Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Descriptive Title: Plant Utilities Engineer 2REF#: WC-S-7899-13-05-S
Budget Title: same as aboveState Classified Position
Department: Campus UtilitiesState Line#: 21494
Grade: SG-16Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Status: Permanent
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: Per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. Must have taken and passed the specific job related Civil Service exam and be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service list. One year of full time permanent service as a Plant Utilities Engineer 1. Ability to climb, bend, stoop and to do moderate to heavy lifting. Must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations. Applicants must submit their operator's license number on their application form for a motor vehicle check. Must successfully pass a pulmonary function test to be certified to wear protective equipment; for example respirators. The test shall be provided by the employing department.
Preferred Qualifications: High School/GED. Technical school.

Brief Description of Duties: The Plant Utilities Engineer II supervises Plant Utilities Engineers I and others engaged in the operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, testing and calibration of mechanical and electrical distribution in the most efficient and safe way possible. Incumbents are working Supervisors and as such, perform any task in the Plant Utilities Engineer trade.
  • Operate and perform maintenance on all HVAC and other mechanical equipment, including but not limited to, pumps, fans, pneumatic controls, pressure-reducing valves, compressors, chemical testing and treatment, recordings, boilers, chillers and cascades.
  • Provide staff supervision for departmental work schedules and assignments, including but not limited to ongoing preventive maintenance programs, upkeep and repair of equipment for mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Observe and inspect work while in progress and when completed. Ensure the proper use of materials, workmanship, and safety regulations are carried out and relevant codes are followed. Ensure schedules are met and that work is performed according to requirements.
  • Respond to calls, both on and off shift hours. Evaluate, troubleshoot, and effect repair of all mechanical, electrical and plumbing issues anywhere on University property.
  • Maintain written procedures and required records of plant operational activities, including but not limited to, energy consumption, equipment malfunction, meter and gauge readings, and preventive maintenance.
  • Prepare standard written evaluations of subordinate employee work performance.
  • Prepare, review and sign employee time sheets.
  • Handle as required, various types of hazardous materials, including but not limited to, refrigerants, Freon, fuel oil, antifreeze, solvents, caustic soda, etc.
  • Work in confined space and other hazardous situations utilizing proper personal protective equipment and supervise others working in the same type conditions.

Other Duties: As assigned.

Special Notes: This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have preference.

Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are cancelled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those who are interested in this position and meet the required qualifications, should submit a State employment application to:

Human Resource Services
State Classified Appointments
390 Administration Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-0751


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 05/24/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: G) Construction, Maintenance and Skilled trades.
Posting Date: 05/12/2013
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