HVAC Operating Engineer-Newark

College of South Jersey
September 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:Salary 28.
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Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title HVAC Operating Engineer-Newark

Job Category Staff & Executive - Facilities/Environmental/Maintenance Department IPO-Facilities Utilities Overview

The Division of Institutional Planning & Operations (IP&O) employs a workforce of approximately 2,700 staff, represented by 15 collective negotiations agreements, and is responsible for institutional strategic initiatives and operations, which encompasses an expansive range of comprehensive service and business operations across the State of New Jersey. These include planning and construction, facilities, public safety and emergency operations, environmental health and safety, transportation, housing, and auxiliary/retail operations.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an HVAC Operating Engineer for the Institutional Planning and Operations-Facilities.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Under the direction of the Supervisor, Utilities and Operations, the HVAC Operating Engineer will work independently under general supervision, takes a leading part in the operation, maintenance, adjustment/calibration and repair to all HVAC and related equipment to assure operational reliability and proper environmental conditions throughout the campus.
  • Responds and takes appropriate action to resolve emergency situations during assigned evening, night and weekend shifts.
  • Position Status Full Time Hours Per Week Daily Work Shift Rotating Work Arrangement FLSA Nonexempt Grade 2250 Position Salary Annual Minimum Salary 28.810 Annual Mid Range Salary 29.310 Annual Maximum Salary 30.190 Standard Hours 40.00 Union Description Payroll Designation PeopleSoft Benefits

    Rutgers offers a comprehensive benefit program to eligible employees. For details, please go to https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview. Rutgers also offers a benefit program to eligible full-time postdoctoral fellow students. For details, please go to https: // finance.rutgers.edu/healthcare-risk/insurance/postdoctoral-health- insurance.

    Seniority Unit Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month Position Pension Eligibility PERS


    Minimum Education and Experience

  • High school/vocational school diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of three (3) years of related experience, which includes HVAC.
  • Certifications/Licenses

  • Valid driver's license.
  • New Jersey Blue Seal (1C) Steam Engineer's License required.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Demonstrated competency in performing complex and varied repair and maintenance of HVAC, auxiliary equipment, and any related equipment to assure operational reliability.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of work safety rules and principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles of motor, pump, and mechanical equipment operation and be able to trace faults.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex task and prioritize work elements.
  • Ability to successfully complete the Rutgers Defensive
  • Driving Course required.
  • Must undergo pre-employment screenings.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Two (2) years driving experience preferred.
  • Equipment Utilized

  • The HVAC Operating Engineer will routinely need to intervene with a variety of HVAC equipment (Boilers, Chillers, Air Handlers, Controls etc.) during any given shift.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment


  • Standing, sitting, walking, talking or hearing. No special vision requirements. Ability to perform physical labor without restrictions, including lifting equipment up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • The individual in this position may be exposed to environmental conditions, such as, wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat or cold (non-weather), risk of electrical shock and vibration up to 2/3 of time, and risk of radiation less than 1/3 of the time. Moderate noise is typical for the work environment of this job.
  • Special Conditions

  • Clean Driving Record
  • Posting Details

    Posting Number 23ST2282

    Posting Open Date 08/23/2023 Special Instructions to Applicants Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS) City Newark State NJ Location Details

    Pre-employment Screenings

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre- employment screenings.

    Immunization Requirements

    Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate's offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

    Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: https:// uhr.rutgers.edu/non- discrimination-statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Do you have a minimum of a High school/vocational school diploma or equivalent plus a minimum of three (3) years of related experience, which includes HVAC?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a New Jersey Blue Seal (1C) Steam Engineer's License?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Do you have a valid driver's license?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • From this employer

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