This position is responsible for maintaining a continuous, safe, and efficient plant operation, providing heating and cooling to the Campus of UTC. This position ensures plant operates within specified parameters of energy use in order to maintain campus utility budget. Considerable independent judgement is required to ensure safe and efficient operation of a large variety of equipment in electrical and mechanical systems, including operating levels, shutdown and emergency procedures, plant startups from emergency shutdowns, etc. This position also directs the work of junior personnel and acts in supervisor's place if supervisor is absent.
Operating, repairing, and maintaining gas and oil fired high-temperature-hot-water (HTHW) generators, chilled water and high temperature hot distribution systems for campus heating and cooling, electric chillers and all associated equipment.
Performing plant operation in such a way that operational procedures are followed and operating parameters, including energy use guidelines, are followed.
Managing data entry into computer control/ management systems.
Perform chemical analysis on plant systems and mix chemicals for treating systems.
Assist in training and oversight of new employees in these and other safe and efficient plant operational procedures.
Internal Number: 172666
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