Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.
The Department of Facilities Management and Development (FM&D) at the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Plant Utilities Engineer 1 (PUE 1). The successful candidate will:
Operate steam and hot water boilers including lighting off, firing, cleaning, and shutting down systems.
Operate central and auxiliary computers which monitor, test, control and operate boilers, auxiliary equipment, and HVAC systems.
Service and maintain residual heating and air conditioning equipment.
Conduct boiler, HVAC, and water systems testing, analyzing results and adding chemicals to maintain proper residuals in boiler and piping systems.
Operate large central absorption, centrifugal, screw driven, and hermetic chiller systems and other refrigeration equipment.
Start, regulate and troubleshoot to maintain proper temperature.
Perform operations and maintenance within an asbestos environment and/or supervise any asbestos removal project being carried out by other employees or private contractors.
Handle various types of hazardous materials, such as refrigerants, Freon, gas, fuel oil, solvents, antifreeze, biocides, nitrates, ethanol, acids, caustic soda, regulated waste and refuse.
Respond to incidents having potential environmental impact and/or safety concerns, such as chemical spills, oil spills, blowouts, etc. and may be called upon to implement evacuation plans in emergency situations.
Work in confined space situations using personal protective equipment and supervise others working in confined spaces using personal protective equipment.
May require daily travel within district, as well as some travel within NY State to assist other districts with special projects.
Candidate will be trained in the operation and maintenance procedures as related to Asbestos Containing Materials.
Must be a graduate of heating HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration apprenticeship from the U.S. Air Force.
Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard;
Or must be in possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the U.S. Coast Guard;
Or must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army;
Or must have been an enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy;
Or must have a Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD) and have been a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/water tender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine;
Or completion of a New York State Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program for stationary engineers, plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC);
Or possession of a High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License or Stationary Engineer License;
Or a bachelor’s degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Marine Engineering;
Or four years of full-time hands on experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;
Or four years of full-time hands on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;
Or an associate’s degree in HVAC AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above;
Or completion of an HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (900 hours)
OR completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, or plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college AND two years of qualifying experience as described in EITHER qualification #9 or #10 above.
As per civil service guidelines
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at email@example.com.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.
Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at 718-270-3025.
Internal Number: 494646
About SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
SUNY Downstate's College of Medicine, Health Related Professions, Nursing and its School of Graduate Studies offer students a broad professional education that will prepare them for practice or careers in any location and community. This education provides exceptional opportunities for those students with a commitment to promoting health in urban communities and addressing the complex challenges of investigating and preventing diseases that confront clinicians, educators, and researchers in such an environment. This special aspect of Downstate's unique mission is reflected in the students it attracts and selects, the vast majority of whom are drawn from the New York City Metropolitan area. Many of these students are members of minority and cultural groups underrepresented in the health professions, and/or come from families of first-generation immigrants or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.