This position resides within the Central Utilities Plant Within the Department of Facilities and Administrative Services. Reporting to the Operations/ Cogen Operations Supervisor, The Operating Engineer is responsible for the operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of the Cogeneration and Central Heating/Cooling Plants/Cooling Loops. This position works on a rotating shift basis in order to provide 24 hour 7-day per week coverage
Serves as shift engineer in charge in the operation and routine maintenance of the Cogeneration Plant, Central Heating/ Cooling Plants, High/ Medium Temperature Water, Chilled /Condenser Water Distribution Systems, and Building Automation Systems (EMS)
Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to the cogeneration plant, generators, boilers, chillers, feed and vacuum pumps, fans, compressors, governors, and chemical treatment equipment. Responsible for performing preventive and remedial maintenance tasks necessary to ensure the continuous safe and efficient operation of these systems. This includes basic mechanical and electrical work.
Makes periodic comprehensive tests and takes readings of fuel consumption, pressure, room circulating units, draft conditions, temperature and steam flow, and other recordings. Performs water quality tests and chemically treats plant water systems.
Analyzes campus load requirements and makes appropriate adjustments to cogeneration plant KW import set point relative total load. Responsible for taking readings and maintaining logs as required. This includes generating fuel usage reports and other recordkeeping
Ensures plant operation maintains environmental compliance with NJ DEP and US EPA requirements cited in Title V air permit.
Responsible for water treatment monitoring and chemical application and system cleaning as required.
Two (2) years of experience in the adjustment, repair, operation, and maintenance of air conditioning and heating plants and auxiliary equipment. An understanding of the operating principals of gas turbine engines, heat recovery steam generators is required, along with working knowledge of water treatment, AC/DC theory, instrumentation, microprocessors, switchgear, power generation and distribution systems as well as excellent mechanical skills
LICENSE: Applicant will be required to possess an Operating Engineer's License(Blue Seal Minimum) of appropriate grade and type as issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor.
NOTE: Appointee may be required to possess a valid Air
Conditioning and Refrigeration Technician Certification of the appropriate
level, commensurate with type of equipment serviced, issued under the
authority of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Appointee will be required to possess a driver's license valid in New
Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than employee mobility,
is necessary to perform in essential duties of the position.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75 "Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report. TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts & Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings, including the fourth-best college library in the nation, according to the Princeton Review.
Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background and reference checks.
SALARY RANGE: 18
Step: 4 ($53,355.16)
To enrich education through diversity, The College of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College has a strong commitment to achieving
Internal Number: 20000926_1599751865
About The College of New Jersey
The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, The College of New Jersey, founded in 1855 as the New Jersey State Normal School, is primarily an undergraduate and residential college with targeted graduate programs. TCNJ's exceptional students, teacher-scholars, staff, alumni, and board members constitute a diverse community of learners, dedicated to free inquiry and open exchange, to excellence in teaching, creativity, scholarship, and citizenship, and to the transformative power of education in a highly competitive institution. The College prepares students to excel in their chosen fields and to create, preserve and transmit knowledge, arts, and wisdom. Proud of its public service mandate to educate leaders of New Jersey and the nation, the College will be a national exemplar in the education of those who seek to sustain and advance the communities in which they live.