The Building Automation Specialist 1 will provide quality indoor air and a comfortable environment for Facilities Operations and Development at The Ohio State University. The primary focus of this position is to ensure effective, safe, efficient, and uninterrupted operations of mechanical systems and equipment, building controls, and utilities. This position supports systems across 14.1 million square feet of campus research, administrative spaces, business, academic, and laboratory space both on and off campus.
Build automation operational oversight.
Daily operation and management of mechanical, HVAC, and electrical systems and components.
Assess and resolve issues with controls, and building automation. write and install programs that resolve HVAC-related issues.
Manage and participate in the equipment commissioning process.
Develop and monitor energy-saving processes as well as optimize and maintain the operation of the various HVAC systems throughout campus.
Minimum Education Required:
Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
12 months or 1,200 hours of training in mechanical, pneumatic, and HVAC technology, and six (6) months or 600 hours of training in programming and electrical circuitry.
Considerable knowledge of computers, digital controls, electronic and safety practices, HVAC and pneumatic technology, and reading blueprints.
Skill in operating shop equipment, power tools, and pneumatic controls.
Ability to work independently on many tasks, and cooperate with other personnel on group projects.
Ability to routinely lift moderate to heavy (20 to 100 lb.) equipment.
Ability to calculate fractions, decimals, and percentages and read and write common vocabulary.
Successful completion of a criminal background check, including an MVR.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world.
The Ohio State University is one of the nations largest and most comprehensive public universities and a top employer in Ohio.
As an Ohio State employee, you will also have access to many benefits such as:
Retirement Package choice of OPERS or Alternative Retirement Plan
Competitive Vacation and Sick Leave Program
11 Paid Holidays per year
Dental and Vision Insurance
Opportunity to purchase season tickets to OSU sporting events
Additional discounted rates on things such as select cell phone plans, pet care, food, dining, etc.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.