The BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC) provides an innovative physical and programmatic environment where scientists and educators collaborate to conduct bio-related research. It is an interdisciplinary, cross-campus, and inter-institutional resource for new and better ways to collaborate, discover, learn and lead. The BRC is thoughtfully designed to facilitate and encourage interactions among researchers. It is equipped for cutting-edge laboratory, theoretical and computational investigations, and features ten floors of research labs, centers, Rice classrooms and auditoriums. It is designed to eventually accommodate a visualization center and an entire floor dedicated to biomedical informatics. It is gold level certified by the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standards developed by the U.S. Green Building Council.
The HVAC-building automation specialist performs a variety of skilled duties related to building controls management and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) preventative maintenance for the BRC. S/he supports the calibration and service of all building metered utility equipment and tests, re-commissions, and modifies HVAC systems sequence of operations and building schedules to improve efficiencies. In addition, the HVAC-building automation specialist maintains, repairs, calibrates, and monitors all chilled water, steam and electric meters for the BRC. The ideal candidate has experience with configuration, startup and installation of one of the following: Siemens Building Technologies, Phoenix Controls, Tridium Niagara AX, Circon Systems, Invensys Controls, TAC Controls and Automation, and Distech Controls. This position requires on-call work on a rotating basis for the purpose of responding to call-out work after hours and on weekends.
Please note this position will work in one building on campus, the BioScience Research Collaborative. Travel around the Houston area will not be required.
Position Status: Full-Time
Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 21964
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