University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Building Automation Technician I

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 10 months ago(3/18/2018 11:31 AM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
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    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Union Position-W20-AFSCME Trades and Building Svc
  • Overview


    Under the general supervision of the Director or designee, the Building Automation Technician I will be responsible for the safe, reliable and economical operation of the building automation systems. This position is responsible for executing technical service of all building control systems.





    Repair and Preventive Maintenance


    • Perform preventative maintenance and diagnostics on building automation systems and components in both critical and non-critical environments. Test and verify system readings ensuring optimal system operation.
    • Perform system checkout and assist in automation systems startups. Complete and submit work orders and reports covering all aspects of each assignment and activity.                                    
    • Troubleshoot and repair complex building control systems and components. If improper operation is due to another system or faulty equipment, discusses problem with manager or immediate supervisor and advise of the best course of action. Work with other departments to arrange repairs.                                       
    • Complete adjustments, calibrations, and repairs
    • Review building control programs to ensure proper operation, functionality, and efficiency of building systems



    • Participate in job site review and final completion for systems turnover.
    • Perform wiring checkout and automation start-ups using provided software and tools
    • Validate low voltage wiring diagrams and controls flow diagrams.                                                                                

    Maintenance Support


    • Use computerized management system to generate work orders, complete work task assignments, document daily work, and report job hours, etc.
    • Aid in the performance of routine duties, perform all work associated with all maintenance trades of an equal or lower graded classification where the work or task does not require a specific license
    • Assist in department wide projects and initiatives                                                                                                                                                                                                                                



    • Perform tasks related to storing of parts, equipment, and supplies maintained by Building Automation Shop

    Facilities Maintenance


    • Assist in snow removal and campus emergencies                

    Continuing Education


    • Attend required trainings



    • Technical School or equivalent
    • 4 years of experience in building automation industry, engineering, and programming background
    • Excellent understanding of HVAC or other building or electronic control systems
    • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of application programming languages
    • Skilled in programming, job start-up and checkout, and troubleshooting
    • Full understanding of the operation of HVAC controls and HVAC equipment. This includes the ability to understand written sequences of operation
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Ability to travel to off-site locations

    Additional Information


    • Integration experience with BACNET, MODBUS, Etc.
    • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers desired


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