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BMS Tech V

Company: Amentum
Location: Groton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking an advanced level industrial BMS (Building Management System) Technician to join our pharmaceutical maintenance team in Groton, CT!

  • Typical work hours are 7:00am - 3:30pm; hours may vary based on the requirements of critical business demand.

This BMS Technician is responsible for providing an advanced level of expertise in maintaining, troubleshooting, and servicing all aspects of the building automation systems in a large-scale multi-purpose complex. The BMS Technician must have the ability to maintain, improve, and participate in troubleshooting the associated HVAC equipment serving the spaces monitored. The BMS Technician must have a unique skill that combines computer-based programming, electrical controls, and steam/condensate knowledge to understand a buildings sequence of operation. This knowledge enables visibility and control to a pre-determined computerized program that balances air handlers, exhaust fans, and chilled water systems for personal comfort in office space or in a variable temperature and humidity conditional research space.

The BMS tech monitors all aspects of a building's temperature and humidity and is capable to calibrate, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair a wide variety of electronic/pneumatic control devices throughout the sites HVAC system using Siemens and Honeywell software/programs.

This position may collaborate with more advanced specialized technicians or subcontractors to perform facility related repairs. Effectively communicates with the site management, control room operators, Amentum technicians/mechanics, team, and the customer to understand requirements and solve complex monitoring and control problems.

The BMS Technician must have the ability to identify and correct any safety related issues and perform independent equipment evaluations to identify potential equipment failures. General maintenance of equipment may be required.

Essential Functions:

  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs BAS systems and equipment as well as related mechanical equipment and systems such as HVAC and process utilities such as steam, chilled water and reheat water. Performs and assures calibration and maintenance of instrumentation, equipment, and controls for optimum performance.
  • Responsible for vivarium lighting including up to the lighting relays.
  • Performs change control process' for any requests for modifications to the current control set up.
  • Responsible for all controller CPUs, proprietary communications bus (CBUS), BNAs (Building network Adapter) and the server Cat 6 cabling to the field devices.
  • Finds solutions and assists with procurement of spare parts.
  • Identifies and documents cost savings.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Follows and makes edit recommendations of site operations procedures for equipment and recommends facilities reliability improvements.
  • Develops and maintains good working relationships with other technicians to ensure effective troubleshooting and repair of equipment and systems.
  • Utilizes strong mechanical skills in order to complete assignments.
  • Responds and provides service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.
  • Under general supervision, performs tasks that reflect substantial variety and complexity. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems
  • Understands company policies and enforces safety regulations.
  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis, lockout/tagout, and wearing PPE as required.
  • Operates various measuring, diagnostic, and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers, and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment.
  • Flexible in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management or Lead.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Six years of experience as a BAS/BMS technician or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, holidays, various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.
  • This position may require a valid Driver's License.
  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires the ability to stand for prolonged periods and walk extensively throughout the facility during shift.
  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat, twist, crawl, and climb repetitive during shift.
  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel, work in cramped or confined spaces, or assume uncomfortable or tiring body positions repetitive for shift.
  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, stairs, or scaffolding.
  • Requires the ability to work at an accelerated pace in emergency conditions, as needed.
  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.
  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate degree in Electronics or Instrument Controls Technology or work experience
  • Licensed in CT E1, S2, or E2
  • Experience troubleshooting BAS systems and controls
  • Pneumatic valves, actuators, thermostats, and pneumatic controls experience
  • Knowledge of 0-10, 2-10, and 4-20 milliamp loops
  • Experience on use of meggers, voltmeters, and multi-meters used in troubleshooting activities
  • Knowledgeable of NFPA 70E code
  • Experience with a CMMS environment preferably EAMS
  • Hospital or research environment experience
  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • Six years of experience as a BAS/BMS technician or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, holidays, various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.
  • This position may require a valid Driver's License.
  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Requires the ability to stand for prolonged periods and walk extensively throughout the facility during shift.
  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat, twist, crawl, and climb repetitive during shift.
  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel, work in cramped or confined spaces, or assume uncomfortable or tiring body positions repetitive for shift.
  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.
  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, stairs, or scaffolding.
  • Requires the ability to work at an accelerated pace in emergency conditions, as needed.
  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.
  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.
  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Keywords: Amentum, New England , BMS Tech V, Other , Groton, Northeast

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