Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Energy Management Control Specialist for University Facilities and Capital Planning. Reporting to the energy management manager, the incumbent in this position works independently and/or oversees, directs and instructs energy management control technicians in the performance of a wide range of energy management system duties and high-level mechanical functions. The Energy Management Control Specialist troubleshoots, repairs and maintains pneumatic, electric, electronic and direct digital HVAC equipment controls in various systems in 60 campus buildings.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
Inspects, repairs, calibrates, or replaces used and defective operating controls.
Adjusts, calibrates, lubricates and cleans operating controls on a regular maintenance schedule.
Uses a variety of hand and power tools, computers, pneumatic equipment, electrical testing equipment, and measuring devices.
Assists in the planning, coordination and installation of the energy management systems.
Meter, control, maintain, and monitor various types of systems including, but not limited to, pneumatic air compressors and air dryers, HVAC systems, steam and hot water systems, laboratory environmental control.
Monitors and makes program changes to the operating systems, including Honeywell Excel plus, Excel 5000 and Automated Logic.
Implements energy conservation measures.
Addresses all emergency and non-emergency EMS services calls and directs control technicians to respond when needed.
Performs instrument and controls diagnostics and is the senior team leader in the field.
Performs preventative maintenance and repair.
Detects faulty operation of equipment and reports questionable conditions to EMS Supervisor.
Maintains a regular building EMS equipment maintenance schedule and directs Energy Management Control Technicians.
Completes additional duties as assigned.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Two years of related experience performing mechanical/electrical maintenance and repair work on commercial-/industrial-type HVAC equipment; and monitoring, maintaining, repairing, and programming building energy management automated control systems
Successful completion of an approved training program or a certified apprenticeship program in the trade plus several years' experience—for a total of four (4) years’ combined experience—performing complex and various HVAC equipment mechanical/electrical maintenance and repair, including pneumatic/electronic, direct digital controls troubleshooting, calibrating, servicing and programming on building automation systems may be substituted for the above minimum experience.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Must have full understanding, knowledge and experience in performing complex and various mechanical/electrical maintenance and repair work including electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and direct digital controls troubleshooting, calibrating, servicing and programming on building automation systems.
Ability to read blueprints
Must be knowledgeable of principles of pneumatic and direct digital controls, motor, pump and mechanical equipment operation for the purpose of troubleshooting, calibrating and servicing.
Must be able to analyze complex tasks and prioritize work elements and maintain appropriate records and logs.
Must be knowledgeable of work safety rules and principles.
Experience with HVAC controls, pneumatic and direct digital controls
Union journeyman, trade school graduate with advanced HVAC controls seminar training in pneumatic and/or direct digital controls
Knowledge and experience of computer-based EMS or ladder logic troubleshooting, calibrating, servicing and programming.
Experience and certifications with pneumatic controls, Honeywell AX JACE, Honeywell Excel Plus and Excel 5000 (CARE), Siemens Controls and Automated Logic Controls systems operation and programming
Experience with Lon-Works, Bac-Net and web server applications
Mechanical/electrical equipment, pneumatic calibrating tools, electrical meters, voltage generating transducers, EMS software monitoring and calibrating, EMS software programming and adjusting, laptop ATC operating systems, PC, Facilities work order system and Windows applications, Lon-works Bac-net and Web accessible applications
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Must be able to safely and properly lift 50 pounds.
Must be available to work overtime as duties require, including weekends.
Valid driver license with two years’ driving experience is necessary.
Will be required to complete the Rutgers Defensive Driving Course.
Posting Number: 18ST1854
Location: Livingston (RU-New Brunswick)
Internal Number: 68161
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.