Energy Management Systems Technician Sr. 499558

Feb 08, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Energy Management Systems Technician Sr. 499558

Position Type: Staff

Position Number: 499558

Department: Energy Management

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Classification Summary:
  • Maintain University (BAS) to include {Tour Andover “Vista”, Schneider Electric “Struxureware”, Siemens “Appogee Insight” and JCI Digital Control Systems. This includes their electrical and electronic components throughout the buildings and plants of the university. Responds and takes appropriate action to remedy problems as they develop. Assignments involve skilled work of considerable complexity, usually performed under tight timelines. Works directly with the Energy Management Specialist and Energy Management Specialist Sr.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
  • Must be capable of troubleshooting the digital control systems using the universities Energy Management System.
  • By troubleshooting, testing, repairing, adjusting and calibrating parts like routers, data managers, (programmable logic and application specific) controllers, electric actuators for dampers and valves and relays, pressure, temperature, humidity, co2 sensors and electric and pneumatic transducers of equipment in the field.
  • Assure effective controlling of the mechanical equipment such as boilers, chillers, Variable Air Volume boxes, AC Variable Frequency Drives, air handlers, exhaust and supply fans, motors, pumps and fan-coils throughout university buildings and central plants.
  • Monitor safety concerns of laboratories to assure the safe operation of the room's Supply
    Air, Quality and Exhausting of gaseous hazardous materials in fume hoods.
  • Responds to hot and cold calls, calibrating of sensors and equipment as needed.
  • Takes temperature and humidity readings in the buildings. Makes adjustments to the control equipment in the field with the use of M-stat or Operator hand held programmer and by the TAC Vista software on the frontend.
  • Program energy savings programs and schedule changes for daily and after hour usage.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    •Bachelor Degree or Associate of Applied Science Technology’s Degree required in one of these related fields: Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Process Operating, Instrumentation, Industrial Maintenance or Computer Science
    • Copy of transcript required

    • Ten (10) years journeyman level progressively responsible experience, or
    • A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities.

    Job Requirement:
    • Knowledge of the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Knowledge working with an Energy Management System.
    • Knowledge of HVAC controls, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance.
    • Knowledge of tools, equipment and materials common to utility maintenance and operations.
    • Knowledge of hazardous materials handling, application, and disposal.
    • Knowledge of applicable building and mechanical codes.

    • Skill in isolating defects in mechanical equipment system operations.
    • Skill in the repair, construction, restoration and installation of HVAC controls.
    • Skill in estimating time and material requirements of work projects.

    • Valid Driver’s License and Insurable

    Physical Requirements:
    • Considerable physical activity, restricted movement, lifting, carrying heavy objects, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
    • Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
    • Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.

    • Works with little supervision.

    Bilingual applicants are encouraged and welcome to apply.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

    Security Sensitive Statement:
    This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

    Salary: Commensurate with Experience

    Work Hours:

    Posting Date: 02/07/2018

    Close Date:

    Open Until Filled: Yes

    Special Instructions:

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    Lamar University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Lamar University not to discriminate on the basis of non-relevant criteria including, but not limited to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, admissions or employment practices.