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Utility Systems Maint Specialist

Apply now Job no: 503043
Department: Utility Enterprise
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Hourly Staff
Categories: Skilled Trades
Status: Full Time
Temporary: No

Job Title:

Utility Systems Maintenance Specialist


$22.22 hr/G2-M1

Job Summary:

Assists in maintaining university facilities by performing preventative and routine maintenance on chillers, boilers, generators, equipment auxiliaries, and other complex mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment, as well as steam, hot water and chilled water distribution, cooling towers and mechanical systems related chemical treatment. Hours for this position are 5 days a week, 8 hours per day, typically 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Modifications in this schedule may be necessary to accommodate 24/7 operational needs.

Duties/Physical Demands:

Monitor campus steam systems, electrical systems, hot water and chilled water systems.
Perform predictive, preventative and routine maintenance on chillers, generators, engines, fuel trains and auxiliaries.
Monitor and resolve engine and generator alarms.
Monitor and resolve chiller plant alarms.
Install new and replacement equipment.
Troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment to determine necessary repairs and the required parts, materials, and supplies.
Provide supervision and guidance to Utilities Systems Maintenance Assistants as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires nine months of technical training beyond high school and three years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Requires driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of unit operations
Mechanical skills
Knowledge of computer and unit applications
Supervisory skills

Knowledge of chiller operations, HVAC experience, and Building Automation Control systems.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting of materials weighing 25 to 50 pounds. Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particularly disagreeable.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.

Diversity Statement:

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.
EO/AA Statement/Clery Act:
Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of age (40 years or older), color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin (ancestry), pregnancy, race, religion, sex/gender, status as a parent or foster parent, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.
As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at:, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2223.
Labor Law Posters for Applicants:
Miami University is committed to providing up-to-date information from the Department of Labor to our applicants for employment. Here, you will find links to the current information regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).
Benefit Eligible:



A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact or (513) 529-3560.

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