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Controls System Administrator

Posted 21 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 01 October 2023
  • Referral:

"All candidates must be directly contracted by ASK Consulting on their payroll and cannot be subcontracted. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this moment".

JobTitle: Controls System Administrator

Duration: (03 Months - This will either be a direct hire or a temp to perm)

Location: Stanford, CA 94305 (This will be a hybrid schedule with rotating days onsite)

Pay Rate Range: $40/hr - $45/hr

Job Description:

What We Do:

  • Modern building automation systems are built upon common IT hardware and networking platforms. The Client ensures these platforms are highly reliable, secure, and scalable to meet the growing demands of our smart campus.

  • We work with servers, clusters, switches, gateways, databases, endpoint devices, user interfaces, authentication software, and many more IT industry components.

  • The Client'S team members are also masters of proprietary third-party software used to create a sequence of operation control logic to operate the many individual processes within buildings.

  • The Client develops control system logic programs for maintenance and upgrade projects as well as provides subject matter expert oversight for large new construction and retrofit projects being implemented by contractors.

Who You Are:

  • You are someone who is passionate about applying advanced technology to the physical world of high-performance buildings.

  • You are a constant learner, who hungers for new experiences and who enjoys sharing knowledge with colleagues.

  • You are comfortable with the fact that there is always more for you to learn in this position, you will gradually become an expert in three diverse areas: IT systems, building process systems, and control systems.

  • You appreciate the value of personal interactions with your work peers, customers, and superiors. You dont shy away from speaking up at meetings and preparing documentation to present your opinions.

  • You have a unique background of education, training, experience, and aptitude, and a drive to complete our Training program. Perhaps you havent been able to find your niche in the technology job market yet; we could be it!

Qualifications We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

  • 3 or more years of applicable experience administering IT systems including configuring and maintaining networks, servers, and user accounts. Relevant educational credentials may substitute for years of experience.

  • Experience with computer PC architecture, basic computer math and conventions, and basic PC troubleshooting. CompTIA A+ certification (or equivalent), or ability to acquire within one year of start.

  • Knowledge of general network topics, such as TCP/IP protocol and OSI model. CompTIA Network+, CCENT, or equivalent certification, or ability to acquire within one year of start.

  • Tridium Niagara N4 Certification, or ability to acquire within one year of start

  • Ability to interpret mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and control systems drawings

  • Proficient with MS Office Suite

  • Good oral and written communication skills. To be demonstrated through sample work and/or professional references.

  • Good customer relations skills. To be demonstrated through professional references.

  • Experience operating and maintaining modern building Direct Digital Control (DDC) systems is a plus

  • Knowledge of commercial building HVAC processes and systems is a plus

Your Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lets talk about the specific tasks a Control System Administrator Trainee performs.

  • Monitor performance of computerized components and communication networks to ensure uptime and reliability of control systems

  • Perform control system software upgrades and patches

  • Confirm all communications networks are installed and configured properly between the room level Local Control Units, the Building Level Controllers (i.e. JACEs), and the Building Control System Server

  • Create a sequence of operation logic program files using control system software

  • Create user interface graphics program files using control system software

  • Support troubleshooting of building process systems, including but not limited to HVAC and lighting, by working with other operations departments to efficiently identify and resolve the source of problems

  • Observe and support functional performance tests for construction projects

  • Maintain building control system documentation to ensure accurate as-built information, up-to-date sequence of operations (SOOs), and easy-to-reference set points and schedules

  • Configure and tune control analytics tools (i.e. FDD) to match the needs of specific processes and buildings

  • Attend required training classes and satisfy requirements for completion certification

  • Achieve proficiency in areas and at dates specified in your Training Plan

About ASK:ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.