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ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR, BAS - 72001426

Department of Management Services
City: 
Tallahassee
State: 
Florida
Zip Code: 
32399
Job Expiration Date: 
02/09/2019

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Working Title: ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN SUPERVISOR, BAS - 72001426

Salary:  $50,000 

Posting Closing Date: 01/23/2019 

Engineering Technician Supervisor, BAS - SES

Division of Real Estate Development and Management

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, OPCON

The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Ron DeSantis and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. DMS is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government.  DMS facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.”  DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.

Position responsibilities:

  • Perform skilled, technical work supporting the Operations and Controls (OPCON) section tasked to maintain facility environmental conditions, reduce energy consumption, and serve as the after-hours hub for incident response in 67 DMS-managed facilities state-wide.
  • Use building automation systems (BAS) to monitor and adjust facility environment in accordance with published standards.
  • Provide Tier II technical support to assess issues and provide solutions to temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, sequence of operation, and programming.
  • Troubleshoot BAS availability issues and coordinate repair with Office of Information Technology or vendor.
  • Configure BAS graphic user interface, trends, reports, alarms, and points.
  • Identify BAS deficiencies and recommend system modifications to improve performance.
  • Review engineering plans and project documents for conformance with department guidelines and standards.  
  • Help plan BAS related maintenance work and inspect work in progress and upon completion.
  • Manage BAS user account+ additions, deletions, roles, and permissions.
  • Use energy consumption data to proactively reduce utility costs.
  • Supervise shift-working employees, evaluate performance, document issues, and hold accountable.
  • Provide initial and in-service training and examination of employees.
  • Adhere to and enforce State and internal guidelines for use of State Visa purchasing card.
  • Assist in development and enforcement of operational policies and standard operating procedures.
  • Track after-hour facility/equipment use requests, compile data, and report as directed.
  • Occasionally perform shift work during periods of insufficient staffing.
  • Perform work in the field near loud noises and electrical equipment, and work in basements, tight spaces, and on rooftops.
  • Occasionally perform travel to conduct training, correct BAS deficiency, or examine work performed by a contractor.  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the electrical wiring and communications cabling required for Direct Digital controls (DDC).
  • Knowledge of local and wide area network architecture, protocols, and addressing.
  • Knowledge of DDC communication protocols, including BACnet.
  • Knowledge of the nomenclature and function of BAS, DDC, and Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) equipment.
  • Knowledge of control strategies, staging, and operating sequence for HVAC equipment.
  • Skilled use of Microsoft Office programs and standard desktop computer to input, view and retrieve information.
  • Ability to comprehend and debug programming languages used in DDC.
  • Ability to test, diagnose, and repair BAS.
  • Ability to use schematics and graphics to adjust HVAC equipment operation.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of employees.
  • Ability to enforce department policies, hold staff accountable, and maintain confidentially
  • Ability to evaluate employees, recognize substandard performance, and implement corrective actions.
  • Ability to function proactively and synergistically, as part of a team, or independently. 
  • Ability to communicate professionally and effectively both, verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional relationship, at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to foster a safe, efficient and positive work environment for customers, visitors, and employees.
  • Ability to exercise initiative, good judgment and discretion.
  • Ability to climb multiple flights of stairs, climb a ladder, reach overhead, work from heights, bend at the waist, kneel and crouch.
  • Ability to work near loud noises and electrical equipment, and work in basements, tight spaces, and rooftops.
  • Prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, climbing (ladders, stairs, scaffolding , ramps, poles) and exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently.
  • Ability to be available afterhours for call backs or shift work at night, on weekends and state holidays when necessary.
  • Integrity, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, Empowerment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 years of recent experience using BAS to configure graphic user interface, trends, alarms, reports, and analog and digital points.
  • 5 years of recent experience providing customer service in a trade related dispatch or call center environment.
  • 5 years of experience resolving BAS temperature, humidity, pressure, flow, sequence of operation, and programming issues.
  • 5 years of experience troubleshooting BAS network related errors and failures.
  • Valid and applicable driver’s license
  • Prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, climbing (ladders, stairs, scaffolding , ramps, poles) and exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently.
  • Available after hours for call backs or shift work at night, on weekends and state holidays when necessary. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supervisory experience.
  • Tridium Niagara AX or 4 training.
  • Installation, start-up, service, and repair experience with HVAC equipment.

DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce.  We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce.  Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses.

DMS.Ability@dms.myflorida.com

DMS.Veterans@dms.myflorida.com

An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.  Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position. Additional background screening may be required by tenant agencies based on position assignments or access requirements.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee