Project Manager, Facilities Automation

Standford, CA 94305

Posted: 01/16/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Light Industrial Job Number: 14645

Bayside Solutions is seeking a Project Manager, Facilities Automation to be part of our client’ s team. This is an opportunity to work with a private research university in the South Bay, California.  This Client is known for its academic strength, wealth, proximity to Silicon Valley, and ranking as one of the world' s top-ten universities

Our Company Bio: Bayside Solutions was founded in 2001, Bayside was recognized as one of the fastest growing professional staffing companies in Northern California. The numbers tell the story: We have close to a 100% client retention rate, 700% growth in four plus years and over 95% repeat business. Our dedication to building partnership relationships with both our clients and our recruits is the key to our phenomenal success.

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Job Title:  Project Manager, Facilities Automation

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Ability to support campus legacy building automation systems and future building automation system deployments
  • Scope, estimate, and manage the controls portion of small tenant improvement and facilities upgrade projects
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for, and liaison with, capital project management teams for assigned projects
  • Provide expert support for Control System Administrators as required
  • Review and comment on capital project plans and equipment submittals
  • Represent Facilities Automation team at multiple venues, including project meetings, customer meetings, vendor meetings, and industry conferences / events
  • Develop Sequence of Operations (SOO) for internally implemented control projects, including upgrades and retrofits
  • Create engineering drawings, diagrams, flow charts, and narratives to thoroughly document assigned project details
  • Scope, estimate, and manage controls systems infrastructure upgrade projects, such as software updates, macro-level programming changes, and system enhancements
  • Research, test, and vet new controls technologies and practices
  • Utilize and help maintain building system information documentation and databases
  • Updating controls related Facilities Design Guidelines (FDGs)
  • Coordinate training sessions for Control System Administrators
  • Coordinate User Interface training sessions for building operations and maintenance staff

Summary of Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree and eight years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.  Engineering degree preferred.
  • 8 or more years directly related experience developing, installing, and maintaining commercial building controls.  Experience with laboratories and critical spaces preferred.
  • Subject Matter Expert with Tridium Niagara. 
  • Advanced knowledge of commercial building HVAC processes and systems
  • Ability to read mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and control systems drawings
  • Ability to produce engineering and control system drawings in CAD software (i.e. Autocad, Visio)
  • Familiarity with modern FDD systems
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer relations skills

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, reach/work above shoulders, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh 21> 40 pounds.
  • - Consistent with its obligations under the law, we will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Exposed to high voltage electricity, noise > 80dB TWA, confined spaces, hot temperatures, heavy metals.
  • Extended hours and weekends.

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with our colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
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