The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. USC's Facilities Management Services is seeking a Engineer Journeyman- Module C to join its team. Facilities Management Services (FMS) is a diverse group of innovative and talented professionals who provide high quality facilities maintenance and management services in support of education and research at the University of Southern California. FMS is committed to being fully responsive to the needs of faculty, students, staff and public, who are our customers. FMS strives to cooperate fully with all campus constituents to provide a functional and efficient facilities operation for the university. FMS values Quality, Transparency, Dedication, Collaboration, Innovation, Integrity and Accountability. The Engineer Journeyman- Module C performs standard engineering procedures for all boilers and related equipment on heating and ventilation systems. Determines need to repair and/or replace equipment. Estimates materials required for specific job components. Participates in the Engineer Pay for Knowledge and Skills Program including on-the-job training. Performs all appropriate module tasks and demonstrates proficiency as outlined in the Engineer Pay for Skills section, independently or as part of a team, as assigned by the supervisor. Trains journeymen and other employees specific skills and tasks as required. Provides leadership and guidance to journeymen and Zone Maintenance Technicians. Job Accountabilities: Provides leadership and guidance to others who perform similar work. Sets priorities and timelines and monitors the work of others. Repairs, replaces and adjusts pumps, fans, motors, steam valves, heat exchangers, mechanical seals, and building stationary equipment. Works from blueprints, specifications and schematic diagrams. Inspects exhaust fans and motors, chemical fume hoods, sump pumps, sewage ejectors, air compressors, condensate pumps, circulating pumps, cooling water system, furnaces, heat exchangers and reverse osmosis units (distilled water system). Performs routine safety check on boilers, heating furnaces and all heating and ventilating equipment. Monitors and maintains emergency generators, fountains, water softeners and swimming pool equipment. Conducts analysis of water system (boiler water,condensate water, cooling water, soft water system, heating and hot water system, lab equipment and city water) and adjusts chemical levels as required. Identifies and resolves operational and safety problems pertaining to heating and ventilating system. Installs equipment and fabricates components for system and equipment. Estimates materials required for specific job components. Maintains clean job site throughout duration and cleans up job site following work completion. Maintains safe working conditions for self and others. Stores and maintains supplies, tools and equipment. Prepares reports and/or maintenance records, as needed. Responds to on-call emergencies. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time. The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. This position provides engineering support to the USC Comprehensive Cancer Center, located at the Health Sciences Campus.
High school diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship program
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Four years experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four year apprenticeship program. Additional five years minimum experience must be as a journeyman. Experience performing standard trade-related procedures. General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety. 500 (HP) License (HSC Engineers).
Related undergraduate study
Preferred Field of Expertise:
Knowledge of generator maintenance and repair.
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University of Southern California - 11 months ago