Operating Engineer Apprentice

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: New Brunswick, NEW JERSEY
Deadline: ;

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Operating Engineer Apprentice
Job Category Staff & Executive - Facilities/Environmental/Maintenance
Department IPO-Facilities Utilities

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and six centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, clinical and translational research, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.
Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.
Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state including New Brunswick, Piscataway, Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Blackwood, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking an Operating Engineer Apprentice for Institutional Planning and Operations-Facilities.

Under the direction of the Manager of Engineering and the instruction of an Operating Engineer, the Operating Engineer Apprentice operates, maintains, and repairs the stationary steam boilers and auxiliary equipment in the Newark Power Plant including the Cogeneration Plant, Stanley Bergen Building. New Ambulatory Care center, and the international Center for Public Health.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Operates, maintains, and repairs boilers, chillers, turbines, motors, pumps, generators, compressors, blowers, valves, and other auxiliary equipment.
  • Operates Power Plant at maximum efficiency at all times resulting in a minimum of energy consumption.
  • Periodically makes comprehensive tests, takes readings, and maintains logs of fuel consumption, water conditions, pressures, temperatures, steam flow, and other readings.
  • Adds chemicals to treat steam, water, and fuel in accordance with requirements as prescribed.
  • Responsible for compliance with all regulations.
Position Status Full Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift
FLSA Nonexempt
Grade 1500
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 18.670
Annual Mid Range Salary 19.170
Annual Maximum Salary 19.750
Standard Hours 40.00
Union Description IUOE, Local 68
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility PERS

Minimum Education and Experience
  • Satisfactorily completed at least 10th grade or possess certificate of equivalency.
  • Black Seal High Pressure in-charge License.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications
Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Special Conditions
  • Achieve license in accordance with the following schedule: Blue Seal – not more than 12 months after start of the program. After receipt of the Blue Seal, employee may choose employment as regular Operator (Operating Engineer III), if and when such a position is open. Failure to achieve a license within the set time as described will result in dismissal.

Posting Number 21ST0430
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Newark (RBHS)
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