• The University of Arizona
  • $100,570.00 -162,390.00/year*
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 1109 W Prince Rd

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Location Position Summary

Note: Utilities employees are required to drive University vehicles on a daily basis as one of their primary job functions.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Inspects equipment and corrects problems to ensure the safe and economical operation of all central plant equipment.
  • Submits reports to ensure efficient utilization of equipment and adherence to the preventive maintenance program.
  • Cleans, lubricates, services and performs maintenance and repair of all central plant equipment such as replacing and/or repacking bearings and valves, repairing lines.
  • Overhauls, disassembles and reassembles pumps such as feed water, transfer, condensate, vacuum and chemical pumps; checks for wear using micrometers and dial indicators.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electric and pneumatic boiler controls.
  • Monitors various gauges, meters, and pressure and temperature indicators to verify operating conditions of automatically fired boilers, chillers, compressors, motors, turbines and/or related equipment and adjusts controls to specified operating conditions.
  • Prepares logs, charts and reports regarding operating conditions.
  • Makes chemical analysis of water samples and adjusts amounts of chemical being used in order to properly protect equipment.
  • Applies safety standards at all times and maintains good housekeeping practices to provide safe working conditions; reports problems affecting plant safety.
  • Drives a University vehicle on a daily basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Minimum Qualifications

    Please see Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications below.

  • Possession of a valid drivers license upon the first day of employment and ability to drive according to the University Fleet Safety Policy.
  • EPA
  • EPA CFC Universal certification.
  • Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

    Six years of experience in the operation of boiler and/or chiller equipment and related systems which includes two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of boilers and/or chiller equipment and related systems; OR, completion of a four year federally approved technical training stationary engineer program AND two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of boilers and/or chiller equipment and related systems; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • At least four years of chiller experience with 500 ton or higher.
  • At least four years of boiler experience with 35,000 lb./hr. (125# steam) or larger.
  • Computer experience using MS Word, Excel, and energy management systems such as: Trane Summit, Johnson Metysis, Barber Coleman, CBSIEBE.
  • At least one year of experience on co-generation systems.
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    Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, for your convenience, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation. These letters of recommendation must be uploaded directly via the UACareers.com website by your reference provider. UACareers.com is not compatible with any dossier aggregate system (e.g., Interfolio, Intellimedia).
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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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