Company Name:

Confidential

Location:

New York

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other Engineering

Industry:

Human Services

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

4-6 Years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Date Posted:

September 22, 2017

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Plant Operating Engineer

Plant Operating Engineer


Job ID: 1041165_RR00019316

Area of Talent: Facilities / Real Estate

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular

Location: NYU Langone Hospitals,

Shift: 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM variable hours



NYU Langone is one of the nation’s premier academic medical centers that includes five hospitals (Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases, Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital of New York, and NYU Lutheran Medical Center) and more than 200 ambulatory locations across the New York metropolitan area. It also includes NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Our trifold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved daily through an integrated academic culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. Learn more about NYU Langone.


We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Plant Operating Engineer.

Position Summary:


Under the supervision of the energy building plant manager, this position will monitor and operate combined heat and power plant (boilers, gas turbines, steam turbines, heat recovery steam generators, diesel generators, transformers, switchgear and electrical distribution equipment, auxiliary equipment, connected equipment controls, etc.).


This position ensures plant operations are performed safely and efficiently; monitors and responds to changes in operating conditions and system load demands to maintain continuous plant performance and prescribed plant output; perform preventive maintenance duties and routines. As required, receive plant fuel and material deliveries. Maintain qualifications, perform stack emissions observations, document and write/generate reports satisfactory to the authorities having jurisdiction, and maintain/operate emissions equipment.


Job Responsibilities:

  Ensure plant operations are performed safely and efficiently; monitor and respond to changes in operating conditions and system load demands to maintain continuous plant performance and prescribed plant output; perform preventive maintenance duties and routines. As required, receive plant fuel and material deliveries. Maintain qualifications for, perform stack emissions observations, document and write/generate reports satisfactory to the authorities having jurisdiction, and maintain/operate emissions equipment.

  Operate manual and automatic valves and controllers in the plant. Respond to field emergencies as needed. Perform lock out tag out as directed. Operate the plant either in the field or via the plant computerized control systems

  Provide complete and effective shift turn-over to oncoming shift. On an ongoing basis, be aware of and up-to-date with, plant conditions by reviewing the operations communication binder, work orders, outage work packages, log book, shift turn-over reports, night orders, standing orders, lock out tag out log, plant control systems or other communication protocols as directed.

  Respond to emergencies in central plant and other locations and restore plant and building systems to stable and safe operations; troubleshoot and fulfill/resolve work orders as directed by Engineer or plant management.

  Perform rounds and prepare work orders for required maintenance work. Respond to and record completed activities in work order system relative to job duties, including daily or frequent activities such as fuel changeovers, cleaning and changing strainers, water chemistry readings, reports and physically adding chemicals to the plant etc. Perform cleaning stations tasks and duties, operations work orders and night work orders completely and safely. Perform rounds and prepare work orders for required maintenance work. Respond to and record completed activities in work order system relative to job duties, including daily or frequent activities such as fuel changeovers, cleaning and changing strainers, water chemistry readings, reports and physically adding chemicals to the plant etc. Perform cleaning stations tasks and duties, operations work orders and night work orders completely and safely. Additional tasks and duties as directed by the Engineer or plant management.

  Perform plant rounds and record plant parameters on prescribed frequencies with required details as directed. Troubleshoot any abnormal plant conditions and report to plant management as required and directed. Provide safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the cogeneration facility.

  Maintain all relevant licenses including steam operator, fire safety director, emergency action plan director, standpipe/sprinkler, fuel oil operator, fire alarm, etc.

  Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills and following accepted procedures and techniques in conformance with N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center requirements.

  Maintain plant equipment and work areas in a safe, clean and healthful manner. Observe all Human Resource employee guidelines, departmental guidelines, policies, procedures and plant safety requirements including work rules and guidelines at all times and supervise personnel accordingly.

  Respond to emergencies in central plant and other locations and restore plant and building systems to stable and safe operations; troubleshoot and fulfill/resolve work orders as directed. Perform operations preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance as directed.

  Prepare work orders for required maintenance and repair work. Respond to and record completed activities in work order system relative to job duties, including daily or frequent activities such as fuel changeovers, cleaning and changing strainers, feed water and other chemical treatment, chemistry testing and application etc. Perform cleaning stations, operations work orders and night work orders completely and safely. Ensure all areas of plant and building are cleaned, maintained and organized.

  Uphold medical center and department policies, including safe work practices, ethics guidelines and work order procedures. Work in collaboration with other Facilities Management and medical center departments and colleagues, service providers as requested by Supervisor/Manager.

  Demonstrates knowledge of the organization’s mission and core values and incorporates them into the performance of duties.

  Makes rounds of Medical Center facilities to ensure that appropriate corrective and preventative maintenance measures are taken to continue operation efficiently and uninterrupted. Identifies problems in areas, equipment and other issues. Communicates issues to other shops and management. Repairs equipment under domain. Monitors all plant systems, including cogeneration, all power, HVAC, elevator(s), HVAC, plumbing as well as receiving and dispatching work orders/telephone work requests. 


Minimum Qualifications:


  High School Graduate

  City of New York Engineers License for High Pressure Boilers, Engines and Pumps

  All Certificates of Fitness, certification and licensing as required to operate plant, including but not limited to: fuel oil systems, fire alarm, sprinkler/standpipe, emergency action plan supervisor, fire safety director; chemical handling/pesticide, etc. should be acquired within one year of employment.

  Five years relevant experience

  Proficient in English (e.g. reading directions and instructions written in English).

  Ability to climb ladders, perform work safely on man-lifts/hoists, work in hot or cold conditions (with proper personal protective equipment), work in confined space, etc.

  Adequate ability to discern colors for monitoring alarm conditions on computer screens.

  Ability to wear and work while wearing a full-face respirator.

  Ability to lift 50 pounds.

  Ability to work off of ladders and scaffolding. 


Required Licenses: Stationary Engineer High Pressure Boiler


Preferred Qualifications:


  Operating Engineer Apprentice Program.

  Trade School or other Post-Elementary Education.

  Electrical License.

  Bachelor Degree in Engineering.

  Five years relevant experience.

  Knowledge of University and department policies, processes, and quality standards. 


Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.


NYU Langone provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you’ll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.


NYU Langone Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.


We require applications to be completed online.

If you wish to view NYU Langone Medical Center’s EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal “EEO is the law” poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.


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Company Name:

Confidential

Location:

Confidential

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Other Engineering

Industry:

Human Services

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

4-6 Years

Required Education:

High School or equivalent

Date Posted:

September 22, 2017

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