Building Automation Operations Technician - Enterprise Bldg Ops Center

UF Health - Shands
Job Description
Job ID: 77765
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Enterprise Bldg Ops Center
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Monitors the functionality of multi-vendor, network-connected BAS systems for proper repair of equipment, operation and reporting. Must be able to understand operation of all the equipment on the automation systems to notify on-site or on-call staff and make repairs or adjustments. Operates and monitors building automation hospital systems and respond to alarms and emergencies with appropriate actions. Performs repairs and PM tasks as assigned by the supervisor or Facilities Operations director on call. Reviews controls and programs for functionality and suitability based on engineering sequences and operating requirements. Implements program changes and verifies proper operation. Evaluates programming methods and implements changes to reduce energy consumption. Troubleshoots multi-vendor, networked and modern BAS system, connections and communications. Troubleshoots computer workstations, displays, modems, UPSs, servers, equipment racks and KVMs and coordinates with multiple vendors and departments for updates, repairs, replacements and warranty service. Retrieves historical data from BAS systems to generate reports, charts and spreadsheets for analysis and review with support project staff. Communicates and works with all departments, customers and vendors acting as a liaison for the organization. Receives, prioritizes and documents service requests. Dispatches appropriate staff and/or escalates to a higher authority, completes data entry, monitors security systems and distributes keys and pagers. Staff is required to be in compliance with Federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission. A security clearance and a criminal record check are completed according to federal guidelines.

Job Opening Qualifications
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
  • AS degree or experience in Building Automation/Operation Center or have a minimum of two to four years of experience in general maintenance working with electrical, plumbing, HVAC and mechanics.
  • Experience working with systems software or multi-vendor building automation systems.
  • Is capable of operating, diagnosing and correcting/repairing deficiencies on multiple maintenance and fire alarm systems in a complex work environment.
  • May substitute automation experience with electrical and mechanical experience.
  • Knowledge of building automation systems is preferred.
  • Candidate must be proficient in basic computer skills.
  • Candidate must have a strong work ethic and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and thrive in a team environment.
  • Must be able to prioritize and multitask.
  • Detail-oriented with good task management skills.
  • Work under stressful conditions and react quickly with good judgment.
  • Ability to react in a timely and efficient manner to system and customer needs.
  • Must be able to work variable shifts and have a good attendance history.

*** Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $18.32
*** Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $23.78

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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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