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Job ID: 231215

HVAC BAS Engineer, Campus Operations
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Feb. 22, 2024
Title HVAC BAS Engineer, Campus Operations
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Campus Operations
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Facilities/Maintenance/Transportation
UB Facilities Operations has an exciting opportunity for a HVAC BAS Engineer. This position will provide technical oversight of the campus building automation system (BAS).

Key Responsibilities include:

Programming (the University will provide BAS program training for this position): Function as the departments lead programmer for the Siemens and Schneider Electric BAS by:

    • Supporting the HVAC control staff in troubleshooting BAS problems
    • Monitoring control systems and sequences
    • Implement corrective actions
    • Establish or modify operational schedules and control sequences while maximizing energy efficiency
    • Review, correct, clean-up, and optimize programming as needed
  • Energy Management: Through the BAS, reduce energy consumption and improve energy efficiency in order to lower energy costs and reduce the building’s environmental impact.
    • Track how much energy is being used in the building and identify areas where energy is being wasted.
    • Projects: Manage planning, scheduling, purchase orders, contractors and execution of small projects related to the BAS.
  • Design support:
    • Perform field review of existing conditions, building plans, and manuals
    • Meet with the design engineers and control system contractors during construction or renovation, or new construction planning
    • Provide subject matter expertise and engage in technical level meetings and discussions with the other units on campus and engineering staff
  • Monitor fitness and life-cycle of BAS controllers and equipment

  • Identify inefficient operation of various HVAC systems

  • Coordinate and schedule BAS controller and system upgrades with UB-IT and users

  • This position may require the management of the daily responsibilities of an Energy Systems
    Manager 1

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