ENERGY MGMT CONTROL SYSTEM OPERATOR

The State of Florida - Tallahassee, FL (30+ days ago)3.7


Requisition No: 36093

Agency: Management Services

Working Title: ENERGY MGMT CONTROL SYSTEM OPERATOR - 72001828

Position Number: 72001828

Salary: $28,000

Posting Closing Date: 06/01/2018

Energy Management Control System Operator

Division of Real Estate Development and

State of Florida Department of Management Services

This position is located in Tallahassee, OPCON

The Florida Department of Management Services (DMS) is a customer-oriented agency responsible for managing various business-related functions throughout state government. Under the direction of Governor Rick Scott and DMS’ Executive Leadership Team, the agency oversees the real estate, procurement, human resources, group insurance, retirement, telecommunications, private prisons, and fleet and federal property assistance programs utilized throughout Florida’s state government. The Department of Management Services is relied upon to establish, maintain and improve the business processes used by state employees to create a better, not bigger government. The Department of Management Services facilitates the delivery of these programs and services and provides tools and training to bolster the efficiency and effectiveness of the state’s workforce. It is against this backdrop that DMS strives to demonstrate its motto, “We serve those who serve Florida.” Under the leadership of DMS Secretary Erin Rock, DMS’ employees embody four pillars on a daily basis: establishing a process-oriented mindset; challenging the status quo; creating efficiencies; and respecting state employees.

Position responsibilities:
With minimal supervision from the Manager, Operations & Control (OPCON) this entry-level position uses computerized building automation systems (BAS) to monitor and/or control heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment and security systems in DMS-managed facilities. Executes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in response to fire signals, security alarms, elevator entrapments and emergencies. Uses call notification procedures to disseminate information to facility management staff and emergency personnel. Supports 24-hour operation in a customer orientated call center environment.

Building Automation System Operations:
Monitor chiller and AHU status, supply temperatures and associated alarms in all DMS-managed facilities, except Capitol Circle Office Center (CCOC). Report tripped equipment to facility management staff.
Monitor scheduled equipment start/stop times and take corrective action should equipment fail to start/stop as scheduled, except at CCOC. DO NOT start equipment earlier than scheduled without approval from the OPCON Manager.
Ensure equipment scheduled for after-hours requests start and stop as required. Command equipment on/off if equipment is not scheduled. DO NOT change existing equipment schedules.
Monitor Outside Air Temperature and Average Space Temperature in buildings that receive steam during winter months. Take actions to ensure the central boiler is fired and allocate steam to attain set point by building occupancy time and maintain set point in accordance with department energy policy.
Monitor the central energy plant (CEP) at CCOC after hours and report tripped/failed equipment or abnormal conditions in the CEP to facility management staff.
Respond to alarms on all BAS; take necessary action to restore alarm point to specified operating limits. Report alarm to facility management staff if alarm condition is not resolved.
Add a Point Memo in APOGEE Insight for equipment placed “out of service” and points that remain commanded to OPER priority past the end of shift.
Check Veeder-Root tank monitoring graphic in Insight once per shift; report alarms to the appropriate facility manager and the OPCON manager.

General Operator duties:
Execute Standard Operating Procedures in response to fire signals, security alarms, elevator entrapments and emergencies.
Use call notification procedures to disseminate information to facility management staff and emergency personnel.
Professionally handle customer requests, resolve promptly, escalate unresolved issues to supervisor and use good judgment and discretion when dealing with sensitive issues.
Report abnormal BAS, telephone, computer and communications issues to the OPCON Manager. DO NOT contact any contractor (i.e., Honeywell, Siemens, Georgia-Florida, etc.,) unless specifically directed by the SOP or authorized by the OPCON Manager.
Comply with and execute OPCON policies and procedures.
Document all events and incidents in the daily log.
Keep all work and common use areas in F-Bldg clean, neat and safe at all times. Report facility maintenance and safety issues to OPCON manager.
Complete time sheets, logs, checklists, and required reports in an accurate and timely fashion.
Answer telephone and emails using proper etiquette.
Monitor the cash machine in Lot E, parking deck 3. Provide assistance to customers, as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of the function and nomenclature of commercial of industrial HVAC equipment and controls.
Skilled use of Microsoft Office programs and standard desktop computer to input, view and retrieve information.
Ability to be punctual and dependable.
Ability to work at night, on weekends and State Holidays.
Ability to work a flexible schedule composed of 10 to 12 hour shifts.
Ability to learn new skills.
Ability to provide customer service in a successful and courteous manner.
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to utilize problem-solving and decision making skills to reach an acceptable outcome.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
Ability to accurately prioritize tasks under pressure to meet deadlines.
Ability to exercise initiative, good judgment and discretion.
Ability to comply with department policies and workplace rules.

Minimum Qualifications:
Knowledge of the function and nomenclature of commercial or industrial HVAC equipment and controls.
Skilled use of Microsoft Office programs and standard desktop computer to input, view and retrieve information.
Ability to work a flexible schedule composed of 10 to 12 hour shifts at night, on weekends and State Holidays.
A valid and applicable driver’s license.
Prolonged periods of time walking, standing, bending, climbing (ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles) and exerting up to 30 pounds of force frequently.
DMS is committed to successfully recruiting and onboarding talented and skilled individuals into its workforce. We recognize the extensive training, experience and transferrable skills that veterans and individuals with disabilities bring to the workforce. Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact our recruiter for guidance and answers to questions through the following provided email addresses.

DMS.Ability@dms.myflorida.com

DMS.Veterans@dms.myflorida.com

An individual with a disability is qualified if he or she satisfies the skills, experience, and other job related requirements for a position and can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must contact the DMS Human Resources (HR) Office at (850) 488-2707. DMS requests applicants notify HR in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

Successful completion of background screening will be required for this position.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code. Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.