Responsible to operate and help maintain all boiler plant and auxiliary equipment on campus and their related systems and provide after-hours emergency service to campus constituents of the University of Richmond.
Operate and maintain varied boiler plant equipment and systems including boilers, pumps, fans, generators, controls, valves, instruments, traps, and electrical starters and circuits, etc.
Provide after-hours emergency service to campus community.
Communicate properly with campus community and Facilities staff to initiate or complete necessary work.
Communicate with supervisor and mechanic the status of boiler plant equipment and repairs needed.
Coordinate with supervisor and mechanic to perform preventive and planned maintenance.
Coordinate work with other trades as necessary.
Cover open shifts for operators or REACT as necessary.
Work safely in varied conditions including confined spaces and hot locations.
All Facilities employees are expected to exercise behavior in accordance with University policies as well as with the Facilities Mission and statement of Core Values.
All Facilities employees are expected to comply with safety standards and demonstrate safe work habits.
Subject to being called back for emergency service after normal hours
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Physically capable of working as a boiler plant operator including lifting heavy parts (50lbs) or working in hot environments. (up to 120F for short periods of time)
Working knowledge of the varied boiler and auxiliary equipment.
Ability to become certified as an operator by UR evaluation within 90 days of start date.
Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams and service manuals.
Working knowledge of OSHA regulations pertaining to work performed.
Ability to use tools, electrical meters, and equipment correctly and safely.
Exercise behavior in accordance with University and Facilities guidelines, policies, procedures, mission and shared values.
Display professional manner and appearance at all times.
Ability to troubleshoot and repair problems.
Communicate clearly and professionally to all necessary key interfaces information pertaining to quality completion of work.
Ability to use specialty and heavy equipment.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Required: Must have a valid Driver's License and be able to produce a driving record with a minimum of 3 years of driving history in good standing
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Completion of High school education
Technical training in similar trade desirable
Work history indicating successful outcomes in same or similar field
Full-time, non-exempt position
12 hour shifts MTFS/SWR rotation over two weeks; subject to being called back for emergency service after normal hours
All Facilities employees are designated as essential personnel and are subject to work outside the normal work schedule on an emergency basis and are also subject to planned overtime work as required by the immediate supervisor.
SALARY STRUCTURE: Pay Grade 5 (Hiring Range: $18.24 to $24.17 per hour)
Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond (www.richmond.edu) blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. Richmond offers a unique combination of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our School of Arts & Sciences anchors Richmond as a nationally ranked liberal arts university. A ranked business school, the nation's first school of leadership studies, a highly respected law school, a nationally recognized international education program and the community-focused School of Professional and Continuing Studies build on that strong foundation and make this university something unique.
UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE
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About University of Richmond
The University of Richmond is a private, highly-selective, liberal arts university founded in 1830. The University provides a collaborative learning and research environment unlike any other in higher education, offering students an extraordinary combination of the liberal arts with law, business, leadership studies, and continuing education. It is characterized by a distinctly integrated student experience?a rich and innovative life for students inside and outside the classroom?and a welcoming spirit that prizes diversity of experience and thought. It is rooted in a determination to engage as a meaningful part of our community and our world. It is committed to ensuring its opportunities are accessible to talented students of all backgrounds.
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