To provide 24/7 operation of the Central Power Plant to maintain proper temperatures in campus facilities through efficient operation of boilers, chillers, air handlers, pumps, etc.
To monitor the energy management system for alarms related to building fires, freezestats, boilers, air handlers, HVAC equipment, pumps, etc.
This position is required to work when the University is closed due to adverse weather conditions or other emergencies that may require closing of the University for the safety of faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
Primary Responsibilities :
Assume all responsibilities during the absence of the Associate Superintendent, Mechanical Systems.
Monitors the chillers, boilers, air handler, sprinkler, trouble, elevator, emergency generator, fire alarm, and other alarm systems. Investigates each alarm and takes appropriate action to prevent property damage. Operates and maintains boilers, chillers, and pumps within the Power Plant.
Maintain a thorough and detailed log to provide an accurate record of information regarding calls received and action taken.
Immediately responds to service/maintenance calls, analyzes the situation, and takes appropriate corrective action by system modifications or dispatching appropriate personnel.
Constantly monitors outside weather conditions and the environmental conditions in buildings and takes appropriate action to bring conditions within prescribed ranges.
Calibrates and adjusts various control devices on HVAC and energy management systems.
Monitors and prints out hourly temperature and humidity reports of building conditions.
Monitors and audits Power Plant key box inventory and responsible filing of operation and campus logs.
Constantly monitors electrical usage and demand during
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