Campus: 139 Wyoming Hall
Mail: Dept 3422
1000 E University Ave
Laramie, WY 82071-2000
Regular: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Summer: 7:30am - 4:30pm
Monday - Friday
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: 6235
UW Job Family: 62
SOC Code: 51-8013
Pay Grade: 22
Date: July 01, 2004
Operates, inspects, and maintains boilers, chillers, and other equipment and systems within the Central Energy Plant to provide heating and cooling needs to campus buildings.
Operate multi-fuel, high pressure, high temperature boilers, liquid centrifugal chiller units, and other equipment in the Central Energy Plant.
Monitor gauges and equipment; make adjustments or take corrective action as necessary.
Train Plant Operators in the operation and maintenance of boilers and chillers under normal and emergency conditions.
Conduct required water and pollution control tests to maintain plant, equipment, and state standards.
Operate and test backup electrical generation systems.
Record data noting problems with equipment or system conditions; take necessary corrective action.
Monitor and record coal shipment for quality control.
Confer with other Operators regarding current operation information and problems.
Perform scheduled and emergency maintenance and repairs.
Restore plant functions to normal following shut downs or power failures.
Receive and relay information to proper personnel on after hour calls.
Conduct tours of the facility.
Maintain designated area in clean and safe operating condition.
Power Plant environment; regular exposure to heat, dust, noise, heights and confined spaces; regular exposure to mechanical, electrical, and chemical hazards; occasional exposure to explosive hazards; frequent exposure to hazards associated with use of power/hand 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.