Building Automation Job Description

Building Automation Job Description

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Building automation provides technical leadership on building operations and control products to assist with the design and implementation of new futuristic Building Automation Systems and Analytics Platform.

Building Automation Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective building automation job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included building automation job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for keeping abreast of controls products, product design, and requirements for installation working knowledge of HVAC principles
Work closely with the Facilities Operations HVAC shop and Building System Operators to maximize system troubleshooting efficiency
Manage the daily work activities for personnel of the building automation systems shop to ensure safe, efficient, quality service is provided
Partner with the Energy Engineer and BAS Manager to create and manage an HVAC service training program to help improve the skill level of maintenance and building automation staff
Recommend, specify and implement productivity improvements utilizing automation and/or robotics
Plan, coordinate and implement modifications and improvements to equipment and tooling
Lead training and develop training documentation on productivity improvements
The incumbent is required to perform emergency repairs, preventive maintenance work, and routine repairs on all work associated with building pneumatic, electric and DDC controls
Maintenance work includes service, calibration, and preventative maintenance of site temperature control thermostats, valves, humidifier diaphragms, damper operators, and various other control devices
Will be required to modify controls on equipment to facilitate more efficient operation

Building Automation Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Building Automation

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CEM, PMP, OSHA, AED, CPR, ERT, CAPM, HVAC, NICET, LAB

Education for Building Automation

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the building automation job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Associates, Trades, Business School, Electronics, Education, Engineering, General Education, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for Building Automation

Desired skills for building automation include:

HVAC
Electrical concepts
Building operations
Technical
Specialty area
Building automation systems
DDC control theory and applications pertaining to the HVAC/Control
Practices
Methods
Of operations

Desired experience for building automation includes:

The candidate will play a key role in all stages of the engineering project lifecycle from conceptual design, detailed design, specification, implementation, commissioning, trouble-shooting, and continuous improvement of automation and instrumentation for biopharmaceutical production and supporting utility systems
Candidate will liaise between Manufacturing and Facility clients and external engineering and vendor resources in the conceptual design, detailed design, specification, procurement, construction, and commissioning of automation systems for cGMP production facilities
Experience with Allen Bradley PLC platforms and DeltaV is strongly desired
Justifies project goals to senior management
Create a BAS Training Curriculum that can be utilized to support operator training
Create formal documentation, including memorandums, reports, status reports, , which are routine deliverables

