Technician, Direct Digital Controls

Technician, Direct Digital Controls

31 Dec 2023
Washington, Silverdale, 98315 Silverdale USA

Technician, Direct Digital Controls

Challenging Today. Reinventing Tomorrow.We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.At Jacobs, we challenge the status quo and redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, transforming big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrowYour Impact:Pay rate - $44.06/hr (union position)We are looking for an experienced Direct Digital Control Technician to join our team at the Navy’s Trident submarine base at Bangor, Washington near Silverdale & Poulsbo. Regular hours Monday-Friday with overtime available. Rewarding work with purpose – over 50 employees with 20+ years longevity proves it!Competitive pay and top-shelf benefits package supporting our national defense. Our facilities team serves a diverse range of high-value national strategic missions.Benefits package with IBEW valued at over $10+ / hour includes:Paid vacation. Two weeks at one year, grows to three weeks after five years and four weeks after ten

Personal Leave 1 hour of paid Personal/Sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked.


Medical and dental insurance

11 Paid Holidays

Summary/General Description Of Job:The Direct Digital Controls Technician installs, maintains, tests, troubleshoots and repairs direct digital control systems.Essential Duties & Job Functions:Works on various portions of direct digital controls systems including maintenance, programming, installing, maintaining, repairing, troubleshooting, modifying, and testing.

Operate and maintain Direct Digital Control Systems that controls utility and facility systems and equipment. The equipment, consisting of either many different kinds of circuits, or multiple repetition of the same kind of circuit, includes, but is not limited to the following: a) controls, programmable logic controllers, contacts, wiring; b) electronic transmitting and receiving equipment (e.g., sensors and cables); c) digital computers, and d) industrial equipment; e) computer peripherals and software.

Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems (i.e. those that typically cannot be solved solely by reference to manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents) in working on digital controls equipment. Examples of such problems include programming changes, operational troubleshooting, cable continuity, sensor calibration, isolating malfunctions, and frequent engineering changes.

Utilizes knowledge of PC operations with DDC software.

Creates graphic displays and program DDC controllers using software and associated programming language.

May provide technical guidance to lower level technicians.

Works closely with experts in the area where the direct digital controls are applied.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

May perform work in other classifications when incidental work is necessary to the accomplishment of the work assignment. Significant work in another job classification may be required if accompanied by any wage adjustments applicable.Accountable For:The proper use of tools and equipment commonly used in the direct digital controls technician field.

Completing all mandated training requirements per government and management directives.

Timely and cost effective performance of duties.

Timely completion and accuracy of all departmental work.

Dealing with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations.

Adherence to established company safety policies and good industrial and office safety practices.

Compliance with company Standard Operating Procedures and Personnel policies and procedures.

Having the ability to work well under pressure.Here’s What You’ll Need:MandatoryFour years experience in a utilities trade and a minimum of one year working with DDC technology.

Successful completion of two years formal training or equivalent in a technical field. One year of experience may be substituted for one year formal training.

Must be thoroughly familiar with electronics, controls, telemetry devices, computer hardware, data processors, PC’s, wiring, cables.

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and other technical specifications.

Must be familiar with DDC network technologies and global operations using sensors and electronic controlled devices associated with DDC systems.

Must possess a sound working knowledge of Windows based programs.

Must be able to perform diagnostics of hardware and software on a global network.

Must possess and maintain a valid State issued driver’s license with acceptable driving record.

Must meet and maintain company physical and security requirements, including respirator qualification, and clearance eligibility when required.

Must possess good communication skills for a service team environment.

Ability to successfully pass any background checks and/or drug testing required on the contract.

U.S. Citizenship.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language ( .

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