Additional Info: Operate steam and hot water boilers including lighting off, firing, cleaning and shutting down systems. Operate central and auxiliary computers which monitor, test, control and operate boilers, auxiliary equipment and HVAC systems. Service and maintain residential heating and air conditioning equipment. Conduct boiler, HVAC, and water systems testing, analyzing results and adding chemicals to maintain proper residuals in boiler and piping systems. Operate large central absorption, centrifugal, screw driven and hermetic chiller systems and other refrigeration equipment. Duties include starting, regulating and troubleshooting to maintain proper temperature. Will be required to perform operations and maintenance within an asbestos environment and/ or supervise any asbestos removal project being carried out by other employees or private contractors. Handle various types of hazardous materials, such as refrigerants, Freon, gas, fuel oil, solvents, antifreeze, biocides, nitrates, ethanol, acids, caustic soda, regulated waste and refuse. Respond to incidents having potential environmental impact and/ or safety concerns, such as chemical spills, oil spills and blowouts and may be called upon to implement evacuation plans in emergency situations. Work in confined space situations using personal protective equipment and supervise others working in confined space using personal protective equipment. May requires daily travel within the district, as well as some travel within NY State to assist other districts with special projects. Candidate will be trained in the operation and maintenance procedures as related to Asbestos Containing Materials. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) QUALIFICATIONS: An Associate Degree in Plant Utilities Technology or the equivalent. In order to determine whether a specific degree is equivalent to the Plant Utilities Technology program, the major course of study must include a minimum of 30 college semester credit hours in any combination of the following course areas:Heating, Ventilation Boiler and Steam Systems and Air-Conditioning Industrial Electricity; Electrical Circuits Electric Utility Systems; Fluid Mechanics Plant Operation and Technical Communications Maintenance; Thermal Dynamics Industrial Instrumentation; Physics and Control; Utility Refrigeration Industrial Safety; Mechanics Environmental Air Quality; Blueprint Reading and Sketching AND 1-year of satisfactory hands on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities. (Experience limited to residential applications is not considered qualifying.) OR 4-years of such experience and 30 college semester credit hours in any combination of the courses listed above. (DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION) Closing Date: Open Until Filled STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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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.