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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/01/17

Applications Due11/16/17

Vacancy ID44930


TitlePlant Utilities Engineer 1

Occupational CategorySkilled Craft, Apprenticeship, Maintenance

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitOSU - Operational Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $22.43 to $22.43 Hourly

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 50%

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 20


From 12 AM

To 12 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Onondaga

Street Address 1 Forestry Dr.

City Syracuse


Zip Code13210

Minimum Qualifications 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
• Physics
• 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.

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 have 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 (OMED) as an oiler, fireman/watertender, refrigerating engineer or engineman.

Duties Description Operate, perform maintenance, troubleshoot, make repairs, run performance tests, and calibrate mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, steam, and high temperature hot water generating and distribution systems, ventilation, air-conditioning, water supply, sanitary systems and electrical distribution in an institutional combined heat and power plant and building mechanical systems. Assist in overseeing energy management and conservation, environmental and safety concerns and preventative maintenance. Utilize Alerton and Johnson building management systems to ensure equipment and energy efficiencies.

Additional Comments OPERATIONAL NEEDS:
• Shift Hours: Weekends and nights
• Part time position 20-30 hours per week
• May be required to work overtime based on operational needs
• Participate in on call roster (must provide after-hours telephone number)
• Valid NYS Driver’s License

SPECIAL INFORMATION: Since the nature of the campus requires continuous service and emergencies may arise during other than normal work hours, employee in this position may be required to provide an after-hours telephone number and be willing to accept emergency call-ins and over-time work when necessary.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Janice O'Mara

Telephone 315-470-6611

Fax 315-470-6953

Email Address


Street 1 Forestry Dr.

City Syracuse

State NY

Zip Code 13210


• For ESF-OSU internal applicants – complete the Physical Plant Internal Vacancy Application Form available in the Office of Human Resources or call (315) 470-6611 to have one sent.
• For all other applicants - Employment application is required to be submitted on-line at

• For ESF-OSU internal applicants – November 16, 2017.
• For all other applicants - although applications will be accepted until the position is filled, candidates should submit their application by November 16, 2017, to assure optimal consideration.

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