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Control Center Technician

Apply now Department: 3670060130 Fac Power Plant & Utilities
Job no: 510683
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

Core duties for the Control Center Technician position include: DDC Controls & Preventative Maintenance Perform maintenance and scheduled routine preventive maintenance on all building automation; Pneumatic & Legacy Systems – Make necessary repairs and upgrades on component replacement of building pneumatic and legacy systems; Control System Graphics – Develop graphics for Building Automation System and assign points so that controls can be monitored at the control terminals Project Development – Participate and assist with startup and verification of new projects to ensure successful operational functionality and testing of all building control systems and Fire/Security Systems – Work with various departments on campus and Honeywell on programming & development on a variety of fire & security systems.

Why Join Us:

The Division of Facilities is an action-oriented service organization within the K-State family. We plan, budget, build, operate, maintain, clean, supply and transport. We are custodians, landscapers, carpenters, plumbers, electricians, mechanics, project managers, engineers, architects, accountants, and administrative professionals — all stewards and leaders of an inspiring campus shared by many.

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:  https://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma and three years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience with troubleshooting, installing, and maintaining fire and/or security systems (This will include multiple types of systems including Honeywell, Simplex, Seimens, and others.)
  • 3 years experience with fire and/or security systems in a commercial or university setting
  • CISCO or other networking certification
  • Familiarity with open systems and/or 3rd party integrations
  • Familiarity with Networks, Routers, WANS, and other IT applications
  • Ability to read and understand electronic and electrical specifications, diagrams, and manuals, and use standard electronic test equipment and bench tools
  • Familiarity with JAMF, AIM, or other software packages utilized by KSU
  • Ability to interface and effectively work with various groups and cultures
  • Individual must balance multiple competing priorities, meet deadlines, be responsive, and thrive in a team environment
  • Self-driven, results-orientated with a positive outlook and clear focus
  • Outstanding organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, and AutoCAD. 
  • Associates Degree in Information Technology or other technical fields
  • NICET Level I (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies)
  • NICET Level II or higher (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies)
  • Training on Honeywell Fire Systems
  • Training on PCSC Security Systems
  • Networking Certification
  • Training in other Honeywell Systems

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
  • Have and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Operate various state vehicles for transportation to job sites and delivery of materials/equipment as needed.  Pass / maintain medical certification for respirator use.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Online application.
  2. Resume and cover letter with 3 professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by 05/31/2021.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$21.51 to $33.34 per hour

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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