Iowa State University Supervisor - Plant Services - 5017 in Ames, Iowa

Classification Information

University Title Supervisor - Plant Services - 5017

Pay Grade 117

Entry Hourly Rate 23.9

Job Category Merit

Posting Details

Posting Number 80084M

Position Title Supervisor - Plant Services

Advertised Employing Department Facilities Planning and Mannagement

Work Unit

Base of Employment E - Merit (paid monthly)

Appointment Type Merit Permanent

Pay Frequency Monthly

Proposed Start Date As soon as possible

Number of Months Employed Per Year 12

Full or Part Time Full-Time

Shift 1st

Work Schedule

7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

Number of Hours per Week 40

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Department of Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Supervisor-Plant Services. This position schedules work and supervises repairs of power plant and remote facilities’ mechanical equipment. Maintains records of equipment, parts and supplies. The Supervisor- Plant Services is a front-line supervisory position for all power plant mechanical maintenance activities.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Required Qualifications

  1. Four years experience excluding apprenticeship in the applicable craft, trade or plant Services supervised; or the equivalent combination of directly related education and experience. 2. Must possess and maintain a current valid drivers license.

Special Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

1.Possession of a state sponsored stationary engineer license similar to the State of Minnesota Second Class Engineer or ability to become licensed within 6 months.

2.Certification to the American Welding Society Standard AWS D1.1 to perform structural welding

3.Certification to the ASME B31.1 standards for welding utility plant piping systems.

4.Hold a certification in a predictive maintenance category.

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

Department Contact Name Melynda Emerson

Department Contact Phone

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Application Instructions

Apply for this position by clicking “Apply for this Job” and completing the Merit Application. Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history.If you have questions regarding the application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 05/20/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Valid U.S. State Driver’s License

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

State sponsored stationary engineer license similar to the State of Minnesota Second Class Engineer or ability to become licensed within 6 months of employment.

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Certification to the American Welding Society Standard AWS D1.1

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Certification to the ASME b31.1 standards for welding utility plant piping systems.

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Certification in a Predictive Maintenance Category