Plant Utilities Engineer 2

SUNY College at Old Westbury
February 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$57,779
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Plant Utilities Engineer 2

Category: Classified Subscribe: Department: Facilities Department - Heat Plant Locations: Old Westbury, NY Posted: Jan 17, 2023 Closes: Feb 23, 2023 - 11:59 PM EST Type: Full-time Position ID: 157945


About SUNY College at Old Westbury:

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is a dynamic and diverse public liberal arts college that fosters academic excellence through close interaction among students, faculty and staff. Old Westbury weaves the values of integrity, community engagement, and global citizenship into the fabric of its academic programs and campus life. In an environment that cultivates critical thinking, empathy, creativity and intercultural understanding, we endeavor to stimulate a passion for learning and a commitment to building a more just and sustainable world. The College is a community of students, teachers, staff, and alumni bound together in mutual support, respect, and dedication to the Mission.

Job Description:

Position Available: Plant Utilities Engineer 2, SG-16, line # 05640

Location: SUNY College at Old Westbury/Facilities Department/Heat Plant

Salary: $57,779.00 - $69,882.00, plus $3,026.00 location pay

Shift: Shifts and hours may vary. Different hours may be required from time-to-time to meet the needs of the College.

Status: Permanent, Full-Time

When Available: As soon as possible

Duties: According to Civil Service Standards, but particularly: Supervises Plant Utilities Engineers 1 and other lower-level staff engaged in plant operations, maintenance, and repair functions; may supervise contractors. Schedules, plans, and supervises the activities of skilled and semi-skilled employees and contractors involved with plant operations, maintenance, and repair activities. Provides training, instruction, and assistance to staff in the performance of tasks, and implements changes in procedures to improve efficiency. Inspects plant equipment and operations to ensure proper maintenance, scheduling, and safe and efficient operations.

Prepares estimates of materials, parts needs, and costs; orders or directs ordering of materials, equipment, and parts; and maintains tool and equipment inventories per applicable policies and standards. Supervises and coordinates the handling of various types of hazardous materials and the response to any incidents having potential environmental impact or safety concerns. Identifies budget requirements, including staffing, repair, maintenance, material, and equipment needs; makes recommendations to assist with preparation of annual operating budgets. Enforces energy conservation protocols and supervises the installation and modification of equipment to obtain peak energy efficiency.



As per Civil Service Standards. On or before the date of filing your application, applicant must have one year of permanent service as a Plant Utilities Engineer 1. Must be currently employed as a Plant Utilities Engineer 2 or be reachable on the appropriate Civil Service List, or be eligible for 70.1 transfer. Applicants must have, keep and maintain the appropriate valid NYS Driver's License; have a motor vehicle record which is free from major violations or a pattern of repeat violations.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States.

The State University of New York at Old Westbury is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require an accommodation for a disability in order to participate in the selection process, please contact the Office of Human Resources/Affirmative Action located in the Campus Center, Room I-211 or by calling (516) 876-3179.

The Annual Security and Fire Report is filed as required by federal law. The purpose of this report is to provide faculty, staff and students with campus safety information, including crime statistics and safety policies and procedures. The report contains information regarding security and personal safety, including topics such as crime prevention, fire safety, crime reporting policies, disciplinary procedures and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the previous three calendar years. You can obtain a copy of this report by contacting the University Police Department (516) 876-3333 or by downloading a copy.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at [email protected]

Application Instructions:

Please submit the following online at: https: //

  • a fully completed Old Westbury employment application (available during the online application process),
  • contact information (name, email address and telephone number) for three (3) references, and
  • resume (optional, but preferred).
  • Only applications submitted online will be considered.


    VISA sponsorship is not available for this position.

    We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

    Employment in this position will be contingent on the College's verification of credentials and any other information required by federal or state law, and SUNY Old Westbury polices, including the completion of a criminal background check.

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