Stationary Engineer (Temporary)

New York, NY
May 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


  • Under general supervision, is responsible for the operation, maintenance, adjustments, testing and repair of steam power plant, air conditioning, chiller plant, fire protection systems, electromechanical building equipment and related auxiliary systems in public buildings; performs related work.
  • Operates, maintains repairs and adjusts manuals and automatic gas and oil fired boilers, furnaces, steam reducing stations, engines, turbines , pumps, valves, heat exchangers, generators, motors, water treatment systems, cooling towers, condensers, evaporators, emergency generators and associated equipment for heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and lighting in public buildings and refuse incinerators.
  • Performs periodic inspections of equipment and repairs of such equipment.
  • Schedules, performs and may oversee preventive maintenance.
  • Directs the work of oilers, high pressure plant tenders and other subordinate personnel assigned to HVAC plant operations.
  • Takes responsible charge of a watch and while so engaged, supervises and directs subordinates personnel; addresses emergency repairs as required.
  • Operates control consoles in control rooms for building maintenance and building automation systems.
  • Adjusts HVAC systems water chemistry through testing, treatment, retesting and recording of readings.
  • Prepares requisitions for materials and spare parts in accordance with College procedures.
  • Orients, trains and monitors subordinates and other personnel on plant operations and job related safety.
  • Reads meters, gauges and other recording devices keeping logs of same.
  • Prepares and maintains records and makes reports of both a technical and informational nature regarding HVAC maintenance and repair.


Stationary Engineer




Medgar Evers College, The City University of New York (Medgar Evers) believes that education has the power to positively transform the lives of individuals, and that education is the right of all. A dynamic and vibrant institution, its mission is to provide higher education for the underserved populations of Central Brooklyn through high-quality, professional and career-oriented undergraduate degree programs. A four-year liberal arts college, Medgar Evers is a beacon of educational opportunity, culture, and success to the New York City community and beyond. The College is dedicated to making a positive impact on the surrounding community and pioneering initiatives that will create success for even the youngest learners in Central Brooklyn.

Medgar Evers is accepting applications for Stationary Engineer(Temporary).


  1. A valid License for High Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer issued by the New York City Department of Buildings.
  2. A valid certificate of qualification for Refrigerating Machine Operator (unlimited capacity) issued by the New York City Fire Department and a CFC Certificate issued by EPA for Handling Refrigerants.

For appointment in certain Colleges, candidates will also be required, within 90days from the day of appointment, to obtain a valid Standpipe Certificate and Automatic Sprinkler Certificate issued by the New York City Fire Department.




CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.


The University has announced a civil service test for the Stationary Engineer (CUNY) title which will be open for filing until May 23, 2017 (Exam #7027). Applicants should register to take this exam. When a civil service list is established, the College is required to make appointments from the certified list to fill all positions including those held by Provisional and/or Temporary employees. All Provisional and/or Temporary employees must take the appropriate civil service exam and score high enough to be reachable on the civil service list in order to be appointed. Applicants selected for this position will be required to submit proof of applying for scheduled exam.

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JOB ID: 16750

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Applicants must upload a cover letter and resume.


Open until filled, with resume review to begin on June 1, 2017.


CUNY Job Posting: Support Staff


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Job Title: Stationary Engineer (Temporary)

Job ID: 16750

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


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