You will be responsible for the following in the Plant Utilities Helper position:
● Assist in routine maintenance of equipment. ● Perform specific tasks as directed in performing maintenance and repairs on mechanical and electrical equipment, steam, gas and water lines, and other related plumbing heating or ventilation equipment. ● As directed, perform specific tasks in operating utility plant equipment including heating, ventilating and air-conditioning equipment to learn operating procedures. ● Lubricate machinery and other preventative maintenance tasks in the boiler, chiller, pump and mechanical equipment rooms. ● Participate in in-service training courses and on-the-job instruction relative to utility plant operation and engineering. ● Clean parts, equipment, equipment areas, and painting of HVAC equipment and related areas.
The University at Buffalo offers world class benefits that exceed salary alone, such as health and retirement plans. To obtain more information regarding the University's benefits that you would be eligible for please access the following link: http://www.buffalo.edu/administrative-services/for-faculty-staff/benefits/state/csea.html
There are no education or experience requirements for this class.
To be successful in this position you must be able to effectively communicate with co-workers, supervisors and the campus community. This position may require you to work in a team so the candidate should have strong interpersonal and teamwork skills. You must possess and have proven positive customer service skills; must also possess good listening skills and be able to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions.
Since the activities of other employees depend upon the availability of the employee in this position, reliable attendance is a factor that will be considered when filling this vacancy.
This position requires traveling within and between campuses, when required to operate motor vehicles, you must possess a valid New York State drivers license for the type of vehicle operated.
Plumbing experience; HVAC experience, Fall Arrest training, Lock-out/Tag-out training, Completed HVAC training, Confined Space training; Chemical Treatment training; General Mechanic experience; Boiler training/experience.
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