Central Utility Plant Operator
Durham, NC 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description
Department: Central Utility Plant OperationsPosition Type: Full-time, craft, hourlyReports to: Central Utility Plant Supervisor
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Operates and performs complex diagnostics including: repairs, calibrations, modifications and routine service on a wide variety of utility plant systems and equipment, utilizing in depth working knowledge of chillers, boilers, air compressors, pumps, cooling towers, air handlers, domestic water, controls, lighting, electrical, etc.
Performs preventive maintenance (PMs) and completes routine work orders, along with normal housekeeping duties, in the work areas and shop. Provides technical support to others when needed
Develops and implements standard trade practices and procedures (using appropriate safety precautions) to produce quality workmanship commensurate with that of a journeyman level in one or more of the following skills: HVAC, boilers, electrical, plumbing.
Completes all required administrative tasks, including timesheets and paperwork and computer processing.
Ensure all of your work orders are completed per schedule. Ensures required utility plant reports and deliverables are generated accurately and on-time.
Assists with preventive and predictive maintenance procedures and schedules for all utility plant systems and equipment.
Maintains complete and accurate documentation and equipment history files of the utility plant buildings, systems and equipment.
Identifies and recommends proposed improvements to utility plant buildings, systems and equipment.
Provides data and reports as required to meet management needs, including formal studies and evaluations, work plans, drawings or schematics or various other administrative functions such as status reports, equipment evaluations or development of scopes of work for outside contractors. Coordinates and inspects work of contractors to determine code and specifications compliance and workmanship.
Performs the functions of the Utility Plant operator as required.
Carries a phone every 6 weeks 24/7 for emergency consultation and call-ins.
Able to work a rotating 6 person shift
Complies with all JLL Corporate safety requirements and programs.
Other duties as assigned

Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.

QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience
High school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED).
Must have a valid North Carolina driver's license.
Four or more years of industrial or commercial experience preferred with two or more years of technical training (certificate) or holds State (Electrical or HVAC) trade licenses.
Knowledge and experience with sophisticated hand tools and test equipment. General knowledge of facilities systems, (including chilled water, compressed air, steam, and domestic hot and cold water) and equipment including HVAC, pumps, piping, valves, pneumatics, controls, motors, electrical up to 600 volts/3 phase, heat exchangers, and air compressors).
Ability to read and interpret building layouts, system drawings and manufacturers' equipment specifications.
Knowledge of standard and specialized maintenance practices.

Language Skills
Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Mathematical Skills
Basic Mathematical Skills.

Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to hot, wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration.
JLL Is an Equal Opportunity Employer JLL is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. JLL strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, trade union membership, social position, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. The company also endeavors to make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business and ensures that employment decisions are based only on valid job requirements.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
4+ years
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