Operating Engineer Senior

  • Burlington, VT


: $74,170.00 - $100,130.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Perform highly skilled operation, repair, and maintenance of the Central Heating and Cooling Plant, and its associated equipment, in a safe and efficient manner using comprehensive understanding of system inter-dependencies and operations. Manage and analyze system data and monitor the Building Automation Control Systems (Honeywell and Johnson), anticipate system needs, problem-solve and adjust set points. Dispatch personnel in response to critical and non-critical system alarms and inform building occupants as required. Communicate with a variety of University personnel to effectively and efficiently manage the utility resources. Access information utilizing appropriate desktop applications. Promote a work place that encourages safety within the Shop and field. May operate University vehicle. Actively engage in learning and practicing principles of social justice and inclusion, environmental sustainability and delivering great customer service. Reports to Facilities Trades Supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

High school diploma, vocational building trades training and four years of experience in heating and/or cooling plant operations and maintenance and building automation management systems experience required. Natural Gas Certification; Fuel Oil Burning Equipment Installer (Limited) Certification required. Effective verbal communication skills. Basic computer knowledge required. Valid driver s license or ability to obtain and driver s check may be required. Lifting of up to 50 lbs. occasionally. Specific physical requirements may apply based on job functions. Must wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) while performing specific job tasks. Initial employment contingent upon successful completion of physical screening.

Desirable Qualifications

Demonstrates ongoing commitment to workplace diversity, sustainability and delivering exceptional value and great customer service.

Other Information

Schedule is 10 days on, 4 days off, 11pm-7am, working every other weekend.

Special Conditions Overtime required, Bargaining Unit Position - United Electrical Workers, A probationary period may be required, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, 40 hour work week, 3rd Shift (Shift differential applies.) FLSA Non-Exempt Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 19.13 Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 32.52 Staff Hiring Band
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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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