Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Wed Mar 31 2021 Job Description:
Under general supervision of the Energy Management Supervisor or the Senior Energy Management Technician, the Energy Management Technician performs skilled work at the experienced trade level in the maintenance, calibration and repair of campus heating and cooling equipment.
Maintains excellent communication/customer service with Building Coordinators and all other DFM team members
Communicates bi-laterally with other team members within DFM to coordinate work activities between groups for system failures, repairs and projects
Performs computer work such as e-mails, spreadsheets, word processing, and internet parts research
Calibrates electronic and pneumatic controls, sensors and devices
Monitors daily power usage and status of campus heating and cooling equipment
Troubleshoot and repair electronic and pneumatic controls, sensors, variable frequency drives, various building automation components, and other control interface devices
Dismantles malfunctioning systems, tests components using meters, gauges and other test equipment
Repair/Replace sensors, thermostats, controllers, control boards, and other control devices including lighting systems
Completes work orders, calibration reports, time sheets and other necessary documentation
Communicating and scheduling vendors and contractors to perform work on campus and monitors their compliance and quality for timely completion of outsourced work
Coordinates building changeovers for heating and air conditioning
Performs other duties as required
High School Diploma or GED equivalency required
Minimum of two years training in vocational program in HVAC, electronics or electrical
Two years of experience in electrical, electronic, microprocessor controls, HVAC controls or any combination of the above
Must possess and maintain a valid Kentucky driver's license.
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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