The mission of the IU Bloomington Facility Operations is to operate and maintain a high-quality physical environment to enhance student learning, faculty teaching, and research. We serve other non-academic departments, and we support the University's service to the community and citizens of Indiana.
We are a service organization dedicated to the success and satisfaction of IUB faculty, staff, students and campus visitors. Our responsibilities include maintenance, operation and improvement of buildings, grounds and utility systems, custodial care, and engineering support.
Our staff members are our most valuable asset. Each individual is a team member who contributes to the decision-making process. We seek creative and innovative solutions to meet our customers' needs. We set high service standards, and we reward superior effort and results. We promote the personal growth of our staff through education and training.
Our goal is to provide reliable and timely service at a competitive cost. We use proven technology to increase our capabilities. We solicit feedback to help determine the quality of our services. We maintain a safe campus environment, and we attempt to exceed governmental regulations. We conduct planning activities to achieve the most desirable future for our customers and our organization.
Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor, the Crew Leader or a temporarily assigned Shift Leader completes semi-skilled routine, emergency, preventive maintenance and construction assignments relating to the operation and/or maintenance of the utility systems.
Fires boilers and performs boiler maintenance such as adjustment of stokers, and greases and oils equipment. Samples and treats water systems including general water treatment activities such as water conductivity analysis, boiler chemical preparation, and water treatment system monitoring. Removes ash and soot from boiler systems. Unloads and dispenses coal from trucks. Fills bunkers and performs general ash and coal maintenance such as belt alignment, greasing conveyors, and clean up of ash / soot / coal.
Note: This position requires the incumbent to complete a four-step trainee program to perform the duties of a Boiler/Chiller Operator. Upon completion of each step, the incumbent learns additional skills and assumes greater responsibilities.
High school diploma or GED and one year of verifiable experience working in an industrial / mechanical / trade / utility type environment.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Good interpersonal and communication skills including ability to interact and effectively communicate with a wide diversity of individuals. Ability to learn how to utilize relevant tools, equipment, techniques, skills, materials, and methods associated with the mechanical, electrical, or operational type maintenance field. Ability to read and follow blueprints and maintenance and operation manuals. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Demonstrated ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Ability to perform basic computer operations and e-mail.
Working Conditions / Demands
Must be able to perform tasks requiring frequent heavy physical effort in extremely cramped, hot, cold, dusty, and wet environments. Must be able to lift or carry up to 75 pounds multiple times per shift.
Salary Plan: SM
Salary Grade: 56
Job Function: Engineering, Trades & Facility
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
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