Energy Plant Operator

Columbia, SC
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00086PO18 Classification Title Trades Specialist IV Internal Title Energy Plant Operator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Administration and Finance Department Facilities Energy Plant Band 4 Advertised Minimum Salary $26,988 Advertised Salary Range $26,988 - $38,460 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40 Work Schedule

Normally 40 hour work week during a 24 hour per day, seven days per week operation. Required to work any rotating and/or fixed shift as deemed necessary for operations.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Trades/Maintenance

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

Under general supervision in centralized energy facilities, performs duties in the operation and maintenance of the University of South Carolina's energy plants.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

High school diploma and 2 years experience in steam generation and water chiller operation. Drivers License required.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to operate and perform maintenance work in various energy facilities; general knowledge of various trades crafts; ability to communicate both orally and in writing; ability to read and interpret instruction manuals and drawings; ability to use initiative and be proactive in discharging duties.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 3 Desired Start Date 03/16/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 01/30/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a high school diploma and 2 years experience in steam generation and water chiller operation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a valid Driver's License?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * If selected, will you be willing to accept the advertised salary? If not, what are your salary requirements?

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Other Supporting Documents
    3. Resume


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