A Plant Utilities Engineer 1, on an assigned shift in a heating and/or air-conditioning plant, or in a single or multi-building facility, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, tests, and calibrates mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air-conditioning and electrical distribution in the most efficient and safe manner possible. Incumbents also make recommendations on major overhauls and replacement of equipment and initiate activity relating to energy conservation projects.
Duties of a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 may include the following but are not limited to:
Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, test and calibrate mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning and electrical distribution in a safe and efficient manner.
Make recommendations on major overhauls and replacement of equipment and identify , recommend, and develop energy conservation projects.
May supervise subordinate staff in the operation and maintenance of heating facilities and mechanical equipment.
May also supervise contractors in an emergency or project situation and may be required to assume responsibility for operation of the overall physical plant.
Other duties as assigned.
In order for a candidate to be considered for a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 position, candidate must have a reachable score on the Plant Utilities Engineer 1 decentralized exam list.
Along with submitting this electronic application, please complete and submit an Application for NYS Examinations and Supplemental Questionnaire (https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/20-450&20-451.pdf)to Stony Brook University Hospital's Human Resources Department (FAX: 631-759-9203 or 31 Research Way, Suite 200, East Setauket, NY 11733). Also, please submit copies all supporting documents (certifications/degrees/licenses) along with your Application for NYS Examinations and Supplemental Questionnaire.
There is no written test and not test date is involved. The examination requires completion of an Application for NYS Examinations and Supplemental Questionnaire (link provided above). The supplemental questionnaire IS YOUR TEST. Your completed supplemental questionnaire will be the only basis for rating your training, education, and experience.
Please refer to the Civil Service Examination Announcement (https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc-cr/decentralized/20-450.cfm) for additional information prior to submitting your applications and documentation.
Minimum Qualifications: On or before the date of filing your application, you must have one of the qualifications listed below:
Either 1. Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program from the U.S. Air Force;
Or 2. Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the U.S. Coast Guard;
Or 3. Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army;
Or 4. Must have been an enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy;
Or 5. Must have a merchant mariner's document (MMD) and have been a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/watertender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine;
Or 6. Completion of a NYS Department of Labor apprenticeship program for stationary engineers or for plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC);
Or 7. Completion of a high-pressure boiler operating Engineer License or Stationary Engineer License;
Or 8. An Associate's degree in HVAC, from an accredited college;
Or 9. A Bachelor's degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical or Marine Engineering;
Or 10. Four years or more of full-time hands-on experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.
Or 11. Four years or more of full-time hands-on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.
Or 12. Completion of a HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (900 hours) or completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college.
Preferred Qualifications: Valid NYS driver's license. Experience in a hospital/healthcare setting.
Special Notes:Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date,the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
* The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination.
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Official Job Title: Plant Utilities Engineer 1
Job Field: Plant Utilities Engineer
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: HVAC-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: Monday - 7am-3pm/Tues-Friday 8am-4:30pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Apr 20, 2021
Posting End Date: May 5, 2021, 3:59:00 AM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG14
Internal Number: 2101203
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