Building Automation Examples

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Building Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of building automation. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for building automation
  • Must generate work orders and repair for defects found during inspections
  • Provide support for co-workers, contractors, vendors, project managers, building managers, engineers and others as necessary to support project and renovation work
  • Provide training to other team members to ensure continued customer support during an absence
  • Assist other trades periodically in times of need
  • May be required to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime variable shifts and emergency on-call as needed
  • In addition to the duties described above, the incumbent may be required to perform related tasks as necessary to meet current contingency and/or mission requirements
  • Must become familiar with site facilities and Building Management Systems
  • Responsible for establishing and executing long term controls sales strategy and processes through direct reporting sales teams, those managed by contractor (indirect) and owner (direct) sales managers to achieve planned growth and profitability
  • Responsible for achieving financial business objectives through teams that report directly, those managed by Contracting Solutions Manager, and Service Manager
  • Oversees performance management and talent management processes for the controls team, including annual performance appraisals and development plans
Qualifications for building automation
  • Demonstrated expertise and proficiency in Industrial Automation Platforms (hardware and software)
  • Duties include programming, installing, start-up, troubleshooting, and the repair of automation control systems
  • Ability to diagnose, repair, and return automation systems back to efficient operation
  • Will support systems via remote computer access, and provide phone support to on-site operations
  • Responsible for ensuring Environmental, Health, and Safety standards are adhered to and an overall culture of safety and compliance is maintained
  • Five (5) years' experience in Operations and Maintenance of building computer and microprocessor controlled systems
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Building Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of building automation. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for building automation
  • Support and maintain the BMS system(s), sub-systems (including utility equipment PLCs and interface hardware)
  • Troubleshoots software and hardware in conjunction with other trades
  • Support Commissioning of Complex Control Systems
  • Install pre-engineered software, checkout control systems, start-up and commission systems and fine tune their operations as per customer requirements, job specifications or both
  • Perform Open systems and/or 3rd party integrations and possess expertise to communicate with other vendors of different protocols
  • Although this position requires all of the above activities, knowledge and skills, the key responsibility is to be the go to person for complex region jobs and problem situations, requiring pro-active involvement and resolving any product application issues to meet customer requirements
  • Set up and assign work to balancer as required
  • Coordinate with Solution Design Center or local engineer to understand scope, hardware, software, graphics and as-built details
  • Be able to manage jobs (<$200K) end to end
  • Conduct system functional training as required per contract
Qualifications for building automation
  • Demonstrate system and obtain sign-off as per contract
  • Support Sales/project manager on surveys, application selection, and layout of potential retrofit opportunities
  • Keep documentation and paperwork up-to-date –customer/contractor requests for changes, extra work, overtime, commissioning binder
  • 5 years experience with complex building systems
  • Managers tasks associated with complex sales cycles
  • Participates in pre-bid reviews and sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout
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Building Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a building automation. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for building automation
  • Participates in job site final walk thru and manages the final building automation inspection and the completion of all close out documentation such as As-Built drawings and system operating instructions, transfers or excess materials, billings, collections and payments, and all project records
  • Follows up with appropriate management to assure understanding and satisfaction of job scope
  • Monitors progress to assure compliance with the pre-determined execution plan
  • Utilizes financial and monthly forecasting tools, working with other team members, to monitor/manage and control costs
  • Prepares and issue progress billings for invoicing and pursues timely payments from the customer
  • Authorizes payments to material suppliers, subcontractors, vendors
  • Responsible for customer invoicing and following up with delinquent/past due project invoices
  • Serve as the primary facility liaison with departmental, university and external contacts in an effort to streamline all building automation system activities through the responsible zone maintenance manager
  • Handles start-up functions on selected building automation control systems based on project plans, specifications, and contract documents
  • Lead a national sales team, focused on high priority opportunities
Qualifications for building automation
  • Strong knowledge of the building automation industry (specifically DDC) fundamentals and business operations
  • Experience working in government facilities
  • Self Starter – ability to work in a remote management model
  • Strong computer skills including the Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word, & MS Project)
  • 10+ years’ experience with maintaining automation (Siemens, Johnson Controls, Trane, Schneider, ) and PLC controls
  • Ability to correctly and skillfully operate the various standard tools and equipment of the trade, , test lamps, ammeters, voltmeters, torches
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Building Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a building automation. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for building automation
  • Providing daily operation and maintenance of all building automation systems, software, field processors and related equipment
  • Develop strong relationships with key clients through regular client meetings
  • Have direct involvement in key project and service sale opportunities, and in particular with the development of the branch business
  • Take personal responsibility to achieve revenue targets for the sale of offers to designated markets, segments and, or Accounts
  • Develop strategies and plans to grow sales, to expand into new segments and detail how targets will be measured and achieved
  • Use our CRM and prepare reports to document your progress and to share information about your activities and the progress of opportunities and accounts under your management
  • Take ownership of the business in Western Canada by setting strategy, focusing resources and executing plans, including the effective management of your own time to meet ever growing demands with limited resources
  • You will serve our partners and their end customers by rallying administrative, finance, marketing, product support, logistics and management resources, formal and informal, to form ad-hoc teams to resolve partner, product, market, fulfilment or other issues
  • Share in team tasks and responsibilities, such as covering for colleagues on holiday, trade shows, marketing efforts, participating in corporate initiatives and helping to develop the skills, knowledge and abilities of your team mates
  • Participates in the verification of point database and programming are consistent with scope of work for integration and sequence
Qualifications for building automation
  • Experienced in the basic control of air handling units, air distribution, and monitoring performing or supervising the change in control code to address operational issues or support energy conservation initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical, electrical, or civil engineering fundamentals and business operations
  • Knowledge of the building automation industry (specifically DDC) fundamentals
  • Must have excellent contracting skills
  • 2+ years engineering DDC Controls systems required
  • Must be able to perform physical activities including
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Building Automation Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a building automation. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for building automation
  • Works under the general direction of management, supervising complex technical work utilizing a wide variety of resources, including computers
  • Develops and executes global market assessment defining target markets for our Building Automation Systems Complex
  • Establishes collaborative relationships across the Region, Country and wider Buildings business in order to maximize JCI performance, provides quality customer service, and takes advantage of successful practices used by high performing teams within Controls Business and will drive communication with regional product requirements to solicit customer, market and competitive understanding (i.e., product scope, features, price levels) to region or product organization
  • Runs semi-complex reports to analyze system operation, works with customer to demonstrate system operation and verify consistency with the contracted scope of work (IE Commissioning Agents or test and balance contractors, others)
  • Build and manage long-term customer relationships/partnerships and responsible for customer satisfaction through executing the sales process
  • Provide Info and training sessions by presenting our Products and solutions to customers
  • Act as a liaison between Customers, Project Managers, Field Technicians, Sales Executives, Engineering and the Financial Business Administration staff
  • Ensure sales booking package is complete
  • Prepare customer training documents
  • Track and process billing approvals, distribution, and vendor submissions
Qualifications for building automation
  • This branch serves the greater Austin area
  • A self-starter who can overcome ambiguity to take initiative and lead without authority
  • A self-learner who continuously improves his/her skills, knowledge and use of tools to improve his/her productivity
  • A salesperson who is customer oriented and empathetic, who is adamant about representing the customer’s interests and assuring that the company provides the best customer experience possible
  • A Team player who meets, develops and invites co-workers to participate in her/his work and assists them to achieve their goals
  • Willing to travel to meet customers, complete training and participate in company meetings

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