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Lead Stationary Engineer #190913-7550FM-001
University of Connecticut | Storrs Mansfield, Connecticut
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Job Description

Lead Stationary Engineer

The University of Connecticut's Facilities Operations department is seeking applications for a Lead Stationary Engineer position at the Avery Point campus. 

Purpose of Job Class (Nature of Work)

In a state agency this class is accountable for acting as a working supervisor for Stationary Engineers engaged in the operation, maintenance and repair of high pressure steam heating and power plants and auxiliary utilities in a moderate sized state institution or for acting as chief assistant or technician to a Supervising Stationary Engineer in a large state institution.

Examples of Duties

Plans plant workflow and determines priorities; schedules, assigns, oversees, and reviews work involved in the operation, maintenance and repair of heating, generating, hot water and refrigeration equipment and possibly such related or allied equipment as used in electrical distribution, laundry, fire fighting, and sewage disposal for the purpose of ensuring continuous operation; establishes and maintains plant procedures; provides staff training and assistance; conducts or assists in conducting performance evaluations; acts as liaison with operating units, agencies, and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; may make recommendations on policies or standards; may prepare reports and correspondence; may prepare budgets and make recommendations as to equipment purchases or contractual repairs; may act as the Supervising Stationary Engineer in his/her absence; performs minor tests for fuel specific gravity and gas leaks; adds water treatment chemicals to boilers; may inspect and repair steam traps fed by main system at various locations; may remove pipe insulation materials associated with the repair of pipes and fittings using OSHA approved methods; performs related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skill and Ability

Considerable knowledge of and ability to operate, maintain, inspect and make running repairs to boiler and engine room, generating and related mechanical equipment; knowledge of and ability to maintain building utility equipment including power, light, water, steam and plumbing lines; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.

Minimum Qualifications - General Experience

Four (4) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of steam heating and generating equipment.

Minimum Qualifications - Special Experience

One (1) year of the General Experience must have included the independent performance of the full range of tasks involved in the operation, maintenance and repair of steam heating and generating equipment.

Note: For State employees, this is interpreted at or above the level of Stationary Engineer.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to those applicants who can effectively demonstrate the following in their submitted application:

  • State of Connecticut Trades License preferably a Plumbing License or a Heating, Piping and Cooling License.
  • Knowledge and experience working with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preferably AiM.
  • Proficiency and ability to work with BMS systems (JCI Metasys).
  • Ability to operate equipment such as skid steers, backhoes, lifts and hoists.

Special Requirements

  1. Incumbents in this class may be required by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain specific education and/or experience to meet various certification requirements.

Physical Requirements

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.

Working Conditions

1. Incumbents in this class may be exposed to significant levels of noise, dust, heat and risk of injury from equipment.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

UConn is an AA/EEO employer.

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