At the University of Connecticut, Storrs this class is accountable for receiving on-the-job training in the operations, monitoring and maintaining of the Metering, Energy Management Systems (EMS), Wastewater, Reclaim Water, Low Voltage Systems, Co-Generation Power Plant (COGEN), Supplemental Utilities Power Plant (SUP) and/or Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems.
Works under the general supervision of an Electronic Integrated Control Systems (EICS) Technician (Industrial Controls) or other employee of higher grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Receives on-the-job training to perform tasks as outlined for the Electronic Integrated Control Systems Technician (Industrial Controls);
Assists in the operation, monitoring and maintaining of multiple building, distribution infrastructure, and/or power plant equipment for safe operation and production, distribution, and consumption of high pressure superheated steam, electrical power and chilled water to meet campus energy needs;
Works on campus to check and ensure reliable operation of equipment and to detect faulty or erratic operation of systems through excessive vibration, abnormal noises, extreme temperatures and/or leakages;
Monitors, calibrates and repairs gauges and other devices to standards and records performance indicators on log deficiency report;
Coordinates equipment abnormalities reports and assists in diagnosis;
Performs preventative maintenance repairs;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
facilities, buildings, general industrial or manufacturing operations, maintenance, and repair of mechanical equipment;
industrial instrumentation and control systems;
arithmetic functions including algebra and geometry;
oral and written communication skills;
Some ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams;
Ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Experience in an industrial or manufacturing setting to include the operation, maintenance, and repair of automation, robotic, electrical, or mechanical equipment.
NOTE: Based on an individual’s technical experience, the length of credited service will be determined at the discretion of facility management.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Graduation from a vocational or technical school designating completion of subject requirements in electronic integrated systems Building Automation/HVAC/Plumbing/Electrical maintenance technology or related field may be substituted for the General Experience.
College training in electronics or electrical/mechanical engineering or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience based on fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience.
Satisfactory completion of the University of Connecticut Power Plant Operator Trainee Program or EICS Trainee Program may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility, and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment, heights, confined spaces, extreme weather and/or environmental conditions, significant levels of extreme heat, noise and particulates and may be required to use protective equipment.
An employee may be appointed to this class for a period normally not to exceed two (2) years. Incumbents in the Electronic Integrated Control Systems Technician (Building Subsystems or Industrial Control) class who do not successfully complete the training period and/or acquire the required skills and knowledge may not advance to the Electronic Integrated Control Systems Technician (Building Subsystems or Industrial Control) class.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
New Class (NP-2 OJE Study Stipulated Agreement) Item No. 23-207