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Central Utility Plant Operator - #12967

Central Utility Plant Operator - #12967

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We are seeking a Central Utility Plant Operator for assignment in Tucson, Arizona. The selected candidate will be responsible for the operations and maintenance of the Central Utility Plant and associated facilities, equipment and systems.


Hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm


** Candidates must be flexible and willing to work up to a 12-hour shift, on a 24-hour 7-day/week schedule, which may include rotating nights and weekends **



- Maintenance of chilled water, compressed air, water maintenance and distribution, and other various HVAC, refrigeration, plumbing and building management systems located throughout the property

- Technician may coordinate subcontracted facilities maintenance and repair activities and assist other technicians as directed

- Insure safety is the number one priority; follow all safety procedures (i.e., Lock Out/Tag Out, Electrical Safety, Confined Space, etc.) and wear appropriate Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) essential to the job

- Maintains a strict Preventive Maintenance (PM) schedule including but not limited to: inspections, lubrications, necessary cleaning, and filter changes

- Will be trained on operations of central centrifugal chillers, cooling towers, air compressors, air dryers, exhaust systems, VFD Drives, HVAC air handling units, and automated building management systems

- Monitors, tests and maintains proper water chemistry

- Monitors Building Management System to insure proper operation of air handling equipment and maintain normal operating conditions, making adjustments as necessary

- Maintains pumps, motors, and valves, coils and piping associated with chilled water and compressed air systems throughout the plant

- Read dials, monitor equipment, enter recordings into computer equipment and log all data

- Read and understand repair manuals, specifications, drawings, and schematic diagrams

- Analyze problems, recommend solutions, and initiate repairs

- Takes daily readings of utilities equipment and makes corrections and notifications when out of operating parameters

- Performs Preventative, Predictive, Corrective Maintenance work orders in conformance to established routines and schedules

- Understands and complies with all Environmental, Safety and Health (ES&H) programs and procedures

- Under general supervision, performs tasks that reflect substantial variety and complexity

- Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

- Performs other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor            


- High School Diploma or GED

- Minimum 3 years in an industrial or commercial business environment

- Training and experience in a Building Management System (BMS)

- SCADA system experience