Facilities Control Specialist / Facilities Management - Heating & Air
California State University, San Bernardino
Location: San Bernardino, California
Internal Number: 2421251
Facilities Control Specialist / Facilities Management - Heating & Air California State University, San Bernardino
Job No: 501611 Work type: Staff Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Probationary, Full Time
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. Seventy percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.
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Facilities Planning & Management is here to provide, maintain, and enhance the campus community in support of the University's mission. Facilities Planning & Management consists of two divisions whose combined scope encompasses all aspects of Facilities at California State University, San Bernardino: Facilities Management and Facilities Planning, Design & Construction.
Under general direction for support of the San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campus, Facility Controls Specialist (FCS) maintains, services, and repairs the automation systems that serve the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, water, and plumbing equipment both in the Central Heating and Air Conditioning Plant and in decentralized utility centers throughout the campus regularly and as listed on the CSU Classification Standards of a Facility Controls Specialist.
HVAC EQUIPMENT AND SYSTEMS
Under the direction of the Chief Engineer and/or Designee:
Maintain, service, repair, and inspect HVAC equipment systems and automation controls in the Central Heating and Air Conditioning Plant and in decentralized utility centers and pools throughout campus on a regular rotating duty basis, with the primary focus on the monitoring and maintenance of building automation.
Install, modify and adjust computer-based heating, ventilation, and air conditioning equipment and systems.
Fabricate and implement programs or building control strategies for digitally controlled or global supervisory controlled systems, troubleshoot, design, and modify programs for building automation systems.
Repair and maintain individual hardware and software components.
Perform major-to-minor overhauls which include disassembling and inspecting all parts, replacing worn and defective parts, reassembling all equipment and controls, and testing to ensure proper function.
Perform major-to-minor repairs of microprocessor-based automation systems.
TROUBLESHOOT, CALIBRATE, TEST, ADJUST AND REPAIR HVAC EQUIPMENT CONTROLS, AND SYSTEMS IN THE CENTRAL PLANT AND ON-CAMPUS BUILDINGS
Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair DDC Facility Control Networks which includes:
System front-end processors, hardware, software, field devices, and stand-alone controllers.
Monitor, troubleshoot, design, modify, calibrate and program system features, and respond to technical and mechanical problems, either remotely or on-site.
Be thoroughly conversant in the software operation of the applicable building automation systems to diagnose, repair, and maintain complex HVAC systems and their components.
Hot & Cold Calls:
Responds to heating and air conditioning trouble calls in campus buildings and takes appropriate corrective action.
The response shall be as assigned by Supervisors or in their absence as dictated by the nature and seriousness of the reported problem. Occupants shall be treated courteously and informed of the action taken. The Plant Operator shall be informed of adjustments that may affect HAC operations and a trouble log should be filled out promptly.
Respond to temperature calls generated from State & Non-State facilities as indicated by setting forth MOU's.
Maintenance & Repairs:
As assigned and scheduled or as necessitated by emergency conditions. Work shall be of journey-level quality and shall meet applicable building and safety standards. Supervisors shall be kept informed of progress on jobs. Employees shall be expected to determine necessary parts and materials. The status of equipment and/or abnormal conditions shall be communicated to the Central Plant Operator as well. All work shall be promptly and accurately documented on work orders and history cards other appropriated records as instructed.
Performs Reactive, Preventative, Predictive maintenance and repairs on HVAC equipment and automation control systems, including determining the root cause of failure, troubleshooting, and repairing equipment & or systems. Utilizes specialized equipment to make repairs to return the equipment into operations.
Installs OEM, aftermarket parts, and equipment, controls, and makes modifications and alterations to equipment with approval of Supervisor or Chief Engineer.
Perform preventative maintenance on HVAC equipment both in Central Plant and in decentralized facilities.
As scheduled per posted PM sheets and as scheduled by supervisors. All work shall be promptly documented on appropriate forms and records.
Calibrate, test, adjust and repair HVAC & equipment. DDC controls and ancillary systems in the Central Plant and on-campus buildings, as assigned and required to maintain safe proper operations and as necessitated by system upsets and/or emergencies.
