Energy Utilities Specialist - JourneyPosition Number:
905612Vacancy Open to:
All Candidates Time-Limited:
FS WEST - CONTROLS Division:
Administration & FinanceClassification Title:
17907 Energy Utilities SpecialCompetency Level:
2 - JourneyWorking Title:
Energy Utilities Specialist - JourneyNumber of Vacancies:
1Full Time Equivalent (FTE):
1.0Full Time or Part Time:
Full TimeRecruitment Range:
$31,200 - $59,557Anticipated Hiring Range:
$39,557 - $59,021Salary Grade Equivalency:
M-F, Rotating On-CallWork Hours:
8-5, evenings and weekends as requiredPosition Location (City):
Staff - Technical/TradeOrganizational Unit Overview:
Facilities Services is a unit in the Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third-largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 full-time students and a staff of approximately 6,000. The university is comprised of 6.2 million square feet of facilities located on 1319 acres with $1.49 billion in physical assets. * This includes the Main, Health Sciences, West Research Campuses, and satellite locations associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs over 400 full-time employees. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services. (* Source is the UNC General Administration HEFC Report-Fall 2011.)
Facilities Service’s primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.Job Duties :
This position will routinely and consistently perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring, controls assignments, both preventative as well as corrective. Work on the Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems will be functionally at the building level and below. Work will also involve the support of higher-level technicians in the installation and maintenance of complex enterprise-level SCADA systems. This involves highly technical work in the installation, set-up, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance of moderately complex building systems level controls (i.e. Field Controller Networks (FCN), Air handling units (AHUs), terminal units Variable air volume (VAV), and Constant air volume (CAV), exhaust fans, chillers, boilers, pumps, compressors, energy recovery units, etc.) and industrial instrumentation installation and calibration. The Energy Utilities Specialist will independently investigate and analyze Building Level Network (BLN) controls systems components, recommend changes, implement repairs as directed, and verify results. The Energy Utilities Specialist will: verify that BLN operations are consistent with SOPs; troubleshoot and resolve inconsistencies in the field controller settings or sequence of operations; and work with higher-level technicians for technical support as/when needed. The Energy Utilities Specialists run reports to analyze equipment operation and efficiency (i.e. PID loops, instrument calibration, building schedules, etc.); participate in inspections and testing on new equipment. They often serve as a technical resource in one or more areas of HVAC, SCADA Systems, or industrial instrumentation. Energy Utilities Specialist work with contractors to support equipment startup services; work with ECU IT Department personnel; work with other department technicians to complete facilities services projects. The Energy Utilities Specialist will prioritize work assignments to ensure work is completed in a timely and efficient manner, taking into consideration the potential impact to both operations and regulatory requirements. Energy Utilities Specialists may also be a member of a team of skilled trade’s people. Work is performed under the general supervision of the controls department supervisor or a higher technician and is evaluated through the optimization of building controls, equipment operation, project completion, and the effectiveness of repairs. The Energy Utilities Specialist will perform both preventative and corrective maintenance work orders.Minimum Education/Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires certification(s).License or Certification required by statute or regulation:
N/ALicense or Certification required by the Department:
A valid NC driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.Special Instructions to Applicant:
Job Open Date:
- Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
- If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment).
- Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
- Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
06/16/2021Job Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date; If no closing date is indicated, the position will be posted until filled and may close at any time after the recruitment has been completed. :
07/13/2021Open Until Filled:
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If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training & experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.AA/EOE:
East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.
Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].Eligibility for Employment:
Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. If highest degree earned is from an institution outside of the U.S. and its territories, final candidates are required to have their degree validated as equivalent to the degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university in the U.S.Office of Human Resources Contact Information:
If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.