Bureau Engineer Technician (BMS Controls Technician)

British Gas

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The overview:

Centrica's Distributed Energy & Power (DE&P) brings together expertise from our UK and US businesses and works to deliver innovative distributed energy solutions. Within the newly formed Centrica Business Solutions (CBS), we have an exciting opportunity for a BMS Controls Technician.

The role focuses on data captured from a range of remote assets including Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS), Combined Heat and Power units (CHP), Ground Source Heat Pumps (GSHP), battery installations and solar PV installations.

Location: Windsor (easily commutable from London with free shuttle buses from Windsor/Eton Riverside/Slough train stations) or Salford (located minutes from Media City)

Salary: £30-40,000 dependant on experience + excellent benefits + bonus

The role would suit a candidate who possesses the skills necessary to effectively interpret data from multiple sources, identify anomalies in the data and asset operation which may impact efficiency, then design and implement technical solutions.

Reporting and presentation of the process of investigation and suggested solutions is vitally important. The role is heavily dependent upon verbal communications and the use of Windows software will be required daily.

The role:

Your main accountabilities will be:

  • Providing professional, concise communications to a variety of internal and external customers and stakeholders
  • Managing and prioritising incoming support requests to comply with relevant service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Ensuring customer requirements are documented and communicated to all relevant personnel
  • Managing customer assets to maximise efficiency in line with contractual terms
  • Identifying opportunities of energy saving initiatives across a customer portfolio
  • Maintain accurate records of all tasks undertaken on our internal web-based monitoring tool
  • Analysing controls strategy and historic data to perform root cause analysis
  • Adhering to all company policies, procedures and business ethics codes
  • Developing HVAC, buildings controls and asset optimisation knowledge
  • Working efficiently in an SLA driven team environment
  • Producing reports and presenting findings to internal and external personnel

The Person:

Experience of the functional area below is required:

  • BEMS engineering and/or support experience

Experience in one of the functional areas below is essential, exposure to more than one is beneficial:

  • Mechanical or electrical engineering experience
  • Remote support centre environment
  • IT server/network support experience
  • Asset management experience (CHP, GSHP, Battery, PV)
  • Energy management experience

Preferred but not essential:

  • B.S. or B.A. in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical field
  • Industry recognised HVAC Principles certifications
  • Manufacturer certified training courses for BEMS systems supported by ECC - Trend Controls, Schneider Electric, Cylon, Siemens, Tridium
  • Industry recognised energy management certifications
  • Industry recognised M&V certifications
  • Industry recognised asset management certifications

Some of your main relevant skills can be found in the following list:

Bureau, BEMS, Building Energy Management System, BMS, Building Management System, Trend, Tridium, Niagara, Remote Support, Remote Support, Remote Services, Electrical, programming, strategy, analysis

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