Additional Info: Monitors equipment consoles. Reads, analyzes and follows up on all console readings, charts, and trouble calls. Adjusts equipment controls to correct malfunction when indicated by observation or in response to a signal. Reads and records gas, steam, and water meter readings. Fills out incident and Quality Assurance Reports. Advises supervisor when repairs are required. Receives and distributes fuel supplies required for all program locations. Performs preventive maintenance on heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems. As instructed, and under the guidance and supervision of qualified personnel, uses specific chemicals to treat water used in heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. Cleans strainers and condenser coils. Maintains steam traps. Changes filters. Determines if refrigeration system is low on refrigerant; if so, identifies type and amount of refrigerant needed, and prepares system for charge. Regenerates water softeners. Installs, removes, washes and stores window air conditioners. Performs minor repairs such as replacing worn gaskets, changing belts and tightening joints, and assisting the Plant Utilities Engineers 1 in the maintenance and overhaul of boilers and in the repair of stationary equipment. Performs supervised plumbing, electrical and refrigeration work. Determines if water regulator valves need rebuilding or repair. Threads, solders or glues and installs pipe, using proper types of pipe and fittings. Re-packs pumps and valves. Assists in the repair, maintenance and operation of alarm and signal systems. Assists in the operation of energy management systems related to the control of clocks, lighting, filtering systems, HVAC and boiler energy management systems, etc. Cleans mechanical rooms. As assigned, during night shifts, weekends or on holidays, Plant Utilities Assistants respond to calls concerning mechanical, electrical or plumbing breakdowns outside of the plant, troubleshoot the problem, and if possible make necessary repairs, or advise the appropriate authority regarding the problem. Provides instructions to Plant Utilities Helpers and Maintenance Helpers on routine jobs and equipment inspections. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: New York State employees who hold a permanent appointment in this title will be considered for lateral transfer. Thereafter, all appointments will be made from the Civil Service List. Candidates must have one (1) year of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers, and/or auxiliary equipment or heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning equipment in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities. Selected candidate will be required to wear a uniform. One year of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning equipment in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities. Substitutions: 1. A High School Diploma or GED and successful completion of four trade's courses in any combination of the following trades may be substituted for the one year of satisfactory hands-on experience. Each trades course must include a minimum of 30 to 45 classroom/lab hours in order to be considered qualifying: Electrical, Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Equipment Refrigeration, Boiler Operation and Maintenance 2. Successful completion of 12 college semester credit hours in any combination of the following course areas may be substituted for the one year of satisfactory hands-on experience: Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning,Blueprint Reading & Sketching, Electrical Circuits,Boiler& Steam Systems, Fluid,Mechanic Industrial Electricity Technical Communications,Electric Utility Systems,Thermal Dynamics, Plant Operation & Maintenance, Industrial Instrumentation & Control Environmental Air Quality, Physics, Industrial Safety, Utility Refrigeration Mechanics (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) Closing Date: 12/26/19 STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
Internal Number: 22967
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SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.