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TAB Technician/Professional

Houston, TX

Requirements for the TAB Technician include the ability to perform on a Test & Balance crew completing work duties to project specifications and manager requests. This position may be verifying new installations or renovations, reviewing HVAC system installations and providing troubleshooting to verify that the HVAC Systems meet the criteria of the design specifications. Prior experience in HVAC Test & Balance, or Mechanical Operations is a must. Employees in this position will be part of a multi-year training curriculum to achieve NEBB Technician or Professional certification.

Principal Duties

  • Use and operate test and balance equipment and instrumentation
  • Proactively communicate progress, issues and status to management as required
  • Adjust fan speeds, pumps speeds, balancing dampers, fan rotation, heating and cooling modes, thermostat operation, damper controls, fan controls, valve positioning and other air/water-side mechanical system operations
  • Complete paperwork legibly and concisely
  • Test and repair circuits and sensors, following wiring and system specifications
  • Perform initial site inspection, review mechanical plans and specifications
  • Adjust balancing dampers, measure final HVAC operating conditions, and ensure correct building and space pressure
  • Adjust individual balancing dampers for supply, return, make up and exhaust as needed to achieve design airflow from each diffuser grill and register
  • Use software to interact and validate Building Automation System operation


  • Minimum high school diploma, Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school with a certificate in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning is preferred.
  • 1-15 years’ experience in commercial HVAC, Mechanical services and/or Test & Balance
  • Excellent organizational skills including, but not limited to, the ability to handle multiple demands and assignments, the ability to prioritize tasks effectively and efficiently, and the ability to manage resource procurement and utilization
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Must have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-technical audience
  • Operating knowledge of Microsoft office software and working proficiency with hand held computer (i.e. Smartphone, iPad)
  • This position requires working in diverse project types including industrial environments
  • Thorough background and drug screening will be required for each applicant
  • NEBB Certification is preferred


  • Supplemental Insurance

    In addition to traditional insurance, DAC has collaborated with industry leading partners to provide employees supplemental options for life and health insurance.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We encourage our people to excel in their careers and offer an education reimbursement program to support their growth.

  • Retirement Savings

    We provide a 401K retirement savings program supported by a leading, global financial services firm, with matching company contributions.

  • Profit Sharing

    Our success is based on the hard work of our people, and we provide a profit sharing program to reward them.

  • Paid Time Off

    DAC provides paid time off for all employees with escalating accruals for tenure.

  • Health + Life Insurance

    DAC offers a cost-effective, comprehensive package of medical, dental and vision options for all employees. Employees are also eligible for company-provided and buy-up disability and life insurance options.