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Utilities Station Operator II

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Note 1: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus. Note 2: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Note 3: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Note 4: Usual working conditions: Exposure to variable Texas weather conditions and/or physical hazards common to a physical plant and construction environment, such as elevated and confined spaces. Works in attics, subfloors, trenches, machine rooms, and other occupational areas. Also, exposed to mechanical, electrical, plumbing or other hazards including biological and chemical hazards within certain laboratory spaces. The selected applicant must wear and properly maintain uniforms, protective gear and identification to be provided. The selected candidate must respond to after-hour emergency calls. Note 5:This position is in UTSA Business Affairs, whose employees are proud to operate under the following guiding principles: >We partner to deliver excellent customer service >We respect and care for each other >We value and empower people >We create positive change >We do the right thing.

Position Details

Position Information

Title of Position Utilities Station Operator II
Requisition Number BES20170381P
Department Posting Name Facilities Operations & Maintenance
Location Main Campus
Recruitment Type External
Position Type This is a Classified, benefits eligible, position.
Grant Funded? No
Hours per week 40
If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked

Monday-Friday, 3:00 pm-11:00 pm

If Temporary, Ending Date
Recruiting Rate $28,956-$46,332/Annualized(beginning salary negotiable depending on qualifications)
Beginning Salary Flexibility Yes
Pay Basis Salary
Required Education Graduated High School or completed GED
Do you want to allow additional experience to substitute for required education? No
Preferred Education Technical Training
Field of Study

Vocational or technical training in mechanical systems, industrial or instrumentation repair.

MS Office Experience Required
Will this position require driving a UT or personally owned vehicle? Yes - Essential Function
Other Computer and Software Skills Required

N/A.

Experience and Other Skills Required

Four years experience in the operation and maintenance of utilities or construction. At the discretion of the department, two years of technical training can be substituted for two years of required experience.

Candidate must have knowledge in the use of tools associated with utilities operations to include, but not limited to: HVAC, electrical and mechanical diagnostic and measuring devices, building automation systems, and computers.

Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and approval rating from UTSA Police.

Ability to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check (CBC).

Do you want to allow additional education to substitute for required experience? Other-Per Job Description
Other Skills Preferred

Technical training in mechanical systems.

Description of Job Duties

Typical:
Operate and maintain systems and equipment that provide utilities and steam control environmental conditions.

Monitor and respond to life safety system alarms, emergency conditions, security alarms and related requirement to include fire alarms, emergency power and others.

Monitor and perform minor utility adjustments through building automation systems.

Perform building and system maintenance duties such as filter replacement, fume hood operation and dormitory maintenance.

Responds to many campus emergencies, such as electrical outages, gas leaks, water main/line breaks, and others.

Perform duties related to energy management, conservation and related such as lighting controls and coordination with TEP.

Document and report various field measurements, observations, analysis and research methods.

Coordinate, monitor, and inspect contractor work and services.

Prepare material requests and order necessary supplies.

Assign task(s) and train subordinates.

Assists with special events Performs other duties as assigned.
Posting Open Date 09/13/2017
Posting Close Date at midnight on
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Notes To Applicants

Note 1: UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

Note 2: UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Note 3: This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

Note 4: Usual working conditions:
Exposure to variable Texas weather conditions and/or physical hazards common to a physical plant and construction environment, such as elevated and confined spaces. Works in attics, subfloors, trenches, machine rooms, and other occupational areas. Also, exposed to mechanical, electrical, plumbing or other hazards including biological and chemical hazards within certain laboratory spaces. The selected applicant must wear and properly maintain uniforms, protective gear and identification to be provided. The selected candidate must respond to after-hour emergency calls.

Note 5:This position is in UTSA Business Affairs, whose employees are proud to operate under the following guiding principles:
>We partner to deliver excellent customer service
>We respect and care for each other
>We value and empower people
>We create positive change
>We do the right thing.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Advertisement/External Publication (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Department website
    • Friend/Personal Referral
    • Internal Employee
    • Job Board/Website (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • LinkedIn
    • Facebook
    • Indeed
    • Social Media-Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
    • Other (Please Specify in follow up question below)
  2. * Please Specify: (enter "NA" if not applicable)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Please acknowledge your understanding that if you are offered a position at UTSA, you must come to the Human Resources Office, (4th floor North Paseo Bldg) on your first day of employment with the appropriate documentation (http://www.uscis.gov/sites/default/files/files/form/i-9.pdf#9) of your identity and ability to legally work in the United States.
    • Yes, I acknowledge
  4. * Do you have a High School Diploma/GED or higher?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have four years (paid, full-time equivalent) of experience in the operation and maintenance of utilities? (Two years of technical training in mechanical systems, industrial or instrumentation repair can be substituted for two years of required experience).
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Please list the positions where you obtained the required (full-time equivalent) experience and the length of service in each job. **These jobs MUST be listed with more detail in the "Work Experience" section of your application. Failure to do so may disqualify your application.**

    (Open Ended Question)

  7. * Do you have experience with tools associated with utilities operations to include but not limited to: HVAC, electrical, mechanical diagnostic/measuring devices, and building automation systems and computers?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * This position requires that you have or obtain a valid Texas Driver's License by the first day of employment and receive/maintain a driving rating of "good" as established by the UT System. Are you able and willing to meet this requirement?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Please describe any experience you have working in a customer service environment.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter