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Building Management Systems (BMS) Operator

Posted: 06-20-18 Company: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Location: Cambridge, MA

Building Management Systems (BMS) Operator

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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The MIT Department of Facilities, Operations Center has an immediate opening for a Building Management Systems (BMS) Operator to join the critical 24/7 Operations Center. Will monitor, diagnose, and respond to alarms; coordinate complex response(s) to campus emergencies, e.g., fires, floods, power outages, and HAZMAT spills; utilize a building management system (BMS) to troubleshoot and diagnose responses to multiple environmental systems including air handlers, chillers, boilers, and steam generators; evaluate heating and cooling problems and determine appropriate corrective actions including issuing work orders and dispatching and communicating with field personnel; read and interpret graphics and systems of operation and make system adjustments via the BMS; maintain data integrity of all calls, alarms, and actions using a computerized maintenance management system; operate communications equipment; and handle related duties are needed.



  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a customer service environment, preferably in a call center and/or dispatching experience; demonstrated experience handling multiple priorities, organizing work to meet changing priorities, and working efficiently and effectively under pressure and in emergency situations; proven customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills; sense of urgency; attention to detail; ability to handle situations diplomatically and across various levels of the organization; comfort with ambiguity; initiative; excellent problem solving skills; advanced and varied computer skills including proficiency with MS Office and willingness and ability to learn other programs; ability to sit for long periods of time and comfort working alone in a secured office environment; and ability to speak, read, write, and understand the English language. 
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of building management/automation systems desired.
  • Experience with Andover-Continuum, Carrier-CCN, or Siemens-Apogee preferred.


To Apply:

Interested candidates may apply online at Please reference job number 14956 and indicate where you saw this posting.


MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

Instructions to Apply:

To Apply:
Interested candidates may apply online at Please reference job number 14956 and indicate where you saw this posting.