Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades Steam

North Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 08, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Facility Maintenance Technician - Mechanical Trades Steam

North Carolina Central University

Closing Date: 6/25/2021 at 11:55 PM

Primary Purpose of Position:
The primary purpose of this position is to ensure the proper operations, maintenance and repair of the steam and hot water producing and distribution plant at NCCU. This position is responsible for all steam and steam-driven equipment on campus. The system includes boilers (11 currently), generators, fuel systems, chemical treatment systems, 3 campus-wide piping systems for condensate, domestic hot water, and steam, gauges, pumps, blowers, etc. The system encompasses all controls in building mechanical rooms that use steam and hot water. The position also ensures that systems are monitored and inspected constantly and equipment adjusted to avoid malfunctions, and ensures that the equipment is operating within set operation ranges. This work involves quality assurance, valve, pump and pipe repair, gauge calibration, boiler repair and operation, chemical analysis, precision, measuring, system controls, hydrostatic testing, trouble-shooting, and problem solving. This is a key position for Utilities Services and Operations in providing after hours emergency to on-call personnel.

Minimum Education/Experience:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Some positions may require special licenses or certification(s). Optional Guidelines: Experience in the trade(s) areas related to the area of assignment may be substituted on a year-for-year basis.

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Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The successful candidate must possess a working knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of high pressure steam-generation, condensation and distribution systems and general knowledge of HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems; ability to operate electronic controls, power tools and hand tools; ability to lift up to 50 pounds, wear a full or half-face respirator, climb a ladder, and crawl in confined spaces; ability to work independently with little or no supervision; to take initiative to see projects and assignments through to completion; to learn, interpret and analyze information to make necessary decisions; to exercise judgment and discretion in problem solving; to plan, prioritize and organize workflow; ability to work flexible schedules; excellent analytical and organizational skills along with written and oral communication skills. A valid driver’s license is required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
For employment/re-employment priority, this vacancy is treated as Pay Plan Conversion GN08.

To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: https://jobs.nccu.edu/

North Carolina Central University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.