Building Automation Maintenance Technician - Tenders Global

Building Automation Maintenance Technician

University of Alaska

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Teamwork, collaboration, and process improvement: Ability to work alone and to work as part of a larger team. Ability to collaborate and problem solve. Ability to recognize and incorporate process improvement ideas for personal performance or for enhanced team performance. Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, interpret professional journals and technical procedures. Ability to read O&M manuals and building as-builts. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management. Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work independently and in a group setting including following, interpreting, and communicating instructions given by management; relating to management and other employees in a positive manner, making efforts to solve crew conflicts, and assisting in providing a productive and safe work environment.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as pressures, frequency, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems (troubleshoot and identification of root cause), collect data, (research the product, review as-builts, review O&M data, and other online resources), establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Proficiency: Capability to use computers for email, word processing, and creating bid estimates. Proficiency in computerized maintenance management systems and other software systems as required by the individual job requirements.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee may occasionally be exposed to the unpleasant smell of odors and gases. The employee may frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job may include close vision, distance vision, color vision, night vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts, in high precarious places, in confined spaces, in both indoor and outdoor environmental conditions. The employee may encounter wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Appropriate protective measures must be taken to prevent possible injury.

Building codes, regulations, and safety standards: familiarity and working knowledge of codes and standards related to the applicable trade industry. Including but not limited to: AKOSHA, plumbing code, and ASRHAE standards.

The BAS tech is versed and has master level knowledge of building automation systems, energy management and instrumentation and control systems. Must be able to use proper tools and devices to measure electrical inputs and outputs. Must have ability to troubleshoot and diagnosis BAS equipment and devices and make decisions that restore, enhance, or verify the system or devices are operating correctly.

CT1: In addition to the general KSAs, CT1 must have skills and knowledge in the mechanical maintenance of plumbing, heating, and ventilation.

CT2: Must have substantial knowledge in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing related systems; possess knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair hydronic systems, boilers, humidification systems and cooling systems. Must have substantial knowledge in the installation, repair and maintenance of plumbing related systems; possess knowledge and skills to install, operate, maintain, and repair hydronic systems, boilers, humidification systems and cooling systems.

CT3: In addition to KSAs for CT2 and CT3 HVAC Tech, the BAS tech is versed and has master level knowledge of building automation systems, energy management and instrumentation and control systems. Have the knowledge and ability to comprehend blueprints and schematics. Candidates must have a good working knowledge of computerized building automation and pneumatic control systems.

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