Building Automation System Spe

Date:  May 16, 2024

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Non Clinical Jobs
Job Type:  Rotating
Schedule Type:  Full-Time
Requisition ID:  949026

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Primary Purpose

Participates in all phases of operating the Building Automation System (BAS), repair and maintenance of modules, controls and related electrical work, while serving as a work leader with regard to BAS, vendor coordination, documentation of service, project planning, and the request for proposal (RFP) process.


Minimum Specifications



  • Associate's degree in Electronics or other technical field or equivalent schooling in a technical trade institute.



  • Three to five (3-5) years field experience with operating, installing and/or servicing building automation and integrated systems with strong background in energy management systems, networking, and system integration.


Equivalent Education and/or Experience:

  • May have an equivalent combination of education and experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.



  • Must have a Texas Class C Drivers License Required


Skills or Special Abilities:

  • Must have access to an automobile and be insurable.
  • Must have experience analyzing the performance of equipment, such as the Building Automation System (BAS), Transvac and the Pneumatic Tube System (PTS), based on field measurements and BAS trend data and working knowledge of those systems; central plant operations, heating/cooling and air handler systems.
  • Must have experience troubleshooting the building automation systems and/or remote monitoring systems.
  • Must have knowledge of HVAC system mechanics, temperature controls, PTS, Transvac and energy management.
  • Must have knowledge of engineering fundamentals, HVAC concepts.
  • Must have knowledge and proficiency in operating and program functions of Building Automation Control and HVAC systems such as Siemens, Honeywell, Translogic, Transvac and Johnson controls.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an expert working knowledge of the proper use of meters, hand tools and power tools.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with department and Hospital personnel, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, sketches, drawings, and technical instruction manuals.
  • Must be able to prepare estimates for work required.
  • Must have advanced computer skills, understanding of controls networking.
  • Must be physically able to lift heavy loads, walk, stand for extended periods, and climb ladders.



1. Oversees the Daily Support and Maintenance of all Building Automation System servers, software, and field processors to include temperature and humidity monitoring and adjustment, Transvac, Wattstopper, pneumatic tube and the refrigerator monitoring. 2. Oversees multiple HVAC controls and other systems, including chilled water/heating water central plants, thermal storage systems, large air handling systems, Transvac, PTS, lighting controls and equipment of various types and sizes.

3. Monitors daily operation, identifies and diagnoses potential problems using computer workstations and on-site observations. Regularly observes the PTS, Transvac, lighting controls, chillers, boilers, pumps, fans, etc. to monitor performance and performs scheduled system inspections.

4. Interfaces with maintenance team members to execute repairs or modifications of controlled systems and equipment. Consults with team members and customers for recommended upgrades, energy savings opportunities, or operational changes to equipment.

5. Performs Critical Alarm Monitoring & Response. Ensures all received alarms are mitigated, or planned for future mitigation.

6. Modifies or creates programming to provide requested operational changes or to add new devices. Executes or oversees regular system maintenance (backups, downloads, performance monitoring, etc.).

7. Schedules equipment run times as requested and produces system reports of trends, histories, etc., as required. Runs standard reports including, but not limited to, all points in override & all points in alarm. Documents and maintains all levels of Building Automation Systems (BAS) information, servers, workstations and field processors tied into BAS.

8. Maintains a positive working relationship with job related contacts, such as management, patients, employees, contractors, and vendors in order to improve overall departmental and area performance and to ensure that all job contacts are pleasant and productive.

9. Serves as the expert Building Automation System Specialist representative on assigned projects as needed.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status. As part of our commitment to our patients and employees’ wellness, Parkland Health is a tobacco and smoke-free campus.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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