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Job Description Summary
Responsible for the monitoring and operation of high-pressure boiler systems and auxiliary equipment for the Central Heating Plant and other utility systems operated by the University. Provides customer service as well as general service technician functions during off-hours as staffing levels permit.
Monitor and Operate steam boiler plant equipment (boilers and associated equipment, air compressors, etc.....)
Monitors and adjusts utility plant equipment (i.e. pumps, fans, dampers, motors, compressors, and burners) to ensure proper operation of all plant systems.
Performs regular plant system and equipment checks; assembles accurate reports to document plant operation during assigned shift.
Tests and monitors plant and campus water systems to detect abnormal conditions and corrects as necessary.
Preforms preventive maintenance procedures to ensure that plant systems are in proper working condition at all times.
Monitors campus utility systems and accurately log critical data, including, but not limited to: steam, chilled water, domestic water, electricity utilities.
Serves as Campus Facilities Management Customer Service contact; accepts phone calls and dispatches work to staff during off-hours and as required.
Acts as a first responder to campus needs, performs triage, and/or repairs issues and general maintenance duties on campus.
Performs repair and replacement of plant equipment and general campus equipment, as needed.
Performs housekeeping activities as assigned.
Required Education, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
High school diploma of G.E.D with specialized training and five years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience with operation and maintenance of steam systems or similar mechanical facilities systems.
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and time management skills.
Ability to maintain effective customer relations.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, the internet, and other relevant software.
Ability to monitor and operate plant systems through use of computer software and other means and/or instrumentation.
Ability to meet the requirements of the University's automobile insurance.
Physical Requirements: heavy work; exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Talking, hearing, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, and grasping. Close visual acuity to perform an activity such as operations of machines, using measurement devices, and/or visual inspections of small parts or devices. Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions. Subject to hazards.
Technical training in the areas of steam and chilled water operations and production.
Advanced computer software and skills, including Microsoft Word and Excel.
Technical skills in the areas of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, carpentry and other maintenance related fields.
NC Pool Operator certification.
NC Backflow Preventer testing certification.
Additional Job Description
Plant Operator - 3rd Shift
Salary Range $18 -$20 per hour.
Time Type Requirement
Full time Note to Applicant:
This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by his/her supervisor.
In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations and drug screens for all final staff candidates being considered for employment.
Wake Forest seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce, and encourages qualified candidates across all group demographics to apply.
Offering the personal attention of a small liberal arts college, coupled with the breadth and global relevancy of a leading research institution, Wake Forest claims the distinction of being the nation's premier collegiate university. Wake Forest is consistently ranked among the top 30 universities in the nation. Our mission is to educate the whole person, graduating students who seek purpose-filled lives while building a community dedicated to serving humanity in the spirit of our motto, Pro Humanitate.