1. Responsible forthe safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the site physicalplant including office and research facilities, central utility plants, infrastructure and all associated systems and equipment rooms. Operates and inspects high-pressure boilers, gas turbines, diesel generators, steam turbines, chillers, compressors, cooling towers, fuelsystems, wastewater, electrical distribution and switchgearand all related auxiliary systems and control systems to include site infrastructure, building distribution systems and HVAC. 2. Maintains plant operation computerbased records, interprets results, and initiates actions. 3. Performs various maintenance duties including electrical and mechanical consistent with S-2 licensing and troubleshoots equipment and controls, generatortesting, minormaintenance and repairs. 4. Reads and interprets all gauges and meters, and takes corrective measures when readings deviate from normal. Responds to all utility, plant and building management alarms. 5. Starts and secures all majorand auxiliary pieces of equipment at West Campus, adjusts operating controls of systems to achieve maximum operating efficiency whileresponding to changes in electric, steam and chilled waterdemands. 6. Tests all watersystems, interpret results, and determinethe amount of treatment to be added to the watersystems to maintain properresiduals. Ensures management is aware of any abnormal or unexpected chemistry conditions. 7. Reads, understands, uses and updates technical manuals, shop drawings and blue prints. 8. Uses small tools and instruments. 9. Administers plant system operationallockouts and tagouts, confined space, hotwork and fire system impairment permitting. Able to select properlubricants and lubricate machinery as required. Performs minormaintenance and maintains clean work areaand job site. 10. Under limited supervision performs related duties as required orassigned by supervisors, control center, work ordersystems and/orstandard operating procedures. 11. Observes safety standards and practices and trains new hires/transferees in all proper operations, safety standards and practices. 12. Edits and writes plant operational procedures as requested. Works with management, contractors and consultants on projects as required. 13. Acts as emergency responderin support of fire, spills, etc. typically required to mitigate damage (e.g. shut off water, contain leaks, etc.) until emergency services arrive. 14. Under direction of the supervisor, assumes general responsibility forthe completions of assignments including directing the work of employees. 15. Determines the manpowerand material requirements and the means and methods to be used in accomplishing work assignments and recommends changes.
Posting Position Title: Utilities & Building Infrastructure Mechanic
Required Skill/ability 1: Good communication skills.
Work Week: Flexible or Non-Standard (for anything other than Standard)
University Job Title: Utilities & Building Infrastructure Mechanic
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to perform basic engineering calculations associated with plant operations.
Five years experience in plant operations and a High School Diploma or equivalent GED; and/or a BS in Marine Engineering (in lieu of experience).
Internal Number: 62934BR
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