Building Systems Analyst in Portland, OR at Volt

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Building Systems Coordinator

Job Summary

Responsible for keeping building system technology fully integrated for portfolio of properties, as well as the daily operation and maintenance of assigned properties, ensuring that they meet standards for safety, appearance, and overall functionality. 

Job Function

Stays abreast of uses and applies latest technologies as it relates to building systems and equipment

• Works as the liaison between the internal IT team, engineering team, and property management team, and our IT contractor

• Provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating, and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements

• Supports annual budget planning with recommendations for building system software upgrades and technology improvements

• Helps plan and coordinate various IT projects across portfolio of properties

• Provides training and troubleshooting support to users in the area of building technology

• Performs building technology system administration

• Coordinates all telecommunications contractor relationships effectively to ensure service expectations and contract obligations are met and costs are within budget.

• Effectively uses the computerized maintenance management system to record and track all work, completing work and closing work orders in a timely manner

• Performs general preventative interior and exterior maintenance  

• Monitors energy and utility usage

• Assists with tenant improvements and alterations

• Inspects vacant spaces regularly to ensure that they are in show ready condition

• Creates and maintains related documentation

• Communicates with supervisor and/or Property Manager the needs of tenants and concerns relating to building operations

• Other duties as assigned 

Core Competencies

• Strong technology knowledge with good understanding of IOT, networks, IT systems and software and HVAC technology systems and/or ability to expand knowledge in these areas

• Possess strong problem-solving and analytical skills

• Ability to review proposals, compare proposals and provide recommendations

• Ability to plan and prioritize work activities effectively

• Excellent communication skills

• Ability to work independently and proactively

• Ability to respond to others’ needs in a timely and professional manner

• Mechanical abilities, including a basic understanding of HVAC systems

• Ability to work in the job conditions required of the position

• Maintains confidentiality in all communications 

Knowledge / Experience / Educational Requirements

Minimum of at least four years’ experience in a Class A or Class B building maintenance position, multi-family building environment or in a construction trade position where the skills transfer

• Experience working with various technologies including:

- BACnet network communication protocols

- Variable frequency drives

- Chillers plant controls  

- Direct Digital HVAC controls

- Understanding of remote access for BMS or access control systems

- Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, or similar applications

• BOC I & II– Building Operators Certification is required

• Must have SMT (Systems Maintenance Technician) and be working towards SMA (Systems Maintenance Administrator) through BOMA

• Must complete EPA/Refrigerant certification within 90 days of hire

• CPR certified, required (we provide training)

• College degree preferred 
 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer