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Utility Plant Operator I / II / III

Cedar Falls, IA

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Utilities Plant Operator I / II / III      

Utilities & Power Plant


SCHEDULE: Thursday- Tuesday, 11:00 p.m. -  7:00 a.m. (Tuesday & Wednesday nights off)  
SHIFT: 3rd Shift  

PRIMARY FUNCTION  
Utility Plant Operator I: 
Under general supervision, is responsible for operation of power plant auxiliary systems and assisting Utility Plant Operator II personnel, and other employees, in all aspects of plant operations; as well as coal and yard operations and limited maintenance activities.

Utility Plant Operator II: 
Under general supervision, operates all plant auxiliary equipment and system; operates solid fuel boilers; and makes rounds and records readings throughout the plant to monitor all plant equipment.  

Utility Plant Operator III:  
Under general supervision, operates boilers, turbine driven generators, chilled water production equipment, and associated auxiliaries; and coordinates power plant equipment operations with boiler operator personnel.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS  
Utility Plant Operator I: 
Must have a high school diploma or GED; and two years experience in an industrial plant, process plant or power plant, operating boilers, pumps, fans, conveyors or other similar equipment.

Utility Plant Operator II: 
Must have a high school diploma or GED; three years experience in an industrial plant, process plant or  power plant, operating boilers, pumps, fans, conveyors, or other similar equipment including a minimum of one year experience in the operation of coal and/or gas/oil fired water tube boilers and related plant equipment including pumps, fans, conveyors, and other similar equipment; and possession of a license similar to the National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE) or State of Minnesota Second Class Engineer license or ability to become licensed within 6 months.

Utility Plant Operator III:
 
Must have a high school diploma or GED; four years experience in an industrial plant, process plant or power plant, operating boilers, pumps, fans, conveyors, or other similar equipment; a minimum of two years of the experience must be in the operation of coal and/or gas/oil fired water tube boilers, steam  turbine generators and related plant equipment including pumps, fans, conveyors, and other similar equipment; and possession of a license similar to the National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE) or State of Minnesota First Class-A Engineer license or ability to become licensed within 6 months.  

The University offers an excellent benefits package including a vacation plan, employer sponsored retirement plans, health and dental insurance, life and disability insurance and tuition reimbursement.


Criminal and other relevant background checks required.


UNI actively seeks to enhance diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from persons of color, women, individuals living with disabilities, and protected veterans.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal and/or state law.


UNI is a tobacco free campus.


Application deadline is 01/19/2018

Applying for:

Utility Plant Operator I / II / III

University of Northern Iowa

Application Instructions

For further information or to download an application, visit our website: https://jobs.uni.edu/ or call 319-273-2422


Applications are also available at

UNI Human Resource Services,
027 Gilchrist Hall, Cedar Falls, IA


Application deadline is 01/19/2018

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319-273-2422

Posted 01/05/18

Job ID: 62931