Building Automation Systems Tech III

at Medxcel Facilities Management
Location Mequon
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified


Medxcel is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.

The Building Automation Technician III serves as the lead for the Building Automation Team. This position is responsible for driving the execution for maintenance, installation, repair, testing, and inspection of Building Automation Systems and equipment throughout the assigned working location of Wheaton St. Joseph - Milwaukee, WI. She/he is the subject matter expert on Building Automation and controls and will ensure the team and facility meets national, state, and local regulatory requirement. This position will perform master level building automation (Energy Controls) trades work with considerable independence and latitude in judgment concerning methods, materials, and priority of assigned work orders. Position is responsible for ensuring efficient operation of energy controls function according to their design.

Building Automation System Maintenance and Repair:

+ Diagnoses trouble or defect, determines corrective action and repairs system

+ Performs preventative maintenance and diagnostics on automation system and components according to hospital and industry standards

+ Addresses complete and incomplete work orders, customer complaints from internal and external sources and ensures follow-up activity toward the resolution of such complaints

+ Responsible for replacements, upgrades, adjustments, and calibration on automation systems and components following issued tasking, maintenance, troubleshooting and installation instructions

+ Ability to write, edits, and debugs Siemens and Trane program code with minimal guidance from vendors. Ability to lead, guides, and instruct lower level technicians, other crafts, and contractors when needed for the proper maintenance and installation of building

+ Troubleshoots, adjusts, calibrates, repairs, and replaces electronic, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic control systems and devices

+ Performs preventive maintenance tasks according to established schedules, i.e., test and adjust damper motor operation, review controls sequence, replace bad sensors, t-stats, humidity sensors, checking integrity of wiring

+ Handle over-rides and special programming, as needed

Building Automation System Administration:

+ Ensures that the building automation system is properly maintained and operating correctly

+ Analyzes full requirements of automation system, and check and test system components. Diagnose trouble or defects; determine corrective action and repair system

+ Observes and tests malfunctioning systems to determine cause and appropriate corrective action; reads blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams, and technical manuals as applicable to new installations or assigned service/repair orders

+ Ensures compliance with and adherence to applicable codes, ordinances, building, and safety standards regarding automated controls installation, service and repair activities

+ Monitors systems functioning for the purpose of recognizing potential problems; addresses such accordingly.Performs system checkout and leads in automation systems startups with in-house staff , contractors, vendors, and consulting engineers


+ Provides supervision of Building Automation Technicians I and IIs in the absence of the Facilities Manager

+ Create an environment of teamwork and encourage creativity in a culture of continuous change

+ Actively manage staff personnel and assures that each is treated with respect and fairness and that each is provided with tools and knowledge to perform their duties

+ Create and maintain a positive work environment; ensure team members are adequately equipped to perform their duties and responsibilities


+ Minimum 5 years HVAC, electrical, badge/camera, or building automation experience required

+ Skilled in programming, job start-up and checkout, and troubleshooting. Building automation technician and programming background preferred


+ Associate's degree in Electronics or other related field with 3-5 years building automation service experience, or Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience required

+ Two year college degree in related field preferred


+ Valid driver's license. Must be able to be insured for driving company vehicles as applicable to duties required

+ Trane Summit 101 and/or Siemens BAU-3015 training preferred

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