The Plant Operations & Maintenance (PO&M) Department is a 24-hour, seven day a week operation responsible for the operation, repair and maintenance of buildings, systems, and grounds at the UC Davis Health System that includes 148 acres and structures that total 4 million GMSF. Plant Operations & Maintenance is one of the largest operations and maintenance support providers to clinical, administrative, research, SOM and SON departments throughout the Health System. UC Davis Health System is one of several UC campuses that have their own cogeneration, central power plants. Cogeneration (Combined Heat and Power or CHP) is the simultaneous production of electricity and heat, both of which are used throughout the Medical Center Campus and is supported by Plant Operations & Maintenance 24x7x365.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 2/12/21 Salary Range : $36.54 to $48.22 Salary Frequency : Hourly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : Varied Location : PO&M Central Plant Operation City : Sacramento Union Representation : Yes Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Qualified candidates will be considered for interviews after 1/22/21.
Responsibilities The Plant Operations and Maintenance Co-Gen Operator has primary responsibility for the operations, of gas turbine generator, steam turbine generator, emergency diesel generators, electrical switchgear, heat recovery steam generator, packaged steam boilers, deaerator heater/tank assembly, steam absorption chillers, centrifugal chillers, cooling towers, heat exchangers and condensers, reverse osmosis water treatment system, air compressors and dryers, pumps, piping, valves (manual and control), regulators, heaters, fans and air handlers. Additionally, the Co-Gen Operator monitors and performs operational adjustments, and services alarms on a Bailey Infi 90 distributed control system, a Johnson Metasys energy management system, and other equipment control and building monitoring systems and maintains a preventive and corrective maintenance program to insure reliable operation of the central plant, and an accurate maintenance history of all plant equipment.
Must have operation and maintence experience with, but not limited to, gas turbine generator, steam turbine generator, electrical switchgear, steam boiler operations, diesel generator, absorption chillers, centrifugal chillers and cooling.
Experience chemically testing and treating heat recovery steam generator, small package steam boilers, steam piping, condensate systems, closed loop hot and chill water systems, and circulating water systems including cooling towers.
Must be able to adjust priorities in order to accomplish objectives in a changing work environment.
Must understand written work instructions, technical manuals, blueprints, computer screens, printouts, etc.
Must have oral and written communication skills adequate to convey instructions, directions and information to co-workers, managers, customers, and contractors
Experience with LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out)
Experience with reverse osmosis water treatment system.
Operation experience with air compressors, air dryer, fans and air handler operations.
Experience with commonly accepted industry operation/maintenance practices and University policies and procedures.
Experience managing programs and maintain files, records, and logs.
Must be able to work scheduled/unscheduled overtime, during weekends, holidays, and off-shift periods and be accessible by telephone.
Must have the physical stamina to work in inclement weather (hot/cold) conditions, confined spaces, from ladders, scaffolds, roofs, etc.
Position requires climbing a vertical ladder to the height of approximately 50 feet.
Shift Hours are rotating 8 and 12 hour shifts.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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