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Central Plant Superintendent
Performs responsible supervisory and technical work directing the operation and maintenance activities of the campus power plant and plumbing department to ensure a comfortable and healthy environment is maintained. Responsible for asbestos abatement and compliance with laws regarding asbestos documentation. Responsible for annual elevator inspections and needed repairs. Responsible for maintaining fire alarm systems, security alarms, and HVAC controls for the campus. Assists in review and inspection of mechanical systems for construction projects.
Inspects and supervises plant operations. Plans and schedules projects, preventative maintenance, and routine repairs on campus systems. Drafts and maintains detailed instructions for the operation of turbines, compressors, boilers, pumps and other equipment. Collects and reports data to facilities administrators for tracking purposes. Hires, trains, and supervises central plant employees engaged in operating and making repairs to heating & air conditioning equipment. Supervises plumbing department in maintaining potable water system and sanitary sewer system. Works with limited supervision and with considerable latitude for initiative and independent judgment. Reports directly to the Associate Vice President for Facilities Services.
Moderate physical activity with occasional lifting of objects weighing fifty pounds or more.
Must have five or more years experience in power plant operations with strong background in plumbing as well as mechanical knowledge of equipment in power plant, buildings, and campus. Should have responsible supervisory experience in the operation and maintenance of a steam and refrigeration plant.
Must have knowledge of the technical principles and approved methods and practices involved in the operation and maintenance of steam heating and refrigeration plants and plumbing requirements for the campus. Thorough knowledge of the hazards and approved safety requirements and practices in such plants. Computer and technical knowledge appropriate to the position. Master Plumbing License preferred but not required.
Graduation from an accredited high school, including or supplemented by vocational training or other special training related to the field of work.
May require non-traditional, on-call status. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *Requires employment physical exam. *A valid Texas driver's license is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.