Hudson Valley Community College Power Plant Operator in Troy, New York

Four (4) years of experience in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities operation an Associate’s Degree in a related field; OR Eight (8) years of experience and a certificate from a recognized Trade School, National Trade Institute, or relevant Military experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of load bank testing and apparatus, Diesel and Natural Gas Engine Generator sets, power production systems and equipment, and strong Microsoft Office suite and computer skills preferred.

DUTIES AND/OR RESPONSIBILITIES: The Power Plant Operator performs work under the general supervision of the Assistant to the Director of Physical Plant with considerable leeway allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in planning and carrying out the details of the assignments in accordance with definitely defined procedures. The Power Plant Operator reports to the Assistant to the Director of Physical Plant and performs the following duties:

Operates and maintains all operations of the Co Gen Plant to ensure proper functioning.
Recommend, develop, schedule and implement preventative maintenance and annual testing.
Works with mechanical and electrical technicians in the maintenance of all equipment in the Co Gen Plant.
Performs repairs, inspection and minor overhauls on system and make recommendations for replacement and upgrades.
Responds to emergency calls regarding mechanical, electrical and/or other problems related to the Co Gen Plant.
Recommend, develop and maintain environmental compliance of the Co Gen Plant and equipment.
Maintain accurate logs and records of all operating parameters.
Oversee contractors in an Emergency or project situation.
May perform related duties as assigned by the Assistant Director to the Director of Physical Plant.
The Salary Range is available upon request

Please apply before the Close date of September 15, 2017.

Hudson Valley Community College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer