Rutgers University-Newark, an urban public research university and anchor institution, located in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise, is seeking a HVAC Operating Engineer for the department of Facilities which will report directly to the Supervisor of Utilities and Operations with a dotted line to the Facilities Project Specialist.
The HVAC Operating Engineer duties will include but are not limited to: -Takes a leading part in the operation, maintenance, adjustment/calibration and repair of all HVAC and related equipment to assure operational reliability and proper environmental conditions throughout the campus. -Responds to and takes appropriate action to resolve emergency situations during assigned evening, night and weekend shifts. -May train and or guide others in the unit on all required duties for all University facilities. Such duties may be based on work orders which provide little to no instruction or assistance. -Responsible for estimation of work and procuring appropriate materials for himself/herself or the group. -May be assigned to perform general duties in other trade areas, while working independently under general supervision.
For more information please visit: https://ipo.rutgers.edu/facilities
Minimum Education and Experience:
-Requires a high school/vocational school diploma or equivalent school diploma.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-A minimum of 3 years of appropriate experience to include HVAC. New Jersey Blue Seal (1C). - Steam Engineer's License required. -A valid driver's license with two years driving experience is necessary. -Must be competent in performing complex and varied repair and maintenance of HVAC, auxiliary equipment and any related equipment to assure operational reliability -Must be knowledgeable of work safety rules and principles. -Must be knowledgeable of principles of motor, pump and mechanical equipment operation and be able to trace faults. - Must be able to analyze complex tasks and prioritize work elements.
-The HVAC Operating Engineer will routinely need to intervene with a variety of HVAC equipment (Boilers, Chillers, Air Handlers, Controls etc.) during any given shift.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
-Must be able to safely and properly lift as much as 40 – 50 pounds.
Posting Number: 18ST3191
Location: Rutgers University-Newark
Internal Number: 76398
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.