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Building Automation System (BAS) Operator

Job ID9E-4A-17-C5-3F-ED
Date Posted2019-10-25
Posted Until2020-04-22
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryTrades
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The Building Automation System (BAS) Operator is responsible for the BAS and other controls in the building with scope including preventive and corrective maintenance, configuration modifications, programming, and developing and implementing optimization initiatives. They are also responsible for performing work in accordance with established processes and practices and for complying with internal and external requirements including but not limited to environmental, health and safety, fire protection. This position will be office based with travel time <5% time. Work is performed by remotely logging into BAS.

Installation & Troubleshooting

Responds to demand service requests for BAS/Control related issues to diagnose and rectify using various remote BAS platforms.
Works with building operators and site managers to identify efficiencies and energy savings in building operations.
Optimizes facility uptime and asset integrity of assigned facility.
Develops recommendations for BAS system changes and implements approved changes which may include working with external control contractors for the programming.
Performs commissioning inspections to transition projects from installation to an on-going operation.

Performs systems monitoring, inspection, preventative, corrective and demand service maintenance on systems for building automation, controls, energy management system and equipment and to ensure facility uptime, uninterrupted client operations, asset integrity, and energy and operating cost objectives are achieved.
Maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and optimizes building automation/controls systems and equipment remotely.
Assists in the electrical/mechanical preventative maintenance activities. Identify, record and escalate deficiencies as observed during remote BAS trouble shooting and adjustment work. Maintain record in BAS portal and work order management system as applicable.
Performs work in accordance to established processes and practices.
Complies with all internal and external requirements including but not limited to environmental, health and safety, fire protection.

Client Relations

Provides observations about facility building automation equipment and systems conditions and deficiencies and provides suggestions for enhancement and repair.
Enhance tenant and customer satisfaction and maintain positive relations through way work and services are delivered.


Records progress notes and resolution data within work order management database. Ensures work completed meets quality, contract response and all other requirements.
Receives, tracks, monitors, reassign and reports status of maintenance and repair work within work order management database.
Initiates documents to obtain formal approval of work required.
Participates in and assists with facility-related projects.
Submits all expenditures on a timely basis.
Other duties as assigned.


College OR University Degree/Diploma/Certification in HVAC, Controls, and/or Building Operations is desirable.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the field of designing, installing, programming, and/or maintenance of automated control/energy management systems.
Demonstrated experience with computers, computer networks and internet protocols.
Familiar with integration concepts and platforms such as BACnet systems.
Operational experience in fault detection platforms considered an asset
Good knowledge of optimization and energy management strategy for BAS system.
Strong ability to adhere and to properly execute processes and practices relating to facility operations and maintenance
Current knowledge of building codes and standards and ability to research and apply related codes and standards.
Possesses a strong environmental, health and safety mindset. Ability to perform work in a safe manner.
Strong client-service orientation along with a high sense of urgency.
Effective communication skills for the purpose of data relay, exchange, feedback, and clarification.
Mentoring skills required to support lower level technician’s development.
Must be able and willing to work occasional extended hours and weekend shifts on a stand by basis to receive and action urgent and emergency call-outs as they arise.
Bilingualism considered an asset.


Certificate of Qualification in HVAC/Refrigeration or Electrical considered an asset.
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