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1400 Washington Avenue
Minimum Qualifications OPEN UNTIL FILLED, 5 POSITIONS, FULL TIME HOURS TBD
Taking the NYS Civil Service PUE1 exam in the future will be necessary to obtain permanent status
Either 1. two years of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities (experience limited to residential applications is NOT considered qualifying); AND
an associate's degree in Plant Utilities Technology or the equivalent. In order to determine whether a specific degree is equivalent to the Plant Utilities Technology program, the major course of study must include a minimum of 30 college semester credit hours in core curriculum courses, creditable toward the degree, in any combination of the following course areas:
? Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning
? Electrical Circuits
? Fluid Mechanics
? Technical Communications
? Thermal Dynamics
? Utility Refrigeration Mechanics
? Blueprint Reading and Sketching
? Boiler and Steam Systems
? Industrial Electricity
? Electric Utility Systems
? Plant Operation and Maintenance
? Industrial Instrumentation and Control
? Industrial Safety
? Environmental Air Quality
OR thirty college semester credit hours in core curriculum courses creditable toward an associate's degree in Plant Utilities Technology or the equivalent, in any combination of the course areas as described in No. 1 above;
OR 2. four years of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or HVAC equipment in commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities (experience limited to residential applications is not considered qualifying);
Or 3. completion of a state Department of Labor apprenticeship program for stationary engineers or for plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter) or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC), which is a minimum of four years in duration;
Or 4. possession of a Stationary Engineer or Boiler Operator license, which required a minimum of four years of experience or training.
Or 5. a bachelor’s degree (from SUNY MARITIME COLLEGE) in Facilities Engineering.
The following military experience is considered examples of qualifying experience:
U.S. Air Force: Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program.
U.S. Coast Guard: Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the United States Coast Guard.
U.S. Army: Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army.
U.S. Navy: 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.
U.S. Merchant Marine: Must have a merchant mariner's document (MMD) and be a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/watertender, refrigerating engineer or engineman.
Duties Description .
Under the Direction of Control Systems Manager, this position provides the day-to-day maintenance of the Building Automation Control Systems, Energy Metering Systems, Life Safety Management Systems and Plant Fiber Communication Systems within Facilities Management. The position provides controls systems preventative maintenance, including the head ends, building level controllers, and end devices. Additionally, the candidate must have an understanding of Central Plant, HVAC and Electrical DDC systems. During construction, the candidate will provide Controls, HVAC and Electrical systems commissioning support. For older buildings, this candidate will trouble shoot control problems and perform retro commissioning duties.
1) Basic knowledge of commercial electrical system and electrical testing equipment
2) Basic knowledge of High Temperature Hot Water distribution including primary and secondary systems
3) Basic understanding of HVAC control systems
4) Understanding of the uses of Variable frequency drives in motor control applications
5) Understanding of the uses of a Building Management System (BMS)
6) Understanding of all components incorporated into a Class A Fire Alarm System
7) Basic knowledge of Data and Communication wiring systems
8) Basic knowledge of renewable energy applications
9) Valid NYS Driver’s license required
10) Candidates are expected to be qualified to use negative pressure respirators
Additional Comments Additional Information:
Federal law and regulations require notice to all prospective employees regarding crimes that have occurred on campus in the current three year period. Please refer to the following website for the complete Annual Security Report ("Clery Report"): http://police.albany.edu/ASR.shtml
THE UNIVERSITY AT ALBANY IS AN EO/AA/IRCA/ADA EMPLOYER
A completed application is required to be considered for this position. Applicants are also encouraged to provide a cover letter and resume.
To apply, please download and complete the Application for Classified Service Employment located here (COPY and PASTE):
Please submit your application by mail to:
Office of Human Resources Management
Classified Services, Vacancy #: Plant Utilities Engineer 1 Temporary Hourly
University at Albany, UAB 300
Albany, NY 12222
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1400 Washington Avenue
Notes on Applying •A completed application is required to be considered for this position
•All applicants must meet at least one of the above requirements
•Any applications received that do not meet at least one of the above requirements will be considered unqualified and will be discarded
Applications can be found via (copy and paste): http://www.albany.edu/hr/assets/CS_Employment_Application.pdf