PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
At the University of Connecticut Health Center, Environmental Control Center, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of duties in monitoring, operating, repairing and adjusting building energy management systems.
Works under the general supervision of a Maintenance Supervisor or other employee of higher grade.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Maintains environmental and building control systems; monitors, operates and adjusts building energy management systems; uses visual and audio observation to monitor vendor and manufacturer calibrated settings; tours campus to observe operation of equipment and detect faulty or erratic operation of systems; compares logged deficiencies with energy management system pre-set control points in control software in control room; detects faulty and erratic equipment operations through improper reads on display screens and responds to equipment site to diagnose and repair equipment problem; makes adjustments to control system's set points for proper equipment performance; inspects, diagnoses and performs minor/preventive maintenance and repair of control system equipment and contacts supervisor and/or outside vendor to repair as appropriate in accordance with established procedures; takes general maintenance phone calls in accordance with established procedures and completes work orders if necessary; prepares reports as required; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of methods, tools, equipment, materials and procedures of maintenance trades; knowledge of maintenance problems and their proper handling; skill in manual and machine operations of trade or work area; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow written and oral instructions; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of heating, air conditioning, ventilating and/or allied equipment.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
Graduation from a vocational or technical school with a diploma in a related field may be substituted for the General Experience.
1. 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 of the class.
2. A physical examination may be required.
1. Incumbents in this class may be required to lift moderate to heavy weights; may be exposed to significant levels of noise, risk of injury from equipment and weather conditions.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION