The Division of Finance and Administration (DFA) provides services and support to over 50,000 students, faculty, and staff with the mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future and the vision of becoming world-class campus partners. DFA serves the university as planning partners, problem solvers, and solution providersstriving to make it as easy as possible for people to get the services they need, when they need them. Facilities Management is proud to support the campus mission of advancing UCI's brilliant future by creating a physical environment that allows our students, faculty and staff to thrive. Our goal is to provide safe, reliable and clean spaces through high quality maintenance, operation, planning, and renovation services for our 1,475-acre main campus. We accomplish this with our dedicated skilled staff who strive to provide excellent customer service and responsiveness.
Under direction of the HVAC Supervisor, be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of all equipment used in providing utilities, and environmental conditioning to buildings serviced by the Central Plant and package equipment.
Five years related experience in building automation technology
Must possess comprehensive knowledge of pneumatic and DDC control components and scenarios.
Be able to install new equipment to campus standards.
Understand all major building systems as they relate to controls (HVAC, Fire Life Safety, Lighting, Central Plant Operations).
Be able to maintain and calibrate all system components associated with the BAS.
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing with peers, supervisors, and campus population.
Must utilize the reporting capabilities in the Apogee Insight and Johnson Metasys systems to provide the information required for troubleshooting and utility management.
Provide management with clear and concise reports on matters pertaining to building operations.
Must assist in the creation and implementation of effective energy management scenarios.
This would include, but not be limited to, HVAC, Lighting, and Metering.
Have a thorough knowledge of current energy efficient building components and how they may be used to reduce campus energy consumption. A working knowledge of computers, microprocessors, and programmable controllers as applied to Building Automation Systems. Technical training with Siemens or Johnson building automation systems. Ability to work from as-built mechanical, electrical, and site drawings to identify and analyze all Building Automation Systems. Knowledge and experience in the use of test equipment and power tools to perform such work. Must perform daily maintenance on Siemens, Johnson, Alerton, and Phoenix Controls network software and field panels. Troubleshoot problems and take corrective action as required. Identify areas for improvement. Understand networking as it relates to the building automation system. Experience in utilizing manufacturer s equipment manuals and specifications in order to ascertain proper equipment operation and maintenance procedures. Use of this information in ordering and replacement of necessary parts. Must possess the technical expertise and knowledge to implement campus standard sequences or operation and be able to modify existing sequences to enhance system performance. Must have working knowledge of Siemens or Johnson software packages, and be familiar with graphic software (MicroGraphix, Visio), Windows, and Microsoft software packages. Familiarity with present HVAC equipment function and design variations. Awareness of the urgencies that are inherent to University research facilities.
Possess a working knowledge of laboratory systems, components, and operations. Knowledge of Alerton hardware and software. Experience in working in confined space. Two years-technical school training or job-related equipment-training seminars in Building Automation Systems. Create new and modify existing graphical interface to campus building automation system, incorporating ease of use while providing adequate control for the basic user.
Special Conditions Required:
Must possess a valid California driver license and participate in the DMV Employee Pull Notice program. Ability to wear a respirator and all PPE. Must be available for on-call assignments or alternate work schedule. Must be willing to work weekends.
Final candidate subject to background check. As a federal contractor, UC Irvine is required to use E-Verify to confirm the work status of individuals assigned to perform substantial work under certain federal contracts/subcontracts.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500.
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