AAFA 2019 Spring Conference, April 3-5 

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Job Posting

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Building System Optimization Specialist / R97230 & R97231

Facilities Mgmt-Administration

University of Arkansas Little Rock invites applicants for the two (2) available positions of Building System Optimization Specialist (R97230 & R97231).  The Building System Optimization Specialists are responsible for the campus-wide Energy Management Control System and in conjunction with the System Operator and department supervisors for uncovering opportunities to improve system efficiency and increase occupant satisfaction. This position will work closely with the campus HVAC and electrical technicians and is responsible for installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of building electrical, electronic, and electromechanical energy management system components.

This position reports to the Assistant Director of Energy Management and is responsible for continued development and management of the University’s strategic energy plan, with a focus on campus energy usage including cost and sustainability. This position is governed by state and federal laws, and agency/institution policy.

Required Education and/or Experience:  Bachelor degree and experience operating, maintaining and repairing building energy management systems, HVAC systems, IT systems or process controls. In lieu of bachelor degree, a minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in operating, maintaining, and repairing building energy management systems may be accepted.

Preferred Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or engineering technology or a related computer science field; Experience working in an institutional, college or university environment; Possess a current boiler operator or electrical certificate; Experience integrating multiple control systems into a single enterprise level system; supervisory experience.

Application materials must be submitted through the online application system. Additional information about this position and application requirements are available under the Jobs link on the Human Resources’ website at  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background and drug screening. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background checks will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Under Arkansas law, all applications are subject to disclosure. Persons hired must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Schedule of Upcoming Events:

  • AAFA Spring Conference, April 3-5, UA Community College, Morrilton
  • 2019 CAPPA Annual Conference, September 28-October 2, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Related Sites:

  • APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities
  • CAPPA – APPA Central Region

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