Performs daily inspections of the CW distribution system and all of its components to include a close watch for any imposing threat to the integrity of our distribution system.
Assist with the inspection of new construction projects, both capital and facility improvement projects that impact the chilled water distribution system.
Leads in the locating of all chilled water lines and equipment for capital improvement projects and facility project that may impact chilled water.
Assists with emergency repairs or conditions related to the chiller or chilled water distribution system throughout the entire campus.
This position is designed to maintain the Chilled Water Distribution System, as well as assist with the Standalone Chiller Systems. This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all auxiliary equipment supporting the Chilled Water System.
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires certification(s).
This position is designated as Adverse Weather/Emergency Event and Communicable Disease Mandatory (CDM). As such, it is required to report to work during periods of adverse weather (snow, hurricane, etc.) and other University emergencies (pandemic).
Knowledge – Technical Technical/operational skills and knowledge in a specific technical area(s) and ability to keep up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise which may be acquired through academic, apprenticeship or on-the-job training or a combination of these. Ability to understand both standard and non-standard work processes. Ability to perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring work that involves related or varying processes and that are associated with moderately complex components, equipment and systems. Ability to troubleshoot, analyze and determine various courses of action for moderately complex components, equipment and systems. Examples: Installation and maintenance of high/low voltage electric distribution systems or high energy pumps and motors. Ability to identify and troubleshoot to determine solutions for equipment installation, repair, maintenance and operation of boilers, turbines and chillers and electrical distribution systems. Ability to operate moderately complex equipment and systems using computer controls.
Safety and Health Compliance – Ability to understand applicable policies and procedures and maintain conditions that ensure a healthy and safe working environment. Ability to identify and resolve potential system safety problems and unsafe work practices. Ability to show co-workers safe ways to perform job tasks or use equipment. Ability to incorporate accident prevention and corrective measures in all activities. Ability to regularly assess shop safety conditions.
Problem Solving – Ability to identify problems, determine possible solutions, and actively work to resolve the issues. Ability to ensure non-routine, non-repetitious work meets industry service standards according to service manuals. Ability to check and rechecks work prior to and after completion. Ability to seek approval of supervisor or higher-level technician upon completion of assignment; ability to use appropriate record-keeping methods. Ability to operate and identify operation issues of moderately complex equipment and systems.
Customer Service – Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with clients (those who buy goods and services and for whom formal professional services are rendered) or customers (those who consume goods and services) by listening to the client/customer and understanding and responding to identified needs. Ability to anticipate, identify and understand customer's service needs. Ability to effectively balance multiple priorities. Ability to check with customers to ensure repair or solution meets needs. Ability to develop positive relationships with internal/external customers (i.e. vendors, distributors, other technicians).
Experienced with large scale underground distribution piping. Trained in the proper methods and techniques for assembling restrained joint and unrestrained ductile iron piping. Certified or ability to be certified in confined space and excavation and related trench shoring. Plumbing, millwright, HVAC, underground utility locating, and welding experience.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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