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HVAC Cross Functional Technical Specialist

Company: University Of Maryland
Location: College Park
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Posting DetailsPosting DetailsPosition Number: 122930Title: SpecialistFunctional Title: HVAC Cross Functional Technical SpecialistCategory Status: 33-Exempt RegularApplicant Search Category: StaffUniversity Authorized FTE: 1.00Unit: VPA-FM-O&M-HVACCampus/College Information:Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the states flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nations legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nations capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.Background ChecksOffers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information reported by the background check will not automatically disqualify you from employment.Position Summary/Purpose of Position:The position shall be expected to contribute with the design, installation, programing, and testing of new Direct Digital Controls (DDC) and its associated electrical and electronic hardware interlocks and safeties for upgrading of existing building HVAC equipment. The position shall perform service, repair, and operation of a variety of complex commercial/industrial/institutional HVAC control systems. Duties require the ability to apply highly technical knowledge and procedures to the maintenance of HVAC systems and equipment in the zone. Incumbent will perform and assist in the routine maintenance and planned service on all HVAC controls. Incumbent shall be expected to perform service, maintenance and elevated HVAC and automation control work including controller general point validation, sensor calibration, valve and damper actuator confirmation and control loop tuning. The position shall require leading less skilled HVAC mechanics and skilled crafts people.Benefits Summary Top Benefits and Perks:Exempt Benefits SummaryMinimum Qualifications:Education:Bachelors degree in engineering or other science, technical or IT related field, or High School/GED with an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Without a bachelors degree, a minimum of eight (8) years experience performing similar duties, including cross-functional experience, encompassing CCMS, program controls, chiller plants, applications, and systems support is required. With a bachelors degree, a minimum of four (4) years experience performing duties as described above.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Skilled in reading, interpreting, and analyzing blueprints, drawings, specifications, and contract documents.Ability to utilize a full range of tools, equipment, and procedures to complete commissioning, testing, and balancing, and electrical/mechanical diagnostic assessments.Skill required in the trades installation, repair, tools, and equipment.Specific knowledge of the practices and techniques used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems including DDC controls (Distech, Tridium and ALC).Working knowledge with electrical and electronic fundamentals, fluid dynamics (basic), math (basic algebra, number systems (Base 10, binary, hex)), thermodynamics (basic), instrumentation (sensors, transmitters, valves, relays and electrical motors and actuators), control theory (open and closed loop control), logic and controls programming.Skill in computer keyboarding and software applications required; including but not limited to skill in using computers to diagnose HVAC system problems, programming computers for HVAC system operations, and for various office applications (e.g. email, MS Word, Excel, Google applications).Ability to utilize a full range of tools, equipment, and procedures to complete commissioning, testing, and balancing, and electrical/mechanical diagnostic assessments.Knowledge of management/supervisory practices.Preferences:Preferences:Several years of experience integrating software systems with HVAC systems and controls. Experience developing and implementing energy management efficiencies.Experience supervising contractors or staff. Completion of ALC, Tridium AX/N4 and/or Distech gfx certifications.Additional Certifications:Must possess and maintain a valid Class C drivers license, or equivalent, with fewer than six (6) pts.Additional Information:For full and best consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume and list of three (3) professional references by May 16, 2024.The hiring range for this position is $100,326-$125,295.Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Maryland in its mission of achieving excellence as the States primary center of research and graduate education and the institution of choice for undergraduate students of exceptional ability and promise. We are responsible for the physical campus its academic, research and administrative spaces, the building infrastructure, and the surrounding landscape. Our workforce of about 800 employees brings a rich diversity of backgrounds, talents, and skills to the management of this complex environment. We serve the campus community twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days per year.Job Risks Not Applicable to This PositionPhysical DemandsMust have the ability to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 50 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on equipment and machinery; to climb ladders, service lifts, scaffolding and perform assigned duties; to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather or temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment when required. The incumbent will be required to wear Uniforms and Safety Footwear provided by the University.Position is tele-work eligible with prior approval.Posting Date: 04/25/2024Closing Date:Open Until Filled YesBest Consideration Date 05/16/2024Diversity Statement:The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.by Jobble

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