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Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II
Requisition Number RE33092
Working Title
Department Name 3CU00:Utilities & Energy Management
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 40
Salary Range $15.00-24.02/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
HS
Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience
3 yrs
Required License/Registration/Certification
None.
Physical Requirements
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.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.


Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
KRONOS; SAP; andDriver License preferred.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 05/22/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.



As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.



Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-10

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