Building Engineer (multiple openings; various shifts)

Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
1111 W 17th St. Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107 United States

Job Details

Position Details

Req ID:


Position Title:

Building Engineer (multiple openings; various shifts)

Position Type:

Staff Full-Time

Position Number:


OSU Campus:

Center for Health Sciences - Tulsa


Facilities Management

Location Address:

1111 W 17th St.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, 74107
United States

Hiring Supervisor:

Hiring Range:
(Contingent upon available funding):

24.00 - 26.00, Commensurate with education and experience

Work Schedule:

Typically, 8 hours/day/evening/overnight, 5 days/week; occasional overtime as needed

Faculty Appt Period:

Job Summary:

Hiring Range:Daytime/Evening positions: $24.00/hr.Graveyard position:$26.00/hr.

Operates and maintains OSU-Center forHealth Sciences Physical Plant equipment. Maintainsequipment by tightening fittings, re-packing bearing, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves and gauges. Cleans orreplaces components using hand tools and power tools. Maintains all air handling units by replacing defective belts, bearings, lubrication of fans and replacementsof filters. Maintains all building lightingsystems including replacement of fixtures, bulbs and ballasts. Performsgeneral electrical and plumbing duties. Performs watertests and replaces chemicals as needed into treatment tank to prevent scale build-up. Records data, such as temperature of equipment,hours of operation, water and air pressure, water levels, voltageloads and gas gauge of paraflow (HVAC) units. Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bringequipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges. Visuallyinspects equipment at periodic intervals todetect malfunctions orneed for repair. Monitors static air pressure in the AHU units.

Environmental Hazards:

Hazardous material;exposure to heat/cold.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift or carry usually not more than 1501bs, 10 to 20 feet, mostfrequently 50 to l00lbs, 50 feet. Ability to push or pull 50 to 100 lbs., 50 feet. Ability tokneel, crawl, crouch,stoop, reach, stand, walk, finger, grasp, feel, talk, hear, see, and perform repetitive motions with or without reasonable accommodations.

Special Instructions to Applicants

IMPORTANT! APPLICANTS PLEASE READ! For full consideration, please ensure all employment history is correct and complete. An Edit button (on the right) is available which allows you to add information. In addition, OSU Medicine’s Customer Service Philosophy is:“We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch.”We achieve our service standards with employee behaviors centered on safety, courtesy, presentation, and efficiency.Safety is:-Be aware of environment-Be intentional in your actions-Ensure accuracy-Mitigate potential hazards Courtesy is:-Welcome and actively engage in a friendly and respectful manner-Be responsive, polite, and helpful-Smile-Demonstrate care and concern-Show appreciation and say “Thank You”Presentation is:-Be professional-Have a clean and neat appearance-Maintain a clean and organized work area-Remember what you represent at all times Efficiency is:-Respond to needs in a timely manner-Organize and prioritize your work-Be available and respect others’ time-Be innovative

Education & Experience

Position Qualifications:


- High School/GED

- Four (4) years of physical plant operations and maintenance experience in addition to high school diploma or GED

- Active City of Tulsa First Class Limited/unlimited Engineers License.

- Valid Oklahoma Driver's License

Skills, Proficiencies and Knowledge:

Knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, chillers, electrical and plumbing systems. Local, state and federal codes and regulations applicable to our Tulsa campuses. OSHA regulations and safety practices related to the boiler room facility. Methods and practices used in maintaining and cleaning boilers. Various types of light fixtures, lamp posts, bulbs, ballasts, wattages, volts, etc. Basic plumbing knowledge. Ability to interpret technical information and understand engineering terminology. Record and maintain accurate records of daily engineering logs. Administer preventative maintenance program for all buildings and support blueprints and building plans. Run HVAC equipment, chillers and understand blueprints and building plans. Run HVAC equipment, chillers and boilers. Handle several technical tasks at once and organize daily workload. Work overtime as needed. Interact effectively with staff, faculty, and students. Provide high quality service in a university setting.

Oklahoma State University, as an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. Oklahoma State University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all individuals and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sex, color, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or veteran status with regard to employment, educational programs and activities, and/or admissions. For more information, visit

Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.


Working at Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences

Our mission is to educate, train, and prepare tomorrow’s health leaders, practitioners and scientists to serve rural and under served Oklahoma. OSU-CHS also consists of the OSU Medicine clinics, where we provide vital patient care to Tulsa and surrounding communities.

About Us

Oklahoma State University-Center for Health Sciences was founded in 1972 and is home to the College of Osteopathic Medicine, as well as graduate programs in forensics, biomedicine, healthcare and athletic training.   Our core business is education; and it takes more than 500 faculty and staff members to run our institution.  Our mission is to educate and train osteopathic physicians, research scientists and other healthcare professionals with an emphasis on serving rural and underserved Oklahomans.  We offer more than 10 different specialty clinics to care for patients in the area. 

Our Culture

We are committed to the principles of truth and honesty and we will be equitable, ethical, and professional.  We seek excellence in all our endeavors and are committed to continuous improvement.   We believe that serving others is a noble and worthy endeavor.  We respect others and value diversity of opinions, freedom of expression, and diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.   We are dedicated to the efficient and effective use of our resources. We accept the responsibility of the public's trust and are accountable for our actions.  We believe in ethical and scholarly questioning in an environment that respects the rights of all to freely pursue knowledge.

Our Jobs

Below is a sample of the kinds of jobs we offer at OSU-CHS:

  • Nurses and Medical Assistants
  • Administrative Assistants
  • Building Engineers
  • Physicians
  • Patient Service Reps
  • Network Administrators
  • Faculty positions

Our Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits to include:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance
  • Employer-paid retirement plan
  • Employer-Paid Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Spending Accounts
  • Long-term disability
  • Generous vacation/sick time accruals
  • 100% Tuition waiver for dependent children after 2 years of employment
  • And more!

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

Our Service Excellence Philosophy

We enrich lives by providing compassionate care and amazing service to every life we touch!


Our Service Standards

  1. Safety
  2. Courtesy
  3. Presentation
  4. Efficiency
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