Controls Technician

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Job Title: Controls Technician
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 47995
Department Facilities MaintenanceEqual Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: The control technician is an advanced system specialist that has the same core knowledge of a maintenance technician with a specialty in advanced control systems. The control technician should be capable of advanced troubleshooting resulting in the resolution of complex control system repairs.

Perform advanced troubleshooting tasks for complex building systems such as variable speed drive replacement, machine specific controllers repair or replacement, air compressors controls, boiler controls, heat exchangers, fume hoods, lab controls, and chiller controls.

Perform network diagnostics for FN and LN Ethernet and other communication systems. Must be able to set up TECs on BACNet, P1, ModBus, KNX and other networks used in control systems.

Perform basic mechanical, electrical, control and plumbing tasks.

Performs calibrations for sensors, controllers, flow meters, and other measurement devices.

Coordinate with the Siemens onsite support technician to identify and repair components causing system faults. Coordinate with the energy engineer and other FSU team members to resolve complex system problems.

Completes required safety training and complies with all safety standards including, but not limited to: lock out-tag out, safe handling of refrigerant, confined space safety, safe handling of hazardous chemicals, participation in campus safety teams, and wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE). Reports complex and/or unusual problems to the supervisor and coordinates with other Maintenance staff as required to complete complex tasks.

Operates mobile equipment and/or campus vehicles including trucks, golf carts, personnel lifts, and fork lifts and maintains licensure and completes required training. Strives to provide excellent service to campus areas as measured by the 5-star program. Demonstrate proficient use of AiM mobile devices to complete work orders. Other duties as needed including back up plant operator duties in Utilities and assisting other specialist or maintenance technicians.Qualifications High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the duties of this position.

(Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years; Technical or vocational degree in plumbing, electrical work, HVAC or other trade may substitute for experience.)

Knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work.

Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair a variety of equipment and machinery used in area of work.

Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

Ability to utilize technical skills related to the position responsibilities to complete assigned tasks.

Knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Knowledge of the practices and the ability to perform skilled carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrical, HVAC or other related trades work.

A valid Georgia or Florida Driver License or ability to obtain upon hire.Pay Plan This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 10/15/2020
Application Due: 10/27/2020
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