This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 6236
UW Job Family: 61
SOC Code: 51-1011
Pay Grade: 24
Date: July 01, 2008
Assists in the supervision and operations of the Central Energy Plant within the Physical Plant department; participates in performing skilled duties associated with Central Energy Plant facility operations.
High School Diploma or GED and completion of associated apprenticeship or technical training program, or an Associate/Voc Ed degree
Assist in the supervision, coordination, daily operation and maintenance of the Central Energy Plant; give recommendations to Manager regarding plant operations, maintenance, staff, equipment, and supply requests.
Assist in planning and scheduling work assignments; train, supervise and advise support staff in work methods and procedures.
Inspect departmental work and report status of projects and quality of work performed.
Assist in preparing job cost estimates to determine labor hours and materials required; order parts as directed.
Read and interpret construction drawings, specifications, blueprints, logic ladder diagrams, and sketches to determine equipment, labor, and materials required and appropriate methods of installation.
Supervise or perform journey level work.
Maintain safe work area to ensure compliance with safety regulations; provide safety training.
Repair plant controls and instruments using a variety of hand tools and test instruments; make adjustments for safe and efficient turbine, chiller, generator and auxiliary equipment operation.
Supervise or assist with the maintenance and repair of plant equipment, tools and systems including cooling systems, pumps, electric motors, fans, air-compressors, ignites, water softeners, coal feeders, traveling grates, coal and ash handling equipment, pollution control, and all boiler instrumentation, controls and interlocks.
Conduct periodic tests on boilers, condensing towers and circulated water to determine need for chemical treatment.
File shift logs and communicate shift history to Manager; maintain plant operations, inventory, and maintenance records.
Schedule coal deliveries and ash hauls.
Receive University trouble calls before and after regular work hours; relay calls properly for the appropriate response.
Act as Manager in their absence and as requested.
May weld pipe and equipment.
Keep abreast of current technology and materials of trade.
Power Plant facility and in/out door environment; exposed to hazards associated with power and hand tools, dust, fumes, high pressure steam, high temperatures and confined spaces; regularly subject to external environmental conditions such as cold, heat, dust, snow, or noise and fumes from equipment or chemicals.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.