programming experience with PLC and/or DDC programming. Candidate having Schneider Electric I/A Series, Continuum, SmartStruxure, Tridium Ax, and web design experience is preferred. Must be able to assess mechanical systems, program control sequences, develop intuitive graphics for person-machine interface, third-party equipment integration and system commissioning. Must have the ability to diagnose and correct systemic problems, along with modifying sequences to improve system performance and energy efficiencies. Strong working knowledge of database software, system backups, network monitoring, data security, patching, anti-virus software, data switches, firewalls and VPN connections are required, along with familiarity of HVAC equipment (i.e. chillers, boilers, air-handlers, pumps, and other building systems).

Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license and be able to successfully pass a criminal background check and pre-employment medical evaluation. State-wide travel is expected with some overnight stays. The ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, within a diverse team is very important.

Appropriate attire is required with a neat and clean appearance. Must be able to read, write and understand technical specifications, manufacturer’s documentation, engineering sequences, and building plans. Must be able to communicate effectively with engineers, customers, end-users, and all building trades. Must be able to safely access construction sites, mechanical rooms, rooftops, and other areas to survey systems and equipment.

Other duties as assigned.

Positions reporting to this position: None

Classification: Full time, regular


Building Automation Service Technician / Portland

Mechanical Services, Inc. is currently seeking a highly organized and motivated person to fill the position of Building Automation Service Technician for Maine Controls, based in our Portland office.

Successful candidate will:

Have 3 or more years of experience with installing and or servicing building automation systems.  Knowledge of programming systems such as Niagara Ax, Schneider Electric (I/A series, Network 8000, Continuum), Trane Tracker/Tracer is preferred, along with a 2-year higher education degree in HVAC or Electronics. A strong working knowledge of HVAC systems is also preferred. Duties include installation, start up, preventive maintenance, day-to-day servicing and maintenance; including diagnoses, repairs, and commissioning of automation systems. You will be working with chillers, boilers, air-handlers, pumps, and other building systems. In addition, you will be expected to diagnose systemic problems and modify sequences to improve system performance and energy efficiency. Electrical licenses, excellent customer relationship, organizational and computer skills will be factors considered when selecting the candidate for this position. Willing to train the right candidate.

Must possess a valid driver’s license and be able to successfully pass a criminal background check. State-wide travel is expected with some overnight stays. The ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment, within a diverse team is very important.

Safe work practices, efficiency, and meeting target goals are of prime importance. Rotating after-hours on-call shifts may be required involving evenings, week-ends, and holidays. Heavy involvement with customers. Customer Service is a priority.

Appropriate attire is required with a neat and clean appearance. Must be able to read, write and understand technical specifications, manufacturer’s documentation, and engineering sequences. Must be able to communicate effectively with engineers, customers, end-users, and all building trades. Must be able to safely access construction sites, mechanical rooms, rooftops, and other areas to survey systems and equipment.

Other duties as assigned.

Hourly Wage Commensurate with experience and certification.

Positions reporting to this position: None

Classification: Full time, regular


Benefits Package:
We provide highly competitive wages, a generous benefits package and a company vehicle. EOE/AAE

Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Supplemental Insurance
Dental
Employee life
Dependent life
Disability Insurance
Paid Vacation
Paid Licenses
Company Paid Training
Company Vehicle
Company Uniforms
401K Program
Sick Time
Medical Time
Paid Holidays

How to Apply:
To be considered, interested parties should contact Allen Merritt in the Portland office, 207-774-1531, extension 237, or by email at allenm@mechanicalservices.com.