University of Maryland Baltimore (UMB) is currently seeking a Building Automation Systems Operator. The selected candidate will function as the physical plant operating engineer for the campus. Responsible for developing and maintaining all infrastructure (building, land, equipment, and property) used in the operation of the University and maintenance of the campus. Responsible for the coordination and support for the daily operations of campus building automation systems.
BENEFITS: UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Functions as a physical plant operating engineer providing review, coordination, and working support for the daily operations of campus building automation systems.
Assist Management in meeting unit objectives.
Review and maintain the required redundancy for the chilled water loops, recommend inter-connections where appropriate and minimize pumping energy requirements.
Program the building automation systems computers and ATC systems to reflect current operational requirements, alarm settings and protocols. Monitor changing conditions and correct from control station. Reprogram as necessary to reflect new parameters.
Monitor and resolve issues regarding the campus physical HVAC plants using building automation systems to maintain system operations. Escalate issues as necessary.
Develops and implement seasonal environmental parameters for the campus to optimize the HVAC plants.
Consult with management in reviewing and recommending changes for building system operations. Perform benefit and cost analyses to support changes to systems and replacement of system components.
Integrate and coordinate building automation activities closely with the Design and Contraction and Operations and Maintenance management and staff, and supporting contractors.
Inspect building automation systems to ensure working efficiently. Identify systems malfunction and determine process to correct or reset.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering or a related field.
Experience: Five (5) years related experience in the mechanical field including at least two (2) years of hands-on experience with Building Automation Systems (BAS).
Licensure/Certification: Valid Maryland State driver's license.
Preferred Licensure/Certification: HVAC certification and licensure preferred.
Other: May consider a combination of directly related experience and education.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of position requirements. Knowledge of all applicable requirements, regulations, and laws. Skill in effective use of applicable technology/systems. Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written thoughts, ideas, and facts. Ability to work cooperatively with others and independently.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2627E
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: Division of Facilities Maintenance
Job Posting: Apr 15, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 120381
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.