This Utility Plant Operations Engineer position will be responsible for achieving reliable & optimum performance from chilled water, steam generation and distribution systems as well as electrical. This position will work closely with plant operations and maintenance managers. Operations Engineer will advise and train plant managers and staff on best practices regarding system operation sequences, equipment dispatch and general equipment operation to derive maximum possible efficiencies. In collaboration with Instrumentation and Controls staff, the Operations Engineer will be responsible for generation of periodic reports detailing all energy inputs and outputs. The Operations Engineer will evaluate and make decisions regarding the best technologies to efficiently execute their duties.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Industrial Engineering plus three (3) years' experience in an industrial setting that includes a manufacturing and/or a utility production-type setting. Work history should demonstrate analytical/strategic thinking skills, experience with design, problem solving ability, interpersonal skills, a high level of oral and written communication skills, and success both as a team member and individual. Must have a valid driver's license and meet University driver eligibility requirements.
Master of Engineering (M.E.) degree. Five (5) years' experience in an industrial setting that includes a manufacturing and/or a utility production-type setting. Supervisory experience. Project management skills appropriate to large department level processes. Demonstrated change management, delegation, and cost consciousness skills.
Posted Salary: Salary commensurate with experience
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72590
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With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.