Building Utilities Operator

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UNT System Overview

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. Over the past decade, combined UNTS enrollment has grown by more than 25 percent to nearly 44,000 students.

Posting TitleBuilding Utilities OperatorDepartmentHSC-Facilities Admin-356000Job LocationFort WorthFull Time/Part TimeFull-TimeSalary InformationSalary commensurate with experienceDepartment Summary

To monitor, repair and maintain utilities and equipment, such as Gas, Electric, Water, and Wastewater, HVAC, Life Safety Systems, Elevators, and Treated Water for equipment protection, to assure energy savings, and for research use.

Position Overview

Start-up/shut down major building equipment. Perform routine inspection, maintenance and repairs to HVAC systems and related equipment. I.e. air handling units, filters, cooling towers, chillers, boilers, and pumps.

Minimum Qualifications

High school and four years of experience.

Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesPreferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

  • High level of customer service skills, technical skills.
  • Monitor operation of all mechanical systems, equipment, including building automation systems, air distribution systems, chillers, boilers, ventilation equipment, air handling equipment, motors, pumps, valves, compressors, air conditioners, and related environmental equipment to insure safe and efficient operation.
Required License / Registration / CertificationWork Schedule

Sun-Thurs 11PM-7:30AM

Driving University VehicleYesSecurity SensitiveThis is a security sensitive positionEEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification TitleBuilding Utilities OperatorPhysical RequirementsCarrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear Job Duties


Perform routine inspection, maintenance and repairs to HVAC systems and related equipment. I.e. air handling units, filters, cooling towers.


Maintain comfort levels in a building environment through the computerized building automation system.


Startup/shut down major building equipment. I.e. Chillers, Pumps, Cooling Towers.


Perform minor plumbing and general building maintenance duties as required.


Perform routine inspection, maintenance and repairs to building mechanical systems, i.e. pumps, valves etc.


All other duties as assigned

Posting NumberS1031PPosition End Date (if temporary)Special Instructions to ApplicantsQuicklink for Posting Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is your highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • Doctorate
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. Resume
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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/16/2020
    Application Due: 1/14/2021
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