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.
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High school diploma or equivalency and two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires certification(s).
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 903862
Organizational 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 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 Services 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.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations ...to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.