HVAC Controls Department Senior Technician / Assistant Manager

Pittsburgh, PA posted on October 19

Standard Air & Lite Corp, the Distributor of Carrier HVAC Equipment & DDC Control systems for Western Pennsylvania, is currently seeking a qualified individual to join our team and fill the following job opportunity.


Position: LSS II / Assistant Controls Department Manager

Standard Air offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as a strong retirement package.

 A minimum of 8 years of experience in the commercial controls industry required.


This position includes duties typically performed by an LSS II as well as overseeing the day to day operations of the Controls department and providing backup for estimating and other managerial duties.

  • The following tasks are included in the LSS II role:
    • Develop project submittal package using AutoCAD from plans and specifications based on internal estimate.
    • Create bill of materials based on project submittal.
    • Place and track material order with internal material expediting personnel.
    • Track and manage project equipment and materials.
    • Handle project billing and financial goals.
    • Start/Up and commissioning of DDC systems including programming.
    • Perform warranty calls on in warranty systems.
    • Control project cost within +/- 2%.
    • Coordination of project installation with subcontractor.
    • Recognize, pursue, and process change orders.
    • Owner Training.


  • The following duties will be included as you grow within the position:
    • Assist department manager in handling basic departmental operation.
    • Assist internal sales with control system/parts sales and quotes.
    • Small Project Estimating/Large Project Estimating Backup/assistance.
    • Develop and implement contractor product training sessions.
    • Assist in managing and maintaining inventory levels.
    • Responsible for internal department development.
    • Recognize new product opportunities.
    • Obtain and implement new software tools.
    • Inside sales and telephone technical support for customers.



Applicant must possess strong computer and verbal skills. Some level of proficiency in AutoCAD required. Knowledge of BACnet control systems required. Knowledge of the Carrier CCN DDC Control System a plus. Applicant must possess a valid current PA driver’s license. Applicants will be required to pass background and drug screening checks. Position will include a combination of field and office duties. The percentage of field to office will vary with workloads. The successful candidate must be self motivated and able to work within a group as well as with minimal supervision.

Keywords: JCI LSS II, Automated Logic Controls, Carrier Controls, Building Automation, DDC Control Systems, Siemens Controls, Trane Controls, HVAC Controls, Carrier VVT.