CONTROL CENTER TECHNICIAN, National Emerging Infectious Disease Lab

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CONTROL CENTER TECHNICIAN, National Emerging Infectious Disease Lab

Monitors, adjust, and maintains a comfortable and safe environment through the facilities’ Building Automation Systems (BAS) and customer interaction. The control technician is the first responder to alarm conditions as relayed through the BAS. As such, the person is responsible for both dispatching appropriate response personnel and troubleshooting applicable systems through the BAS for probable cause and possible emote intervention. Must be able to respond quickly, accurately, and efficiently during Emergency situations, while providing a level of professionalism. Coordinates and assigns the activities of staff within Facilities Management and Environmental Health and Safety Departments by receiving and dispatching calls for service, requests for assistance and reports of emergency, contingency and disaster situations and by recording and assigning work to the Medical Center’s Facilities Department.


  • Monitor the NEIDL Building Automation System (BAS) for alerts and alarms
  • Make notifications of BAS alerts and alarms to NEIDL occupants
  • Coordinate initial emergency response with Environmental Health & Safety, Facilities, and Public Safety
  • Assist Facilities mechanics in performing maintenance on building systems and equipment by manipulating the BAS
  • Assist Facilities mechanics in troubleshooting and repairing controls equipment
  • Assist in testing of building systems
  • Assist with lab decontamination and re-commissioning by manipulating the BAS
  • Work with NEIDL Facilities Management and Siemens to make changes to BAS programming
  • Train on and follow established safety procedures including use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in all NEIDL laboratories
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must read, write, speak the English language proficiently
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work independently or in a group
  • Must successfully pass NEIDL and associated background checks as determined by the University at the time of hire, and continue to meet standards of the background check throughout the period of employment
  • Must be proficient with common computer software including Windows operating systems and office suites
  • 3-5 years of experience and an Associate’s degree or higher required. Education may be considered in lieu of experience
  • Must have 3+ years of experience with Building Automation Systems
  • Must have a strong working knowledge of computer hardware and networking
  • Successfully completed Siemens Insight training ST 6203* Insight Workstation I
  • Successfully completed Siemens Insight training ST 6254 Insight Workstation II without BACnet


  • Experience with Siemens controls equipment
  • Experience in a high containment laboratory
  • Experience with HVAC systems
  • Experience with electrical systems

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Boston, Massachusetts, United States






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Posted: 1/5/2019
Application Due: 3/6/2019
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