The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is seeking applications for a Retro Commissioning Technician for the Facilities Maintenance department. This is a full-time, permanent staff position.
Purpose of the Position: Assist in establishing and maintaining the retro commissioning program for the University, establishing sequence of inspections; working with Engineers and Zone management and technicians to identify building operating deficiencies per original design intent; works with Zones and building automation staff to establish, investigate and schedule required maintenance.
Minimum Qualifications: Graduation from a technical college with an Associate degree in electromechanical technology or instrumentation technology and four years' experience related to the area of assignment experience; or an equivalent combination of training and directly related experience.
Essential Job Duties: Serve as the Facilities Operations Lead Advanced Tech on retro commissioning. Meet with the Facilities Operations Retro Commissioning Manager to discuss, plan and recommend retro commissioning projects. Assist in the coordination of all retro commissioning schedules and needs with Facilities Retro Commissioning Manager and Facilities Engineering. Assist in recommendations and develop long range planning for retro commissioning. Demonstrate working knowledge of BAS / HVAC systems and facility utility systems (steam, chilled water, etc.), and of distributed generation and chiller/heating water plants. Lead in calibrations on process and test instrumentation, maintenance and operations work, monitor projects, timelines, deadlines and costs related to Retro Commissioning. Comply with applicable standards, practices, and regulations within Facilities Operations.
Other Work Responsibilities: Coordinate and work with contracted engineers and technicians on the in-house retro commissioning program. Assist on leading, guiding, and directing workflow of in-house and contracted services and work crews. Assist on planning, organizing and coordinating while controlling costs, deliverables, schedules and equipment. Assist with long range planning of retro commissioning projects, develop estimates, review designs, set timelines and project goals, work with staff on building modifications and repairs, and maintain accurate and comprehensive status reports and specifications. Perform complex mathematical calculations that are used in retro commissioning on industrial and commercial systems and components. Provide subject matter technical expertise, leadership and guidance in the identification, analysis and resolution of complex problems on building HVAC, boilers, chillers/heating water plants. Perform other related duties as assigned and/or delegated.
Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in an engineering technology discipline related to the area of assignment. Three to five years' of direct commissioning experience from an engineering firm and/or mechanical contractor. Five years' of combined experience in testing and balancing T.A.B. and Controls experience. Performance experience of NEBB (National Environmental Balancing Bureau) retro-commissioning reports and audits is a plus. One year of experience for reviewing architectural, mechanical, and electrical plans, drawings and specifications for energy-efficiency improvement opportunities. One year experience in conducting assessments, field investigations, troubleshooting, testing, calibration, and operational optimization of HVAC and controls systems. Knowledge and skill in a broad range of engineering disciplines. Experience in coordinating with outside contractors, vendors, suppliers and building occupants. Knowledge and skill with Google Applications and advanced skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Salary and benefits are competitive; interested individuals should apply on-line at https://jobs.uncc.edu. Search for SHRA job # 009947. Applicants are subject to background checks.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.