The Indiana University Northwest Physical Plant is a member of the University Community, maintains the physical environment, and provides services to support the University in reaching its goal of excellence in education and public service. We promote well-being through an attractive and convenient environment conducive to learning. We provide service to our customers at the University and surrounding community in an efficient and timely fashion. We keep our buildings and grounds attractive, safe, clean, and functioning properly.
This position is part of the Maintenance team.
Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs all Direct Digital Control (DDC - Siemens/JCI) instrumentation and pneumatic controlled heating, refrigeration, ventilation equipment, as well as variable frequency drives (VFD) and other related equipment in academic, research, and administrative sites.
Provides 24-hour a day emergency response, as needed.
Installs, troubleshoots, and repairs all Siemens and JCI DDC and pneumatic instrumentation and controlled equipment.
Performs diagnostic testing and maintenance on Siemens and JCI DDC and pneumatic instrumentation and controlled equipment. Interrogates system setup and performs diagnostics to create and/or verify point database and job specific programming via computer for various DDC systems.
Repairs and may install industrial and commercial refrigerating, heating, and ventilating systems according to specifications, using knowledge of refrigeration and heating, DDC, structural layout, and function and design of components.
Participates in the training of other technicians and operators to ensure optimal system performance.
Performs other building systems and maintenance as needed.
Drives vehicle if needed.
EDUCATION / WORK EXPERIENCE
Associate degree in an electronics/technical field with 2 years of verifiable experience servicing mechanical, electrical, and digital electronic controls; OR
High school diploma or GED with 5 years of verifiable work experience servicing mechanical, electrical, and digital electronic controls.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University upon date of hire.
License in pneumatic, electric, mechanical, electronic, or DDC controls, or a combination.
Proficient communication skills.
Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty.
Highly thorough and dependable.
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to represent the company with external constituents.
Ability to drive multiple projects to successful completion.
Strong communication and listening skills.
Ability to build strong customer relationships.
Knowledge of and ability to use materials, methods/principles and tools specific to the needs of the Controls Technician trade. Equipment utilized: computers, meters, stationary equipment, electrical test and measurement equipment, basic hand tools, and specialized equipment.
Demonstrated competency in instrument systems technology to include mechanics, electrical, and software technology; experience with electronics, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints, and/or schematics.
Knowledge of applicable building codes, regulations, or ordinances.
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Ability to use a computer and work in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint to be able to utilize computer-based tools for reports, e-mail, and for general communication.
Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.
Working Conditions / Demands
This role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. This role frequently requires the ability to handle equipment. This role frequently requires the ability to remain stationary and ascend/descend ladders/stairs. This role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds. The role requires the ability to detect items in close proximity as well as far away; discern between colors; detect objects in peripheral space of self; discern items in detail; and to have good depth perception. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.