Company: University of California
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary 25780903 Full Time Varies
$76,797 - $86,464
The Plant Operator performs journey-level work related to the
operation, installation, inspection, modification, remodeling and
repair of boilers, chillers, cooling towers, pumps, blowers and all
ancillary equipment and property associated with all Central Plant
Utility Operations; Central Utility Plant; Satellite Chiller Plant.
Executes the preventative maintenance on all equipment and systems
for Central Plant Operations and associated buildings. Maintains
clear and accurate documentation of all operating data,
inspections, testing and maintenance (corrective and/or
preventative) performed. Updates equipment documentation,
specifications and drawings, as needed. Reviews and updates all
plant logs, both paper and electronic according to plant updates
and changes. Responds to emergency situations to mitigate and/or
resolve immediate plant operating concerns or safety issues.
Reviews and creates blueprints/drawings, ISOs and specifications
for new construction and retrofit/renovation projects according to
building code requirements. Responds to emergency situations during
or after hours for the purposes of resolving immediate safety
concerns. Performs all job duties in adherence with University and
departmental safety guidelines. Maintains a positive attitude and
communicates effectively with colleagues, supervisors, staff,
faculty and students. Central Plant Operations are mandated to
adhere to California Title 8, subchapter 2, Article 6. 781 (b)
regulations for boiler attendance; incumbent may be required to
work holidays and weekends, along with scheduled, unscheduled and
emergency overtime, as needed.
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with
the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination
Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must
provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a
request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability,
and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no
later than the applicable deadline. For new University of
California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after
their first date of employment.
Degree Requirement High school diploma or equivalent. Required
License Requirement Valid Drivers License Required
Experience Requirement 4 years of journey-level experience in
Central Plant Operations preventative maintenance, repair and
construction, and/or completion of a certified apprenticeship
training; or an equivalent combination of education, training and
experience. Required Demonstrated experience in maintenance,
operation, repair, calibration, installation, diagnosis and
inspection of industrial/commercial of utility systems. Experience
working on Central Plant equipment and piping related but not
limited to steam, chilled water, feed water, condensate, natural
gas, oil and water associated with Central Plant systems. Required
Knowledge and experience accurately performing water analysis and
applying treatment chemicals; experience handling and operating
digital control energy management and industrial heating and
cooling control systems. Required Previous steam operations
experience in a higher education environment, military/industrial
energy operation environment or other large capacity public
steam/energy operation. Preferred Prior experience and ability to
prioritize work orders, routine work, emergency requests and
ability to choose the proper materials or equipment to accomplish
work in the most expeditious and safe manner. Preferred
Special Condition Requirement Public Driving Record Required Shift
Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required
Must wear University issued uniform Required Willingness and
ability to work weekends and holidays. Ability to work occasional
scheduled and unscheduled overtime, emergency call-back, and a
flexible schedule as needed. Required Hired candidate must pass a
background check through the Department of Justice (DOJ) and
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) prior to appointment start
date Required Must possess or obtain a Valid CA Driver License in
accordance with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Required Must participate in the campus DMV pull Required
Successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination
Skill in operating shop equipment and tools common to the skilled
trade. Knowledgeable of tools and equipment used for welding and
Ability to effectively communicate and understand safety
regulations and hazards. Knowledge in safe and proper procedures
when hazardous materials are suspected. Ability to estimate time,
methods and materials needed from construction documents. Ability
to read and understanding documents such as complex technical
procedures, work instructions, blue prints, plans, manuals,
specifications, and diagrams.
Ability to read, write and perform basic arithmetic calculations.
Ability to communicate and work effectively with co-workers,
supervisors, and the general public, and provide exceptional
customer service. Ability to follow verbal and written
instructions. Ability to record information accurately as is
necessary to perform the job responsibilities.
Steam Engineer Unlimited License.
Basic knowledge and technical skills with computer programs and
applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel, Design Cad 2, etc.).
Working with a diverse student, staff, faculty and visitor
population and ability to provide exemplary customer service.
Knowledge of UC/UCR policies and systems.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located
on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern
California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the
vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living
laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing
communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the
arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and
staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse
research universities in the country boasting several key rankings
of which we are extremely proud.
* UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S.
universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and
among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the
2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
* UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for
social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
* UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the
leading national coalition of public research universities
committed to improving student success for low-income,
first-generation, and students of color.
* Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in
financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
* Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of
Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect
specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
* UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13
members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and
staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by
For information about our generous employee benefits package,
visit: Employee Benefits Overview
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