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Civil Service Position #CS13-116R
July 8, 2013

Position Title
Steam and Power Plant III
(Former title Plant Operating Engineer)

Hiring Unit
Facilities Management

Job Description/Responsibilities
This position operates and maintains all heating, cooling, and ventilation equipment. This position operates and maintains campus utilities such as gas, water, and power. The Plant Operating Engineer is also responsible for the operation of other building systems such as life safety, elevators, swimming pools, plumbing, and electrical. This position repairs pumps, air handlers, fans, and ductwork. This position may be assigned other related tasks in support of the department's mission and goals.

Minimum Qualifications
1. Two (2) years (24 months) of experience in the maintenance and operation of steam and power plant equipment.

2. One (1) year (12 months) of work experience comparable to the next lower level of the series.

3. Possession of current/valid licenses and certificates, as required by the employing institution.

Additional Skills and Knowledge Required
• A working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of boilers, centrifugal chillers, pumps and
• The ability to read meters, check water levels and temperatures.
• The ability to operate various types of mechanical and electrical equipment.
• The ability to respond to fire alarms and troubleshoot fire alarm trouble calls.
• The ability to conduct chemical analysis of boiler water and make chemical additions based on the

Illinois residency required

FLSA Status

$35.55 per hour

Application Process
The position is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Applicants compete by examination. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application to the Office of Human Resources. Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.

Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application (required), detailed resume and license/certifications related to the position to:

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040

Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume, license/certificate and unofficial transcripts to:

Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed. If qualifying by education, you must submit your transcript at the time of application. Applicants qualifying for Veteran's preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application. Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.

For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.

Application Deadline
July 22, 2013

SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas.

Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran's status in violation of Title VII.

The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the "Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act" and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the "Campus Fire Safety Right to Know." For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228, 618-650-2536.

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