Plant Utilities Assistant- HVAC

Apply now Job no: PUA2023
Department: Various Departments
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: Plant Utilities Assistant, SG009
Bargaining Unit: CSEA - OSU (Operational Services Unit)
Salary: $39,022
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Skilled Trade, General Labor & Cleaning

Job Summary:

Reports to the PUE I Duty Engineer who reports directly to the PUE 2 and will be responsible for performing a variety of semiskilled activities in the operation and maintenance of stationary equipment and systems. Perform professional maintenance services on areas used by patients, guests, visitors and customers within the University's downtown campus facilities. Must be able to bend, lift, climb walk, stand and stoop for long periods of time, and perform moderate to heavy lifting. Person must be free of facial hair or beard that may interfere with the fit or seal of a mask respirator at point of fit test. Such a mask must be worn in order to comply with State and Federal Safety Health Codes. Reassignment offers are contingent upon satisfactory evaluation from Environmental Health and Safety.

Must posses and maintain a valid NYS Driver's license.

Minimum Qualifications:

New York State Department of Civil Service Eligible List or eligible for transfer.

Or, to apply to be placed on the NYS Dept of Civil Service Eligible List, you must meet one of the following qualifications:

Either 1. An associate’s degree in HVAC;

Or, 2. One year of full-time hands on experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial, industrial, institutional facility, computer applications of digital energy platforms and building analytics and/or performing diagnosis, repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;

Or, 3. One year of full-time hands on experience in a residential setting performing diagnosis, operation, maintenance repair of HVAC systems or boilers or auxiliary equipment;

Or, 4. Completion of an HVAC certificate or diploma from a BOCES program (440 hours) OR completion of an approved certificate in HVAC, electrical, refrigeration, boiler operations and maintenance, or plumbing from an accredited technical school or technology college.

Preferred Qualifications:


Work Days:

Evening/Weekend -or- Night/Weekend shifts available.
Pass Days on Friday/Saturday or Sunday/Monday.
This title is eligible for Overtime Pay.

Message to Applicants: Applications for this title are accepted on a continuous basis. Once you submit your online application, you will be contacted by the Human Resources Dept with instructions for Step 2 of the application process. 
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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