Staging BUID Utility Ops Technician II - Utilities - Operations in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent, 4 years of journeyman experience (in HVAC, Electrical, Electronics, or Stationary Engineering) and valid Class C Driver's license. Must be capable of demonstrating the ability to perform the essential functions of the job in a post-offer employment test as administered by UTMB Rehab Services. This job requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. floor to knuckle and 50lbs. knuckle to shoulder and requires frequent bending, standing and walking.


Perform journeyman level operation of equipment and machinery in the utilities plant. Maintain the necessary technical skills to repair, maintain, inspect, and operate Utilities production, distribution, and energy management equipment. Responsible for providing assistance in the operation of electrical, mechanical equipment or systems.

Salary Range

From $44,560 To $55,700 Annually

Specific Job Related Duties


  • Starts up, shuts down and adjusts power plant and/or chilling station equipment or systems in accordance with established operational and safety procedures

  • Monitors equipment and maintains records of equipment operational status

  • Completes work orders using automated maintenance program systems

  • Identifies and reports safety hazards.

  • Supervises support staff as needed

  • Attends staff and safety training meetings

  • Attends plant operation and maintenance training courses

  • Trains new personnel as required

  • May perform preventative or corrective maintenance tasks incidental to the operation of mechanical or electrical systems

  • Diagnoses and repairs complex system wide problems

  • Organizes repair projects involving multiple trades

  • Backs up coordinator in his/her absence

  • Interprets trend analysis and determine when equipment should be started and stopped

  • Develops and implements complex control programs on the energy management system

  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure


  • Some exposure to weather and physical hazards. Exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards typical to central plants and utility distribution systems. May be required to work extended or rotating shifts. Lifting heavy objects and work in plant environment

Closing Statement


Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Utility Ops Technician II - Utilities - Operations

Job ID: 56595

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: FACSV