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Building Automation Technician II/III

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

The Jackson Laboratory has an opportunity available for an Building Automation Technician II/III at our Bar Harbor, Maine Campus!
The Building Automation Technician is responsible for work of complex difficulty in operation, maintenance (controls, sensors), modifications, calibration, troubleshooting, and repair of Building Automation Systems, Fire Protection Systems, Security Systems and other tasks as they apply to demands of the department.

Responsibilities:
Troubleshoots, calibrates, repairs, and/or coordinates repair of field and panel mounted devices along with associated control algorithms for HVAC and building environmental automation systems. Assists with maintenance and operation of Fire Protection Systems, Security System.
Primary focus of this position is the design, installation and commissioning of new and modification of existing automation systems including but not limited to additional card readers, relocation of thermostats, installation of new VAV controllers as well implementation of various building automation hardware and computer software systems. Area of responsibility includes all current and future JAX sites. Periods of significant travel will be required depending on the location of assigned projects.
Assists in the coordination of on-going construction activities and response to out-of-band environmental parameters.
Provide detailed reports on equipment utilization.
Provides training to others in the operation and repair of automated building systems. Percentage of time
Performs other duties as needed.

Qualifications:
In-depth knowledge of electronic principles, knowledge of computer programming and the ability to write simply programs.
Analytical ability for problem solving.
Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, wiring diagrams, sequences of operations, control drawings and control loops.
Ability and willingness to rapidly learn new technical skills and apply them in the maintenance and operation of the facility. Analytical ability for problem solving and to communicate effectively with others in writing and verbally.
Ability to bend, squat or crouch, crawl, kneel, stoop, stretch and stand and/or work in cramped areas for prolonged periods of times while repairing equipment both at floor level, overhead, and or/in confined space areas.
Ability to climb stairs and ladders (both inclined and vertical).
Ability to enter man-holes, vaults, and other classified and unclassified confined spaces. A respirator and/or specialized personal protective equipment may be required to access certain confined spaces.
Certification in confined space entry or ability to qualify within 6 months.
With or without assistance, must be able to exert 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects and job-related materials and/or equipment.
Willing to travel to other sites as needed for training, project design, installation, and commissioning.

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 851820

Posted On: Nov 23, 2022

Updated On: Jan 13, 2023

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