Steam and Power Plant III, Continuous Open Recruitment (13892)

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Position Title:Steam and Power Plant III, Continuous Open Recruitment (13892) Employee Class Description:CS 40 Hours Full Time Department:724260 - Facilities Management Job Posting Description:

Illinois Residency Requirement: This position requires current Illinois residency to apply.

The Facilities Management department at SIUE is accepting applications for future Steam and Power Plant Operator III vacancies within the department. This listing does not represent an actual vacancy; rather open recruitment allows interested persons to submit materials for testing and future vacancies within this classification.

The Steam and Power Plant Operator III is responsible for the operation and maintenance of building heating, cooling, and ventilation equipment on the University’s campus. Employees in these positions will operate and maintain campus utilities such as gas, water, and power along with operate building systems such as life safety, elevators, swimming pools, plumbing, and electrical. Additional duties for the Steam and Power Plant Operator III include but are not limited to:
-Responding to hot/cold calls;
-Responding to and investigating building alarms;
-Monitor energy management system and taking various readings as needed.

The hours for positions of this classification are rotating shifts, Monday through Sunday, 40 hours per week. Evening and weekend hours will be required. Eligible candidates will need to be available for all assigned shifts. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned in support of the department’s mission and goals.

To Apply for this Vacancy:
This position is an Open Recruitment Civil Service posting at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. This listing does not represent an actual vacancy; rather it allows interested persons to apply for this title in general. If you meet the minimum qualifications, your application materials will be assessed and your name will be added to the employment register for current and/or future vacancies within this job title.

When applying through the HireTouch system, please be sure to complete updated 2022 forms that are attached to the job located under your Applicant Profile box (refresh browser if needed).

Applicants must submit an updated and complete Civil Service Application, which must include complete employment history, through HireTouch. The application is the last form in the document package. Your application should reflect a thorough list of relevant skills and experience related to the minimum qualifications listed for this position. While a resume may be submitted with the application, data for each employer must be listed on this application form. (The words "See Resume" may only be used as a substitute in the section entitled "Specific Duties Performed" not for a list of employment history.) If the Civil Service application is incomplete you will not be considered for testing as our office will be unable to evaluate your submission to determine if you possess the required minimum qualifications.

If qualifying by education or to qualify for a required educational prerequisite, you must submit your transcripts, including those for SIUE, at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for veteran’s preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. For additional information, please visit: Eligibility Criteria and Point Allocation and Proof of Eligibility. Please submit any other licenses or certifications related to the position at the time of application.

Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment. Some SIUE positions are represented by a union and may incur union dues. For more information, please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans

Minimum Acceptable Qualifications:

1. Two (2) years (24 months) of experience in the maintenance and operation of steam and power plant equipment.
2. One (1) year (12 months) of work experience comparable to the next lower level of the series.
3. Possession of current/valid licenses and certificates, as required by the employing institution.

FLSA Exemption Status:Non-Exempt Posting Salary:$41.56 Hourly Location:SIU Edwardsville Main Campus Shift Hours:40 Posting Start Date:06/09/2022


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.

Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals and 2,300 faculty and staff. The city of Edwardsville is consistently cited as one of the top cities in Illinois for families, based on several factors, including affordability, green spaces, excellent schools, low crime rate, financial stability and philanthropic spirit.

SIUE is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce, we will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status.  For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans 

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.

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