BMS Engineer

Job title BMS Engineer

Department Estates

Salary Up to £40,322 per annum

Grade Grade 7

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2121

Additional Information Likely to be eligible for tradeable points

Placed on Thursday 01 April 2021

Closing date Sunday 25 April 2021

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference SB8134R

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In this strategic role you will impact our drive towards achieving a carbon neutral building portfolio by 2030. We have a diverse range of buildings on our purpose-built campus, from our original 1960s plan through to our £72million School of Management building opening in January 2022. You will benefit from the flexibility of combining working from home and on our campus with the technology to support your success. 

About us:

The University of Bath was Awarded Gold status in the government’s Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked 4th overall in the THE Student Experience Survey 2018. Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment to work. We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.

About the role:

Taking ownership of our building and energy management control systems throughout our estate, you will ensure they work to their optimum capabilities. Ensuring environmental and comfort conditions are maintained, you will minimise their environmental impact and energy consumption while improving the systems reliability and functionality.

Supporting the BMS Supervisor to create an effective operating Building Management System. You will provide vital advice and guidance to the workshop supervisors, engineers and managers to minimum down time, increase efficiency and end user satisfaction. 

About you:

With experienced of ideally Schneider BMS or other complex building control system, you'll have provided strategic advice with the goal of being carbon neutral. Alongside this you will have: 

  • HNC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent or an ONC with extensive and broad experience
  • Understanding of the application and maintenance of building management systems
  • A relevant qualification in BMS/ automated controls related subject for Schneider Sigma , Eco Struxture and Tridium Niagara 
  • Relevant technical experience in larger buildings or commercial facilities
  • Good problem solving, customer service and communication skills are a prerequisite of the post

For more information

For an informal conversation, please contact Dave Hughes (djh71@bath.ac.uk).

Our commitment to you:

We value, promote and celebrate inclusion. We believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our staff and students. Our assessment approach ensures you will have the opportunity to promote your individuality, and we will make all offers based on your competencies and experience relative to the role. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. 

We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

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Further details:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage  before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Bronze Athena SWAN award, and we are actively working towards a Silver award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce. We are open to flexible working arrangements and we’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.