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Energy Management Systems Technician Sr. #499558

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Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20111492
Position Title Energy Management Systems Technician Sr. #499558
Template Title
Position Type Staff
Position Number 499558
Department Energy Management

Position Summary Information

Job Summary/Basic Function

Classification Summary:
• Maintain University (BAS) to include {Tour Andover “Vista”, Schneider Electric “Struxureware”, Siemens “Appogee Insight” and JCI Digital Control Systems. This includes their electrical and electronic components throughout the buildings and plants of the university. Responds and takes appropriate action to remedy problems as they develop. Assignments involve skilled work of considerable complexity, usually performed under tight timelines. Works directly with the Energy Management Specialist and Energy Management Specialist Sr.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
• Must be capable of troubleshooting the digital control systems using the universities Energy Management System.
• By troubleshooting, testing, repairing, adjusting and calibrating parts like routers, data managers, (programmable logic and application specific) controllers, electric actuators for dampers and valves and relays, pressure, temperature, humidity, co2 sensors and electric and pneumatic transducers of equipment in the field.
• Assure effective controlling of the mechanical equipment such as boilers, chillers, Variable Air Volume boxes, AC Variable Frequency Drives, air handlers, exhaust and supply fans, motors, pumps and fan-coils throughout university buildings and central plants.
• Monitor safety concerns of laboratories to assure the safe operation of the room’s Supply
Air, Quality and Exhausting of gaseous hazardous materials in fume hoods.
• Responds to hot and cold calls, calibrating of sensors and equipment as needed.
• Takes temperature and humidity readings in the buildings. Makes adjustments to the control equipment in the field with the use of M-stat or Operator hand held programmer and by the TAC Vista software on the frontend.
• Program energy savings programs and schedule changes for daily and after hour usage.

Minimum Qualifications

•Bachelor Degree or Associate of Applied Science Technology’s Degree required in one of these related fields: Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning, Process Operating, Instrumentation, Industrial Maintenance or Computer Science
• Copy of transcript required

• Ten (10) years journeyman level progressively responsible experience, or
• A combination of education, experience, certifications, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities.

Job Requirement:
• Knowledge of the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite.
• Knowledge working with an Energy Management System.
• Knowledge of HVAC controls, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance.
• Knowledge of tools, equipment and materials common to utility maintenance and operations.
• Knowledge of hazardous materials handling, application, and disposal.
• Knowledge of applicable building and mechanical codes.

• Skill in isolating defects in mechanical equipment system operations.
• Skill in the repair, construction, restoration and installation of HVAC controls.
• Skill in estimating time and material requirements of work projects.

• Valid Driver’s License and Insurable

Physical Requirements:
• Considerable physical activity, restricted movement, lifting, carrying heavy objects, pushing or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds.
• Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
• Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.

• Works with little supervision.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged and welcome to apply.

EEO Statement

Lamar University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Veteran's Preference Statement

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Preferred Qualifications

Lamar University is proud to provide employment preference to veteran applicants in accordance with Texas SB 805, Section 657.003.

Security Sensitive Statement

This position is security-sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code §51.215, which authorizes the employer to obtain criminal history record information.

Salary Commensurate with Experience
Work Hours

Application Information

Posting Date 02/07/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you claiming Veteran's Preference in accordance with Texas Senate Bill 805, Section 657.003? FAILURE TO EMAIL THE FOLLOWING REQUIRED DOCUMENTS PER THESE INSTRUCTIONS MAY IMPACT VETERAN'S PREFERENCE: To claim Veteran's Preference under the law you must be: (1) a veteran, including a veteran with a disability; (2) a surviving spouse of a veteran killed on active duty who has not remarried; or (3) an orphan of a veteran if the veteran was killed while on active duty. If claiming Veteran's Preference, you MUST immediately email to your specific supporting documentation at the time of application such as the DD Form 214 (member 4 copy), AND, if applicable, the Dept of Veteran's Affairs Verification of Disability Benefits Letter if claiming a service related disability, a DD Form 1300 to include qualifying Death, Birth, and Marriage Certificates if claiming surviving spouse/orphan. Your email MUST also include your name, position number, job title and the department for each position you are applying for. Documents received after a position closes will not be accepted.
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the highest level of education you have obtained?
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Associate's Degree
    • Some college credits
    • High School or GED
  3. * In what area(s) did you receive your degree(s).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THEBC) maintains a list of Institutions Whose Degrees are Illegal to Use in Texas. A copy of this list can be found at: As part of your educational qualifications for this position, are you claiming a degree from any of the institutions listed on the THEBC website referenced above?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * How many years of general computer experience do you have? (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Email)?
    • One to Three Years
    • Four to Five Years
    • More than Five Years
  6. * Do you currently hold a valid driver's license and be insurable?
    • No
    • Yes

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcript 1
Optional Documents
  1. Unofficial Transcript 2
  2. Miscellaneous