UTILITIES STATION OPERATOR I
Company: University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Working TitleUTILITIES STATION OPERATOR I
Number of Vacancies2
DepartmentCampus Facilities Operations
Scope of Job
To provide control, monitoring, troubleshooting, documentation, and
notification for the status of cooling plant heating, ventilation,
and air conditioning equipment as well as facility ambient
conditions UTRGV -wide from a centralized location.
Description of Duties
--- Efficiently controls cooling plant equipment, including
centrifugal chillers, pumps, and tower fans.
--- Produces and delivers chilled water at the proper operating
conditions to cool campus-wide facilities.
--- Monitors operating parameters and alarm conditions of cooling
and delivery systems and equipment based on established
--- Efficiently controls heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
equipment UTRGV -wide from one location.
--- Utilizes building automation to monitor facility ambient
conditions UTRGV -wide from one location.
--- Utilizes building automation to monitor facility HVAC and other
equipment from one location.
--- Utilizes building automation to monitor and report (as a
back-up) life safety alarms from one location.
--- Troubleshoots cooling and delivery systems and equipment.
--- Oversees facility ambient conditions UTRGV -wide from one
--- Documents hourly reading of cooling plant chillers, related
equipment, and other instrumentation.
--- Documents and reports cooling plant equipment issues to plant
mechanics and/or supervisors.
--- Documents facility critical space ambient conditions UTRGV
-wide and reports anomalies to designated personnel.
--- Acts as after-hours dispatcher for UTRGV facilities, utilities,
and health and safety issues.
--- Available to work shifts with short-notice, including
week-ends, holidays, and during emergency situations.
--- Assists plant mechanics, EMS technicians, and general cleaning
of work area.
--- Performs other duties as assigned.
Direct supervision from the assigned supervisor.
High school diploma or equivalent.
One (1) year of experience in a technical trade, such as heating,
ventilation, air conditioning ( HVAC ) and
Basic knowledge of standard office equipment. Knowledge of chilled
water and condenser water systems or of heating, ventilation, and
air conditioning systems.
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties.
Exposure to Thermal Plant conditions. Ninety percent of time is
spent in noisy machine and utility room. Exposure to outside
environmental conditions. Constant weekend/evening work is
required. Some exposure to mechanical +and/or electrical
Must be physically able to perform strenuous physical duties
associated with the maintenance, installation, or repair of Thermal
Plant systems equipment. This position will be subject to a
Minimum SalaryCommensurate with Experiance
Posted SalaryCommensurate with Experience
Position Available Date12/01/2021
Grant Funded PositionNo
If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date
Posting Detail Information
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to
promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all
individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex,
age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In
accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights
act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972,
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans
with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is
committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures
non-discrimination in its education programs and activities,
including employment. We encourage women, minorities and
differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of
Special Instructions to Applicants
Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any
confidential information from the documents you attach with your
application. The confidential information includes the
Date of Birth
Please make sure that you omit this information prior to
submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding
your application to the department as per your submission. The
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to
discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date
of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three
(3) calendar days.
If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at
https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is
subject to change based on need.
All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background
check ( CBC ). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval
from the Chief Human Resources Officer.
Posting Supplemental Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
+ * Are you a current UTRGV employee?
+ * Are you now, or previously, employed by The University of Texas
System or any of its institutions?
+ Yes - I currently am employed by the UT System or its
+ Yes - I have previously been employed by the UT System or its
+ No - I have never been employed by the UT System or its
+ * Please select your highest level of completed education.
+ 6th grade education
+ 10th grade education
+ High School Diploma or GED
+ Associates Degree, Technical, or Trade School
Degree/Certification or 60 Hours of College Hours
+ Bachelors Degree from an accredited university
+ Masters Degree from an accredited university
+ Ph. D. or other terminal degree from an accredited university
+ None of the above
+ * Please provide the field of study for your education:
(Open Ended Question)
+ * Please indicate the number of years of work experience you have
directly related to the position in which you are applying for:
+ Less than 1 year
+ 1 year
+ 2 years
+ 3 years
+ 4 years
+ 5 years
+ 6 years
+ 7 years
+ 8 years
+ 9 years
+ 10 years
+ Over 10 years
+ * Do you meet the minimum requirements for this position?
+ Cover Letter/Letter of Application
+ Curriculum Vitae
+ Unofficial Transcripts
+ Reference Letter 1
+ Reference Letter 2
+ Reference Letter 3
+ Certifications and Licenses
+ Training Certificates
+ Other Document
+ List of 3 References
+ Unofficial Transcripts 2
+ Unofficial Transcripts 3
+ Letter of Interest
+ Unofficial Graduate Transcripts
+ Additional Document
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