Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II
Heating/Cooling Plant Operator IIRequisition Number:
3CU00:Utilities & Energy ManagementWork Location:
Lexington, KyGrade Level:
$12.91-20.02/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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3 yrsRequired License/Registration/Certification:
Standing or walking with objects up to 50lbs; Repetitive motion. May be exposed to loud noises, fumes, confined spaces, and/or temperature extremes while reviewing a job-site(s).Shift:
Shifts [7:00am – 3:00pm; 3:00pm – 11:00pm; & 11:00 pm – 7:00am]. Hours of work may vary dependent upon situational factors and crisis management, requiring some night(s), weekend(s), and/or holiday(s) response.Job Summary:
This position maintains, installs and operates equipment at Heating/Cooling plants. Primary responsibilities include: maintains proper steam pressure and chilled water temperatures; operates and maintains boilers and associated equipment; must be familiar with distribution systems such as piping, steam, chilled pits, water pits, etc.; feeds coal into boilers; maintains a uniform coal bed; removes ashes and empties coal accumulation; fills and drains boilers; lubricates, operates and repairs equipment; responsible for maintenance and operation of chillers, compressors, underground distribution lines, towers, pumps, and auxiliary equipment; cleans evaporator and condenser tubes; keeps job site clean; may try to resolve certain problems independently; assists training other employees and may assign tasks; responds to emergency situations and other duties as assigned. Will require working overtime as needed/requested.
There is currently more than one position open for the Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II. To be considered for each position, you must apply for each position. One application will not be considered for all positions.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
Driver License preferred
NoDeadline to Apply:
05/09/2021University Community of Inclusion:
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