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Systems Administrator - Smart Buildings

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions Seattle, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

At MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions (MacMiller) we make buildings work better. As the Northwests leading mechanical contracting firm, we design, deliver and service HVAC, plumbing and automation system solutions for commercial buildings. With our 1000 employees across 8 offices there is a breadth and variety of work to keep you engaged and inspired.

We enjoy a well-respected history of exceeding our customers expectations and executing with distinction. Our clients trust their toughest projects with our integrated teams, including:

  • New construction From an architectural 3D model to a completed 40 story urban building that is on time and on budget
  • Special projects - Updates/remodeling for existing commercial buildings for new efficiencies
  • Service - On demand and scheduled maintenance ensuring tenant comfort
  • Building performance - Control systems and automation for energy improvement and minimal surprises

People love to work at MacDonald-Miller, and its because we all share the same Core Culture Values:

  • Collaboration Diverse players, one team, a common vision. Collaboration is our foundation and critical to the success of the company. Every team member is valued and brings a diversity of strengths to help us meet our common vision.
  • Dedication We are dedicated to personal and professional excellence. We execute with distinction by doing the right thing and following through on our commitments.
  • Safety Everyone deserves a safe workplace. Safety is more than hardhats and boots, its an attitude and the environment we create. Every day, everyone goes home to their families.
  • Community We are proud to be part of MacDonald-Miller. We actively seek to build relationships and know each other as individuals. Together we create an environment that is welcoming, caring, and trusting.
  • Innovation We are committed to continuous, creative problem solving. Innovation is how we stay an industry leader. We always strive to challenge and better ourselves.
  • Fun! Take the work seriously, but never taking ourselves too seriously. Its possible to be both serious professionals and good-natured people you enjoy working with. We strive to be both.


Systems Administrator Smart Building Services

Were looking for a Systems Administrator who will take ownership of MacDonald-Miller's Smart Building Services technology ecosystem. This person is the glue between our Master Systems Integrators, Corporate IT Department, Vendors, External Contractors and the Smart Building Services Leadership team. As a valued team member, you will be expected to critically problem solve and have the technical aptitude to roll your sleeves up and execute your action plans. An ideal candidate can balance vision and day to day operations. In return for hard work and achieving aggressive goals, youll get rewarded with more to own, a ton of growth opportunities, and more freedom than youve probably ever had. This person will be responsible for key performance indicators that measure and evaluate the success of the Smart Building Teams Technology systems.

Top 3 things to deliver in the first year to be a hero:

  1. Technology Acumen, Clarity Bringing clarity to complex and ambiguous problems
  1. Discipline Development of Standards and Processes
  1. Collaboration Balance Autonomy with partnership, lean on Technology leaders at the organization: IT Business Analysts, and Systems Integrators

The Systems Administrator Smart Building Services role reports to Reed Powell: Operations Manager Smart Building Services on a collaborative team working on a variety of projects and initiatives to support our growing business. This highly visible role interacts with all levels and functions within the organization.

Your Background: What kind of person will thrive in this role?

You should have

  • A track record of managing Technology Systems, Applications, and Platforms.
  • Expertise leveraging modern object-orient programming languages, MS AZURE Suite or comparable, MS Power Platform, IoT Concepts and Technology. Specific experience with Iconics software is a plus.
  • Bachelor degree in Business Applications Management, Computer Science, Information Technology and/or other related field, or equivalent work experience required

And everyone you work with should describe you as

  • High ownership, Results Orientated
  • Team Player
  • Strong communicator
  • Innovative

And you should be motivated by

  • Delivering solutions to help achieve the company mission, grow business, and enable others
  • Empowering yourself to learn how to do something. If you need a ton of handholding or a micro-manager boss, this is not the place for you
  • Working in a lean, results-oriented environment, where youll be expected to do more, take on more, and achieve more every year
  • Having fun in an environment high on transparency, open to innovative new approaches with a supportive family feel


MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions presently provides employee coverage for:

  • Medical, dental, vision for employees(coverage available for dependents for shared premium).
  • 401k retirement plan including Company matching.
  • Vacation and Sick Compensation (PTO), and Holiday Pay!
  • Disability income protection including short term and long term disability.
  • Employee and dependent life insurance.
  • Wellness Program.
  • Employee Assistance Program.

Where you will work

Our Seattle HQ office (7717 Detroit Ave SW, Seattle WA 98106) in the SoDo area has easy access to Downtown and West Seattle, ample free parking and an onsite gym, not to mention great views! Neighborhood amenities include diverse and hip restaurants & breweries, nearby stadium events and convenient freeway/airport access.

Interested to learn more?

If youre ready for an adventure, and are interested in being considered for this role, click apply to start the conversation!

MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions

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