Building Automation System (BAS) Technician (OCONUS)

Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 7 months ago(9/12/2022 11:08 AM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


*** This position is contingent upon a contract award ***


SOSi is seeking a Building Automation System (BAS) Technician to support a large Base Operations Support (BOS) program providing operations & maintenance (O&M) support services to our U.S. government customer in Iraq. The BAS Technician will operate and maintain the BAS and Power Monitoring System (PMS) in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and in accordance with the installation and operating parameters within the facilities. 


  • Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
  • Comply with all Environmental & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provide information and materials to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation.
  • Responsible for the operation and maintenance of BAS and PMS.
  • Acts as the Company's representative ensuring that all BAS and PMS task order requirements are met.
  • Responsible for allocating and managing staff resources according to changing needs.
  • Identify problem areas and respond to mission requirements to perform task order requirements.
  • Plan and manage projects.
  • Control resources; monitor staff proficiency and qualifications; monitor the locations and activities of assets; and coordinate the flow of information to and from O&M staff and USG representatives.
  • Resolve all BAS and PMS related issues.


  • Active in Scope Secret secruity clearance.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of building automation systems, including the computer and microprocessor controlled components that make up the systems. Two (2) years of which must have been spent working in direct maintenance with Siemens or Honeywell BAS systems and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience of which must have been in a large, modern commercial or USG facility, domestic or overseas.
  • Technical School Degree or Journeyman's License in Direct Digital Control Systems.
  • Valid driver's license from home of record.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of BAS and PMS operations and maintenance for a comparable facility.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that requires handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules.
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving and time management skills.
  • Expert computer skills, specifically Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to become an active and functioning member of a team.
  • Ability to be innovative and be an agent for change.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills to direct employees, prepare reports for
    upper management and facilitate/disseminate information.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous international experience (2 years or more).
  • Work experience in harsh environmental and political conditions (2 years or more).
  • Work in a developing country with limited infrastructure (2 years or more).
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.
  • Fluency in a foreign language is desired, but not required. 

Working Conditions

  • Willingness to live and work under environmental and other conditions that may be uncomfortable or hazardous at times.
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.
  • Requires periods of non-traditional working hours including consecutive nights or weekends when necessary.
  • Fast paced, deadline-oriented environment.

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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