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Sr Skilled Craft Technician - Energy Management Systems

Employer
University of North Texas
Location
Denton

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UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System. The UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton and Frisco, the University of North Texas at Dallas and UNT Dallas College of Law, and the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region. We are growing with the North Texas region, employing more than 14,000 employees, educating a record 49,000+ students across our system, and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.


We are one team comprised of individuals who are committed to excellence, curiosity and innovation. We are transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We champion a people-first values-based culture where We Care about each other and those we serve. We believe that we are Better Together because we foster an inclusive environment of respect, belonging, and access for all. We demonstrate Courageous Integrity through setting exceptional standards and acting in the best interest of our communities. We are encouraged to Be Curious about opportunities for learning, creating, discovering, and innovating, and are encouraged to learn from failure. Show Your Fire by joining our team and exhibiting your passion and pride in your work as part of our UNT System team.


Learn more about the UNT System and how we live our values at www.UNTSystem.edu.

Posting Title:

Sr Skilled Craft Technician - Energy Management Systems

Department:

UNT-Facilities-Gen-152000

Job Location:

Denton

Full Time/Part Time:

Full-Time

Retirement Eligibility:

TRS Eligible

Additional Retirement Information:

For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php.

Salary Information:

Salary commensurate with experience. (Additional pay may be approved for certain licenses and certifications)

Department Summary:

The Maintenance division consists of seven Departments: Custodial Services, Grounds Department, Electrical Maintenance, Utilities Maintenance, Structural Maintenance, Construction Services, and Auxiliary Services. For additional information on the Facilities Maintenance department you may visit our website at: https://facilities.unt.edu/about/maintenance The Facilities Maintenance Department supports the academic, research, housing, and dining facility needs for the University of North Texas while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the University’s physical assets. The Facilities Maintenance team performs routine and preventative maintenance and repairs of the campus buildings and utility infrastructure. Grounds services provides an aesthetically pleasing environment for University faculty, staff, students, and visitors by maintaining all campus turf, landscapes, irrigation system, litter control, solid waste management and recycling. Facilities Maintenance maintains, repairs, constructs, and renovates University facilities and installed systems in accordance with applicable codes and regulations, and in conformance with University policies and standards. The Facilities organization at UNT is a service provider comprised of the following divisions: Facilities Planning Design & Construction (PDC); Facilities Maintenance (FM) and Facilities Support & Services (FSS). We are responsible for the planning, renovation, maintenance and repair of university buildings and facilities, as well as other services playing an essential role to the mission of the University of North Texas. Facilities has over 325 employees who lead the way in caring for and operating over 175 facilities across 960 acres of property. Our goal is to provide world-class support for the University by ensuring safe, reliable, efficient facility and utility operations delivered with outstanding customer service and effective stewardship of resources and the environment. For additional information on Facilities, you may visit our website at: https://facilities.unt.edu/

Position Overview:

The EMS Technician in this position will:* Monitor building mechanical systems through automation software. Making adjustment/repair as required.* Respond to hot/cold calls by verifying actual temperature, operation of automation software and hardware, and operation of mechanical equipment. Making adjustments/repairs as required.
* Troubleshoot and audit controllers, and devices configuration (I-net software and hardware, Vista software and hardware, EcoStruxure software and hardware)
* Assist with Energy Management System projects.
* This position also performs all other duties assigned including, but not limited to, minor Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing repair.

Minimum Qualifications:

Five years of experience in maintenance/repair or related field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Knowledge of and skill in use of standard tools, equipment, materials, methods,
and practices of general maintenance task; knowledge of the hazards and safety
precautions of general maintenance; knowledge of blueprints, schematics, and
working drawings.
• Ability to use basic shop math applications.
• Ability to locate and identify problems in appropriate building system or
equipment and to plan and execute necessary repairs.
• Physical ability to perform moderately heavy physical work which includes lifting
and crawling, and to remain outdoors in inclement weather.
• Knowledge of appropriate safety and security precautions appropriate to work
performed.

Preferred Qualifications:

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Five years’ experience working with HVAC and Energy Management Control Systems.
* Prior experience with Inet, Vista, and/or Struxureware building automation systems.
* Prior experience working within the setting of a higher education institution.

Required License / Registration / Certification:

Possession of a valid Texas driver’s license or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment; ability to drive a vehicle and maintain coverage under University liability insurance policy, if required to drive University vehicles.

Work Schedule:

Mon – Fri
8am – 5 pm

Driving University Vehicle:

Yes

Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Sr Skilled Craft Technician

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Cleaning, Sitting, Writing, Ability to communicate

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Respond to and correct temperature issues on campus within BMS. This includes trouble shooting of BMS software and hardware. Alert responsible groups of temperature issues not within BMS.

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Monitor campus equipment and BMS through the BMS for correct operation. Includes looking for and correcting equipment failures, forced points, incorrect sensor readings, failed actuators, and network communication problems. Make corrections within BMS where possible. Alert responsible groups of equipment issues not within BMS.

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Maintains tools in good working order. Makes tool and material requests to supervisor, or senior team member. Maintains cleanliness of shop, mechanical spaces on campus, and university vehicles. Picks up trash on campus when it is encountered.

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Communicates with the requestors of work orders assigned. Attends position spectific training as available. Performs all other dutues assigned by Failities Maintenance supervisor, manager, or director.

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Monitor and make adjustment to building and equipment schedules within BMS in support of the university’s energy goals while maintaining comfort levels.

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Consistently completes expected duties in a timely manner without constant supervision. Accepts responsibility for own work and follows through on commitments.

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Promotes Facilities’ core values of Service, Integrity, and Excellence by conducting oneself in a manner that is respectful, honest, ethical, and customer focused.

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Committed to maintaining a safe and secure work environment.

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Demonstrates punctuality and follows policies and procedures for absences, time and attendance

Posting Number:

S7349P

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a resume with their online application.

Quicklink for Posting:

https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/77931

Organization

Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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