Building Automation Technician

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience
May 22, 2023
Sep 22, 2023
Full Time
Building Automation Technician Mason Facilities is committed to providing a safe, functional, and clean community experience at George Mason University. Our team of resourceful professionals focus on drive and innovation across various trades and we are excited to have you join us. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace and challenge our team members to evolve their professional skills and grow in their careers. We ensure a quality, physical environment supporting the mission of Mason.George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.Responsibilities: The Building Automation Technician will perform journeyman level work in the installation, modification, repair, and replacement of Mason's Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems and equipment, using necessary safety equipment, hand tools, ladders, and testing equipment. This position will install, maintain, and monitor computer based DDC systems. The Building Automation Technician will inspect HVAC systems and controls to determine preventative maintenance schedules or finds needed for corrective maintenance repairs, and report findings to the Building Automation Supervisor. This position will work at our Fairfax campus. The working hours will be Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:30pm.Required Qualifications:High school graduation with generally 2 or more years of trade school with major course work in HVAC and building automation control systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;Considerable experience (typically 4+ years) in pneumatic, electric, and electronic control systems;Considerable experience (typically 4+ years) working with building automation systems;Considerable experience (typically 4+ years) building automation related to commercial HVAC equipment and maintenance and DDC control systems; andMust currently possess an appropriate, active, valid motor vehicle operator's license that meets all of GMU's requirements for operating state vehicles and equipment under Mason's Vehicle Use Policy 1411 The Office of Risk Management reserves the right to review the driver's licenses and Motor Vehicle Reports (MVRs) of all candidates selected with employment contingent upon a favorable review.Preferred Qualifications:A working knowledge of how building automation systems work, their purpose, and why they are used for energy management is a must; andHVAC or Electrical License is a plus.Great Benefits:For you…Lots of leave, including annual leave, paid holidays, paid sick leave, paid winter break (please note - the break employees often receive during the holiday season is not regularly guaranteed and is subject to annual approval);Tuition exemption and professional development;Commuter Choice Transit Benefit;Virginia Retirement System Hybrid Plan; andPatriot Perks discounts to restaurants, events, and more.For you and your family…Health/dental/vision benefits.

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"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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