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: 6234
UW Job Family: 62
SOC Code: 51-8013
Pay Grade: 20
Date: July 01, 2008
Operates, inspects, and maintains auxiliary equipment and systems at the Central Energy Plant to provide heating and cooling needs to campus buildings.
Operate and monitor Plant equipment and systems for effective and safe operation.
Record data noting problems with equipment or system conditions; take necessary corrective actions.
Conduct required water and pollution control tests to maintain plant, equipment and state standards.
Perform scheduled and emergency maintenance and repairs including testing diesel generator weekly.
Assist in restoring plant functions to normal following shut downs or power failures.
Receive and relay information to proper personnel on after hour calls.
Read and interpret blue prints, schematic diagrams and technical documents.
Power Plant environment; regular exposure to heat, dust, noise, heights, and confined spaces; regular exposure to electrical, mechanical, fire, or chemical hazards, and hazards associated with the use of Power Plant boiler equipment and power/manual tools.
Auxiliary Operator works under general supervision performing Operator I duties in the operation and maintenance of boilers and chiller equipment and systems within the Central Energy Plant, conducts water and pollution tests, records data to locate and resolve problems, and conducts generator tests.
Plant Operator works under limited supervision performing the duties of Operator I, and as the lead Operator functionally supervises and trains the less senior Operators in the operation and maintenance of boilers and chiller equipment and systems.
Technician/Operator (Central Energy Plant) works under limited supervision and provides project supervision while scheduling and coordinating maintenance and repairs, maintaining, repairing, and calibrating specialized electronic and pneumatic Central Energy Plant control systems and equipment to ensure uninterrupted operation. This position performs the functions of Operator I or Operator II as required.
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.