Building Automation System Service Manager
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The University of Virginia is seeking a BAS Service Manager for Facilities Management. Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia's wide range of research, academic, and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair, and maintenance of UVA's buildings, infrastructure, and grounds, in addition to managing capital construction and renovation for University-owned and leased properties.

FM's Automation Services Department installs, maintains, and optimizes the building automation system (BAS) infrastructure throughout the University. Automation Services is seeking a Service Manager to oversee the Operations and Maintenance of the building automation systems (BAS) throughout the University.

This person must possess extensive knowledge and experience in the installation, repair, maintenance, and operations of BAS components which control commercial HVAC systems, cold storage monitoring, and other critical building systems. The successful candidate must also have a keen business acumen to assist with strategic planning and process improvement to optimize department efficiency. They monitor preventative maintenance programs and adjust them to extend the equipment and systems life, maximize energy and resource conservation, and minimize emergency service calls. With a focus on reinvestment and deferred maintenance program development, this role performs advanced strategic planning. They provide training and development opportunities to assigned areas. They must also possess proven ability to lead a team of direct reports and be effective in collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure successful project outcomes. The Service Manager will exemplify the University's educational mission, strategic aims, and programs.


  • Manage operations, preventative maintenance, and repairs on all BAS infrastructure and components on Grounds.

  • Ensure supervisors and other direct reports are overseeing the efficiency and quality of the work done by the workers in their respective trades.

  • Execute some budget responsibilities for individual projects and team operating budgets.

  • Develop, lead, and assess small teams with a motivational approach.

  • Articulate mission, vision, and goals of teams. Plan and organize multiple priorities within projects.

  • Collect, analyze, and interpret information in collaboration with University leaders to help improve processes.

  • Foster a safe work environment by instructing and monitoring compliance of OSHA, federal, state, and local regulations.

  • Collaborate with Architects and Engineers to best utilize technicians in building maintenance and construction.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: Requires seven years of experience with at least five years of relevant supervisory or leadership experience in BAS industry.

Licensure: May possess certification or license in one or more trades

Preferred Qualifications:

Ten plus years of overall HVAC and/or BAS experience highly desired.


The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $85,000 - $95,000 - actual starting salary dependent on applicants' education, skills, and experience.

This is a full-time position with UVA benefits. Employee benefits package highlights include:

  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave

  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs

  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System

  • Tuition and professional development benefits

  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

Physical Demands:

Employee will be required to crawl, kneel, squat, bend, and twist in order to perform their work. Employee must travel around job sites. Employee will work with materials of different weights and perform repetitive motions.

To Apply:

Apply online at search for requisition R0035238. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:

  • Resume

  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

** Note: Multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration.

This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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