Facilities Systems Engineer I
The Facilities Systems Engineer I serves in an entry level position involving a required track of continuous hands-on, instructed, and classroom training on the overall operation and strategic management of the campus’ physical plant systems. The Facilities systems Engineer I, under supervision, works with other more experienced staff until a level of training, education, and certification required to advance is attained. The Facilities Systems Engineer I typically reports to the Facilities Energy Manager in a campus utilities controls capacity. They will work directly with the duty engineer on shift to maintain the operation of the main power plant and central chilled water plant during assigned shift, ensure the safe operation of all systems, and will respond to routine trouble calls with the duty engineer on shifts for the entire campus. The Facilities Systems Engineer I will also work other more experienced staff until he/she achieves a level of training, education, and certification required to advance to the next level, where he/she will stand the watch alone. They must demonstrate satisfactory progress towards training goals at all times, and must achieve the required level of training to be advanced within 2 years. Failure to advance will result in termination. They also develop an understanding of the repair and routine maintenance of all equipment in the power plant and develop the ability to provide technical advice and expertise as required.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Engineering Sciences or related field; or an Associate’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Engineering Sciences or related field and the equivalent of two years of full-time experience in Facilities Systems; or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma, five years of military training or its equivalent in boiler (steam), chiller (chilled water) or HVAC systems, and the equivalent of five years of full-time experience in a power plant or similar setting as a boiler operator. The preferred candidate will have an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology or Engineering Sciences.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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