Engineering Tech IV (EMCS Operator)
Engineering Technician Job in Laughlin Air Force Base, TX
Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. The specifications listed are not intended to reflect all job duties performed within the job.
General Description of Responsibilities:
Energy Management and Control System (EMCS) Unit is responsible for surveillance, operating, and controlling or correcting system parameters on utility and building environmental systems (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) which are connected to EMCS' centralized computer control workstations. Uses engineering designs and system-generated display graphics to interpret the malfunctions or alarms and the nature of the problem. Self-sufficient and operates as Service call Receptionist as needed.
Performs emergency correction of faulty operating conditions and takes the necessary actions to correct or neutralize alarm conditions on EMCS equipment.
Performs actions necessary to remotely start and stop equipment according to a schedule developed for each utility, building, or system.
Develops schedules or set parameters to initiate history trends for any EMCS operation.
Makes set-point adjustments to optimize operations and efficiencies and minimize costs, or to change the operating parameters of the systems, equipment, and equipment components due to changed conditions caused by emergencies, equipment malfunctions, or changed requirements. Ensures all set-points are within Air Force guidelines or standards.
Performs system-optimizing through the reading and logging of temperatures, pressures, humidity, and equipment status, and increases efficiencies through adjusting dampers, valves, control point settings, etc.
Monitors Laughlin's weather forecasts sent via computer and the base network, from the base weather squadron.
Monitors uninterrupted power supplies for critical facilities via computer and the base network system, and notifies the appropriate personnel if problems develop.
. Performs duties of Service Call Receptionist during off-duty hours of the Production Control section such as and not limited to; loading service call or labor data into computer.
Performs appropriate maintenance on all EMCS equipment located in master control room.
Develops the necessary computer graphics to enhance or modify EMCS computer equipment or workstations.
Use radios and telephone communication to notify personnel of items such as; service calls, weather forecasts, flight line emergencies or requirements, and general information.
Utilizes email to notify personnel or supervisor.
Maintains EMCS operations logbook.
Generates word processing or spreadsheets by computer for day-to-day functions or as a requirement from supervisor.
Maintains a computer-generated spreadsheet for tracking EMCS changes to HVAC systems throughout base facilities.
Maintains a government key inventory for all facilities on base by periodic inspection or inventorying of them and issuing them to individuals as needed.
Maintains, updates, or modifies as necessary a computer generated EMCS work schedule for their supervisor's approval.
Responsible for maintaining an on-call roster for all personnel working in Civil Engineer Squadron.
Responsible for timely reporting of accidents, injuries, and hazardous situations.
Perform all other work-related duties as assigned.
Timely completion and accuracy of all work.
Working closely and harmoniously with other employees.
Adherence to contract requirements, safety and health regulations, and company policies
Work Environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be borne by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Work may be performed outdoors. Work is typically performed in an office setting, with a 24-hour work schedule.
Job Requirement, Mandatory:
Class C Texas driver's license.
Ability to pass a government background check.
High school graduate or equivalent
Fulfilled duties as an EMCS for a minimum of (3) years
Worked full-time as an HVAC Field Technician for (4) consecutive years or four (4) as an Environmental Controls (ECS) Field Technician (required documentation)
Has completed training from Johnson Controls and Siemens Apogee Controls
Required Training Certificates Building Automation, Operators and Engineers Courses
Has completed formal training for HVAC Systems and Controls
Required Training Certificates for 1. Johnson Metasys System Extended Architecture for Building Operators Course #388; 2. Johnson Metasys System Extended Architecture for Building Engineers Course #389; 3. Siemens Controls- Insight Workstation Training Courses; #ST102, ST502, ST6203, #ST6254, #ST7254, #ST503, & #ST6273
Job Requirement, Preferred:
Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional and courteous manner in diversified situations.
Ability to understand and have a working knowledge of hazardous, safety, and environmental warnings.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The above-noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the applicant a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of this position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of the position.
We acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals. We pledge ourselves to craft and maintain an environment that respects diverse traditions, heritages, and experiences. Choctaw is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
Choctaw Defense Services, Inc.
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