Position Information Position Information Working Title Utility Plant Operations Shift Supervisor Department FM&P Utility Services-1009 Requisition Number S_180565 Posting Open Date 07/13/2018 Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date) 07/30/2018 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Description of Work Provide leadership for operations staff assigned to the designated shift. Lead the overall operation of utility plant equipment including chillers, boilers, thermal energy storage systems and other auxiliary systems during the assigned shift. This includes the production and distribution of utilities along with the maintenance of these systems within all supported properties. This is accomplished through staff and skilled operators assigned to the operation. Review work performance of shift operators. In conjunction with leadership team, develop and implement ideas to optimize equipment operations. Develop long range plans for upgrading mechanical and electrical equipment. Develop, document, and administer the in-house commissioning of new equipment and retro-commissioning of existing equipment. Serve as project manager, coordinating and sometimes directly supervising utility outages and the performance of emergency maintenance on campus utilities and facilities. Ensure compliance with safety standards and requirements. Enforce federal regulations governing environmental protection, the handling of hazardous materials and hazardous waste, and the use of chemical substances and materials. Coordinate with the maintenance team for equipment maintenance and availability. Expected to develop an operational understanding of all University related utility facilities including a working knowledge of all major plant equipment and components and possess an understanding and be able to operate all equipment in manual mode or from a u2018Wonderwareu2019 screen. This position is on-call twenty-four hours a day and seven days per week. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employeesu2019 differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: **** Minimum Required Qualifications Associates Degree in Energy Generation Operations or equivalent program OR two yearsu2019 experience as a stationary engineer in a comparable utility plant, operating high pressure boilers, centrifugal chillers and associated auxiliaries; equivalent education/experience considered. Plus three (3) years (Five (5) total yearu2019s exp without AA) minimum experience in a utility plant. All applicants must possess a valid driveru2019s license and the ability to pass a DMV background check authorizing them to operate university vehicles. Must have the ability to apply for and receive a National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE or equivalent) 3rd Class License within one (1) year of appointment to position.