BAS System Field Device Technician

Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Information

University Code 17234 University Title Senior Engineering Technician 1 University Job Family Facilities Management ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Retirement Plans
Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Local Working Title BAS System Field Device Technician Position Number 548640 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Physical Plant Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

VCU Facilities Management is seeking to hire a BAS System Field Device Technician within the Physical Plant unit. This position will monitor, maintain, and repair Building Automation Systems ( BAS ) to ensure VCU’s HVAC and FAS equipment are operating properly; provides support to internal and external customers from a BAS and FAS standpoint during all hours to include scheduled and emergency on-call periods, holidays, and weather events; provides exemplary customer service to all faculty staff students and vendors supporting the University’s mission of teaching high-impact research and creative expression; identifies and documents system deficiencies using diagnostic tools and advise management of tasks requiring priority attention; provides quality workmanship and service to maximize system availability and minimize unscheduled downtime; performs AiM ( CMMS ) duties to include accurate time card entries including notes appropriate and complete service details for work order phases, and load necessary and pertinent related documents to work orders and or assets.

Benefits include:
• 27 days of annual paid leave
• 16 days of annual holiday leave
• Competitive health benefits package commences within 30 days of employment
• All uniforms, safety boots and tools provided
• Paid training
• Retirement offered Virginia Retirement System
• Tuition waiver with up to 2 classes per semester
• Parental and Caregiver Leave

Minimum Hiring Standards

High school diploma or equivalent GED
Three years of BAS service experience
Valid Virginia driver’s license
EPA Universal Refrigerant Certification
Ability to read and interpret drawings, plans, schematics, specifications, and scopes of work
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU

Preferred Hiring Standards

Journeyman or Master HVAC or Electrician license in the state of Virginia preferred
Verifiable experience with Johnson Controls, Siemens, Tridium, and ALC control overlay systems
Verifiable experience with Siemens, Simplex, or Notifier fire alarm systems
Verifiable experience with 20 ton or larger HVAC systems
Verifiable experience with HVAC or BAS systems in a research environment

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $45,000 - $60,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours M-F, 7am-3:30pm, with scheduled on-call periods and occasional after hours and holiday shifts Job Open Date 03/17/2021 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a minimum of 3 years of BAS service experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a journeyman or master HVAC license?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have certifications in JCI, Siemens, or Tridium platforms?

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Other Document
  3. Resume
  4. Curriculum Vitae (CV)

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