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Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II
Requisition Number RE25620
Working Title
Department Name 3CU00:Utilities & Energy Management
Work Location Lexington KY
Grade Level 39
Salary Range $12.91-20.02/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification

None.

Physical Requirements

Standing or walking with objects up to 50lbs; Repetitive motion. May be
exposed to loud noises, fumes, confined spaces, and/or temperature
extremes while reviewing a job-site(s).

Shift

Shifts [7:00am – 3:00pm; 3:00pm – 11:00pm; & 11:00 pm – 7:00am].
Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and crisis
management, requiring some night(s), weekend(s), and/or holiday(s)
response.

Job Summary

This position maintains, installs and operates equipment at Heating/Cooling
plants. Primary responsibilities include: maintains proper steam pressure
and chilled water temperatures; operates and maintains boilers and associated
equipment; must be familiar with distribution systems such as piping, steam,
chilled pits, water pits, etc.; feeds coal into boilers; maintains a uniform coal
bed; removes ashes and empties coal accumulation; fills and drains boilers;
lubricates, operates and repairs equipment; responsible for maintenance
and operation of chillers, compressors, underground distribution lines, towers,
pumps, and auxiliary equipment; cleans evaporator and condenser tubes;
keeps job site clean; may try to resolve certain problems independently; assists
training other employees and may assign tasks; responds to emergency
situations and other duties as assigned. Will require working overtime as needed/requested.

There is currently more than one position open for the Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II. To be considered for each position, you must apply for each position. One application will not be considered for all positions.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

KRONOS, SAP and Driver License preferred.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 01/18/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posted: 2021-01-08 Expires: 2021-02-07

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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