Stony Brook University Plant Utilities Engineer 1 in Stony Brook, New York
Plant Utilities Engineer 1 (2002647)
Required Qualifications: As per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Must have taken and passed the required Plant Utilities Engineer I state Civil Service exam and be reachable on the appropriate current Civil Service list. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver’s License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. (***Out-of-State Applicants, see "Special Notes”). The tests shall be provided by the employing department. Ability to climb, stoop and do moderately heavy lifting (up to 50lbs). Must have ability to enter confined spaces to operate high-temperature-hot-water (HTHW) valves. Ability to work from a ladder, scaffolding, and/or man lift over ten feet in height. To qualify for this position, the selected individual must successfully pass a pulmonary function test to certify them to wear protective equipment; for example Hepa filter type respirators.
Preferred Qualifications: Associate's Degree in Plant Utilities Technology.
Brief Description of Duties: The Plant Utilities Engineer I for the HVAC - West Campus will maintain HVAC systems that support the campus community and maintain all HVAC equipment. As a PUE 1, you must be able to climb, stoop, and lift heavy objects and/or equipment.
Operate and perform maintenance on all HVAC and other mechanical equipment, including but not limited to, pumps, fans, pneumatic controls, building management systems, compressors, chemical testing and treatment, recording, boilers, chillers and steam generator. Troubleshoot and adjust pneumatic and digital control systems.
Operate, maintain, and repair high temperature, high pressure water distribution systems. Entry in to confined spaces and work within the utility tunnel for extended periods of time.
Operate, maintain and repair DX & chilled water AC systems.
Operate, maintain and repair ventilation system.
Implement and enforce safety procedures and standards. Shows proper care when utilizing power tools, insures proper safety procedures are followed. Keep work area as clean and safe as possible. Follow all lock out / tag out procedures, including the use of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) required by the campus.
Follow the task provided on each work order, fills out or completes every work order daily to include time and materials used. Ability to follow directions from senior personnel and work well with peers and subordinates. Supervise GM-12, PUA & PUH employees, including timesheets. Provide instructions to maintenance assistants and/or helpers on routine jobs and equipment inspection. Responds to HVAC calls on and off shift.
Other duties as assigned as appropriate to rank and departmental mission.
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
To be considered for a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 position, candidate must have a reachable score on the Plant Utilities Engineer 1 decentralized exam list.
Along with submitting this electronic application, please complete and submit an Application for NYS Examinations and Supplemental Questionnaire by following this link. Fully completed applications MUST be submitted to West Campus Human Resources Department by fax at 631-364-9617 along with copies of all supporting documents (certifications/degrees/licenses). You may also mail your application to Human Resource Services, 390 Administration Building, Stony Brook, NY 11794-0751.
There will be no written test as the score is rated on education and experience. The supplemental questionnaire IS YOUR TEST. Please refer to the Civil Service Examination Announcement for additional information prior to submitting your application and supporting documentation.
***Out-of-State Applicants: Please note as a condition of employment and in order for this position to be tendered, the successful incumbent will be required to provide evidence of a valid license and driving abstract from the state issuing the license within five business days of a conditional offer and must obtain a NYS driver's license within 30 days of acceptance of offer.
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