Job Requisition Number: 24604. Facilities Services works to maintain a campus built environment that is conducive to teaching, learning and research. We strive to continuously improve the campus in partnership with all members of the campus community.
Maintenance Operations maintain campus buildings that total approximately 10.5 million square feet of state-funded space plus approximately 4 million square feet of auxiliary services space. This includes mechanical, electrical, and utility systems, built-in furniture, doors, windows, locks, security systems, insulation, permanent signage, glazing, painted surfaces, and roof drain systems.
The Watch & Night Operations Group provides the campus community with 24 hour, 7 days a week service and with Stationary Engineering services.
The off-hours group, or Swing Shift, consists of a journey level Locksmith, Electrician, Plumber, and Stationary Senior Engineer supported by a Customer Service Representative and Senior Representative. This group provides emergency service during the early evening hours, when the number of after-hours (3PM-11PM) emergency requests peak.
This position is an owl shift from 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
STATIONARY ENGINEER Responsible for environmental control of facilities on Campus which includes; temperature of individual rooms and zones, operation and maintenance of pneumatic and electronic control systems. Monitor and adjust chiller systems, air conditioning, refrigeration and steam heating systems to include all equipment pertaining to each system. Manage building conditions through the utilization of computerized EMS and other control systems. Responsible for providing preventative maintenance to all existing building systems. These systems include but are not limited to fans, VFD’s, humidifiers, cooling towers, PRV’s, boilers, heat exchangers, pumps, compressors, vacuum pumps, heating and cooling coils. Air filter and belt replacement as required. The ability to lift and maneuver up to 75 pound objects safely and be able to work safely on ladders and in small spaces within the campus environment. Coordinate appropriate repairs with other trades at PP-CS. Work with all other trades to maintain all buildings in a good working order.
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES Adherence to the scheduling of work through the work management program is required. Consult Manager for technical information. Support maintenance projects and programmatic work assignments. Keep accurate work records and complete paperwork in a neat and timely manner. Define and describe materials, tools and/or equipment, work methods and task sequences. Serve as liaison with clients, relaying their needs and requirements to the appropriate department or superintendent. Obtain materials and equipment as required.
SAFETY Adhere to all University and Departmental safety guidelines. Attend job-related and safety training as required.
OTHER Perform other duties as assigned.•Must have completed a five year apprenticeship program or equivalent. •Employee must possess five years journeyman experience in a comparable position or related experience in a university, hospital or large building complex. •Education and training in controls can be through documented experience and/or industrial/vocational or an accredited college or university. •Must be able to work in confined spaces. •Must be able to safely move supplies and objects up to 75 pounds with or without a reasonable accommodation. •Employee must be available to respond to emergencies, work on-call, weekend on-call, rotating shifts, watch and holidays. •Adhere to Facilities Services’ work rules and Code of Conduct. •Employee is personally responsible for following health and safety guidelines/instructions. •Operate and adjust the building environment and control all systems through the use of computerized and manual HVAC controls. Operate absorbers and chillers, related auxiliary pumps, control valves and controlling instruments. •Perform testing and treatment to maintain the condition of the cooling tower water systems. Maintain auxiliary pumps, control valves and temperature controls. Clean and replace strainer baskets. •Operate, adjust, troubleshoot and provide PM on steam and hot water boilers and their immediate auxiliaries. This includes valves and their control instruments necessary for normal operation. •Operate, adjust and provide PM on building heating and ventilation systems. This is inclusive of fans, blowers, heat exchangers, pumps, air compressors, vacuum pumps, heating and cooling coils, air filters, control valves and repair or replacement of their diaphragms up to and including one inch diameter. Also operate, adjust and maintain thermostats and all main receiver controls. Adjust, troubleshoot and monitor equipment using the EMS where applicable. •Operate, adjust and provide PM on radiators, convectors, and baseboard heaters. •Operate, adjust and provide PM for temperature controls, strainers and traps on HHW, DHW and IHW heat exchangers. •Receive specific training to analyze boiler combustion using the appropriate instrument and refer necessary repairs to another trade if required. •Installation, repair and adjustment of existing pneumatic controls, related control lines, pneumatic air dampers, damper motors and valve diaphragms up to and including one inch diameter, includes installation of plastic lines. •Operate, and adjust pressure reducing valves on steam, air and water equipment. •Operate, adjust and provide PM on controls for stills, water softeners, demineralizers and deionizers. •Operate, adjust and provide PM on controls for air compressors and vacuum pumps. •Operate air driers to include temperature adjustment and repair or replacement of moisture traps. •Provide chemical treatment for HHW and CW, cooling towers and any equipment requiring chemical treatment. •Knowledge of and ability to conform to PP-CS, University, state, and federal policies and Procedures, including safety policies such as the IIPP, Hazardous Materials Communications Program and Health and Safety Manuals. •Be able to work with a fitted respirator as required. •Must possess excellent communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with the campus community, including students, building managers, academic personnel, and craft personnel, in a multi-cultural environment. •Ability to track jobs to completion and prioritize requirements; able to work and support shutdowns and project schedules to minimize interference with others. •Must be able to read information from equipment manufacturers’ manuals, service requests, layout sketches, blueprints, appropriate state and local government codes, trade-specific manuals and practices, and to determine how the fixture or equipment should perform. •Knowledge of relevant building codes and regulations. •Ability to communicate clearly over the telephone and two-way radio. •Ability to execute all job assignments in a timely manner. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Skilled Crafts Unit (KB) between the University of California and the Alameda County Building and Construction Trades Council (ACBCTC). The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/kb/index.html
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