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Controls Service Technician - Therma

San Jose, CA, USA ● Therma, 1601 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, California, United States of America Req #878
Friday, September 8, 2023
Therma, a Legence company
For over 50 years, Therma has continued to redefine the mechanical construction landscapes in California. Renowned for outstanding client service and attention to detail, we balance innovative, facility-specific solutions with a pragmatic, cost-conscious approach. Today, the firm employs more than 1,100 people in 3 regional offices, and its clients represent a diverse range of market sectors, including Biopharmaceutical, Education, Healthcare, Food & Beverage, Commercial, Industrial and Data Center facilities. Our culture is open, innovative, collaborative, and fun – all reflected in recognition of Therma as a #1 Best Place to Work on multiple occasions. We create an environment that empowers & challenges employees, giving them the greatest opportunity to succeed.

Controls Service Technician
Therma is looking for a Controls Service Technician. This position is a great way for interested individuals to get started in the Controls industry in the commercial and industrial sector. Do you have experience working with Controls Systems? Are you organized, and detail orientated? If so, we need you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a Field Service Technician, you'll troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment, and communicate the status of projects to internal departments and external customers, contractors
  • Act as a company representative to contractors and customers
  • Install, setup, and startup various instrumentation and electrical devices including PLC’s
  • Effectively diagnose problems and perform necessary repairs including the replacement of defective parts, electrical wiring and panel modifications, and troubleshooting
  • Operate a variety of hand and power tools needed for installation, maintenance, and repair
  • Coordinating with team members to provide excellent customer service
  • Establish service by studying system requirements; ordering and gathering components and parts; completing installation; performing acceptance tests.
  • Maintain copies of calibration sheets and loop forms for all site start-ups.
  • Communicate progress to the Manager.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of HVAC mechanical systems
  • Experience in reading and interpreting drawings, submittals, and operational/product manuals
  • Demonstrate strong customer service skills
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions
  • Ability to work within a team environment
  • Valid driver's license
  • Proficiency with mobile devices (e.g. tablets, smart phones and/or other devices as required)

Physical skills required: routinely lifting 10 to 75 lbs., climbing ladders, and crawling.

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Health and Welfare Benefits
  • Health and Welfare
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription drug
  • Employee assistance program
Personal Benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Sick leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Jury duty
Financial Benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Company-paid long-term disability insurance
  • AD&D insurance
  • Life insurance
About Legence
Legence, a Blackstone portfolio company, is an Energy Transition Accelerator™ that provides advisory services and implementation focused on financing, designing, building, and servicing complex systems in mission-critical and high performance facilities. With five decades of expertise in the built environment, Legence has a proven track record of reducing carbon emissions, implementing renewables, lowering utility costs through efficiency consumption, and making systems run better at unmatched speed and scale. To learn more about Legence and its services, visit https://www.wearelegence.com/.

Contingent Employment Statement
Offers of employment for this role may be contingent upon successfully passing a background check and/or drug screen. Execution of screens will vary based on role requirements and Company policy. All background checks and drug screens will be done in accordance with applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • San Jose, CA, USA
  • Therma, 1601 Las Plumas Avenue, San Jose, California, United States of America