University of Texas Health Science Center Utility Plant Operator-Associate in San Antonio, Texas

Required Qualifications

Associate’s degree, technical apprenticeship or three (3) years experience in the operation and maintenance of utility distribution equipment.

Job Description

To provide technical skills in the operation and maintenance of equipment in the Energy Plant. Responsibilities include performing various skilled tasks in the operation and maintenance of equipment in the Energy Plant and utility distribution systems to insure uninterrupted utility services.

Job Duties

Job Duty

Operates and maintains equipment which regulates the flow of chilled water, steam, air, water and heating equipment into buildings from a central distribution point. Competent in operation of HVAC, steam and chilled water, air systems, and basic knowledge of reverse osmosis and water softener systems. Monitors control board and regulates equipment according to procedures and information obtained from recording and indicating instruments. Adjust blowers and igniters to start up or shut down boilers.

Percentage Of Time 50

Job Duty

Makes entries into control room log book showing any discrepancies in plant equipment or systems, document repairs in the plant. Communicate with supervisor, relieving shift, and prior shift on equipment status, needed supplies, tools or resources.

Percentage Of Time 10

Job Duty

Performs chemical analysis of plant water systems. Ensure all tests are completed and parameters are normal.

Percentage Of Time 20

Job Duty

Performs other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time 20

EEO Statement

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Salary: Competitive

Career Family: Facilities & Engineering Operations

Job Title: Utility Plant Operator-Associate

Work Location: Main Campus (7703 Floyd Curl Drive)

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Work Schedule: Shift Work

Number of hours per week: 40

Is this position required to drive a UT vehicle?: Yes

Combination of Relevant Education and Experience accepted: No

Requisition Number: 20163446

Type of Recruitment: Open Recruitment (open to UTHSCSA and non-UTHSCSA employees)

Security Sensitive Statement: All positions are security sensitive and will require criminal background checks.