Repairs, maintains, calibrates, adjusts and installs measuring and controlling instrumentation in order to ensure that all Energy Operations assets are operating safely and efficiently.
Core Job Duties
40% - Routine Maintenance
Installs, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs and calibrates whole loops as well as various types and makes of industrial grade sensing elements, transmitters, controllers, recorders, meters, transducers, control valves, solenoid valves, data-loggers and control equipment.
Reads and interprets vendor manuals and plant equipment diagrams.
Performs routine maintenance on high and low pressure water and steam systems
Performs electronic testing and troubleshooting procedures.
Performs preventive maintenance and functional analysis of these devices and loops according to procedures and schedules
Tests and services all types of industrial instruments from pressure gauges through electronic controllers
Reads, utilizes and calibrates precision measurement equipment.
Starts up loops and individual instruments as necessary as the associated process equipment starts up
Performs cleaning, mopping, painting, re-lamping and other general housekeeping duties needed for efficient and safe sanitary work environment.
30% - Corrective Maintenance
Performs corrective maintenance of IC&E equipment. Diagnoses and repairs systems and equipment problems.
Modifies existing instruments and control loops necessary to meet changing requirements.
Repairs, maintains, and installs electrical equipment, and rearrange and modify as directed.
Installs, maintains and troubleshoots and micro-processor-based data loggers and control systems.
Installs, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs complex instrumentation systems including loop signal transmission lines (both pneumatic and electronic), microprocessor-based systems, computer, multiplexers and data highway systems.
30% - Optimization and Administration of Plant Operations
Assist Facilities Energy Management and Building Operations groups as needed to troubleshoot and optimize all facets of Energy Operations. Serve as the expert and advisor on all instrumentation and controls.
Participate in the initial development and updating of plant operating procedures.
Order parts, supplies, or equipment from catalogs or suppliers
Document controls and wiring changes on blueprints.
Work within the CEF computerized maintenance management system
Complete maintenance logs.
High School degree or equivalent
Five years' experience in electrical/electronic maintenance and/or instrumentation controls maintenance.
Two years power plant or industrial plant experience at a journeyman level.
Experience with electrical test equipment and procedures.
A California driver's license
MINIMUM REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES
Sufficient knowledge of all plant equipment and understanding of the function and interrelationship of the same. Ability to troubleshoot complex multiple inter-active loop control systems.
Knowledge and understanding of processes for systems relating to Heat Recovery Chillers, Conventional Chillers, Hot Water Boilers, emergency diesel generator, cooling towers, pumps, valves, Variable Frequency Drives, etc.
Working knowledge of a distributed control system.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Ability to use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches.
Knowledge of and ability to adhere to environmental and safety rules, regulations, and plant operating procedures.
Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
Ability to make sketches of instruments, piping and electronic instrumentation, and control systems
Ability to troubleshoot, repair and maintain the utility system's computers and associated equipment; multiplexing equipment and data highway systems.
Ability to read blueprints and apply mathematic skills.
Must be able to wear a respirator and any other appropriate safety equipment.
Ability to assist during all outage periods.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE
Experience working with large chiller systems
Experience with operator, mechanical, I&C, or electrical maintenance
Experience with Distributed Controls Systems, Plant Historians, and standard office computer applications.
Frequently lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 50 pounds.
Frequently stand/walk, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, use a telephone, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 11-20 pounds.
Frequently kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, grasp forcefully, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
Requires ability to work 12-hour shifts and for call-outs in support of a 24/7 hour operation due to emergencies, sickness, vacation, etc...
Power Plant conditions require wearing of Personal Protective Equipment, including hearing protection with normal plant noise > 80dB TWA.
May work at heights >4ft.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with the applicable collective bargaining agreement and all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu/
*The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
*Consistent with its obligations under law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
*Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
*This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
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