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STEPS Heating and Cooling Operator

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title STEPS Heating and Cooling Operator
Requisition Number TE02753
Department Name 3CP14:Physical Plant- Heating/Cooling Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $13.00
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements

Lifting, pushing, or pulling of objects up to 50 lbs.

Shift

Rotating

Job Summary

This position will assist Heating/Cooling (H/C) Operator IIs in preventative maintenance with all H/C Plant equipment. The primary responsibilities include: assist in maintenance and safe operation of mechanical and pneumatic equipment at the H/C Plants; maintain records of maintenance and repair; maintain, install, and operate equipment at H/C Plants; maintain proper steam pressure and chilled water temperatures; maintain/operate boilers and associated equipment; fill and drain boilers; assist in training and monitoring of General Maintenance Worker IIs in coal bed/boiler operations; feed coal into boilers; maintain a uniform coal bed; remove ashes and empties coal accumulation; keep job site clean; respond to emergency situations and other duties as assigned. This position is required to follow the instructions of the supervisor relative to safety issues as outlined in Physical Plant Division and University Policies and Procedures. Must be able to work overtime when required. In addition, this position requires frequent climbing to various height levels; crawling into tight places; significant lifting, pushing, and/or pulling of 50 lbs. or more. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently exposed to extreme temperature conditions (boiler room, steam pits, outdoor weather, etc.); hazardous chemicals and fumes.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 10/29/2017
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter