Power Plant Operator I/II

University of Wisconsin Parkside   Kenosha, WI   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 8, 2022
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Power Plant Operator I/II
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 19038 Posted: 11/07/2022

UW-Parkside is seeking a Power Plant Operator I OR Power Plant Operator II for the Heating and Chilling Plant on campus. The Heating & Chilling Plant provides steam and chilled water to campus buildings, which are inter-connected by a series of underground tunnels and conduits. Power Plant Operators are responsible for the operation and maintenance of the entire plant in a safe and efficient manner, assistance in emergency situations, emergency repairs, and performance of any other duties associated with the operation of a complex heating and chilling plant. Candidates will be chosen for the position that best fits their experience and qualifications.

Position Title:  Heating/Cooling Plant Operator I (Power Plant Operator I)

Employment Type: Full-Time, University Staff, Hourly

Reports To: The Power Plant Operator I will report to the Power Plant Superintendent

Pay Range: $26/hr

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Training in heating, cooling and/or power plant operations, or related experience
  • Obtain before completion of probation (12 month minimum) and maintain ASOPE Third Class Power Plant Operating Engineer License, or approved equivalent.

 

Position Title: Heating/Cooling Plant Operator II (Power Plant Operator II)

Employment Type: Full-Time, University Staff, Hourly

Reports To: The Power Plant Operator II will report to the Power Plant Superintendent

Pay Range: $28/hr

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Formalized training and/or >1 year experience in heating, cooling and/or power plant operations
  • Currently possess and maintain ASOPE Third Class Power Plant Operating Engineer License, or approved equivalent

Salary and Benefits Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/leave/annualsum/univstaff.pdf 

Total Compensation Estimator:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses for three References

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11/20/2022 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.

Legal Notices and Important Information Legal Notices and Important Information

Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)

Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.

UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Transcripts will be required upon hire.


Contact

Amanda Joncas
(262)595-2910
joncas@uwp.edu