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Plant Utilities Engineer 1

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Plant Utilities Engineer 1-1803816



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A Plant Utilities Engineer 1, on an assigned shift in a heating and/or air-conditioning plant, or in a single or multi-building facility, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, tests, and calibrates mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air-conditioning and electrical distribution in the most efficient and safe manner possible. Incumbents also make recommendations on major overhauls and replacement of equipment and initiate activity relating to energy conservation projects.

Duties of a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, test and calibrate mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning and electrical distribution in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Make recommendations on major overhauls and replacement of equipment and identify , recommend, and develop energy conservation projects.
  • May supervise subordinate staff in the operation and maintenance of heating facilities and mechanical equipment.
  • May also supervise contractors in an emergency or project situation and may be required to assume responsibility for operation of the overall physical plant.
  • Other duties as assigned.


In order for a candidate to be considered for a Plant Utilities Engineer 1 position, candidate must have a reachable score on the Plant Utilities Engineer 1 decentralized exam list.


Along with submitting this electronic application, please complete and submit an Application for NYS Examinations and Supplemental Questionnaire (https://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/20-450&20-451.pdf) to Stony Brook University Hospital's Human Resources Department (FAX: 631-444-4724 ATTN: Kim P or 31 Research Way, Suite 200, East Setauket, NY 11733). Also, please submit copies all supporting documents (certifications/degrees/licenses) along with your Application for NYS Examinations and Supplemental Questionnaire.


There is no written test and not test date is involved. The examination requires completion of an Application for NYS Examinations and Supplemental Questionnaire (link provided above). The supplemental questionnaire IS YOUR TEST. Your completed supplemental questionnaire will be the only basis for rating your training, education, and experience.


Please refer to the Civil Service Examination Announcement (https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc-cr/decentralized/20-450.cfm) for additional information prior to submitting your applications and documentation.


Minimum Qualifications: On or before the date of filing your application, you must have one of the qualifications listed below:


Either 1. Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program from the U.S. Air Force;


Or 2. Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the U.S. Coast Guard;


Or 3. Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army;


Or 4. Must have been an enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy;


Or 5. Must have a merchant mariner's document (MMD) and have been a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/watertender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine;


Or 6. Completion of a NYS Department of Labor apprenticeship program for stationary engineers or for plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC);


Or 7. Completion of a high-pressure boiler operating Engineer License or Stationary Engineer License;


Or 8. An Associate's degree in HVAC, from an accredited college;


Or 9. A Bachelor's degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical or Marine Engineering;


Or 10. Four years or more of full-time hands-on experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.


Or 11. Four years or more of full-time hands-on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment.


Or 12. Completion of a HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (900 hours) or completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college.


Preferred Qualifications: Valid NYS driver's license. Experience in a hospital/healthcare setting.



Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.


All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.


The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected].


IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: Plant Utilities Engineer 1
Job Field: Support Services
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: New Bed Tower - HVAC-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Evening Shift 3:00 PM - 11:00 PMNew Bed Tower - HVAC-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Nov 27, 2018
Posting End Date: Dec 11, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG14

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Posted: 11/28/2018
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