Department: Utility Enterprise
Assists in activities related to maintaining the safe and efficient operation of the steam plant and other campus utility plants. The position is responsible for the reliable production of steam, electricity and chilled water.
- Monitors operations; monitors and records functions status and conditions; makes any necessary adjustments; handles emergency situations.
- Oversees staff; establishes schedules and assigns tasks; serves as informational resource.
- Fills out and maintains records of all EPA required forms; fills out and maintains work logs.
- Fires up, shuts down, and operates boilers and other auxiliary machinery.
- May research cost and availability of items; may make purchasing decisions.
- May assist with the removal and disposal of hazardous waste.
- Performs routine maintenance on boilers; makes any necessary repairs.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Worker Characteristics:
Knowledge of steam plant and boiler operations; knowledge of computer; basic mechanical skills.
Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting of material weighing 25 to 50 pounds. Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particularly disagreeable and could involve some health hazards and personal risk.
Requires nine months training in high pressure steam plant operations, a 3rd Class Stationary Engineer's License, and three years related experience. An equivalent combination may be substituted for education and experience requirements.
Knowledge and experience in the maintenance and operation of chillers, engines, generators and boilers are highly desirable.
Advanced experience in SCADA systems operations, troubleshooting and maintenance is desirable.
The ability to communicate both verbally and in written word with all levels of maintenance and operating personnel, outside utility providers, vendors and contractors.
General knowledge of computers is highly preferred.
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