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BMS Engineer

Strategy & Communications - Environmental

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £33,199 per annum
This is a full time post of 37 hours per week
Closing Date:   Monday 07 January 2019
Interview Date:   Thursday 24 January 2019
Reference:  EF5172A

The University’s built environment and supporting services make an essential contribution to the success of the institution, in particular:

•        Making a first and lasting impression on students, staff and visitors

•        Attracting, converting and supporting the best students and staff

•        Significantly influencing student and staff satisfaction and productivity

•        Accounting for the largest share of University expenditure after staffing

•        Making the largest direct contribution to the University’s environmental impact

The Building Management System (BMS) is a key part of delivering a good environment to students, staff and visitors. The BMS is crucial in having a well-managed estate and plays a crucial role in controlling energy use and therefore carbon emissions, particularly for buildings that operate out of hours. It can also be used to identify maintenance issues before they evolve into major problems. 

In addition, our energy management platform is a valuable data analysis tool that can unlock energy savings in our buildings and processes.

Working within the Estates Department, the post holder will manage the day to day operation of the Building Management System (BMS), which aids activities such as Building Maintenance, Energy Management and Client Control. The role aims to ensure that buildings are functioning at optimum performance and efficiency and aids the reduction of energy and the management of environmental conditions within buildings across the campus. In addition, they will use our energy management system, eSight to analyse data consumption across our estate and work with the Energy Manager to identify areas of high usage and potential savings.

The BMS Engineer will play a crucial role in achieving the objectives of the Environmental Team and the wider Estates Department. The University has challenging carbon reduction targets in place to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 43% by 2021, from a 2005 baseline. The post holder will be central to implementing an estate-wide building management strategy and identifying opportunities to improve BMS service provision. They will also use energy management data systems to identify energy saving opportunities.

The post-holder will be expected to develop a BMS asset register and to keep logs of building performance. The post-holder will be responsible for developing and delivering the BMS Strategy for the University and to contribute to the development of our energy management platform eSight.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.