September 21, 2016

Automation Engineer


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    La Jolla, CA
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    Full Time
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Job Description


Successful candidate will be self-starting, able to operate with minimal supervision, customer focused, possess excellent interpersonal skills and sense of urgency; has the ability to understand contracts and manage to desired outcomes; understands data base and data management; successful background in JCI control systems, HVAC trades and alarm/sensor monitoring systems (Rees/Panasonic); create/write/query reports from BMS, CMMS and Financial systems; has the ability to analyze system needs and generate reports to reflect future investment opportunities to maintain a healthy monitoring systems/environment.

The incumbent will be responsible for the following:

Facilities Management Support:

CMMS (EAMS) Data integrity Asset information, PM script reviews
MRO PO support timely vendor payment, best price, timely approvals

Root cause analysis support for failed equipment, FM system issues
Small works project management trade/vendor coordination and customer interface and follow up
Customer Liaison
Vendor management support
Repair and Maintenance oversight and project coordination
Maintain engineering and control drawings
Facilitates GxP/Compliance adherence

Building Controls Support:

Build and nurture positive relationships with customers, stakeholders, and vendors. Collaborate with internal stakeholders and serve as liaison for vendors.
Monitor/Produce/Review BMS system health reports tracking equipment and vendor performance to identify and correct failures (alarms, sensors, controls, energy measurement devices)
Monitor deviations, ensure appropriate notifications are completed and failures are corrected as appropriate.
Inspects and audits equipment, systems and quality of performance of HVAC, pneumatic and electronic controlled mechanical equipment
Responsible for safe work practices
Monitors energy consumption and energy management
Monitor building and equipment alarms; ensure follow up work is completed.
Support service contract negotiations with vendors
Process purchase orders utilizing Ariba/SAP financial systems.
Manage vendors, via SLA/SOW with respect to service delivery and contractual obligations.
Follow-up on key issues with vendors (e.g., performance and quality issues, issue resolution, contract re-negotiation, contract termination)
Identify areas in which to maximize efficiencies.
Serve on network/forums, focusing on best practices