• Building Automation Systems Tech II (Commercial HVAC)

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Job ID
    Building Maintenance
    Company Name
    Medxcel Facilities Management
  • Overview

    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 Systems Tech II (Commercial HVAC)  will utilize and improve upon their skills while working with Medxcel throughout the assigned working location of St. Thomas West Hospital - Nashville, TN. This position is responsible for programming, monitoring, installing, testing, re-commissioning, inspecting, diagnosing, repairing and programming building automation systems (BAS) including HVAC, building lighting, fire and safety devices, and other integrated systems.


    Other duties include updating and maintaining the graphical web interface that enables systems monitoring and diagnosis and applying knowledge of multiple communications protocols including DMS, BacNet, Lon Works, Siemens and Tridium. The Building Automation Technician II will work with a variety of control systems including Victor, C-cure, Inet7, Automated Logic, Trane, Johnson Controls, Siemens and other building control manufacturer’s products.


    Key Benefits: 


    27 PTO Days (pro-rated based on start date) 

    Industry leading medical, dental, and vision insurance 

    403b retirement 



    Building Automation System Maintenance and Repair

    • Troubleshoots, repairs, or coordinates repair of building-automation-system console communications equipment including printed circuit boards, modems, and leased data circuits
    • Prepares drawings and diagrams of system additions or revisions after installation
    • Writes and debugs computer programs for the building automation system (such as energy consumption reports and utility distribution reports)
    • Handles emergency service calls, as directed, during both regularly scheduled hours and after hours (as needed).
    • Test system readings, ensuring an optimal systems operation.
    • Complete service repairs, replacements/adjustments/calibration on automated systems and its components by following maintenance, troubleshooting and installation instructions.
    • Provide technical support for all capital projects dealing with control systems.
    • Installs, maintains or services systems and components, to include setting and adjustment of pneumatic / digital controls, replacement of defective components, preventive maintenance and system monitoring.
    • Installs services or replaces components including, but not limited to, switches, sensors, lines, pressure gauges, t-stats etc.
    • 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.

    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
    • Assists an electronics engineer in the design and implementation of various building automation hardware and computer software systems
    • Makes recommendations to an electronics engineer regarding revisions to the building automation hardware and associated building-automation system functions 


    Education and Work Experience

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • Two year college degree in related field preferred
    • Experience in healthcare preferred
    • Valid driver’s license is required. Must be able to be insured for driving company vehicles as applicable to duties
    • Minimum 5 years HVAC, electrical, badge/camera, or building automation experience required
    • Trane Summit 101 and/or Siemens BAU-3015 training preferred.
    • Skilled in programming, job start-up and checkout, and troubleshooting.


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