This position under the direction of the Assistant Chief and 1st Class Engineers works interdependently to resolve facility issues and customer concerns. Provides support in the operation, maintenance, and repair activities associated with the University’s energy management systems. Supports the resolution of afterhours and weekend requests. May be required to handle the responsibilities of other 3rd Class Engineers, the Water Treatment Specialist, Facilities Maintenance Technician (FMT), or the Pump Maintenance Technician in their absence.
This position will be required to work multiple shifts
Current shift schedules are (7AM to 3PM, 3PM to 11PM, 11PM to 7AM)
This is a relief position, 24/7 coverage
This employee will be required to work a second consecutive shift should their relief fail to arrive for the next shift
It is also expected that this employee will respond when called in to work a nonscheduled shift
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Sr. Coordinator/Analyst A
Commensurate with experience
Required Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent
1-3 years of relevant experience
At least 1 year performing the duties consistent with a 3rd Class Steam Engineer
3rd Class DC Steam Engineers license (non restricted)
Valid driver’s license
1 year of Energy Management System usage
Microsoft Office skills & email usage
Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
Ability to work in confined spaces & areas with temperature extremes
Preferred Education and Experience
Facilities Management Certificate
LEED Green Associate
2-4 years of relevant experience
At least 2 years of experience in a central plant operation
2-3 years troubleshooting HVAC Systems & Central Plant
Ability to read blueprints
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check
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Internal Number: 1484
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