Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 09/02/22
Applications Due: 12/31/22
Vacancy ID: 111731

Position Information

AgencySUNY Upstate

TitlePlant Utilities Assistant - HVAC

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade09

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $39022 to $39022 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40


From 11:30 PM

To 8 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Onondaga

Street Address 750 E. Adams Street

City Syracuse


Zip Code13210

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications New York State Department of Civil Service Eligible List or eligible for transfer.

Or, to apply to be placed on the NYS Dept of Civil Service Eligible List, you must meet one of the following qualifications:

Either 1. An associate’s degree in HVAC;

Or 2. One year 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 3. One year of full-time hands on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;

Or 4. Completion of an HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (440 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.

Duties Description Reports to the PUE I Duty Engineer who reports directly to the PUE 2 and will be responsible for performing a variety of semiskilled activities in the operation and maintenance of stationary equipment and systems. Perform professional maintenance services on areas used by patients, guests, visitors and customers within the University's downtown campus facilities. Must be able to bend, lift, climb walk, stand and stoop for long periods of time, and perform moderate to heavy lifting. Person must be free of facial hair or beard that may interfere with the fit or seal of a mask respirator at point of fit test. Such a mask must be worn in order to comply with State and Federal Safety Health Codes. Reassignment offers are contingent upon satisfactory evaluation from Environmental Health and Safety.

Must posses and maintain a valid NYS Driver's license.

Additional Comments SUNY Upstate is accepting applications as a continuous recruitment effort for Plant Utilities Assistant positions. **Please carefully read the minimum qualifications section of this posting before applying**

Must possess and maintain a valid NYS Driver's License.

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Contact Information

Name Melissa Acker

Telephone 315-464-4931


Email Address


Street 750 East Adams Street

City Syracuse

State NY

Zip Code 13210


Notes on ApplyingApply for this job at:

OR, Enter Keyword: PUA2022