Senior BMS Specialist
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: : BBBH113665
Location: USA, District of Columbia, Washington DC
Sector: Design & Engineering, Building Services, Built Environment
Date posted: 22/09/2017
As a Senior Technology Consultant / BMS Specialist you will be responsible to provide trade specific design: HVAC equipment selection, layout (utilizing CAD/BIM); calculations (utilizing appropriate software) and other related design services including coordination with the designs of other trades (architectural and engineering/internal and external) working in conjunction with a technical team. Knowledge of IT infrastructure to support integrated smart building systems will be critical. Must take ownership of the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the work assigned to you. Along with engineering duties listed above you will be responsible for the execution of project instrumentation and controls support activities, and maintain internal and external client satisfaction. You will be responsible for assigned projects and the preparation of controls design drawings and integrated systems specifications for Government, Aviation, Critical Facilities, Health Care, Pharmaceutical and various other markets.
Controls and Instrumentation Responsibilities:
*Take an active role in business developments efforts by assisting with proposal development, attending industry networking events and conducting presentations for external environment
*Preparing BMS controls and instrumentation network architecture and one-line drawings that could be pertinent to smart office/building environments.
*Performs as the lead designer for projects.
*Ability to develop standard and unique building and mechanical system sequences of operations for assigned projects
*Select equipment for use in building systems and write reports
*Create plans, schematics, equipment selection, load calculations, systems narratives and specifications, system design and layout, field investigation and construction administration
*Manage assigned BMS/IBS project from design, implementation and commissioning phases
*Interface with clients and contractors and attend meetings
*Interface with Principle-in-Charge and Project Managers
*Work closely with the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and technology project design team
*Responsible for quality control on assigned projects
*Assist in resource and financial management
*Help develop and utilize BMS/IBS processes and standards
We are looking for a candidate who can work with the team to assure client satisfaction, demonstrating an understanding of the assigned projects as well as the ability to foresee challenges. To succeed in this role, your technical expertise must be complemented by self-motivation, relationship building skills, effective communication skills, and the ability to effectively work in a fast-paced, challenging environment. The ideal candidate we are looking for is a motivated individual who has the ability to change hats and be responsible for multiple BMS/IBS projects.
*Bachelor's degree from accredited university in Engineering or Technical discipline
*8 to 12 years' experience working on mechanical, controls, instrumentation and smart building technology projects
*5+ years' experience in Project Management
*Knowledge of HVAC systems and controls and instrumentation design and building control sequence of operations
*Understanding of BMS and integrated sub-system network topography and basic building IT Infrastructure technology
*Basic knowledge of IT Infrastructure including design of cable plant (horizontal & backbone), pathways, telecommunication room design and data center design including cabinet placement and LAN/WAN equipment coordination
*Effective team player; ability to work independently or in a team environment
*Excellent organization skills, with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously that knows when to delegate work to others to meet project deadlines
*Candidate with good basic communication skills who can represent the firm in a professional manner.
*Candidate with AutoCAD and Revit experience, a plus
*Registered Communication Distribution Designer (RCDD, a plus but not a requirement
*Registered E.IT. or Professional Engineer (PE), a plus but not a requirement
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