This position is responsible for the oversight, care and maintenance of all university maintained building automation controls, and energy management systems. The position oversees and maintains Elon's web-based Energy/Utilities Dashboard through Automated Logic WebCTRL; and provides routine reviews, updates, and reports on campus utilities and building status through· Auto mated Logic Energy Reports. Also includes systems based on Johnson Controls, Trane (Tracer, Tracker}, Daiken, Mitsubishi, Centralite, and Tridium.
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/Engineering Technology, or equivalent 4-yr technical degree in HVAC, Computer Science, Industrial Automation or related field or minimum 6 years of industry related technical field experience including working with HVAC systems, DDC systems, software control systems, and device calibration
Special Skills Or Experience:
Experience in utilizing building automation control front-end interfaces including Johnson Controls, Trane Tracer, Trane Tracker, Automatedlogic, Daiken, Mitsubishi, Centralite, and Tridium.
Ability to install building automation controls with little involvement from an outside contractor, and integrate all reporting data to a web-based Energy/Utilities Dashboard is a must.
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time Regular
Length Of Experience:
Minimum of 5 years of BAS / DDC controls experience, WebCTRL experience preferred
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for programming, graphics development, data-point tagging, and creation of front-end functions for BAS systems in new and existing buildings
Co-monitor the operation of the BAS and HVAC systems, to include alarm package management, performance, programming, building occupancy schedules, temperature set points, lighting control schedules, submeters, histories, trends, and other systems
Proactively pursue resolution strategies for BAS operational challenges
Implement system optimization sequences which maximize efficiency and align with facilities operations goals and priorities
Provide technical expertise in design development for all capital improvement projects, review BAS shop drawings for system modifications for both new and ongoing projects.
Gain understanding of complex control sequences, design documents, and perform HVAC equipment condition assessments within existing buildings; provide project management services as necessary
Work closely with IT staff on issues related to BAS computers and controllers
Assist the Facility Engineer with identifying and implementing energy and cost saving opportunities (within Mechanical & HVAC operations, Electrical & Lighting systems, Plumbing & Water systems, and metering & utility usage of the campus buildings)
Coordinate with the Utilities Director and Utility shops supervisors to assist with day to day operations, to include other duties as assigned
Provide technical input for the development and improvement of Facilities Operations' documents & processes as needed
Perform field work as needed for hardware/software installation; device testing, program downloading and programming field points
Ability to install building automation controls and energy metering with little involvement from an outside contractor, and integrate all reporting data to the BAS system
Completes annual Applied Benchmarking project on an individual or group basis
Provide technical expertise for managing and monitoring controls service contracts and system upgrades
Assists with analyzing system operations by inspecting trend logs, reports, schedules, applications, hardware and programming
Commission BAS and energy management systems
Setup, implement, and manage the alarm text/messaging notification functions of the BAS systems
Responsible for energy gathering devices including electric meters, n.gas meters, water meters, energy meters
Responsible for start-up and commissioning VFDs and control actuators/valves
Oversee 'in-house' controls projects, including budget management
Troubleshoot existing systems and complete needed repairs ensuring efficient operation of control systems
Maintain and inspect existing systems and make recommendations intended to improve the efficiency and/or safety of the system's performance
Perform programming procedures within the University building and facilities control systems and data acquisition software
Responsible for programming procedures for BAS add-on systems integration; existing add-on systems include StreamSide Solution's Events2HVAC and ALC's Data Connector (used with Lucid Building OS)
Respond to customer service calls
Coordinate controls work with other trades (i.e., electricians, HVAC technicians, plumbers)
Supports University and vendor HVAC technicians as needed with controls technical assistance
Elon University has built a national reputation as the premier student-centered liberal arts university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon's 6,700 students prepare to become the ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe. Elon is known for academic excellence across the curriculum, and for experiential learning programs in study abroad, undergraduate research, leadership, interfaith dialogue, civic engagement and community service. Elon is ranked the nation's #1 master's-level university for study abroad and is a top-producer of Fulbright Student Scholars and Peace Corps volunteers. U.S. News & World Report recognizes Elon more than any other university in the nation for academic programs that
Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years.
In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Student Success.” Elon’s more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.