The George Mason University, Facilities Department is looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person for a Building Automation Technician position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.
Responsibilities: This position performs journeyman level work in the installation, modification, repair and replacement of Mason's DDC systems and equipment, using necessary safety equipment, hand tools, ladders and testing equipment. Installs, maintains, and monitors computer based Direct Digital Control (DDC) control systems. Inspects HVAC systems and controls to determine preventative maintenance schedules or finds needed corrective maintenance repairs and reports findings to BA Supervisor.
High school graduation, or equivalent. Demonstrated experience with HVAC and building automation control systems. A working knowledge of how building automation systems work, their purpose, and why they are used for energy management is a must.
Valid Driver’s License.
Significant knowledge of HVAC systems and associated controls. Thorough knowledge of pneumatic, electronic and electrical controls, DDC systems, and building automation software. Knowledge and use of desktop pcs, and laptops used to troubleshoot DDC control systems. Working knowledge of windows software and Microsoft Office programs. Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot all types of control systems and effectively make repairs and/or changes to control systems to insure proper operation of these systems. Demonstrated ability to read control drawings and blueprints. HVAC or Electrical License is a plus.
Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.
Location: Fairfax, VA
Mason Ad Statement:
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George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!
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Special Instructions to Applicants:
For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application, upload a resume and a list of three professional references with contact information. Previous applicants still under consideration.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 42597
About George Mason University
George Mason University is Virginia's largest public university located in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, information technology, public policy, economics, visual and performing arts, life sciences and biotechnology, Mason prepares its alumni to succeed in the workforce and meet the needs of the region and the world.