The Existing Building Commissioning Process is applied at Michigan State University to document building function, assess performance, propose measures for optimization and address issues found through comprehensive testing and analysis. The process consists of a highly organized approach that integrates elements of preventative maintenance; automated fault detection and diagnostics (AFDD); development of test protocols; collaborating with Planning, Design and Construction and Maintenance Services; energy calculations, building systems analysis, staff training and management of deficiency reports. This position will project manage, administrate and execute focused re-commissioning and energy analysis/optimization projects in a "building performance zone" consisting of MSU RHS and Athletics facilities. The position will be responsible for carrying out in-house commissioning field activities; train/utilize student technical aides for project support; conduct analysis of facility operational and energy data; generate project reports; support the identification of energy conservation measure opportunities for annual funding proposals; troubleshoot and analyze HVAC/building automation system issues; aid in the planning of AFDD protocol for newly construction/renovated facilities; and support the training of operations and maintenance staff.
This position will engage in High Performance, leading edge practices, which are Innovative in their approach to increased Stewardship and Service Excellence.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in mechanical, electrical, HVAC/energy or applied engineering, energy modeling/analysis, mathematics, and/or statistics; three to five years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an operations and maintenance of high-performance buildings; an equivalent combination of education and experience in building automation systems, field level control system installation, startup and testing and energy analysis/modeling.
Experience and knowledge of facilities, energy management, building automation systems, pneumatic control systems, energy modeling, existing building commissioning (or retro-commissioning), fault detection and diagnostic tools for HVAC control systems; registered professional engineer in Michigan, holds certification(s) through any of the following: Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) as a Certified Energy Manager or Certified Measurement and Verification Professional,; American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) as a Commissioning Process Management Professional; Building Commissioning Association as a Certified Commissioning Professional; National Environmental Balancing Bureau as a Certified Professional in Testing, Adjusting and Balancing and/or Retro-Commissioning; knowledge of University policies and practices; experience with Microsoft Office Suite 2010, MATLAB, use of presentation and database software, FAMIS (or equivalent computerized maintenance management system) and Blue Cielo Meridian (or equivalent document management system).
A creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population; able to problem solve within a collaborative team environment; ability to understand different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge of the technical operations of the job.
Working hours are flexible between 7am and 5pm.
Summary of Health Risks
Risks that have been identified by Environmental Health and Safety, such as exposure to lead, chemotherapy, formaldehyde, asbestos, etc. Work in noisy (at or above 85 decibels) areas.
Bidding eligibility ends on 6/12/2018 at 11:55PM
Internal Number: 510441
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