To provide the skills necessary for the operation and maintenance of utility equipment within a central plant environment. Responsible for providing assistance in the operation of electrical, mechanical equipment or systems.
Operates and maintains high pressure steam boilers, centrifugal refrigeration machines, cooling towers, compressors, pumps and related equipment. Reads and records pressures, temperatures, fluid levels and other operating conditions. Maintains engineering logs and equipment status. Performs and records results of water analysis. Performs required preventive maintenance work. Clean, repair, oil and/or paint equipment, piping, or building structure. Perform related duties as required. Disassemble, repair and reassemble operating devices. Notify energy plant supervision in the event of an accident or serious malfunction.
High School diploma. Two (2) years of experience in the operation and maintenance of a central utility plant or the equivalent experience.
Knowledge of high pressure steam heating and power generating plant and/or chilled water plant. Must be accurate in all phases of work performed. Working conditions are considered suitable; however occasionally involve heavy lifting, exposure to hazards of boilers, generators, mechanical equipment, high voltage electrical equipment and some exposed to inclement weather. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and to others.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 12109
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