HVAC III - Programmer Operator - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah 84058

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under the direction of the Manager of HVAC Programming, the Specialist of HVAC Programming will: be responsible for the operations of the Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Building Management System and the Central Plan; evaluate the university's needs; make changes to the existing programs used to control HVAC equipment; retrofit outdated controls including the design of replacement hardware and software.
Essential Functions, Major Duties, and/or Accountabilities:
-Maintain records for backing up the system, energy consumption, and work orders as well as organize data on energy consumption run times and trend and work/response logs.
-Maintain components related to the heating ventilating and air conditioning needs of all campus buildings.
-Build, Install, and maintain the computerized energy management system, hardware, and software including computer, related support electronics, and mechanical interfaces to support HVAC needs and requirements.
-Troubleshoot existing programming and the hardware on all HVAC equipment checking for efficient operation and energy usage.
-Modify, when needed, a variety of systems and sub systems, involving mechanical, electrical, pneumatic systems, plus the interfacing with computerized energy management system
-Maintain electrical automation and controls including timers, controllers, clocks, interfaces, refrigeration, water conditioners etc.
-Create drawings or plans for HVAC modifications, and install components that require controls programming and linkage to the campus central control system.
-Coordinate scheduling needs and start times of the HVAC Computer Systems to control the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning needs of both the main campus and other campus buildings (Wasatch, Fire Science, Airport?) all scheduling to operating parameters within energy management goals.
-Schedule on-off times of HVAC equipment and lighting into system within energy management goals, monitor all equipment related to HVAC.
-Maintain electrical automation, electronic, and pneumatic controls, make adjustments, repairs, replace electronic boards or other components that provide HVAC control functions for the buildings.
-Initiate appropriate actions in emergencies; assist HVAC control specialist; designs systems/sub-systems involving mechanical/electrical systems components; programming computerized energy management computers.
-Operate boilers and assist in maintaining all other types of heating systems.
-Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate's degree in a closely related field plus two years of experience related to the summary of duties; or a combination of education and experience related to the summary of duties totaling four years.
-Must be able to read and interpret HVAC program logic building plans technical manuals, and schematics.
Must have the following Certifications within six months:
-EPA Certification
-Gas Certification
-Phoenix Lab Control System experience  

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

-Knowledge of repair and maintenance of computerized energy management system used to maintain temperature controls.
-Knowledge of operation of pneumatic, electrical and electronic controls.
-Detailed knowledge of HVAC systems that incorporate digital control systems and are linked to a multi-building, computer-based Energy Management and Control System including recent developments in the HVAC field.
-Knowledge of electrical and electronic controls, electrical circuits installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.
-Ability to perform construction and remodeling of HVAC/R systems.
-Ability to operate boilers and assist in maintaining all other types of heating systems.
-Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.
-Ability to develop heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system modification plans.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

- To be considered an applicant for employment you must apply online through the UVU.Jobs website.
- To receive full consideration for post-secondary education, please submit copies of transcripts or diploma of highest degree earned. Transcripts do not have to be official copies.
- To be considered in the first screening, the online application and required application documents (see below) must be submitted by the screening or closing date.
- Our system can only accept supplemental documents (such as cover letters or transcripts) in PDF or Word format. The file size of documents must be less than 2MB. It is strongly recommended that you take documents that are not in an electronic form and scan them into a separate black and white PDF file so you can attach them electronically to the online application. You can get help with this at a local copy center if needed.
- Any offer of employment will be contingent upon the results of a background check, which includes a criminal records check. A criminal conviction is not necessarily a bar to employment.
- Application materials become the property of UVU.
- For questions contact Human Resources at uvu.jobs@uvu.edu.  

Keyword Phrases

  • Programmer Operator
  • Central Plant/Engineering
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Facilities Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter