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ENERGY UTILITIES SPECIALIST - JOURNEY
ECU
ENERGY UTILITIES SPECIALIST -
JOURNEY
Vacancy #: 000054
Recruitment Range: $31,200-$56,293
Closing Date: 10/02/2018
Campus Operations is a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities
management at East Carolina
University. Campus Operations is a major division of Administration and Finance with approximately 530
employees and a budget in excess of $44 million. The university is comprised of approximately 6.5 million square feet of facilities located on 1,850 acres with $1.84 billion in physical assets. Facilities Services is a part of the broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance – Campus Operations that
includes all aspects of facilities
management at East Carolina
University.
Job Duties: This position will routinely and consistently perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring, controls
assignments, both preventative as well as corrective. Work on the Supervisory Controls and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
systems will be functionally at the building level and below. Work will also involve the support of higher
level technicians in the installation and maintenance of complex enterprise level SCADA systems. This involves highly technical work in the
installation, set-up, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance of moderately complex building systems
level controls (i.e., Field Controller
Networks (FCN), Air handling units (AHUs), terminal units Variable air volume (VAV) and Constant air volume (CAV), exhaust fans, chillers, boilers, pumps, compressors, energy recovery units, etc.) and industrial
instrumentation installation and
calibration. The Energy Utilities
Specialist will independently
investigate and analyze Building Level Network (BLN) controls systems
components, recommend changes,
implement repairs as directed, and
verify results. The Energy Utilities
Specialist will: verify that BLN
operations are consistent with SOPs;
troubleshoot and resolve
inconsistencies in the field controller settings or sequence of operations; and work with higher level technicians for technical support as/when needed. The Energy Utilities Specialists run
reports to analyze equipment
operation and efficiency (i.e., PID loops, instrument calibration, building schedules, etc.); participate in
inspections and testing on new
equipment. They often serve as a
technical resource in one or more
areas of HVAC, SCADA Systems, or
industrial instrumentation. Energy
Utilities Specialist work with
contractors to support equipment startup services; work with ECU IT
Department personnel; work with
other department technicians to
complete facilities services projects.
The Energy Utilities Specialist will prioritize work assignments to ensure work is completed in a timely and efficient manner, taking into
consideration the potential impact to both operations and regulatory
requirements. Energy Utilities
Specialists may also be a member of a team of skilled trade’s people. Work is performed under the general
supervision of the controls department supervisor or a higher technician and is evaluated through the optimization of building controls, equipment operation, project completion, and the effectiveness of repairs. The Energy Utilities Specialist will
perform both preventative and
corrective maintenance work orders.
Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalency and two years of related experience; or equivalent
combination of training and
experience. Requires certification(s).
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: The preferred education and experience for this position is an
Associate’s degree or equivalent, from a two year college or technical school in HVAC, Computer Science, Industrial
Instrumentation/Electronics or controls related field. Applicants should have at least two years of progressive experience as a HVAC Controls or Instrumentation and Controls (I&C) technician. Understanding of the basic refrigeration process used in
mechanical refrigeration and air
conditioning systems; to include
terminology, safety, and identification
and function of components;
refrigeration cycle; and tools and instrumentation used in mechanical refrigeration systems is advantageous. Applicants should have a strong
working knowledge of Microsoft
Products and computers.
Knowledge and understanding of any of the following areas will be
advantageous: various
communications protocols
used in the industry including BACnet, LonTalk and Modbus; familiarity with networking applications;
familiarity with SCADA systems;
Ethernet, TCP-IP, IP Networks and infrastructure. Experience with
Carrier-IVue, Trane, Tridium,
Johnson Controls, Schneider, or
Siemens. Applicants holding a NICET Industrial Instrumentation Level I
Certification are preferred. Some
positions may require special licenses or certification.
Special Instructions to Applicant
• Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your
application.
Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when completing the job duties section.
• If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the
knowledge, skills, abilities and
experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous
employment).
• Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not
preclude your application from being
considered but may result in your
application not receiving full
consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Application Types Accepted:
Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date of 10/02/2018 to be considered. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 000054 to ECU Human Resources at
www.jobs.ecu.edu
East Carolina University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer.
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postings/9970 As published in The Daily Reflector