Salt Lake City

  • BUILDING OPERATOR II (MAY UNDER FILL AS I)

    Requisition ID
    2019-4437
    Department
    PUBLIC SERVICES
    Minimum Salary
    USD $17.25/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $24.13/Hr.
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    The Facilities Department is seeking a Building Operator II (possible underfill to a I).   The position offers freedom to prioritize your schedule and to work independently or as a team. This is an opportunity to grow your skills.The position also provides a great deal of flexibility and variety.  

     

    Building Operator I

    Performs semi-skilled work in one or more of the building or craft trades to become a competent generalist in painting, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC maintenance and repair, cement masonry, dry wall, roofing, welding. This is a career ladder training position to qualify for a Building Equipment Operator II position.

     

    Building Operator II

    The Building Operator will operate, maintain and repair boilers, heating, refrigeration, automated systems, and other mechanical equipment in one or more large city buildings.

     

    The position will remain open until filled and may close at any time. If you have additional questions, please call Jessica 801-535-6699

    Responsibilities

    Building Operator I

    • Under the supervision of a journeyman worker in the speci­fied trade, performs general maintenance, repair, remodeling or new construction of city owned buildings or facilities. Inspects and services equipment such as boilers, chillers, compressors, elevators, steam systems, pumps, refrigerant use and management, air conditioners, swamp coolers, emergency power generators, fans and motors.

     

    • Under the supervision of a journeyman worker, places equipment in operation, checks and records various gauges and instruments to maintain the proper level of water, oil and refrigerants, and to control system output.

     

    • Under the supervision of a journeyman worker, repairs and ensures the proper operation of such systems as pneumatic, electric, hydraulic, and overhead doors; diagnosing problems, repairing equipment, and when necessary, rebuilding inoperative parts and equipment, using hand and power tools, brazing/mig and arc welding.
    • Operates equipment and hand or power tools and performs those tasks which may be required to complete projects, including preparation and clean up responsibilities. Inspects, services and calibrates controls for various electrical and pneumatic systems.

              

                 

    • Under the supervision of a journeyman worker, operates valves and controls to regulate services to designated areas.

     

    • Ensures the work area conforms to the security and safety measures in effect for that particular facility. Practices good housekeeping.

     

    • May operate heavy equipment, snow plows, blowers, backhoes, or other similar equipment as needed to perform the responsi­bilities of the position or in emergency situations. Lubricates machinery and equipment. Performs other preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment and component parts such as fan belts, pump seals, filters, bearings, etc.

     

    • Performs other related duties as required and responds to emergency situations.

     

     

    Building Operator II

    • Inspects and services equipment such as boilers, chillers, compressors, elevators, steam systems, pumps, freon air conditioners, swamp coolers, emergency power generators, fans and motors.
    • Places equipment in operation, checks and records various gauges and instruments to maintain the proper level of water, oil and refrigerants, and to control system output.
    • Repairs and ensures the proper operation of such systems as pneumatic, electric, hydraulic, and overhead doors; diagnosing problems, repairing equipment, and when necessary, rebuilding inoperative parts and equipment, using hand and power tools, brazing/mig and arc welding.
    • Reads and interprets performance charts, control panels and blueprints which reflect the operation and layout of each piece of equipment in a system. Records all necessary information on equipment operation.
    • Inspects, services and calibrates controls for various electrical and pneumatic systems.
    • Operates valves and controls to regulate services to designated areas.
    • Ensures the work area conforms to the security and safety measures in effect for that particular facility. Practices good housekeeping.
    • Lubricates machinery and equipment. Performs other preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment and component parts such as fan belts, pump seals, filters, bearings, etc.
    • Performs other related duties as required and responds to emergency situations.

    Qualifications

     

    Building Operator I

     

    •    One-year construction, building maintenance, or building operation experience or one year of education related to building maintenance.

     

    • Possession of a valid Utah State Commercial Driver's License, Class A or Class B may be required depending upon position.

     

    • Knowledge of the methods, tools and materials used in the trade specified.

     

    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, circuit diagrams, and various types of operations manuals.

     

    • Ability to relate well with the general public, supervisors and fellow employees.

     

    • Must be able to perform heavy labor, including lifting up to 75 pounds.

     

     

    Building Operator II

    • Three years experience in a similar position or two years as a Building Equipment Operator I for Salt Lake City Corporation.
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, circuit diagrams, and various types of operations manuals.
    • Ability to relate well with the general public, supervisors and fellow employees.
    • Must be able to perform heavy labor, including lifting up to 75 pounds.
    • Must be able to obtain unlimited Boiler Operator’s License within three months of hire date.       

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Previous experience in the operation and maintenance of electronic controls and refrigeration systems.

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