We are part of the Facilities Support Services Group and this senior level position will be based at Johnson and Johnson's Research and Development site in La Jolla, CA. Your primary workload is handled M-F during daytime hours and as a Facilities Building Management System (BMS) Controls Engineer, you'll interface with a variety of our staff while enabling projects that provide lasting value to the Facilities Department and to CBRE.
RESPONSIBILITIES This onsite position provides oversight in the operation and maintenance of all building automation systems to maximize efficiency and minimize costs in conjunction with our Optimum Energy Program. Working under general supervision, conducts preventive maintenance, repair, installation, commissioning and general servicing of HVAC Automation Systems (including detailed troubleshooting of systems). Responsible for high levels of customer satisfaction through direct, on site, customer interface. Properly completes required project and service documentation. Ensures compliance with safety rules, regulations, and oversees scheduled contracted work. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience as well as strong work plan development and progress oversight skills.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Maintain oversight and ownership of the BMS -Johnson Controls Metasys system, which includes all the various connected and separate electrical, mechanical, life, safety, etc. systems that are operational in a facility. Ensures that measures are taken to operate all specialized systems in the most efficient manner to keep operating costs at a minimum.
Edit and modify existing CBRE programming to incorporate building system changes and provide engineering support to resolve interruption issues to building controls infrastructure
Respond quickly to emergency situations and alarms, summoning additional assistance as needed.
Directly develop CBRE programming code to convert system point list and sequence of operation description into functioning CBRE programming code for new building systems or modifications to existing systems
Conceive and develop solutions to CBRE problems through the application of professionally accepted engineering practices and procedures
Estimate BMS related costs for labor and materials for building renovations, modifications, or system changes
Oversees scope development, work request initiation, scheduling, and inspection of work performed by outside contractors, which includes proprietary work, licensed installations, upgrades, and maintenance and inspection of specialized systems.
Provide technical resource for site maintenance technicians and engineers
Develop and implement long term plan for site BMS system updating
Provide both written and oral updates to management on the progress of projects and tasks
Provide project management for a variety of other related tasks and systems
Complies with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to systems operations and work safety.
Inspects specialized systems to ensure operation of equipment is within design capabilities and achieves operational conditions prescribed by client.
Performs assigned repairs and emergency and preventive maintenance. Completes maintenance and repair records as required.
Performs other general maintenance of building systems and features to assist other trades as directed.
Other duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE Five year plus hands-on BMS experience including preventative maintenance and troubleshooting. Hands-on of Johnson Controls Metasys software highly preferred but not required. D emonstrated experience and proficiency with Johnson Controls including hardware selection, ordering, installing, programming, commissioning, and testing.
Proficient in GX9100, HVACPRO, XTM Configurator and CCT Programming or ability to learn
Working knowledge of MN Low Voltage Electrical Code
Integration experience with BACNET, MODBUS, Etc.
Knowledge of programmable logic controllers desired.
Knowledge of commercial HVAC systems.
Experience in HVAC and automation system control and/or emergency backup systems (generators, UPS, etc.) preferred. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of four years of related experience and/or trade school training.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Electronic certifications in one or more of the following: Electrical, mechanical, access control, server and PCs, application and controller software or firmware, digital and analog controllers, networking, process controls, mechanical power transmissions, or data analytics. Licenses or certifications as may be required by local applicable law or ordinance.
COMMUNICATION SKILLS Ability to comprehend and interpret instructions, short correspondence, and memos and ask clarifying questions to ensure understanding. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from clients, co-workers, and/or supervisor. Ability to effectively present information to an internal department and/or large groups of employees.
FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Requires basic knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate simple figures such as percentages.
REASONING ABILITY Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES Uses personal computer and / or PDA for work order system, email, ESS and training. Basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook. Physical requirements include stooping, standing, walking, climbing stairs / ladders and ability to lift / carry heavy loads of 50 lbs. or more.
Knowledge of standards and city codes with respect to Fire/Life Safety codes, relating to both mechanical and electrical systems in commercial buildings.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
SAFETY Responsible for personal safety and the safety of those who are affected by your work. This includes but is not limited to: 1. Complete all required and assigned HSE training at a satisfactory level, 2. Follow all activity policies and procedures, including all HSE-related requirements at all times, 3. Participate in all HSE-related programs & activities as required, including incident investigations, interviews, auditing and assessment, etc. 4. Report any conditions which you feel could result in an accident or injury and / or stop work if required.
Internal Number: 19044478
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