Utility Plant Operator III


Utility Plant Operator IIIUtilities & Energy Management –

The University of Iowa

Minimum Base Salary: $47,528

The University of Iowa Power Plant facility provides support to a major Big 10 University and UI Hospitals and Clinics facilities and is a combined heat and power plant with 640,000 lbs. per hour steam production capacity and 24.7 mW of electrical generation capacity. Facility houses two coal boilers, four gas boilers, and three controlled extraction steam turbine generators controlled by an integrated digital control system.

We are seeking an experienced Utility Plant Operator who will, under general supervision operate boilers and turbine driven generators, chilled water production equipment and associated auxiliaries as well as coordinate power plant equipment operations with other plant personnel.

Required qualifications:

•High school diploma or GED, and

•Four years' experience in an industrial plant, process plant or power plant, operating boilers, pumps, fans, conveyors or other similar equipment, a minimum of two years of which must be in the operation of coal and/or gas/oil fired water tube boilers, steam turbine generators and related plant equipment including pumps, fans, conveyors and other similar equipment, and

•Possession of a license similar to the National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE) or State of Minnesota First Class-A Engineer license or ability to become licensed within 6 months, and

•Valid driver's license and ability to meet University of Iowa Fleet Safety standards.

A pre-employment criminal background check is also required.

Minimum salary: $22.85/hour (a higher starting pay rate may be requested based on exceptional qualifications).

Benefits: Generous benefits package, including 12 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at .

Work hours: 12-hour rotating shift. Will rotate 6:00am – 6:00pm or 6:00pm – 6:00am every two weeks, including weekends and holidays, with rotating days off and occasional paid overtime.

To apply for this position, please go to and complete an online merit application for job number #19834.

Questions, please contact: University of Iowa Employment Services,

319-335-2656 General Line; 800-272-6400 Iowa Toll Free.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

  • TYPE:

    Full Time

    Iowa City

Ad ID: 81692

Post Date: September 30, 2017

Expire Date: October 19, 2017

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