Physical Plant BMS/HVAC Mechanic

UC Santa Cruz

Physical Plant BMS/HVAC Mechanic
PPDO/Physical Plant Services BMS Department

JOB #: 1909032

Full Time; Career
Starting Salary: $37.77/hourly.

UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Physical Planning, Development & Operations manages and oversees all University activities and services related to real estate, physical and environmental planning, design and construction, engineering, physical plant maintenance and operations, and the associated business services necessary to support these functions. The university’s main campus is spread across more than 2,000 acres and includes over 500 buildings comprising more than eight million square feet. The department includes an operating budget of over $48 million, manages a capital project portfolio in excess of $350 million, and employs nearly 300 full time staff to carry forth the duties necessary for the campus’s development and operation.

Under the direction of HVAC/BMS & Plumbing Senior Superintendent and the BMS Supervisor, the Building Management System Maintenance Technician will assist in monitoring the UC Santa Cruz BMS to make sure the environmental systems (HVAC/R, Plumbing, Electrical, and Lighting) are within specified ranges and functioning properly. Observes deviations from systems specifications and works with BMS Technician and Physical Plant staff to correct or resolve these discrepancies. May assist in calibrating and fine‐tuning controls. Will perform preventive maintenance BMS tasks.

10% salary increase upon satisfactory completion of probationary period.

Qualifications include:

  • Training, experience or willingness to learn programming and repair of BMS/DDC systems. Future job requirements include attending to Tridium NiagaraAX Certification and Distech Controls Certification training classes.
  • Software and computer proficiency.
  • 2 years of experience in Building Management Systems, HVAC automation controls, energy management systems, or other related experience
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting.
  • Experience and ability to safely operate and maintain a variety of power and hand tools.

Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 09-19-2019

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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.