Operating Engineer, Heating & Air Conditioning - Energy & Central Utilities (50000236) (23001520)
Job posting number: #7180384
Posted: September 19, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Job DescriptionPosition Summary:
The College of New Jersey’s Department of Facilities and Administrative Services is a large operational service organization that provides a broad array of services to the campus community through the following offices: Access Control Services, Automotive Services, Building Services, Campus Space Management Services, Energy and Central Utilities, Facilities Operations, Grounds and Landscape Maintenance Services, Mailing and Receiving Services, Occupational Safety and Environmental Services and Risk Management Services. This position resides within the Central Utilities Plant of the Office of Energy and Central Utilities.
Under the direction of the Chief Operating Engineer, the selected candidate will take a leading part in the operation, maintenance, adjustment, and minor repair of the Central Utilities Plant, including cogeneration, steam, and chiller plants and all associated auxiliary equipment.
Serves as shift engineer in charge in the operation of the cogeneration plant, boilers, turbines, generators, chillers, and auxiliary equipment used in the Central Utilities Plant.
Operates, maintains, and makes repairs to the cogeneration plant, generators, boilers, chillers, feed and vacuum pumps, fans, compressors, governors, and chemical treatment equipment.
Makes periodic comprehensive tests and takes readings of fuel consumption, pressure, room circulating units, draft conditions, temperature and steam flow, and other recordings. Performs water quality tests and chemically treats plant water systems.
Ensures plant operation maintains environmental compliance with NJ DEP and US EPA requirements cited in Title V air permit.
Perform other related duties as required.
High School Diploma or GED
Applicant will be required to possess an Operating Engineer's License (Blue Seal Minimum) of appropriate grade and type as issued by the New Jersey Department of Labor
Possession of valid driver's license in good standing issued by state of residence is required
Two (2) years of experience in the adjustment, repair, operation, and maintenance of air conditioning and heating plants and auxiliary equipment
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position
Demonstrated minimum two (2) years of broad experience in commercial/industrial environment as an Operating Engineer in work involving operation and maintenance of boilers, engines, motors, turbines, and auxiliary equipment used in power generation, heating plants, and chiller plants.
Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations in order to perform the essential functions of the position. If the requested accommodation(s) cannot be made because it would cause the employer undue hardship, the applicant may not be eligible for the position.
Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of background check and reference checks.
In accordance with the New Jersey First Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment. Applicants must meet the requirements listed.