This position is responsible for the maintenance and operation of
all heating, ventilation, plumbing, electrical, pneumatic, and DDC
equipment on campus. Must be available for overtime and on call
situations. This position has been evaluated for compliance with
the Fair Labor Standards Act and is subject to premium pay for all
hours worked in excess of 40 in a payroll week.
Responsibilities for this position include
- Operate and maintain main steam boilers located in Heating
- Operate, maintain and monitor steam distribution system.
- Maintain all heating plant equipment in good working
- Monitor, operate and trouble shoot campus-wide energy
- Replace and rewire energy management system devices.
- Operate and maintain stand-alone boilers both steam and hot
- Do both minor and major plumbing repairs and installation.
- Test, and repair water softeners.
- Wire motors, motor starters, relays, contactors, and other
- Troubleshoot, repair and replace electrical devices, such as
bulbs, ballasts, wiring, switches, outlets, and breakers; install
- Read and understand building blue prints for mechanical
systems, plumbing and electrical lay-out.
- Read and understand electrical schematics.
- Test and troubleshoot electronic, computerized fire alarm
- Test emergency electrical generators.
- Analyze and handle any emergency or maintenance problems that
- Supervise student workers.
- Maintains a safe working environment within and around their
facilities and associated equipment and supplies including, but not
limited to, obtaining Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information
pertaining to any hazards associated with their work
- Safety: Participate in safety training and comply with safety
rules, regulations, and protocols.
- Perform additional duties and assist with special projects as
- Technical degree preferred, or equivalent experience in steam
boilers, electrical, hot water and steam heating and air
- Three years of experience in operation and maintenance of high
pressure boilers, electric, air conditioning, ventilation and
- Ability to run and understand various types of equipment,
including, but not limited to, welders, torches, pipe-threaders,
drills, grinders, man-lifts, fork lifts, backhoes, dump trucks,
multi-purpose meters and computers.
- Must have a working knowledge of applicable regulatory code
(fire, electrical, boiler, etc.).
- Must be able to read electrical and mechanical blue
- Must be able to be trained in confined spaces, lockout-tag out,
fall protection, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous waste, and
forklift, respirator use.
Alfred University actively subscribes to a policy of equal
employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any
employee, student or applicant because of race, age, sex, color,
sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, physical
or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin,
marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status,
domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction status,
political affiliation or any other characteristic protected by
applicable law. Protected veterans, minorities and women are
encouraged to apply.