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BMS Operator (x4 vacancies) | AFE | Dubai, UAE

Date: 12-Jun-2021

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[76129]] 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.


Job Title:                            BMS Operator

Reporting Manager:        Facilities Supervisor / Engineer

Department:                     Al-Futtaim Engineering - Facilities Management

Location:                            Dubai, UAE



The BMS Operator will report to the Facilities Supervisor / Engineer and will responsible to monitor and control the operation of the building management system and monitor all plant activities of the facility, which are connected to the Building Management System. 

The BMS Operator must ensure effective operation of the premise Building Management System providing expert knowledge, guidance and support in its development and to ensure the safe and timely completion of planned and reactive maintenance of the Building Management System.



  • Monitor the behaviour of the plants with respect to the set point and setting up the various control parameters
  • Perform daily auditing of plant performance by utilizing the facilities built on the building management system (BMS) e.g. data logging, plant review, alarm manager status, etc.
  • Trouble Shoot / Analyse reasons of failure of plants and provides specific diagnostic, problem analysis and specify the necessary remedial actions.
  • Use the historical logged data of various plants to review the system and propose improvements in order to enhance the system efficiency and / or reduce the operation cost as well as improve the services provided to customer
  • Program the BMS and PPM system and other plants (e.g. standby power generator, diesel driven firefighting pump, fire alarm system, etc.) for automatic periodic testing
  • Keep abreast of technical developments particularly associated with new technology in building engineering services and building management and in all aspects of the mechanical and electrical disciplines and to contribute to departmental engineering policies.
  • Respond to and resolve work requests within the timelines specified on the work requests.
  • Train team members and other trade staff in the operation and use of the BMS and metering systems.
  • Escalate issues found during maintenance requiring capital investment, e.g. replacement items following repeat maintenance visits.



  • Diploma – Electrical / Mechanical with expertise in installation and maintenance of BMS and the electronic control of Building Management 
  • Able to work on own initiative and be an independent operator
  • Concern of quality
  • Safety Rules and procedures
  • Customer service relationship
  • Good Knowledge of English, Written and Oral

Minimum Experience:

  • 5 years’ experience in Building Management System
  • 2-3 years of experience in GCC.

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Relevant qualification in BMS/ automated controls related to Siemens – Desigo software platform, Tridium Niagra, Trend, Allerton Platforms, Johnson Metasys / Facility Explorer.
  • Knowledge in communication protocols – M-Bus, Modbus, BACnet, LON, KNX
  • Ability to guide team of technicians, strong management skills.
  • Must be a provider of excellent customer service
  • Adequate knowledge in maintenance of mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems and assets.
  • Ability to understand, execute corrective, reactive maintenance tasks based on priorities and achieve SLA, KPI’s.
  • Ability to work with computer aided facilities management system (CAFM) and mobility.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain various documents like inspection reports, handover reports etc.
  • Willing to continuously upgrade on current industry standards, best practices.
  • Demonstrate high standard HSE Practices.

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