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Controls Technician Jobs in Washington DC

At IES Communications in Washington DC, we understand the unique blend of opportunities and challenges that come with Controls Technician Jobs in Washington DC. By joining our team, you're not just stepping into a role; you're becoming part of a community committed to innovation, growth, and excellence in the telecommunications field. Our dedication to providing state-of-the-art training and technology means you'll be at the forefront of industry advancements, contributing significantly to projects that make a real difference. We pride ourselves on creating an environment where diversity, collaboration, and personal development are not just encouraged but integral to our success, ensuring every member of our team has the support they need to thrive professionally and personally in our nation's vibrant capital.

Why a Job as a Controls Technician in Washington DC is a great idea.

Pursuing a career as a Controls Technician in Washington DC offers the unique advantage of working within a city that's at the forefront of technological and infrastructural advancements, set against a backdrop of significant historical and cultural richness. The robust job market, coupled with the city’s commitment to education and healthcare, ensures not only professional growth but also a high quality of life for those ready to embrace the dynamic and diverse environment of our nation's capital.

Why Work for IES communications in Washington DC?

At IES Communications in Washington DC, you're not just joining a team; you're stepping into a community where growth and innovation are at the forefront of our vision. Our commitment to providing cutting-edge technology and industry-leading training ensures that as a Controls Technician, you'll have access to opportunities that push your career forward while contributing to groundbreaking projects. We pride ourselves on fostering an environment that values diversity, collaboration, and personal development, ensuring every employee has the support they need to excel. By choosing to work with us, you're aligning with a company that is dedicated to leading the telecommunications industry into the future, making a tangible difference in the communities we serve and offering a fulfilling path for professional advancement.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as a Controls Technician at one of IES Communications' Washington DC Branches?

At our Washington DC branches, we're proud to offer roles that cater to a broad spectrum of expertise within the controls sector. Our Controls Technician Level II is hands-on, focusing on the installation and management of low voltage cabling, control panels, and conduit bending, requiring an adept ability to interpret technical diagrams and specifications. Moving up the hierarchy, the Senior Lead Controls Technician plays a crucial leadership role, overseeing recruitment, training, and project management to ensure both team and customer satisfaction. This position not only manages human resources aspects but also ensures project profitability, quality, and compliance with company standards, making it pivotal in maintaining operational excellence and fostering client relationships. Together, these positions underscore our commitment to delivering top-notch service and efficiency in every project we undertake.


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What is the average salary of a Controls Technician in Washington DC?

The average salary for a Controls Technician in Washington DC is approximately $70,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, specific skills, and the company one works for.

How do I become a Controls Technician in Washington DC?

To become a Controls Technician in Washington, D.C., start by obtaining a high school diploma or GED, which is the basic requirement for most entry-level positions. Next, consider pursuing further education such as an associate degree in electronics, electrical engineering technology, or a related field to enhance your qualifications and skills. It's also beneficial to gain hands-on experience through internships or apprenticeships in the controls industry to familiarize yourself with practical aspects of the job. Finally, acquiring relevant certifications from recognized organizations can significantly boost your employability and career advancement opportunities in this field.

How long does it take to become a Controls Technician in DC?

Becoming a Controls Technician in Washington, D.C., typically requires 2-4 years of education and training. This includes completing an associate degree or certification program in electrical engineering technology or a related field, followed by hands-on experience through internships or apprenticeships. The exact duration can vary based on individual learning pace, specific educational paths chosen, and opportunities for practical experience in the field.

Is being a Controls Technician in Washington DC a good job?

Absolutely, being a Controls Technician in Washington DC can be considered a good job. The city's robust demand for skilled technicians in the building automation and HVAC fields means competitive salaries and opportunities for career advancement. Plus, working in the nation’s capital offers unique experiences due to the variety of buildings and systems you'll encounter. It's a role that not only promises stability but also provides a sense of accomplishment as you contribute to the efficiency and comfort of some of the country's most important structures.

How much does a Controls Technician in DC make?

A Controls Technician in DC typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for Controls Technicians in Washington DC?

Yes, there is a significant demand for Controls Technicians in Washington DC. This demand is driven by the city's growing focus on building automation, energy efficiency, and smart infrastructure projects.

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