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ENERGY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST (BUILDING AUTOMATION AND CONTROLS TECHNIC

Posted on Apr 12, 2019 by Arizona State University

Tempe, AZ 85287
Professional/Technical Services
5 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Energy Management Specialist (Building Automation and Controls Technician) Arizona State University Energy Management Systems Campus: Tempe 50837BR Job Description: Facilities Management, Energy Management Systems, seeks an Energy Management Specialist (Building Automation and Controls Technician) to perform work of a complex nature when operating, maintaining, and programming energy management and building automation systems. Salary Range: To be determined Close Date: 12-April-2019 Essential Duties: This position will help support the performance of HVAC systems including but not limited to building controls.Perform air pressure, air flow measurements and make adjustments to meet standards.Monitor and adjust all systems to meet comfort levels.Evaluate systems for effective energy usage and conservation; make, adjust, repair, replace as needed.Be able to replace air filters to maintain proper pressures.Use software and hardware in computers and microprocessors for system troubleshooting, adjustment, and repair.Modify existing systems and programs, troubleshooting, and maintenance for the objective of creating an optimum system of operation.Perform database uploads and down loads to provide DDC controllers with current programs.Operate and monitor computer control system equipment. Detect source and nature of system problems. Make adjustments to change operating parameters of the system due to emergencies, malfunctions, and change requirements or to optimize operations.Perform emergency corrections to neutralize alarm conditions and restore proper operation.Verify correct system and control sequence operations.May perform scheduled and unscheduled remote start and stop of equipment.Update air handlers' schedules upon request for air conditioning services.Review, modify, and implement programming changes to building automation system to ensure efficient and effective system operations and conformance with standards and guidelines.Monitor and adjust process loops for optimum performance.Calibrate, repair, and replace building automation system sensing devices to specifications.May dispatch trouble calls to appropriate personnel to respond to customer needs.Study plans, drawings, specifications, and work order requirements.Troubleshoot power supplies, controllers, and transducers; take corrective actions.Perform backup and restoration of critical system files and maintains archives.Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see, and hear to perform essential functions. DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 11:00am - 7:30pm. This position will initially report to day shift, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for several weeks of training before being placed on second shift. Minimum Qualifications: Six years experience in energy management engineering or with building automation systems; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge skills and abilities have been achieved. Some positions may require Chloroflourocarbons Certification upon employment. Employee may be required to possess a valid US Driver's license of the appropriate class and required endorsements throughout employment. Desired Qualifications: Experience in: Automation system and process controls.Programming building automation systems and equipment.Process control calibration and control valve replacement.Evidence of effective written and verbal communication. Working Environment: Work in extreme and varying temperatures, restricted movements, confined spaces (tunnels, manholes, vaults), and intense noise. Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 60 pounds is required. Work off ladders to download/upload field controls and relocate/install thermostats. Utilize hand tools (wire strippers, screw drivers, pliers, wrenches, volt amp meter, temperature/humidity calibrator) and power tools (drill). Wear personal protective equipment (e.g. safety glasses, face shield, gloves). Drive University vehicle and/or cart. Department Statement: Facilities Development and Management measures performance expectations and seek candidates who are aware of, participate in, and encourage team support of Arizona State University's sustainability programs. The University has made an institutional commitment to lead by example through the sustainable operations of its campuses. By demonstrating exemplary practices and sharing solutions, ASU stimulates changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable world. ASU offers tuition waiver (to include yourself, spouse and dependents), paid vacation and holidays, excellent benefit package, employee training and development opportunities, and an employee assistance program. Facilities Development and Management at ASU employment requires current eligibility to legally work in the United States. Facilities Development and Management will not be a sponsor for this position. This position is located at the Central Plant at Tempe campus. Must possess a valid Arizona driver's license (minimum of Class D) upon employment and maintain throughout employment. Post-offer of employment, selected candidate must possess an acceptable driving record which is 5 or fewer points in the most recent 39 month period from date of hire. Must pass pre-employment physical examination post offer of employment to include asbestos worker clearance, respiratory clearance questionnaire and respiratory fit test. This position requires working a rotating on-call/stand-by schedule and may be called in for emergency response including nights, weekends, and holidays. This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of all background, including fingerprint checks. This position is dependent on the continuation of funding from a specific source other than state appropriations. As such, this appointment may terminate when the funding is no longer available. ASU Statement: Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply. Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report Arizona State University is committed to providing safety and security resources and information for our students, faculty, staff, and visitors. In accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act), ASU publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, which includes safety and security policies and procedures, crime and fire prevention information, crime and fire statistics, and numerous resources for current and prospective students and employees. To access the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report online, visit A hard copy of this report may be obtained, free of charge, by contacting the ASU Police Department at or by visiting the ASU Police Department at 325 E. Apache Blvd., Tempe, Arizona, during business hours (M-F, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.). ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Background Check Statement: ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check. Fingerprint Check Statement: This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check. Instructions to Apply: Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated. Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position. Work reference history information for 3 current and/or former supervisors will be requested at time of interview. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position. To apply please go to click "External Applicant" under Jobs at ASU, enter Req Id# 50837BR or go directly to: Category: Environmental , Keywords: Energy Analyst

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