Minimum Qualifications Open Competitive (decentralized application form required- contact SUNY Oneonta if applicable) four years of experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of boilers, HVAC, or auxiliary plant utilities equipment in commercial, industrial, or institutional facilities; or eligible to transfer in to the title; or currently holding or previously held the title of Plant Utilities Engineer 1.
Duties Description Operates, maintains, and repairs steam and hot water boilers, water supply and return systems, electronic and pneumatic combustion and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) control systems, forced or induced draft fan systems, chiller
systems, and other refrigeration equipment. Operates computers which control boiler operations, auxiliary equipment, and HVAC
systems. Conducts boiler, HVAC, and water systems testing, analyzes results, and adds chemicals to maintain proper system functions. Balances air distribution systems, and maintains proper air temperature, humidity, freshness, and flow quality.
Cleans, inspects, and maintains boilers, by performing chemical cleaning of equipment, repairing brickwork, replacing tubes, and maintaining boiler combustion and emissions.
Performs chiller maintenance such as the cleaning of condenser tubes and evaporators, and the maintenance and repair of pumps, air compressors, steam systems, cooling towers, motors, and variable frequency drives. Performs maintenance and repair on various water and sewage pumping, filtration, and treatment equipment. Cleans, maintains, and repairs HVAC systems and equipment, calibrates controls, performs air testing and chemical treatment, and replaces air filters. Responds to mechanical, electrical, or plumbing calls; troubleshoots and coordinate
necessary repairs. Maintains computerized energy management systems; troubleshoots problems; and identifies and replaces faulty equipment and devices. Identifies, recommends, and develops energy conservation projects and initiatives.
May handle various types of hazardous materials; and respond to incidents having potential environmental impact and/or safety concerns, such as chemical spills, oil spills and blowouts; implements evacuation plans in emergency situations.
May maintain right-to-know libraries, respond to inquiries, assess problems, and provide advice regarding incidents.
May operate high or low voltage electrical distribution systems, steam, diesel and gas turbine generators, transformers and switch gears, load centers, motor control centers,
panel boards, emergency power and lighting distribution systems, motor generator sets, and uninterrupted power supply systems.
May supervise subordinate staff, including Plant Utilities Assistants, Facility Operations Assistants and other trades staff.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
108 Ravine Parkway