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Control Center Technician

Company: Kansas State University
Location: Manhattan
Posted on: March 11, 2023

Job Description:

Control Center Technician

Department: 3670060010 Fac Building Maintenance

Job no: 513475

Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades

Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

Facilities Building Maintenance is wanting to fill a Control Center Technician position includes: DDC Controls & Preventative Maintenance Perform maintenance and scheduled routine preventive maintenance on all building automation; Pneumatic & Legacy Systems - Make necessary repairs and upgrades on component replacement of building pneumatic and legacy systems; Control System Graphics - Develop graphics for Building Automation System and assign points so that controls can be monitored at the control terminals Project Development - Participate and assist with startup and verification of new projects to ensure successful operational functionality and testing of all building control systems and Fire/Security Systems - Work with various departments on campus and Honeywell on programming & development on a variety of fire & security systems.

Why Join Us:

The Division of Facilities is an action-oriented service organization within the-State family. We plan, budget, build, operate, maintain, clean, supply and transport. We are custodians, landscapers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, project managers, engineers, architects, accountants, and administrative professionals - all stewards and leaders of an inspiring campus shared by many.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma and three years of relevant experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • 3 years of HVAC & DDC Controls, Networks, Mechanical System experience working in a commercial or university setting.

    • 3 years LonWorks, Modbus, or BACNET programming experience.

    • 3 years PLC based programming experience in industrial, commercial or university environments.

    • Familiarity with HVAC Controls, Networks, Routers and WANS
      CISCO or other networking certification preferred.

    • Experience with systems that involve Advanced Solutions such as EBI, Tridium, Echelon products, or other open technologies for Building automation/integration solution a plus.

    • Experience with Open systems and/or 3rd party integrations.

    • Experience in managing a large building automation & controls system.

    • Ability to interface and effectively work with various groups and cultures.

    • Individual must balance multiple competing priorities, meet deadlines, be responsive and thrive in a team environment.

    • Self-driven, results-orientated with a positive outlook and clear focus.

    • Outstanding organizational and analytical skills.

    • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, and AutoCAD.

    • Associate's Degree in HVAC or technical degree.

    • Training on Honeywell or similar Building control and/or fire systems.

    • NICET Certification.

    • Training on PCSC Security Systems.

    • Networking Certification.

      Other Requirements:

      • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

      • Have and maintain a valid driver's license. Operate various state vehicles for transportation to job sites and delivery of materials/equipment as needed. Pass/maintain medical certification for respirator use.

        How to Apply:

        Please submit the following documents:

      • Online application.

      • Resume and cover letter with 3 professional references.

        Screening of Applications Begins:

        Immediately and continues until position is filled.

        Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:


        Equal Employment Opportunity:

        Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

        Background Screening Statement:

        In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

        Advertised: Jul 20, 2022 Central Daylight Time

        Applications close: Open until filled

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