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Control Center Technician

Apply now Department: 3670060010 Fac Building Maintenance
Job no: 513475
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Facilities / Grounds / Skilled Trades
Pay Grade: 09A

About This Role:

Facilities Building Maintenance is wanting to fill a Control Center Technician position includes: 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-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:

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:

  • 3 years of HVAC & DDC Controls, Networks, Mechanical System experience working in a commercial or university setting.
  • 3 years LonWorks, Modbus, or BACNET programming experience.
  • 3 years PLC based programming experience in industrial, commercial or university environments.
  • Familiarity with HVAC Controls, Networks, Routers and WANS
    CISCO or other networking certification preferred.
  • Experience with systems that involve Advanced Solutions such as EBI, Tridium, Echelon products, or other open technologies for Building automation/integration solution a plus.
  • Experience with Open systems and/or 3rd party integrations.
  • Experience in managing a large building automation & controls system.
  • 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.
  • Associate's Degree in HVAC or technical degree.
  • Training on Honeywell or similar Building control and/or fire systems.
  • NICET Certification.
  • Training on PCSC Security Systems.
  • Networking Certification.

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. 

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:


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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