Under the direction of the Chief Utility Operator, this position is responsible for the operation of high pressure boilers, steam turbines, centrifugal chillers and auxiliary equipment at University central heating and cooling plant. Position is responsible for ensuring the safe operation of plant equipment and machinery. Assist in training other operators and new staff assigned to operating crew. Successful candidate must be able to obtain National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE or equivalent) 4th Class License within two years of employment. (The Omaha 3rd Class License covers similar qualifications to the NIULPE 4th Class License so will be substituted for the 4th Class License.)
Must be available by telephone to address work related issues and may be required to perform work in addition to and outside of the normal scheduled shift 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This may include emergency situations, coverage of shifts, or other operational needs, either on short notice or with advance notice.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Associates Degree in Energy Generation Operations or equivalent program OR two years' experience as a stationary engineer in a comparable utility plant, operating high pressure boilers, centrifugal chillers and associated auxiliaries; equivalent education/experience considered.
National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE or equivalent) 4th Class License and NIULPE boiler certification.
Posted Salary: Salary commensurate with education and experience
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 70712
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
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