The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Building Automation Systems, Operator - Building Automation Systems, Operator

Hiring department Fac Operations & Maint
Monthly salary $1,320+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 20.00 Variable
Posting number 17-11-13-01-5303
Job Status Deleted
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

20 hours per week to be arranged with supervisor. Position may include periodically working some weekend, evenings, holidays, and overtime. Hiring decision contingent upon applicant clearing a security background check. Applications will be reviewed online by the hiring department.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


Provide journey level technical skills associated with HVAC and building automation systems. Monitor HVAC campus automation systems and related equipment. Perform routine maintenance and repair of BAS equipment. Staff the Facilities after-hours phone and provide routine and emergency dispatch of personnel.

Essential Functions

Monitors HVAC and other related building systems for proper operation and alarm conditions to provide advance notification to campus response personnel. Analyzes computer-generated and phoned-in facility-related problems, prioritizes to provide efficient response, uses troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques to identify equipment problems and dispatches appropriate personnel. Handles normal and emergency phone calls. Dispatches technicians as needed. On occasion will need to be able to respond to crisis situations. Works in a professional manner. Creates accurate FAMIS Service Requests. Provides timely and courteous customer service, keeps supervisors up to date on daily work order status to ensure clear, concise and necessary communication channels are maintained and customer expectations are met. Communicates effectively with customers to understand their needs and expectations. Performs work independently from written or verbal instructions and in accordance with established safety procedures to complete tasks in a timely manner. Performs preventive maintenance on the monitoring equipment to ensure that monitoring systems are operating effectively and efficiently. Collects and maintains building automation system data, historical logs, and software databases to collect data to analyze the efficiency of HVAC systems. Programs building automation equipment for routine and event-driven facility equipment schedules to support campus events.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other related functions as assigned. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 5.4.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Three years of experience in journey-level installation, repair, maintenance, and operation of HVAC building automation controls and systems. Must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Associates degree in a technical field or equivalent experience. More than three years experience of the required qualifications. Experience at the University of Texas or in a university setting. Demonstrated excellent communication skills. Experience with computerized service request systems. Demonstrated excellent customer service skills. Professional demeanor. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with the culturally and hierarchically diverse University community served. Proven ability to work with a team of multi-crafted trades people. Experience in a Call Center environment.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving Working conditions found with electronic or computerized equipment. May require to be stationed at a computer monitoring workstation for extended periods. Maintain acceptable driver rating as established in Policy: UTS157 Section 2.5.4.

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