Department Summary Campus Planning and Facilities Management (CPFM) is a vibrant department, which comprises five units, and approximately 270 employees: Facilities Services, Utilities & Energy, Campus Planning, Office of Sustainability, and Design & Construction. The units of CPFM strives to provide excellent customer service to the University of Oregon campus and operates with the highest professional standards, communicating and collaborating with customers to support the stewardship of the campus.
Utilities and Energy (U&E) provides Steam, Chilled Water, Electricity, and other district energy services for the University of Oregon. The Utilities and Energy Department is comprised of specialized and diverse staff including Electrical technicians, Co-Generation Engineers, Maintenance technicians, and administrative staff. The Utilities and Energy staff work 24 hours a day to ensure safe, reliable, and energy efficient utilities are delivered to the University of Oregon. The department is responsible for all aspects of operations, maintenance, and repairs of the campus utility systems including a 10MW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) plant, 6.5MW emergency power generation, production and distribution of campus heating steam using two industrial natural gas fired boilers, production and distribution of electrical power, 7,500 ton chilled water plant and distribution system, compressed air, and other services to more than 80 buildings and over 4 miles of distribution tunnels. The department works closely with other campus departments from across different business units to ensure effective operations, avoid unsafe conditions, and mitigate service interruptions in all utility functions.
Position Summary The purpose of this position is to provide proper operation of the campus utilities of the Central Power Station (CPS) including but not limited to: electrical generation and distribution, steam generation and distribution, chilled water generation and distribution and compressed air generation and distribution systems. This position functions as the nucleus of the CPS, and cooperates fully with all University departments.
Minimum Requirements • Completed Boiler and Turbine Operator apprenticeship or equivalent combination of education and experience to include knowledge of turbine generators, centrifugal absorption chillers, high pressure boilers and related technical systems involving electrical, steam, and refrigeration. • Position requires valid Oregon driver's license and acceptable driving record.
Professional Competencies • Perform duties in a way that advances and supports the mission of the department and university. • Work effectively in a diverse team environment and create effective relationships for problem solving and positive interactions. • Take initiative, looking for what needs to be done and doing it. • Pay close attention to detail. • Maintain a safe and safety-conscious workplace. • Maintain a respectful workplace and model a positive and proactive attitude. • Model the highest ethical standards. • Provide superior customer service.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience working in a large utility distribution system • Experience with the operation and maintenance of power generation equipment IE: Steam Turbines, Gas Turbines and Diesel Generators • Experience with the operation and maintenance of boilers. • Experience with the operation and maintenance of large industrial Chillers. • Familiar with using Wonder ware, Carrier IVU, Siemens and PME software • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
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