Clackamas Community College
Physical Plant Engineer
Opening Date/Time: Wed. 11/23/16 12:00 AM Pacific Time
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
$22.34 - $24.34 Hourly
$3,872.37 - $4,219.13 Monthly
$46,468.44 - $50,629.56 Annually
Job Type: Full-Time, Limited Duration, Union
Location: Oregon City Campus, 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon
Department: Campus Services
This position is a limited-duration position currently funded for 3 years.
The position will remain open until filled.
Performs highly skilled journeyman level engineering and maintenance work in support of maintaining and operating institutional HVAC systems, fire detection systems, boilers, chillers, utility distribution systems, fan systems, etc. Performs skilled maintenance and repair to infrastructure systems such as plumbing and electrical, etc. Performs a variety of skilled and semiskilled tasks consisting of routine preventive maintenance, mechanical repairs, system operations, replacements of pumps, pipes, control components (both pneumatic and digital) and other similar activities that will ensure the smooth and continuous functions of college buildings, equipment, and grounds at multiple campus sites. Performs these duties within the regulatory guidelines of governing jurisdictions in order to maximize the safe and efficient operation of College infrastructure.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform journeyman level specialized and highly skilled work related to the operations of the institution's heating and cooling systems such as trouble shooting, installing, inspecting, operating and specialized repairing of heating and cooling systems, ventilation and fan systems, alarms and other detection and warning control systems, mechanical, digital, electronic and electrical systems if required. Plan, specify and monitor contractor work on the above.
Perform extensive preventive maintenance activities, a variety of routine maintenance in support of institutional needs including, but not limited to, mechanical/electrical devices? plumbing (replacement of flush valves, maintain and repair urinals, toilets, sinks, fixtures, drinking fountains, emergency eye wash devices, and showers)? replace light tubes and ballasts).
Perform work in accordance with ADA, OSHA, Building, and Fire codes keeping the college in compliance with Federal, State, and Local codes.
Prepare cost and labor estimates on various work order projects throughout multiple campus sites. Work with contractors to provide accurate cost estimating to insure the lowest cost and most effective solutions to HVAC issues. Maintain records and logs. Perform preventive maintenance adhering to a program and schedule in order to reduce down time of critical systems and equipment. Perform limited electrical maintenance as needed. Provide historical data, energy usage, utility consumption and costs as needed.
Attend staff meetings and provide feedback on critical maintenance and engineering issues. Purchase services, supplies, equipment and materials from vendors using blanket purchase orders for the college needs. Assist in highly skilled engineering projects as needed and helps other campus service departments complete their tasks.
Read and understand building blueprints and specifications. Use math in product ratios, scheduling, building and remodel planning as needed. Maintain cooperative working relationship with College staff, other organizations, and the public. Follow all safety rules and procedures for work areas.
AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Provide assistance to other college personnel as workload and staffing levels dictate. Maintain proficiency by attending training and meetings, reading materials, and meeting with others in areas of responsibility. Maintain work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
This job is essential to the operation of the College during emergency or other critical situations as identified by administration. As such, the College has designated this position as Essential Personnel, and will be available for any emergency response if required.
The education and/or work experience sections of your online application form must demonstrate that you meet all of the following Minimum Qualifications. The information on the cover letter/resume will not substitute for the completed application.
MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Thorough knowledge of journeyman level mechanical trades, including digital and pneumatic controls, backflow device testing, HVAC, and all levels of electrical systems. Thorough knowledge of HVAC operating systems, including the ability to read blueprints, related deciphering design issues. Knowledge, of general maintenance and repair methods, operation of related equipment, applicable safety and health regulations and standards. Demonstrated skill in communications in customer relations. Equivalent to high school plus additional applied trades training and at least four years' experience, or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above duties.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Possession or receive within 6 months of hire date for a universal refrigeration card,. Must have or able to acquire articulated boom lift, scissor lift and fork lift certifications and fitting and training in use of respirator may be required. Journeyman level, certification in mechanical system repairs (or equivalent). Valid Driver's License, within 6 months of being hired and must be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification.
DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS: Possession of journey-level or a current Electrical Licenses Stationary Engineer, Pipefitter, HVAC licenses, Boiler Operator, universal refrigeration card, welding, and/or Restricted Energy Technician certificates. Experience with pneumatic as well as digital controls systems.
