The Operating Engineer is responsible for properly operating all mechanical systems; for performing selected preventive and corrective maintenance duties as directed; for monitoring and operating building automation system hardware, software, and sensors and components. The incumbent will be responsible for the operation, preventive and corrective maintenance for all mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. This position requires a Class A City of Pittsburgh Stationary Engineers License, Universal CFC Certification and a minimum of five years experience as a licensed stationary or operating engineer; a minimum of three years experience monitoring and operating building automation systems controlling a large and complex physical plant. The Operating Engineer must have experience with computer based energy management systems and DDC control. Incumbent must be mobile around campus, be able to lift 50 pounds, crawl into confined spaces including manholes and utility tunnels as well as maneuver around small areas and be able to lift equipment and supplies.
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Related Experience Level Required
3-5 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position
Class A City of Pittsburgh Stationary Engineer license and Universal CFC certification
Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
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