Facilities & Planning - Plant Utilities Assistant - PROVISIONAL Vacancy: The College at Brockport

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Facilities & Planning - Plant Utilities Assistant - PROVISIONAL Vacancy

PROVISIONAL POSTING: Facilities & Planning Plant Utilities Assistant SG-9 Monday - Friday, 3 pm to 11:30 pm Full-Time, PROVISIONAL

This is a Provisional Posting:

For details about provisional appointments go to: https://www.cs.ny.gov/ssd/Manuals/SPMM/1800Appointments/1815%20Provisional%20Appointments%20TM-66.htm

Position Summary:

Assists in the operation, repair & maintenance of stationary equipment & systems including heat pumps, gas fired hot water heaters, back-flow devices, pumps, boilers, fans, air conditioning, electrical, plumbing & other auxiliary systems.

Essential Functions:

Performs preventive maintenance duties such as filter changing, water treatment testing, lubricating rotating equipment, assist with cleaning boilers, changing gaskets, reading meters, and ice rink equipment operation and service.

Assists with plumbing & sheet metal repairs, & alteration projects, where repairs may be overhead or in trenches.

Works both inside and outside, and/or extended hours as operational needs dictate.

See also link to job standard, as some duties listed may not be all inclusive: https://www.cs.ny.gov/tsplan/tsp_display2.cfm?specCode=7520010F

Operating Needs:

Possesses a valid New York State Driver License, Class D or above (other than a motorcycle license); this is verified through the NY State Department of Motor Vehicles. This enables employee to pick up and deliver tools & equipment used in normal maintenance activities.

Works both scheduled and unscheduled overtime as needed to support the 24/7 utility responsibilities of the group. Contact numbers must be available.

Has at least one-year experience with Building Management Systems and Direct Digital Controls (DDC).

Demonstrates experience and understanding of multi-meters for electrical testing.

Possesses good interpersonal skills, ability to work with others/team – customer service attitude.

Has a working knowledge of the operation of hot water boilers, steam boilers & auxiliary boiler room equipment, along with a working knowledge of methods, materials & tools used in the routine maintenance & repair of boilers, auxiliary boiler room & associated electrical & mechanical equipment (e.g. multi-meter).

Operates a variety of hand and power tools, and motorized equipment for extended periods of time.

Climbs, stoops, and does moderate to heavy lifting.

Reads and understands MSDS & equipment operating manuals, and understands & carries out written & oral instructions.

Works as a team member and communicates well with others.

Works well with members of a diverse college community in a professional manner through telephone and direct contact.


Minimum Qualifications:

One year of satisfactory hands-on experience in the operation and maintenance of boilers and/or auxiliary equipment or heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning equipment in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities.

1. A High School Diploma or GED and successful completion of four trades courses in any combination of the following trades may be substituted for the one year of satisfactory hands-on experience. Each trades course must include a minimum of 30 to 45 classroom/lab hours in order to be considered qualifying:



Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning Equipment


Boiler Operation and Maintenance

2. Successful completion of 12 college semester credit hours in any combination of the following course areas may be substituted for the one year of satisfactory hands-on experience:

Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning

Blueprint Reading & Sketching

Electrical Circuits

Boiler& Steam Systems

Fluid Mechanics

Industrial Electricity

Technical Communications

Electric Utility Systems

thermal Dynamics

Plant Operation & Maintenance

Industrial Instrumentation & Control Environmental Air Quality


Industrial Safety

Utility Refrigeration Mechanics

How to apply:

Please submit your application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at jobs.brockport.edu by June 5, 2018.

Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at info@goer.ny.gov.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.


Gloria Lear, glear@brockport.edu

Human Resources

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