Staff Assistant, Energy Management Control Specialist

Staff Assistant, Energy Management Control Specialist

Department Summary:
The Department of Facilities Management and Planning is committed to provide the best service to our students and employees at Bridgewater State University. Our mission is to create, maintain, and manage a physical environment that enhances teaching, learning, and living; and serves to support our campus constituents and our region through responsible stewardship of resources.

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for maintaining controls (install, test, repair and maintainer) for building automation systems, including HVAC equipment, pumps, vent hoods, lighting, swimming pool, and miscellaneous equipment to maintain comfortable environments for students, faculty, staff and building occupants.

Position Type: APA Professional

Essential Duties:
-Develops an appropriate level of knowledge about the university mission, strategy and practices.
-Oversees daily operation of the university’s computerized energy management system.
-Daily analysis of changes in space use and occupancy/events and creation of matching schedules to meet equipment energy usage requirements.
-Designs and installs control sub-systems integrated with a total system.
-Creates new and modifies existing EMS programming.
-Creates reports related to equipment operation and energy usage.
-Recommends and implements changes in operations/scheduling and control strategies that result in energy savings.
-Assists in the design and retrofit of systems for campus buildings.
-Analyzes system problems and make corrections both by computer and to perform repairs in the field.
-Uses broad computer skills including ability to customize system software and to build and develop graphic screens required to operate and monitor system.
-Estimates material quantity and costs, time costs, prioritize work and perform job duties independently of supervision.
-Creates web-based server graphic.
-Other duties as assigned.
-This position may require evening and/or weekend work to resolve critical system issues.

Required Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in facilities management, mechanical or related field and a minimum of 3 years experience operating, maintaining and repairing building energy management control systems is required. In lieu of bachelor’s degree, a minimum of 5 years of hands on experience in operating, maintaining and repairing building energy management systems may be accepted.
-Must have extensive knowledge of ATC/EMS systems. Requires knowledge of software and computer language used to operate DDC control systems including: Tridium Niagra AX/WEB station AX server; JCI Metasys; HVACpro; and, Facility Explorer (FX).
-Experience with Microsoft Office.
-Good verbal and written communication, customer service, recordkeeping and analytical skills required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working in a higher education environment.

Work Environment:
Office activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and interaction with computer equipment; Systems inspection and repair may require work be performed while standing, sitting and/or walking. Occasional bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 30 pounds.

Special Conditions for Eligibility:
Please be aware that employment at Bridgewater State University is contingent upon completion of a successful background check.

Salary Range: $68,000.00
Posting Number: S00203P
Open Date: 06/29/2017
Close Date: 8/14/2017
Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Please note the following information is required to complete your application for this position:

*a minimum of one (1) employment history entry.

*a minimum of three (3) professional reference entries.

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Bridgewater State University (BSU) is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer which actively seeks to increase the diversity of its workforce. We are dedicated to providing educational, working and living environments that value the diverse backgrounds of all people.


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