Under Facilities and Site Services Management, the Building Automation Systems Specialist is responsible for the daily oversight of PPPL’s building automation system. This encompasses oversight, troubleshooting and repair/replacement as well as functional operations and improvement of the site wide Siemens Desigo Building Automation Systems (BAS) and ancillary support equipment involving Facilities Maintenance HVAC/R Technicians.
This individual participates in and provides insight into the maintenance and improvements of HVAC system throughout PPPL’s facilities. Uses expertise and experience to support PPPL’s energy management duties and initiatives.
The Building Automation System Specialist coordinates with Facilities Management as well as other groups throughout the Laboratory to ensure long-term, safe, and efficient operations of associated building and campus systems.
Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and operation of the Laboratory’s Siemen’s Desigo BAS to ensure efficient operation of multiple building systems including, but not limited to, HVAC, Lighting, normal electrical power and Laboratory operations.
Installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair a wide variety of HVAC and Refrigeration equipment in a timely and cost efficient manner utilizing knowledge of Siemen’s Desigo system, heating and air-conditioning theory, mechanical layouts, pipefitting, electronics, direct digital controls, airflow, hydronics and other techniques.
Assists other Facilities Division personnel with the systems planning, preventative and corrective maintenance of facility structures, systems and components.
Performs other supervisory and technical duties and contributes to Facilities Planning and Design input for repairs, replacements and new project work. Supports PPPL’s energy management duties and initiatives.
High School Education or equivalent and formal post high school vocational training in HVAC repair and maintenance, Building Maintenance electrical systems or equivalent. College degree preferred but not required with appropriate levels of field experience.
Ten years of experience in the operation, maintenance, calibration and repair of large-scale industrial and/or commercial HVAC and refrigeration systems. 5 years of experience working with Siemen’s building automation control systems. Two years of experience Installing, Operating, Programming and Modifying Siemen’s Desigo or equivalent Automations Systems.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge of the National Electric Code, Life Safety Code, OSHA and standard industry practices. Conform to industry standards concerning safety, lock-out/tag-out, inspections, and operations when dealing with electrical systems. Maintain high consciousness of safety for all personnel and areas involved.
Two years of experience in the operation, maintenance, modification and repair of building HVAC systems for radioactive contamination control.
EPA Certified Universal Technician in accordance with CAA Sections 608 and 609 to handle CFC’s, HCFC’s and HFC’s.
Ability to be on-call, and work overtime, off-shifts, weekends, and holidays when conditions require.
Maintain good communication between departments and other shop personnel. Maintain good customer service relationships.
Reads and understands blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams and layouts.
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