Supervisor of Computerized Energy Management Control System
University of Texas at Arlington
April 30, 2018
Advance the University’s efforts in operating and maintaining HVAC, energy, lighting, and other automated systems at optimum parameters for safety, comfort, energy conservation, and life-cycle costs. To supervise the installation, operation and maintenance of UT Arlington’s Energy Management Control System (EMCS).
Directs, manages, and coordinates the operations and maintenance of the computerized Energy Management Control System (EMCS) for approximately 6 million gross square feet of campus building space. Responsible for energy tracking and commissioning of existing buildings.
Utilize existing sequence of operations to diagnose and optimize specialty systems in classroom settings and research labs, and to verify operations of new installations.
Supervise a crew of four to six control technicians and AC mechanics who are specifically dedicated to the controls and computerized management aspects of HVAC systems.
Work closely with Energy Analyst to review energy consumption and trends in metered building and recognize abnormalities and initiate corrective action Additionally, this position is responsible for promulgating the knowledge base of employees to remain abreast with changes in technology and new equipment.
Must have advanced knowledge and experience with utility efficiency and management, best practices for maintenance and operations of HVACEMCS, ability to intuitively predict and plan for life-cycle expenses to keep systems optimized, possess supervisory skills, competency with computer tools relative to HVAC energy management including system controls such as Siemens Apogee, Trane, Johnson Controls, or Trane server-based systems with DDC field controllers; electrical control wiring and diagram understanding, knowledge of energy load management, air and water-side controls strategies, common sequences of operations, diagnostic trouble-shooting of equipment, HVAC boiler basic understanding, knowledge of applied psychometrics, pumps, and hydronic systems.
Experience in managing a budget, forecasting cash flow, purchasing, and tracking expenses is required.
The Supervisor will provide input to the AVP of Facilities Management for the preparation and administration of the department’s annual operating budget.
Work closely with other trade shops including electric shop, plumbing shop and carpentry shop on maintenance and renovation projects. Apply for energy rebates and incentives. Manage energy curtailments.
Be available for emergencies and urgent matters on an overtime basis as necessary to maintain the operation of the university, including nights and weekends.
Other function as assigned.
Technical training in HVAC energy management systems, and 5 years of progressively responsible managerial positions or supervisory experience relating to HVAC computer based control systems in addition to 5 years HVAC service technician experience with emphasis on diverse array of HVAC equipment including air handlers, chillers, hydronic pumps, hydronic boilers, cooling towers.
Class C Operator driver’s license
Bachelor’s degree in HVAC related field such as mechanical engineering, architectural engineering. Professional Engineer registration; successful track record of developing and implementing full scope building maintenance and energy management program; project management; design, construction, maintenance and operational experience at a campus or institutional facilities environment.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: If no high school diploma or GED, list highest grade completed; If some college or college degree, list school name, degree type, major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 5883
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community.
UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impa...ct, Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes.
Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years.
With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity.
UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East.
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