Lead Building Automation System Specialist

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Present Position Number01090WRole Code TitleTrades Technician IVPosition TitleLead Building Automation System SpecialistPosition Summary

The Lead Building Automation System Specialist will be responsible for oversight of BAS team in concert with and/or in the absence of the Associate Director of Facilities Operation and be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to develop and manage multiple projects simultaneously from initial project requirement through final solution.
The Lead Building Automation System Specialist has core responsibilities in:
•Automation systems contract administration (develop scope, issuing contracts, monitoring performance, progress tracking and cost allocation of ~$1,000,000 / year annually worth of BAS related services).
•Mentoring and BAS training coordination for other BAS specialists and technicians, HVAC and utility technicians.
•New project support (new software deployment, coordination of trades for assigned projects, commissioning follow up). Oversee implementation and monitor new BAS control strategies.
•Understand future needs to ensure continuous and effective improvement through the implementation of projects and programs. Key advisor to the Associate Director of Facilities Operation on BAS matters.
•Conduct diagnostics (code, communication, equipment versus controls failure), coordinate code and set point revisions to insure continuous, safe, and efficient operation of all equipment.
•Support Energy Management initiatives through operational issues identification and coordinating repairs. Responsible for campus wide metering system.

Required Qualifications

•High School graduate or equivalent.
•Several years experience in controls / building automation systems, HVAC or central utilities
•Knowledge of BAS system software and hardware, computers, automation systems configuration and modification of BAS system software and controller logic along with a variety of air handling devices and mechanical systems.
•Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, and correct control issues within HVAC and central utilities’ automation systems.
•Knowledge of information technology systems (servers, workstations, communication protocols and peripheral equipment) including establishing server platform requirements for various BAS related software and metering databases.
•Experienced in basic control of air handling units, air distribution, chiller plants, boiler plants and associated distribution systems.
•Demonstrated ability to perform or supervise the change in control code to address operational issues.
•Knowledge of BAS contract management including scope development, issuing contracts, monitoring compliance and contract cost allocation.
•Demonstrates an understanding of utility metering system architecture. Good oral and written communication skills. Ability to deal effectively with supervisors, peers and customers
•Knowledge of information technology systems (servers, workstations, communications protocols and peripheral equipment).
•Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously (full cycle project requirement to final solution).
•Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

•Experience in BAS contract management.
•Experience in programing Siemens and Johnson Controls building automation systems.
•Experience with setting up monitoring graphics, point trending, metering systems and automation system commissioning.
•Experience within an academic environment of multiple buildings served by central utilities.
•Ability to contribute to energy conservation initiatives.
•Ability to quickly develop proficiency in proprietary software programs.

Advertised Pay RangeCommensurate with ExperienceDepartment951100 Plant AdministrationLocationWilliam & MaryUniversity Salary Range

U10Job Open Date10/20/2020Review Begin DateJob Close Date11/19/2020Open Until FilledNoEmployment CategoryFull Time OperationalPosition Term12-MonthSpecial Application InstructionsConditions of Employment:

This position has been designated as essential to the operation of the department. Position will require reporting to work when the University is officially closed and is subject to overtime.

Incumbent will be required to participate in Facilities Management on-call program. In addition, they will be required to operate the Main Steam Plant in the event of an unexpected absence not covered by the Operations Group.

EEO Statement

William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The university is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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      Posted: 10/21/2020
      Application Due: 11/11/2020
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