Arizona State University

United States

6 years

5 Jul

1 July, 2024

Energy Management Specialist (Building Automation and Controls Technician)

Job description

About the role

  • Support Central Plants Control system and all other control system associated to the plant.
  • Monitor and adjust all systems to meet comfort levels.
  • Evaluate systems for effective energy usage and conservation; make, adjust, repair, replace as needed.
  • Use software and hardware in computers and microprocessors for system troubleshooting, adjustment, and repair.
  • Modify existing systems and programs, troubleshooting, and maintenance for the objective of creating an optimum system of operation.
  • Perform database uploads and down loads to provide DDC controllers with current programs.
  • Operate and monitor computer control system equipment. Detect source and nature of system problems.
  • Make adjustments to change operating parameters of the system due to emergencies, malfunctions, and change requirements or to optimise operations.
  • Perform emergency corrections to neutralise alarm conditions and restore proper operation.
  • Verify correct system and control sequence operations.
  • May perform scheduled and unscheduled remote start and stop of equipment.
  • Update air handlers’ schedules upon request for air conditioning services.
  • Review, modify, and implement programming changes to building automation system to ensure efficient and effective system operations and conformance with standards and guidelines.
  • Calibrate, repair, and replace building automation system sensing devices to specifications.
  • May dispatch trouble calls to appropriate personnel to respond to customer needs.
  • Study plans, drawings, specifications, and work order requirements.
  • Troubleshoot power supplies, controllers, transducers, transmitters, flow meters, sensors, actuators, and take corrective actions.
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts.
  • Communicate to perform the essential functions of the job.

About you

  • Six years experience in energy management engineering or with building automation systems; OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge skills and abilities have been achieved.
  • Automation system and process controls.
  • Programming building automation systems and field equipment.
  • Process control calibration and control actuator valve replacement.