Perform as assigned and scheduled or as necessitated by emergency conditions.
Work to be of journey-level quality and shall meet applicable building and safety standards.
Keep supervisors, and Chief Engineer informed of progress on jobs.
Determine necessary parts and materials.
Inspections shall normally be conducted daily or weekly basis. The purpose of the inspections is to determine the safe and functional operating conditions of the equipment. The use of journey-level trade knowledge is essential. Malfunctions and/or abnormal conditions which require additional corrective action shall be reported to your supervisor after completion of rounds and written on to the control room status board.
Equipment shall be inspected based on Manufacture recommendations or by the policy of the University based on factual data.
Promptly and accurately document work on 'work orders and other appropriate records as instructed.
Perform routine shift duties by posted instructions and at times and frequencies specified.
Test and treat water by posted instructions and as necessary to ensure proper protection of all affected systems.
Maintain logs, charts, and records by posted instructions. Logs shall be neat, complete, and legible. Records shall be completed at times and frequencies specified.
Operate DDC Facility Control networks. Be able to access system terminal and do simple overrides, etc.
Operates and maintains Heating and Air Conditioning Plant machinery and systems in accordance with accepted 'Good Engineering Practices' regarding methods, housekeeping and general practices and in accordance with posted instructions, memos and verbal orders.
Maintains the inventory of materials and supplies and keeps supervisors informed of needs.
Keeps floors, equipment rooms, tunnels, and aisles clear and clean. Promptly cleans up debris from work processes. Keeps floors, tools, and equipment grease-free and clean to continually affect a safe and clean work environment. Uses all required safety devices and equipment, and follows all verbal and written safety instructions. Conducts fire safety practices such as storing oil rags in a covered metal container.
Maintain inventory of materials and supplies.
Keep supervisors informed of needs.
Use appropriate materials or parts needed list for routine supplies
Document and keep supervisor informed when parts and supplies are received.
Put away parts and supplies neatly and in the proper place.
Other duties as assigned.
As mutually understood and as directed based on day-to-day conditions and needs of the campus.
Employment Status: Full-time, Probationary 'Non-Exempt' position, with the possibility of converting to permanent.
The initial review of applications will begin on August 19, 2021.
Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm, weekends and evenings may be required.
Education and Experience
Four (4) or more years of progressively responsible skilled journey-level experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining large, complex and sophisticated heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning and water treatment systems.
Experience installing, inspecting, servicing, repairing, replacing and calibrating building automation and contort systems.
Experience using programming features of building automation systems.
Automated Logic Controls Certified
EPA Universal License
Basic Computer-based Programs (Excel, Word, Adobe)
CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System)
Anticipated Hiring Range: $6,100 per month
Classification Salary Range: $6,034 - $7,651 per month
Statement of Commitment to Diversity
In our commitment to furthering knowledge and fulfilling our educational mission, California State University, San Bernardino seeks a campus climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the entire variety of human experiences. In our commitment to diversity, we welcome people from all backgrounds, and we seek to include knowledge and values from many cultures in the curriculum and extra-curricular life of the campus community. Our commitment to work toward an environment that values diversity requires that we create, promote, and maintain activities and programs that further our understanding of individual and group diversity. We will also develop and communicate policies and promote values that discourage intolerance and discrimination.
The concept and dimensions of diversity are to be advanced and incorporated into every aspect of university activity, including student life, the curriculum, teaching, programs, staffing, personnel training practices, research, community services, events, and all other areas of university endeavor.
Dimensions of diversity shall include but are not limited to, the following: race, ethnicity, religious belief, sexual orientation, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ability, socioeconomic status, cultural orientation, national origin, and age.
The implementation of the Commitment to Diversity will rest with the university as a whole. In addition to a personal commitment and involvement, the president may use the University Diversity Committee, campus administrators, faculty, staff, and students as well as other members of the campus community to effectively implement the philosophy and intent of this statement.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements outlined in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be 'Designated' under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.