The individual in this position reports to the IT Manager for Facilities Management & Campus Services. This individual also interacts with employees of Facilities Management & Campus Services as well as the University as a whole, outside contractors and vendors.
This position will perform several duties related to the Universities building automation systems (BAS). This person will inspect, troubleshoot, and maintain BAS throughout campus, involving trades and/or contract personnel as necessary. This individual will also review the existing building automation systems and assist with their design and/or revision.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform routine technical duties in maintaining and troubleshooting BAS devices, sensors and controls. Be responsible for BAS hardware, applications, databases, data files and computer workstations associated with the BAS. Serve as the BAS system administrator. Ensure the BAS is backed up regularly. Troubleshoot and coordinate repair as necessary of BAS components, computer hardware and software, communications equipment, circuit boards, power supplies, electrical/electronic controls, sensors and transducers. Maintain inventory and records of BAS equipment. – 25%
Perform routine technical duties in maintaining and troubleshooting Key Control software. Be responsible for Key Control software, applications, databases, data files and computer workstations associated with software. Serve as the Key control software system administrator. Ensure the Key Control software is backed up regularly. – 25%
Assist with duties relating to the daily operations and upkeep of the department's technical systems and work management system. Perform these duties in the absence of the supervisor or as directed by him/her. Support and maintain embedded systems and associated equipment used by Facilities Management and Campus Services -25%
Create reports and datasets to support campus operations and business. Gather data from field devices as needed. – 10%
Participate as a technical resource on teams implementing new technologies and processes for the department. Contribute to the success of objectives. Train end users on new software and workflows. -10%
Perform other miscellaneous, related duties as assigned. -5%
Specialty Factors (Civil Service):
Minimum Required Qualifications (Civil Service):
CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENTOFFICER
Any one or any combination totaling two (2) years (24 months) from the following categories:
course work in building automation systems, electrical engineering, HVAC technology or a closely related field, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
90 semester hours equals two (2) years (24 months)
Bachelor's Degree (120 semester hours) equals three (3) years (36 months)
work experience involving maintenance of a building automation system.
Minimum Required Qualifications (SPS):
Salary: $37,440-$41,600 annual
Fully complete the Education and Work History sections of the application. Be specific on your entire work history, including employment dates and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position; however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience. Important:Please upload any unofficial transcript(s) and/or documentation that verifies any education, experience, and/or training you have received. If eligible for Veteran's Preference Points, DD214/DD215/NGB22/DD256 paperwork reflecting an Honorable DischargeMUST be uploaded to this application to receive the maximum eligible points on the Civil Service examination.
After the posting has closed, your submission will be reviewed to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the classification, including any specialty factors associated with this position. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register.
Please monitor your e-mail for further information regarding your application. Emails will be generated from firstname.lastname@example.org and CivilServiceTesting@niu.edu. Please add these emails to your address book to ensure timely delivery of any future communication.
Illinois residency required within 180 days of the hire date.
Credentials Assessment Examination:
The examination for this position is a Credentials Assessment and is based on your application materials as submitted for this posting. A Credential Assessment is a rating by the Human Resources Office of an applicant's/employee's education, experience, and special credentials/qualifications (licenses, etc.). Applicants are required to upload documentation to verify the minimum qualifications for this position has been met.
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Employment is contingent upon your passing a criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.
EEO Statement Summary:
In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.
The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator Health Services 230 TitleIXCoordinator@niu.edu 815-753-5560
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