Other Job Elements:
The physical demands listed below represent those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF POSITION: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, bend, kneel, stoop, communicate, reach and manipulate objects. Duties are physically demanding requiring coordination and moving materials weighing up to 90 pounds. Movement of materials and equipment weighing up to 25 pounds consumes over 50% of the work period while operating equipment such as hand tools, power tools, and computers. Work is occasionally performed in restricted and secured spaces such as: boiler rooms, construction areas, utility service tunnels and similar or on high lifts and booms, scaffolds, and other devices.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Duties take place inside and outside of buildings with exposure to dirt, oil, loud and continuous noise, chemicals, hazardous materials, limited access areas, heights, and all types of weather conditions on a year round basis. Requires use of variety of protective gear including but not limited to, respirator protection, knee pads, safety glasses, hardhat, and gloves. You may be called back into work for emergencies and other projects that may be scheduled for other than regular work hours.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervision of others is not a typical function assigned to this position. May provide training and orientation to newly assigned personnel, and may assign work to student workers.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general supervision of the Plant Engineer, Team Leader and administrative supervision from the Director of Campus Services.
Clackamas Community College is a diverse community that provides equal opportunity in employment, activities, and its programs.It is the policy of the Clackamas Community College and its Board that there will be no discrimination or harassment in any educations programs, activities or employment on the grounds of race, color, religion, ethnicity, use of native language, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, age, genetic information or any other status protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.
The College also prohibits retaliation against an individual for engaging in activity protected under this policy, and interfering with rights or privileges granted under anti-discrimination laws.
Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the dean of Human Resources for Clackamas Community College in Barlow Hall at the Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300. Please note the following areas of responsibility, should you need relevant resources or information: Section 504 Coordinator, Disability Coordinator, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3181; Title II Coordinator, Associate Dean, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3392; Title IX Coordinator, Dean, Human Resources, Oregon City campus, 503-594-3300.
ADDITIONAL POSTING INSTRUCTIONS:
To apply for this position, you must submit:
Completed online application
Cover Letter explaining your interest in the position and describing how you meet the minimum and special qualifications and requirements of the position
Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae
1 Letter of Recommendation
Completed responses to the Supplemental Questions
Upon hire, candidate will be required to provide official transcripts for degrees earned, if applicable.
CCC only accepts applications through this online application system. We want you to be successful in applying with us. We highly encourage you to complete and submit your application in advance of the deadline.
For assistance with this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. For technical assistance with your application, please call (855) 524-5627.
Please note: This is initially a self-screening system. We recognize that our application process can be lengthy, so before you begin, please read all of the stated requirements to determine if you meet them. Applicants must meet all of the stated minimum/special qualifications and additional requirements to be considered for this position. Based on your responses to the qualifying questions, the system may automatically screen you out from further consideration.
Required documents must be provided at the time of application. Please remove any personal information such as photographs, date of birth, gender, social security number, and other protected information from your documents. Documents containing protected information will be considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Positions are subject to budget consideration and approval. For the candidate who is hired into this position, salary placement will be based on guidelines in the handbook or association agreement (as applicable) to assess education and experience. For this reason, please be sure to include everything in your application that you want the college to consider towards placement.
Clackamas Community College participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. This information is kept completely confidential, is obtained only after a candidate is hired, and will not be used to pre-screen any job applicant.
The college does not sponsor employees in the visa application process if they intend to use this as their means to work in the United States. This means that all required work visas must be in place and supported by appropriate evidence to be employed by Clackamas.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION STATEMENT:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended as an employment contract nor is it intended to describe all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job someone in this position would perform. All employees of Clackamas Community College are expected to perform tasks as assigned by Clackamas Community College supervisory/management personnel regardless of job title or routine job duties.
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE STATEMENT:
Applicants are eligible to use Veteran's Preference when applying with Clackamas Community College in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230 and 408.235; and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015. Preference will only be given if the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and any special qualifications for the position and electronically attach the required documentation at the time of application.
MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215) – OR – Letter from the US Dept. of Veterans Affairs indicating a non-service connected pension.
Disabled Veterans must also submit a copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at: http://www.archives.gov/veterans/military-service-records/
?For information regarding Veteran's Preference qualifications, visit the following website: http://www.oregonjobs.org/DAS/STJOBS/vetpoints.shtmlq
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