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Power Plant Operator I/II
Position Is Open Until Filled


Code: 18631 Posted: 07/27/2022

UW-Parkside is seeking a Power Plant Operator I OR Power Plant Operator II for the Heating and Chilling Plant on campus. The Heating & Chilling Plant provides steam and chilled water to campus buildings, which are inter-connected by a series of underground tunnels and conduits. Power Plant Operators are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the entire plant in a safe and efficient manner, assistance in emergency situations, emergency repairs, and performance of any other duties associated with the operation of a complex heating and chilling plant. Candidates will be chosen for the position that best fits their experience and qualifications.

Position Title: Power Plant Operator I

Employment Type: Full-Time, University Staff, Non-exempt

Reports To: The Power Plant Operator I will report to the Power Plant Superintendent

Pay Range: $26/hr

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Training in heating, cooling and/or power plant operations, or related experience
  • Obtain before completion of probation (12 month minimum) and maintain ASOPE Third Class Power Plant Operating Engineer License, or approved equivalent.

 

Position Title: Power Plant Operator II

Employment Type: Full-Time, University Staff, Non-exempt

Reports To: The Power Plant Operator II will report to the Power Plant Superintendent

Pay Range: $28/hr

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Formalized training and/or >1 year experience in heating, cooling and/or power plant operations
  • Currently possess and maintain ASOPE Third Class Power Plant Operating Engineer License, or approved equivalent

 


Essential Job Functions
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs boilers of varying types and capacities and associated equipment
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs chillers of various types and sizes and all related equipment
  • Cleans plant work areas and equipment
  • Performs planned and emergency maintenance of all plant equipment
  • Takes readings from charts, meters, gauges, and related tools at established intervals and records information on daily log sheets or logbooks
  • Performs water testing, monitoring, documentation, and adjusting of various chemistry and water treatment related equipment within American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Department of Natural Resources (DNR) water treatment standards
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs Centrifugal Air Compressors and all related equipment to supply campus compressed air services
  • Operates, maintains, and repairs Electrical Generation equipment of various types and all related equipment
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/leave/annualsum/univstaff.pdf 

Total Compensation Estimator:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses for three References

Review of Applications

Applications received by Sunday, August 14th, 2022 are ensured full consideration.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Amanda Joncas
(262)595-2910
joncas@uwp.edu

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