#6564 Facilities Control Specialist, Facilities Services

Job description




San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on March 28, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by March 27, 2018. (The position will remain open until filled).  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position.This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. The designated work schedule is Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

Under limited supervision, incumbent installs, modifies and adjusts computer-based heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and systems; fabricates and implements programs or building control strategies for digitally controlled or global supervisory controlled systems; troubleshoots, designs and modifies programs for building automation systems; repairs and maintains individual hardware and software components of applicable systems; performs major-to-minor overhauls which include disassembling and inspecting of all parts, replacing worn and defective parts, reassembling of all equipment and controls, and testing to ensure proper function; performs major to-minor repairs of microprocessor-based automation systems that monitor and control building environments; responds to requests for service; diagnoses and troubleshoots system problems and corrects as necessary; may serve as the department specialist on building automation systems; and trains others on the troubleshooting, overhaul, repair, calibration, and testing of controls to facilitate the maintenance of systems.

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Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,411 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $5,477 - $6,943 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 

Journey level skill equivalent to that acquired through two years of journey-level experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems or the equivalent combination of formal course work in mechanical technology and hands-on experience.

Four or more years of experience in the following areas:

  • Progressively responsible skilled journey-level experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining large, complex and sophisticated heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning and water treatment systems.

  • Experience installing, inspecting, servicing, repairing, replacing and calibrating building automation and contort systems.

  • Experience using programming features of building automation systems.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Relevant work experience, within the previous five years, in a similar role and demonstrated experience with current building automated controls.

Five years of experience in facilities operations and maintenance in a large multi-building facilities environment.

LEED AP with Specialty

Building Operator Certification, Level 2

Working knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS), and/or Energy Management System (EMS). Experience with multiple controls systems integration and BAS/EMS programming.

Working knowledge Familiarity with various controls protocols, some examples: (LonWorks, BACnet, Modbus, Robert Shaw DMS, R2 JACE, Delta V, Invue, TreeTech, IA.)


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.




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Job No:
Posted: 3/21/2018
Application Due: 5/20/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Compensation and Benefits Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $6,411 per month.