Sr Plant Operator

Job description

Job Title: Sr Plant Operator
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48009
Department Facilities, Central Utilities Plant 2Equal Employment Opportunity An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: Operates the utility plant control room and leads the activities of the Plant Operators. Operates the utility plant control room in accordance with schedules and procedures established by the Utilities Superintendent. Checks Apogee System to ensure the safe and efficient operation of all boilers and chilled water equipment. Logs building defects for the Service Center to issue work orders. Calls in appropriate personnel for emergency work orders. Leads activities of the Plant Operators.

Participates in the maintenance and repair of boilers, generators, air compressors, water pumps, fuel oil pumps, fans, and chillers. Assists in the preventative maintenance program designed to address mechanical problems before they become major concerns. Assists Maintenance Mechanics, Refrigeration Mechanics, Electricians, and Senior Plant Operators when requested by proper authority.

Completes all housekeeping assignments when requested in a timely manner. This includes but not limited to: floor sweeping and mopping, painting and insulation repairs.

Completes other related duties as assigned in support of CUP. Assists and communicates with Senior Plant Operators regarding ordering consumable supplies and other work related tasks. Attends staff meetings. Operates University owned vehicles as required. May be required to work during normally unscheduled hours as an essential employee of the University.Qualifications High school diploma or equivalency and two years of experience related to the duties of this position.

(Note: or a combination of post high school education and experience equal to two years; Relevant training may substitute for experience.)

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to utilize technical skills to include in identifying air conditioning/heating/ventilation problems and repair.

Ability to utilize problem solving skills.

Experience or knowledge of and ability to identify safety hazards and necessary safety precautions to establish a safe work environment.

Experience or knowledge of and ability to safely operate machinery, tools, equipment and materials used in area of work.

Ability to prioritize, organize and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

A valid State of Florida or Georgia driver's license or the ability to obtain upon hire.Preferred Knowledge of Apogee System.Pay Plan This is an USPS (University Support Personnel System) position.Criminal Background Check This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.How To Apply If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.Veterans' Preference Certain service members and veterans, and the spouses and family members of the service members and veterans, will receive preference and priority in employment and are encouraged to apply for the positions being filled. For information on who may be eligible for Veterans' Preference, go to, or call FSU Human Resources at (850) 644-6034.

IMPORTANT: In order to claim Veterans' Preference, applicants must upload a DD-214 (and other documentation, as applicable) with their online application prior to the closing date of the job opening.Tobacco Free Campus Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 10/15/2020
Application Due: 10/26/2020
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