Stationary Engineer, Senior
University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

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7450-Facilities Management Utilities


Posted Rate of Pay

$31,125 - $41,000 annually

Exempt / Non-Exempt



Classified: Regular

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Sylvia Lujan

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Full Time

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Limited to current UA employees only


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Position Summary

This position assists the plant supervisor and/or plant lead mechanic in providing the University with chilled and purified water, steam and electrical generation. In order to deliver quality customer service, the successful candidate will follow department and University policies and procedures in a professional manner. Work schedule may include alternate work weeks and hours. Note: Utilities employees are required to drive University vehicles on a daily basis as one of their primary job functions. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for eligible employees and their spouses and dependents; access to campus and recreational activities; state retirement; and more!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspects equipment and corrects problems to ensure the safe and economical operation of all central plant equipment. * Submits reports to ensure efficient utilization of equipment and adherence to the preventive maintenance program. * Cleans, lubricates, services and performs maintenance and repair of all central plant equipment such as replacing and/or repacking bearings and valves, repairing lines. * Overhauls, disassembles and reassembles pumps such as feed water, transfer, condensate, vacuum and chemical pumps; checks for wear using micrometers and dial indicators. * Troubleshoots and repairs electric and pneumatic boiler controls. * Monitors various gauges, meters, and pressure and temperature indicators to verify operating conditions of automatically fired boilers, chillers, compressors, motors, turbines and/or related equipment and adjusts controls to specified operating conditions. * Prepares logs, charts and reports regarding operating conditions. * Makes chemical analysis of water samples and adjusts amounts of chemical being used in order to properly protect equipment. * Operates computer to question or verify specified operating conditions at various University facilities as required; initiates corrective action in emergency situations by notifying proper department or dispatching appropriate personnel to site. * Applies safety standards at all times and maintains good housekeeping practices to provide safe working conditions; reports problems affecting plant safety. * Drives a University vehicle on a daily basis. * Performs other duties as assigned.
Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Six years of experience in the operation of boiler and/or chiller equipment and related systems which includes two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of boilers and/or chiller equipment and related systems; OR, completion of a four year federally approved technical training stationary engineer program AND two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of boilers and/or chiller equipment and related systems; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Additional Minimum Qualifications

  • Possession of a valid Arizona driver's license upon employment. * At least two years of licensed driving experience. * EPA CFC Universal certification.
Preferred Qualifications

  • At least four years of chiller experience with 500 ton or higher. * At least four years of boiler experience with 35,000 lb./hr. (125# steam) or larger. * Computer experience using MS Word, Excel, and energy management systems such as: Trane Summit, Johnson Metysis, Barber Coleman, CBSIEBE. * At least one year of experience on co-generation systems. * Ability to effectively communicate in a professional manner.
Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arizona conducts pre-employment screening for all positions, which includes a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, licenses, certifications, and work history. In addition, a check of names and identification documents is conducted on all new employees to ensure they are legally authorized to work in the United States.

What kind of criminal background check is required for this position?

This position is non-security sensitive and requires a name-based criminal background check

Supplemental Pre-Employment Screening


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