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Reporting directly to the Director for Facilities Operations (MEPC Shops), the Manager of Instrumentation and Controls is responsible for enhancing existing programs, driving continuous improvement and leading the next evolution of Caltech's best-in-class sustainability programs. The Manager of Instrumentation and Controls will lead the Building Management Systems and Central Utility Plant Controls Teams.
The successful applicant will be a highly motivated self-starter with exceptional communication and organizational skills and possess the ability to work collaboratively with cross functional groups across the Facilities Management Team as well as the Campus Divisions.
Lead controls functions for both the Campus and central utility plant operations.
Stay abreast of the latest Control Applications and latest industry trends.
Assist the Design & Construction team with developing Control Design Standards.
Responsible for coordinating controls related topics and issue with Commissioning Agents and Caltech Commissioning team (Internally & Externally).
Develop and implement a Controls Integrations plan that includes ALL systems on Campus such as but not limited to BMS, Central Utility Plant Controls, Lighting Controls, Electrical Systems, etc.
Perform periodic campus wide BMS audits to troubleshoot graphics, alarms, histories on the existing system.
Work with the energy team to identify and troubleshoot opportunities using skyspark and verify savings.
Make recommendations for Controls best practices by identifying, investigating and evaluating new emerging controls technologies such as analytics devices, and their applicability to making Caltech a Smart Building Campus.
Responsible for developing, updating Control Maintenance & Operations Standards.
Review controls submittals for D&C Project.
Responsible for managing Campus wide (Building & Central Utility Plant) Controls metrics.
Collaborate with peer institutions to share best practices and identify synergies and advance the state-of-the-art Smart Building Technologies at Caltech.
Perform other duties as may be assigned.
Bachelor's degree in engineering, related field or 10+ years in the Controls Industry.
Demonstrated experience, passion and interest in sustainability and integrating holistic solutions throughout organizations.
Demonstrated ability to implement strategies to achieve program goals.
Excellent analytical skills and experience with managing budgets.
Self-starter with strong interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work comfortably and effectively in cross-functional teams, build coalitions and communicate effectively with faculty and staff population.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate technical concepts to diverse audiences and knowledge of social marketing using print and digital formats.
Must be highly organized and have strong management skills as well as technical and administrative problem solving skills.
Managed a minimum of six (6) direct reports.
Experience with Niagara BMS and SCADA Applications.
Experience with Analytical Applications, Such as SkySpark, Niagara Analytics, etc.
Niagara 4 technical certification and experience with distech controls applications.
Master's degree in related science, management, or technical discipline.
LEED AP certification and experience with other green buildings standards.
Knowledge of lab operations, especially fume hood control systems.
Knowledge of municipal solid waste management and organics recycling best practices.
Previous experience with implementing sustainability initiatives in the higher education sector.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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