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Industrial Controls Technician II


Install, perform preventative maintenance, calibrate, and/or maintain building automation and control systems and their associated devices and various components pneumatic and/or digital not limited to sensors, actuators, relays, transducers, valves, variable frequency drives, controllers, etc.  Assist in troubleshooting electrical (low and high voltage) issues related to building automation and control systems and their associated devices and various components.  Ensure lower level personnel and vendors comply with safety guidelines.  Begin and complete the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) level two curriculum for instrumentation.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Skillfully use field knowledge combined with the necessary tools, equipment, meters, and computers to install, operate, maintain, adjust, and/or repair pneumatic and digital building automation and control system controllers with their associated components both connected to a network or “stand alone” for, but not limited to, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); heating hot water; chilled water; steam; etc.; to maintain an energy efficient, safe, and comfortable environment in laboratories, offices, classrooms, etc.
  • Install control panels and sensors
  • Run conduit, wiring, and cables for building automation and control systems
  • Assist higher level technicians with variable frequency drives installations
  • Begin/complete hands-on training and Instrumentation II curriculum through NCCER and demonstrate proficiency therein
  • Assist other tradesmen in complex work projects or special assignments
  • Respond to emergency call-ins on campus and emergency after hours work (as needed)
  • Ensure proper care in safe use and maintenance of vehicles, tools, and equipment
  • Ensure lower-level personnel and vendors comply with safety guidelines
  • Participate in making work assignments, ensuring compliance with standards, career development of lower level technicians, and providing feedback on performance evaluations
  • Complete requisitions
  • Assist in developing scopes of work for vendor bidding
  • Operates UF vehicle(s)
  • Performs related duties (as assigned)

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma
  • Two (2) years of appropriate experience in the procedures and methods for installing, repairing, and maintaining building automation systems (BAS), and accessories; appropriate vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience
  • Completion of NCCER core and Instrumentation I curricula

Licensure and Certification

Florida Class E operator (driver) license required


This position does not typically include supervisory responsibility.

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