Operating Engineer 1 - Office of Facilities and Campus Planning
March 22, 2018
Union, New Jersey
41489.92 - 45241.04
Higher Education Institution
Under the supervision of the Engineer-in Charge, Chief Operating Engineer and/or Facilities Management, the Operating Engineer I is responsible for the maintenance and operation of various steam plant systems throughout the University campus, including high pressure steam boilers, low pressure steam boilers and related auxiliary equipment; and performs additional duties as required. Operating Engineers may be exposed to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Essential job functions include the ability to walk long distances both indoors and outside; standing for long periods; the ability to climb stairs, bend and stoop; lifting, pushing or pulling of objects up to 50 pounds; and driving.
Qualifications: Two (2) years of experience in work involving the operation and repair of heating plants and auxiliary equipment; possession of a Steam Engineer’s License, Third Class (Blue Seal) issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development; and a driver’s license valid in New Jersey is required. Experience in a university/school or hospital setting and strong electrical and plumbing skills preferred.
This is a provisional appointment. The selected candidate must successfully complete an exam administered by the State of New Jersey Civil Service Commission in order to be eligible for a regular appointment.
Application: Please send cover letter and resume to: Office of Human Resources, Recruitment Unit, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Electronic applications preferred. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to appointment.
About Kean University
Kean University is a world-class, vibrant and diverse institution offering 50 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate programs and options leading to masters and doctoral degrees, professional diplomas and certifications. Kean distinguishes itself through excellence in academics, strategic investments in both research and cultural facilities and initiatives and a commitment to the success of every student. Dedicated to preparing students for rewarding careers, lifelong learning and fulfilling lives, Kean offers a broad range of disciplines, the expertise of a diverse and world-savvy faculty and a student-centered learning environment and campus community. The University sits on three adjoining campus sites in Union County, New Jersey covering 180 acres, two miles from Newark Liberty International Airport and thirty minutes from New York City, with an additional location in Ocean County, New Jersey. Kean University also operates a unique, additional location in Wenzhou-China, where development of a full-scale campus is currently underway.