Building Automation Systems Specialist Lead Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
the work of journey level Building Automation Systems Specialist and
assigned staff, and participates in the repair, maintenance,
inspection, and installation of building automation systems.
second in a series of three classifications.
Examples of Duties:
- Coordinates the activities of subordinates.
- Establishes, assigns, and adjusts work methods and
procedures to meet schedules using knowledge of capacities and
capabilities of personnel and equipment.
- Inspects work in progress to insure its completion within
allotted time limits and for acceptable quality standards.
- Trains and instructs employees in new methods or procedures
and remains alert for opportunities to effectively decrease
- Prepares estimates of proposed job costs to insure the most
effective utilization of personnel and equipment.
- Initiates measures to improve methods, equipment
performance, and quality of work.
- Prepares sketches of proposed work, and assists in the
design and specifications of planned jobs or contracts.
- Maintains records and files, including the approval of time
cards and absences, and submits reports as required.
- Maintains correct stock levels of repair or replacement
- Coordinates with suppliers, contractors, engineers, and
others concerning equipment operations or maintenance.
- Participates in maintenance, repair, and installation of
building automation systems.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of heat transfer and fluid flow, and the
application of mechanical devices used for delivery of
ventilation, steam, chilled water, hot water, and
- Knowledge of supervisory principles and practices.
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints, flow charts,
schematic and ladder diagrams, and control sequences which may
also involve various software languages and formats.
- Ability to analyze complex control sequences and resulting
operations, and to develop innovations that solve difficult
- Skill in dealing with campus building occupants,
contractors, and consultants.
- Ability to acquire, through training and on the job
experience, specialized knowledge in rapidly changing technology
- Skill in use of personal computers
- Skill in both verbal and written communication.
years of controls/building automation systems experience, which
includes one year of lead experience; OR; Five years of
controls/building automation systems experience, which includes one
year of lead experience AND completion of a related technical
training program equivalent to one year, OR; Any equivalent
combination of experience and/or education from which comparable
knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved. Some positions
may require Chloroflourocarbons Certification upon employment. Some
positions may require a current Arizona driverís license upon
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