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Technical Support Specialist - Commercial and Architectural

Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC)
Technical Support Specialist - Commercial and Architectural:  Middleton, WI

Do you love solving problems?  Being able to come through with a solution in a pinch? 

ETC is looking for our next great Commercial and Architectural Tech Support Specialist to join the Middleton, WI team!   ETC is a leader in visual entertainment technologies, and our team of Tech Support Specialists are responsible for identifying technical issues and providing solutions to our end-users, technicians and others in need of an expert to solve their puzzles. 

Our best candidates are smart, curious, and talented problem solvers who enjoy both the technical and interpersonal aspects of providing excellent customer service. Qualified applicants will have a bachelor’s degree or comparable experience and knowledge of architectural or commercial control systems.  Knowledge of electronics, electrical and wireless control systems with at least one year of experience in customer service or a technical role in commercial controls market are also encouraged.  Applicants must have superior customer service, communication, problem solving, and interpersonal skills.

ETC offers an excellent benefit package including a generous paid time off policy, quarterly bonuses, company ownership, an on-site fitness center, an at-cost deli, and most importantly, some of the best coworkers you could ask for!


Representative Responsibilities:

  • Responds to technical questions over the phone, email and remote connection in an accurate and timely manner

  • Identifies issues and accurately provides information to address the issues

  • Identifies steps to take if problem is not resolved

  • Completes and updates paperwork and databases

  • Ensures a response that leads to customer satisfaction

  • Assures service customer receives accurate product information

  • Adapts support team methodologies for SAAS software solutions

  • Supports product development teams by providing serviceability point of view and input from customer

  • Represents Technical Service Department at Product Development meetings

  • Tests new products and communicates results to appropriate personnel

  • Provides product training

  • Develops training materials and provides education on new products

  • Assures attendees receive accurate information

  • Processes replacement and/or new part orders

  • Identifies required parts and confirms with the customer

  • Completes and updates service order paperwork and database in a timely manner

  • Informs customer of order status

  • Coordinates repair activities

  • Determines repair need with customer

  • Generates RMA’s and issues loaner equipment when necessary

  • Ensures repair technician understands the unit’s problem and the due date back to the customer

  • Updates databases in a timely manner

  • Verifies loaner equipment is returned after customer’s unit is returned in conjunction with RMA coordinator

  • Informs customer of repair status

  • Provides back-up field service support

  • Identifies and resolves customer problems

  • Guarantees installation is successful

  • Assures client understands the operation of installed equipment

  • Provides 24-hour pager support on a rotating schedule

  • Responds to customer’s page within 15 minutes

  • Assures caller is satisfied with response

  • Identifies steps to take if problem is not resolved

  • Calls dealer or Tech. for help

  • Sends loaner

  • Sends parts

  • Completes and updates paperwork and database

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Special projects and requests are requested in a timely and positive fashion


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable business experience in increasingly responsible positions in the related discipline

  • We're open to all levels of job-related experience, but one year of previous job-related experience is required in a customer service or technical support role, such as:

    1. Commercial Building Management

    2. Electrical contractor

    3. Commercial controls installer/commissioning agent

    4. Help Desk

    5. Service Industry

  • Knowledge of energy and electrical codes, commercial controls and/or electrical theories or practices

  • Strong communication, organizational, problem solving and interpersonal skills

  • Computer skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Able to use hand tools, power tools, and electronic measuring devices

  • Able to drive automobile and have an acceptable driving record

  • Able to obtain and keep a valid passport

  • Able to think quickly, creatively, objectively and decisively

  • Able to work well under pressure and defuse volatile situations

  • Able to work well independently

  • Ability to work weekend and evenings as required

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