Power Plant Operator

Updated: 10 days ago
Location: Kansas City, KANSAS
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Position Information

Working Title Power Plant Operator
Classification Title Power Plant Operator
Position Number 01202565
Hours Per Week 40
Department FM Applegate Energy Center
Campus Location Kansas City Metro
Student Position No
Position Summary

Professional operation of a high pressure steam boiler system, a water cooled centrifugal chilled water plant. Responsible for monitoring of an automated power distribution center, including an emergency generator system. Monitor and operate a domestic water delivery system. Perform routine maintenance and repair on all associated equipment. The Applegate Energy Center is required to provide these services on a continuous 24/7 schedule.

Required Qualifications
  • Familiar with operating computer based HVAC automated control systems.
  • Familiar with chiller/ boiler plant operations.
  • Basic electrical experience.
  • Familiar with centrifugal pump operation and maintenance.
  • Pneumatic valve and controls experience.
  • Routine preventive maintenance experience.
  • Water treatment testing experience.
  • Basic computer operation skills, MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work any shift in a 24 hr., 365 day a year environment.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Delta V computer operations system experience.
  • Pneumatic/Electrical control experience.
  • Operating Engineers License.
  • Superior communication skills, both oral and written.
Environment Facilities
Physical Requirements Heavy
Probation Status

Subject to the regulations of the State of Kansas, the Board of Regents and the University of Kansas Medical Center, I understand and agree that I may be subject to a probation period and during the probation period I serve at the pleasure of the Executive Vice Chancellor of KUMC and my employment may be ended at any time during that period.

Hiring Range $45,000 - $50,000
EEO Statement

KU Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.


Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

The operation of multiple 40,000 lb. + steam generating boilers.

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The operation of multiple 12,500 ton centrifugal chillers.

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Monitoring an automated electrical switch gear system delivering 13.8 kilovolts to multiple grids.

Job Duties

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Automated and manual operation of emergency power generators.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Maintain all system parameters through a combination of automated and manual controls.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Maintenance and repair on boiler/chiller associated equipment, pumps, fans, primary/secondary electrical control systems, pneumatic valves.

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Water treatment testing and proper record keeping/documentation.

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Operation and maintenance of a three tier domestic water treatment system.

Job Duties

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Other duties as assigned.


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