Supervisor, CoGeneration Plant (Supervising Building Service Engineer)

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Job no: 499525
Work type: Staff
Location: San Diego
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Custodial/Facilities, Probationary, Full Time

Position SummaryUnder general supervision, the incumbent is responsible for directing staff assigned in the operation and maintenance of the campus cogeneration plant, centralized steam and heating hot water distribution, all auxiliary and ancillary plant equipment utilized in the production and distribution of campus utilities. Incumbent is responsible for identifying to management issues or situations requiring management involvement. Incumbent provides input to management in preparation of annual performance evaluations.Objectives – Provide an “Industry Best Practice” preventive maintenance organization to the San Diego State University community.Expectations – Provide a thorough and accurate accounting of time and materials. Complete all routine work assignments and perform all additional duties as assigned. Incumbent maintains equipment and a safe and clean working environment. Consistent meeting of university needs in a timely and professional manner with increasingly improved skill. Follow-up on every project or task to ensure that all items are completed to the satisfaction of the FS Associate Director. Maintains a responsible attendance record, punctuality and consistent meeting of deadlines. Builds and maintains internal and external customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization. Seeks feedback, is responsive to stakeholders and takes appropriate action for the situation.Performs work in a manner that supports and facilitates the work of others in Facilities Services and the university community. Maintains a positive and cooperative working relationship with members of the department and campus community by practicing individual dignity, using tact and diplomacy, and always being respectful and civil. Utilizes respectful communication when dealing with people in all situations; demonstrating restraint, fairness and firmness. Works effectively to understand by carefully listening and working to be understood. Demonstrates restraint, fairness and firmness with all people in all situations.Must be able to effectively communicate and successfully interact with a variety of individuals in a diverse environment at all levels of the organization. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work appropriately within the department hierarchy. Communicates effectively to resolve problems and proactively resolve conflicts or disagreements in the workplace, makes suggestions and ask pertinent questions to facilitate effective communication.Must be able to perform strenuous physical work while using mechanical aptitude and motor coordination. Ability to implement safety procedures, resolve problems and improve safety in the workplace. Works to instill in others the importance of workplace safety rules and regulations and takes appropriate actions. Ability to conduct hazard assessments, address hazards appropriately and apply controls as appropriate to address/mitigate hazards; promptly follow-up on health and safety risks, taking appropriate action(s) and provides necessary reports and documentation.For more information regarding the Facilities Services department, click here.This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated non-exempt under FLSA and is eligible for overtime compensation. Standard work hours are Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.Education and ExperienceJourney-level skill equivalent to that acquired through two years of journey-level experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, ventilating, refrigeration and air conditioning equipment and systems or the equivalent combination of formal course work in mechanical technology and hands-on experienceTwo or more years of experience as a journey-level Building Service Engineer that include some work or project coordination responsibilities.Three or more years of experience working as a journey-level crafts worker in one or more applicable mechanical or related trades, including one to two years in a lead/supervisory capacityLicense/Certification RequiredValid California Driver’s License is required.Preferred Qualifications Five years of work experience as journey-level Building Services Engineer/HVAC Mechanic.Five years’ experience in power plant operations, preferably in a supervisory capacity.Turbine Endorsement on valid Steam Operating Engineer LicenseCompletion of training and/or working knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS).Completion of training and/or working knowledge of Predictive Maintenance Technologies.Experience utilizing a computerized maintenance management systemAPPA EFP CredentialLEED Green AssociateSpecialized SkillsThorough working knowledge of plant operations and maintenance, corrective and preventative maintenance, plant equipment, and energy management systems, including combustion turbine generators, steam turbine generators, heat recovery steam generators, emissions reduction systems, related electrical equipment and systems, high pressure natural gas boilers, vacuum systems, cooling towers; water treatment systems and heating hot water systems. LOTO (Lock Out/Tag Out) experience.Ability to develop and implement a preventive and corrective maintenance program to insure reliable operation of the central plant and an accurate maintenance history of all plant and building equipment.Knowledge of current applicable federal and state regulations, and current health and safety codes including appropriate APCD, Pressure Vessel, Cal-OSHA and Federal OSHA.Ability to effectively communicate and successfully interact with a variety of individuals in a diverse environment at all levels of the organization.Ability to maintain confidentiality and work appropriately within the department hierarchy communicating effectively to resolve problems; and to proactively resolve conflicts or disagreements in the workplace, makes suggestions and ask pertinent questions to facilitate effective communication.Ability to implement safety procedures, resolve problems and improve safety in the workplace. Ability to instill in others the importance of workplace safety rules and regulations and take appropriate actions.Ability to conduct hazard assessments, and address those hazards accordingly, and applies Engineering controls as appropriate to address/mitigate hazards; promptly follows-up on health and safety risks, taking appropriate actions(s) and provides the necessary reports and documentation.Compensation and BenefitsStarting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $7,317 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $6,375 - $8,080 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.Supplemental InformationInitial review of the required application materials, including cover letters and resumes, will begin on April 19, 2021. To receive full consideration, apply by April 18, 2021. The position will remain open until filled.The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click here.SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance completing an application may contact Meracle Cothron at [email protected]

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Posted: 4/4/2021
Application Due: 7/3/2021
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