Facilities Control Specialist (63044)

  • California State Polytechnic University Pomona
  • Pomona, California
  • Apr 17, 2021
Full Time Facilities Management

Job Description

Type of Appointment: Full-Time, Probationary
Collective Bargaining Unit: Teamsters Local - Unit 6

Classification Salary Range: $6,034 - $7,651 per month
Anticipated Hiring Range: $6,034 - $6,573 per month

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
*Unless instructed otherwise

This recruitment is open until filled.

Facilities Planning and Management (FP&M) serves as the lead organization for planning, developing, and maintaining the campus 'natural and built environments in support of the university's mission. The department seeks to preserve and enhance CPP's history, aesthetics, physical assets, and natural ecosystems through coordinated planning, design, and construction of buildings, roads, infrastructure, landscaping and other physical improvements. As an advocate on behalf of the university and its auxiliaries, FPM strives to provide facilities that meet scope, budget, operational needs and functional requirements. FPM is comprised of approximately 200 facilities professionals (FTE) that also provides maintenance services including custodial services, landscaping, recycling, building and mechanical trades, energy and utility management, fleet and auto services.

The workforce is culturally diverse and multilingual. Its composition includes full time staff throughout FPM who are also earning their degrees and many whom have graduated from Cal Poly Pomona. The staff includes licensed architects and engineers, accountants, planners, project managers, administrative staff, carpenters, plumbers, locksmiths, painters, electricians, landscape architects, computer technicians, custodians and other building and mechanical trade technicians.


The Facilities Control Specialist will maintain and control the campus' HVAC systems by use of a direct digital, centrally located energy management system, stand-alone building management controllers, time clocks and manual mechanical controls; maintain control system for all types of ventilation distribution systems including variable air volume controllers and independent building control systems (pneumatic, electric/electronic or a combination of both); inspect, maintain and operate the controls for all auxiliary equipment associated with the distribution of environmentally controlled HVAC systems; maintain, operate, assist in redesign and installation of equipment, piping and all associated instruments vital to the function of utility/support systems, throughout the university; analyze system problems and make corrections both by computer and by performing repairs in the field; provide independent support of the EMS system, including the ability to set up hardware, work stations and to upgrade them as necessary.

The incumbent will provide support, service, and maintenance for utility metering on campus.

The incumbent will provide support for the Maintenance Electric Shop and develop and maintain automation for campus lighting.

The incumbent will track energy use by monitoring the EMS inputs if available and prepare reports on energy use for Facilities Management.


Four (4) years of experience in the following areas: progressively responsible skilled journey-level experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining large, complex and sophisticated heating, ventilation, refrigeration and air conditioning and water treatment systems; experience installing, inspecting, servicing, repairing, replacing and calibrating building automation and comfort systems; and experience using programming features of building automation systems AND a thorough understanding of electric, electronic, pneumatic and digitally controlled building automation systems, including a thorough knowledge of assigned building automation systems. Must be able to use of the building automation systems programming features to design, modify and implement programs to achieve facilities management's goals, as well as to perform remote and hands-on troubleshooting, intervention and repair, as needed. Must possess a California Driver's License.

The Facilities Control Specialist classification is part of the CSU HVAC Series. To find an overview of this position and the typical qualifications, please visit the link below:



Five (5) years' experience operating and maintain DDC control systems for HVAC and lighting control; progressively responsible skilled journey level experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining large, complex HVAC systems. Experience installing, inspecting, servicing, repairing, replacing and calibrating building automation and control systems, specifically Invensys/Robertshaw Controls and Distech Controls. Experience troubleshooting and rebuilding Invensys/Robertshaw VAV controllers; experience with installation and troubleshooting of Distech controllers; experience with the scheduling and programming functions of Tridium Niagara 4 software; the ability to design and install control sub-systems integrated with the campus automation system; comprehensive understanding of pneumatic, electric, and electronic DDC control systems; must understand programming logic, schematic drawings, ladder diagrams, and be able to generate the same from a sequence of operation statement; knowledge of networking operations; understanding and knowledge in the use of Tridium Niagara AX and Niagara 4 software; ability to customize system software and to build and develop web based graphic screens required to operate and monitor the DDC and water control systems; ability to set up software, hardware, workstations and upgrade as necessary; college Level building automation courses or previous experience with DDC control systems; ability to create worksheets and reports utilizing Microsoft Excel and Word; and the ability to access programming of Distech controllers with Tridium Niagara 4 software and troubleshoot programming code is preferred.


A background check must satisfactorily be completed before a candidate can be offered this position. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for this position. The background check consists of the following: Employment verification, education verification, reference checks, and checks of the following systems and databases: National Social Security Number/Address Locator, Felony/Misdemeanor, National Criminal Database, Federal Criminal, Department of Motor Vehicles, and National Sex Offender Registry.


Cal Poly Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The university subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity/gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, genetic information, medical condition, and covered veteran status.


Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with state and federal crime awareness and campus security legislation, including The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, California Education Code section 67380, and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the Cal Poly Pomona Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available at: http://dsa.cpp.edu/police/securityreport.asp


The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. http://www.calstate.edu/eo/EO-1083.html
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

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