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Centrifugal Chiller Technician III

Company: University of Central Florida
Location: Orlando
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Unleash YOUR Potential With UsAs a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world's most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you'll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You'll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We're seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.Facilities and Business Operations:Facilities and Business Operations is committed to providing service to faculty, staff, students and the community by creating, maintaining, and protecting the educational environment of the university. We support the goals of UCF by being a leader in providing world-class expertise and service.The Opportunity:The Chiller Technician III position is responsible supervising and overseeing the operation and maintenance of the University's Central Energy Plant. Provides technical support to supporting Team Members and ensuring all daily assignments are completed and documented properly. Interprets system alarms and take appropriate action. Oversees the execution of mechanical procedures and performance test. Analyzes and troubleshoots electrical and mechanical problems.*This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.*Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all preventive maintenance and daily operations of all four Main Campus Central Energy Plants to ensure the CHW district heat load is met at all times. Responsible for ensuring CHW supporting team members monitor and respond to any system failures.
  • Ensure all maintenance daily logs are completed and daily preventive maintenance documentation is entered timely and accurately.
  • Inspect plant equipment and report any failures or operating difficulties; stop and start equipment as required for repairs; operate, adjust, and maintain equipment to ensure compliance with established standards; troubleshoot electrical system problems and make minor repairs and modifications.
  • Direct the day-to-day shift operations of the production of four (4) chilled water plants and thermal energy storage tank.
  • Serve as the designated operator in charge for the entire main campus district energy system that includes chilled water, thermal energy storage, and heating hot water.
  • Serve as the field clearinghouse and signature authority for third-party service work accuracy, completion, scope, and schedule.For additional information, please visit https://fs.ucf.edu/Minimum Qualifications:High School Diploma or Equivalent and 4+ years of relevant experience.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with industry-standard computer applications and mobile smart device applications.
    • Ability to read and interpret schematics, one-line diagrams and blueprints.
    • Possess high level of electrical, mechanical and plumbing skills.
    • Ability to use electrical test instruments such as a digital multimeter, megger meter to test insulation, and to troubleshoot motors and drives.
    • Demonstrated competency with heavy power tools (Impact guns, jackhammer, hydraulic press, bandsaw, cutting wheel, grinding wheel).
    • Demonstrated competency in rustproofing and epoxy coating metallic surfaces.
    • Knowledgeable in hydraulic and pneumatics.
    • Experience with wiring 277v & 480v motors and VFDs.Special Instructions to the Applicants:This is a reposted position. Previous applicants are still being considered and do not need to reapply.The UCF policy requires completion and passing of a physical exam for this position.Position requires a valid Class E driver's license. The position may involve driving to various locations on and off campus to conduct University business.Possess or obtain OSHA 30-Hour card within 3 months of hire.Possess or obtain forklift operator test within 3 months of hire.If you are selected as the final candidate for an employment opportunity, both your position and salary will be significantly based upon the information that you have provided in your application for employment. We urge you to please take the time to complete the application in its entirety.Are Benefits Important to You?Working at UCF has its perks! In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:
      • Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program
      • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays
      • Retirement savings options
      • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions
      • Education assistance
      • Flexible work environment
      • And more...For more benefits information, go to UCF Employee Benefits Guide (12-14-21)Who Are We?Founded in 1963 to fuel the region's talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It's one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation's top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF's expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.DepartmentFacilities and Safety F&S - Utilities and Energy ServicesWork ScheduleMonday - Friday; 7:00 AM-3:30 PMType of AppointmentRegularExpected Salary$23.33 to $33.83Veteran's Preference: Preference will be given to eligible veterans and their eligible spouses in accordance with Chapter 295 of the Florida Statutes. Applicants claiming preference are responsible for providing required documentation by the closing date of the position. For more information on Veterans' Preference, please visit http://hr.ucf.edu/files/VeteransPreference.pdfEqual Employment Opportunity Statement:As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request. The University of Central Florida is proud to be a smoke-free campus and an E-Verify employer.

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