Revision Date: February 2013
Classification: Physical Plant Engineer
Hay Point Range: N/A
CHARACTER OF THE JOB
The Physical Plant Department is responsible for the entire physical operation of the University including construction, renovations, provision of utility services and the care and maintenance of all properties.
Under general supervision, the Physical Plant Engineer will be required to perform minor repairs, overhaul and/or alter heating and air conditioning throughout the Campus, and to work maintenance and/or rotating shifts as required. This requires the Physical Plant Engineer to analyze equipment problems and take corrective action. This may include changing pressure gauges, steam traps, control valves, etc., and/or making minor repairs to piping.
While on shift, the Physical Plant Engineer will be required to ensure that all mechanical equipment and services under the jurisdiction of the Physical Plant Department are operating efficiently. Scheduled and unscheduled visits must be carried out during each shift to various locations.
CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The minimum qualifications necessary for acceptable (satisfactory) job performance are:
Level of Formal Education
Skills and Abilities
This class specification is intended to illustrate the characteristics of this classification level and should not be interpreted as a description of any one individual position within this classification level.
"In accordance with the University's Health and Safety Policy, and in support of the Workplace Safety and Health Act, Physical Plant is committed to providing a safe and healthy working environment for all staff and students.
Physical Plant will instruct all employees to complete an Orientation Workshop, normally during the first day on the job, and the Health and Safety Orientation Module, normally during the probation period. Employees will also be instructed to complete various workshops, such as Asbestos Awareness, etc. during the first year of employment depending upon an individual's classification."