Stationary Engineer (Main Campus)

Temple University
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Stationary Engineer (Main Campus) - (22004432)


Reporting to the Engineer & HVAC Supervisor, the Stationary Engineer, Rover is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the various mechanical and building systems (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning HVAC, compressed air systems, vacuum systems, fire alarm, and protection systems, etc.), ensuring occupant comfort and adequate services to the assigned campus buildings The Stationary Engineer is also responsible for monitoring the operation of various mechanical equipment on a regular basis and start, stop, operate, and/or dispatch the appropriate mechanical equipment necessary to maintain occupant comfort and adequate building services. In addition to monitoring and accurately recording various mechanical equipment operating parameters (pressure, temperature, flow, etc.) and meter readings on a regular basis as required for equipment performance monitoring and regulatory record keeping compliance. The Stationary Engineer will perform the routine mechanical and electrical work necessary to maintain the various mechanical systems in working order and will start, stop, operate, and monitor the various mechanical systems in the assigned buildings through the utilization of the Building Automation System.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience

Must be a graduate of one of the following:

  • Vocational/technical school (2-year program) specializing in HVAC or accredited apprenticeship program in HVAC (4–5-year program) or equivalent trade-specific military school(s) or equivalent corporate training program.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in operating and maintaining HVAC and other building services in an industrial or educational campus environment. Experience performing maintenance and repair of various types of mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Must have a valid City of Philadelphia Engineer Grade A License or be eligible and successfully obtain a City of Philadelphia Engineer Grade A License within the first 120 days of employment.
  • Experience utilizing a Building Automation System for the operation of various mechanical and building systems.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

    Required Skills & Abilities

    Must be able to perform tasks that require lifting, climbing, working at heights, and bending.

    Must possess adequate manual dexterity to effectively utilize hand and power tools.

    Familiarity with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equipment operation and repair.

    Knowledge of equipment to minimize the time required to diagnose problems and declare corrective action.

    Knowledge of tools, hoisting, rigging, and equipment necessary to isolate, remove, repair, replace, and safely startup.

    Knowledge of preventative maintenance procedures to minimize repairs and reduce outages.

    Capable of assembling a complete list of parts necessary to facilitate repairs or installations.

    Ability to evaluate the thoroughness/quality of vendor repaired equipment and their use of parts.

    Trouble-shooting equipment and systems and coordinating with other trades, such as electricians, and instrument tech. etc.

    Skills to communicate recommendations to supervisor.

    Perform tests to measure, air velocity, air temperature, line temperatures, and pressures, etc.

    Capable of welding, cutting, brazing, and soldering whether antimony or silver.

    Note: This description incorporates the most typical duties performed. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned may also be performed. The inclusion of these duties would not alter the overall evaluation of this position.

    Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.

    In accordance with the City of Philadelphia's COVID-19 mandate, all Temple University students, faculty, staff, and contractors must be fully vaccinated before receiving authorization to work unless they have a medical or religious exemption approved by the University. An individual is considered fully vaccinated two (2) weeks following the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or two (2) weeks following a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Individuals who do not meet the University's vaccination or exemption requirement will be prohibited from working until proof of full vaccination or an exemption is requested and approved. For more information, visit the University's Vaccines web page at https: // www.

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    You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University's Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.

    Primary Location

    : Pennsylvania-Philadelphia-Main Campus-Facilities Management


    : Staff


    : Full-time


    : Variable

    Employee Status

    : Regular

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