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Plant Utilities Assistant, SG-09 - Central Heating Plant - SUNY Oswego

Oswego, NY, US


JOB TYPE: Apprenticeship, FullTime

Location: Oswego, NY Category: Classified Posted On: Mon Jan 28 2019 Job Description:

The Facilities Services Department at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications to fill a Plant Utilities Assistant position, Grade 09 vacancy. This is a permanent, full-time position assigned to the Central Heating Plant.

Shift: TBD

Posting Date: January 28, 2019

Review Date: SUNY Oswego is accepting applications as a continuous recruitment effort for the permanent Plant Utilities Assistant position. If/when vacancies occur, applications will be reviewed. Hours and shifts vary based on operational needs. You will only be contacted as needed for interviews.

Salary: In accordance with the CSEA Operational Services Unit Agreement. In addition, the State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Please click here for more information on benefits for full-time CSEA employees.

Description of Responsibilities:

As a Plant Utilities Assistant, you would assist in the operation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment providing heat, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning, and electrical distribution in a safe and efficient manner. Positions involve shift work within a 24-hour work schedule which includes night and holiday shifts.


The following two (2) applications are required. Please complete both applications entirely.

Application # 1 (NYS-APP3 #20-450&20-451 / Supplemental Questionnaire): https://#removed#/extdocs/pdf/20-450&20-451.pdf

Application # 2 (SUNY Oswego Employment Application):

Submit a cover letter addressing qualifications, CV/resume, and contact information for three professional references (only the three referees listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted) electronically by clicking on the APPLY NOW button.

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There is no written test and no test date is involved. The supplemental questionnaire IS YOUR TEST. Your completed supplemental questionnaire will be the only basis for rating your training, education, and experience. Failure to complete the supplemental questionnaire may result in disqualification. If disqualified, candidates must wait six months to re-apply.

Please refer to the Civil Service Examination Announcement for additional information prior to submitting your application and supplemental questionnaire: https://#removed#/examannouncements/announcements/oc-cr/decentralized/20-450.cfm

Job Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

+ Either 1. Graduate of heating, HVAC, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration apprenticeship program from the U.S. Air Force;

+ Or 2. Must have been an enlisted machinery technician (MK) with the U.S. Coast Guard OR possession of a certificate as a Marine Engineer issued by the U.S. Coast Guard;

+ Or 3. Must have been an enlisted power generation equipment repairer with the U.S. Army;

+ Or 4. Must have been an enlisted gas turbine systems technician, submarine nuclear propulsion plant operator reactor control, utilities man, machinist mate, or engineman with the U.S. Navy;

+ Or 5. Must have a Merchant Mariner's Document (MMD) and have been a qualified member of the engine department (QMED) as an oiler, fireman/water tender, refrigerating engineer or engineman with the U.S. Merchant Marine;

+ Or 6. Completion of a New York State Department of Labor registered apprenticeship program for stationary engineers, plant maintenance (plumber/steamfitter), HVAC Mechanic or plant maintenance (refrigeration/AC);

+ Or 7. Possession of a High-Pressure Boiler Operating Engineer License or Stationary Engineer License;

+ Or 8. A bachelor's degree in Facilities Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Marine Engineering;

+ Or 9. An associate's degree in HVAC;

+ Or 10. 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 11. 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 12. 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.

Additional Information:

For additional details, reference the New York State Department of Civil Service, Job Title Code # 7520010, Plant Utilities Assistant, Grade 09.

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