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Building Management System - Controls Operator


Location:  University Park
Salary:  £26,396 to £32,348 per annum (pro-rata if applicale) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.
Closing Date:  Friday 07 April 2023
Reference:  NHE101523

The Estates and Facilities Department provides strategic and operational services support to the University infrastructure, buildings, and landholdings. We are a large and diverse department employing approximately 1100 people and provide a wide range of services across our U.K sites.

We are looking for experienced Building Management Systems (BMS) Operators. As a member of the Sustainability team, you'll have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and will play a pivotal role in our efforts to reduce our carbon emissions and drive down our energy consumption, improve the delivery of our maintenance programs and deliver service improvements across a diverse University estate.

Operating both Schneider StruxureWare and Continuum systems, you will support the wider estates team to provide a high quality, high value service to the University. No two days will be the same as you will undertaking both planned and reactive tasks as well as providing technical and fault finding support to both our internal estates team and also external contractors.

You will be in a site-wide role, joining a team that works across the Estate you will contribute to the continuous improvement of the BMS and help shape the future of control systems at the University. 

Candidates should have relevant technical qualifications at NVQ 3 or equivalent in a related field and to have served an electrical or mechanical apprenticeship or equivalent and have a relevant qualification in BMS Controls. The ideal candidate will have the ability to fault-find problems in HVAC plant and equipment using the BMS software, schematic drawings and fault analysis skills gained through practical experience. 

Further information on the duties for the post and the experience and qualifications required can be found on the attached job role profile.

This position is offered on a permanent basis. Hours of work are full time (36.25 hours per week) 5 days out of 7 to be arranged worked mainly Monday to Friday. Job share arrangements may be considered.

The University of Nottingham is committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 26 days per year, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays.

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Informal enquiries may be addressed to Gavin Scott, email, Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE/101523

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