The Getty

  • BMS (Building Management System) Operator I

    Posted Date
    2 years ago(3/8/2017 4:35 PM)
    Requisition Number
    Regular Full-Time
    Position Status
    Getty Center
    Trust - 1468-HVAC
    Facilities Maintenance
    Targeted Hiring Range
    $38.23 Hourly
  • Job Summary

    Under direction from Facilities staff, assists in monitoring all BMS systems to ensure the environmental systems are within specified ranges and operating systems are functioning properly. Observes deviations from systems specifications and works with Facilities staff to correct or resolve these discrepancies. May assist in calibrating and fine‐tuning controls.

    Major Job Responsibilities

    • Assists in the day‐to‐day monitoring and maintaining of BMS systems for multiple locations
    • Performs system checks, monitors and responds appropriately to alarms, and interprets trending data
    • Assists with monitoring special controlled temperature and humidity vaults
    • Assists in documenting changes or modifications to the BMS systems, including programming or set point changes
    • Assists coordinating technical, maintenance, and operations personnel to troubleshoot operating problems and assist in the implementation of new equipment, instrumentation, and controls
    • Assists in performing scheduled and unscheduled preventative maintenance, inspections, site surveys, and service requests including replacement and modifications of control or instrumentation equipment as directed
    • Assists in tuning existing PID loop controllers, and develops and implements control schemes and control techniques
    • Assists in creating or revising operator‐interface graphics
    • Assists with calibrating temperature, velocity and humidity sensors


    • High School/GED
    • 2 years of experience in Building Management Systems, HVAC automation controls, energy management systems, or other related experience. 2 year community college degree or certificate preferred
    • Valid California driver’s license with less than 3 DMV points
    • Ability to successfully meet development milestones
    • EPA 608 refrigeration license, or ability to obtain one within 6 months of hire

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Ability to read blue prints, control drawings and logic controls and BMS program language
    • Knowledge of HVAC network systems, including fiber optic networks and building management communication networks, and ability to understand psychometric charts
    • Ability to install relays and run wiring
    • Ability to use temperature and relative humidity meters, data loggers, electrical volt and amp meters
    • Ability to closely work with HVAC field technicians to facilitate repairs and maintenance of HVAC equipment
    • Working knowledge of commissioning, diagnosing, and repair of environmental‐control systems, utilizing knowledge of electronics, direct digital controls, pneumatic controls, airflow, hydraulics, and refrigeration theory and control techniques preferred