University of Texas at San Antonio Utilities Station Operator I in San Antonio, Texas

Title of Position Utilities Station Operator I

Requisition Number BES20170388P

Department Posting Name Facilities Operations & Maintenance

Location Main Campus

Recruitment Type External

Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.

Grant Funded? No

Hours per week 40

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

This position works 3:00 pm-11:00 pm

If Temporary, Ending Date

Recruiting Rate $26,328-$42,120/Annualized(beginning salary negotiable depending on qualifications)

Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes

Pay Basis Salary

Required Education Graduated High School or completed GED

Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No

Preferred Education Technical Training

Field of Study

Preferred: Vocational or technical training in mechanical systems, industrial or instrumentation repair.

MS Office Experience Required

Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Essential Function

Other Computer and Software Skills Required


Experience and Other Skills Required

-Two years experience in the operation and maintenance of utilities or construction. (At the discretion of the department, two years of technical training can substitute the required experience).

-Candidate must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and approval rating from UTSA Police.

-Must have knowledge of the tools associated with utilities operations to include, but not limited to: HVAC, electrical and mechanical diagnostics and measuring devices, building automation systems, and computers. -Successfully pass a Criminal Background Check (CBC).

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? Other-Per Job Description

Other Skills Preferred

-Technical training in mechanical systems.

Description of Job Duties


  1. Operate and maintain systems and equipment that provide utilities and steam control environmental conditions.

  2. Monitor and respond to life safety system alarms, emergency conditions, security alarms and related requirement to include fire alarms, emergency power and others.

  3. Monitor and perform minor utility adjustments through building automation systems.

  4. Perform building and system maintenance duties, such as filter replacement, fume hood operation and dormitory maintenance.

  5. Responds to all campus emergencies, such as electrical outages, gas leaks, water main/line breaks, and others.

  6. Perform duties related to energy management, conservation and related,such as lighting controls and coordination with TEP.

  7. Assists with special events

  8. Performs additional duties as assigned.

Periodic: 1. Contractor support duties.

Posting Open Date 09/14/2017

Posting Close Date at midnight on

Open Until Filled Yes

Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Not 2: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 3: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Note 4: This position is under UTSA Business Affairs where employees abide by the following guiding principles:

We respect and care for each other We partner to deliver excellent customer service We value and empower people We create positive change We do the right thing.