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Iowa State University Supervisor - Plant Services (Utilities Services) in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Supervisor - Plant Services (Utilities Services)

Job Group:Merit

Required Minimum Qualifications:Four years experience excluding apprenticeship in the applicable craft, trade or plant service supervised; or the equivalent combination of directly related education and experience. • Must possess and maintain a current valid drivers license.

Special Required QualificationsMust have the appropriate EPA approved certification to handle refrigerants, Type II (high pressure), Type III (low pressure) or Universal (low & high pressure)., Possession of a license similar to the National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers (NIULPE) or State of Minnesota Second Class-A Engineer license or ability to become licensed within 6 months.

Preferred Qualifications:High school diploma or GED.Additional years of experience in in an industrial plant, process plant or power plant, operating boilers, chillers, pumps, fans, conveyors or other similar equipment.Experience as a Utility Plant Remote Plant Operator or Utility Plant Operator III or equivalent.

Job Description:

The Department of Facilities Planning and Management at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Supervisor-Plant Services. This position will provide first-line supervision to assigned remote plant and operations personnel; ensuring corrective action is taken when needed; and support power plant training program by assigning, monitoring, and conducting operator training.

The duties of this position require: knowledge of all power plant systems and equipment, knowledge of OSHA regulations and the ability to comply with OSHA procedures, and the ability to read and understand blueprints and operating manuals. In addition, this candidate will have the ability to make decisions under emergency conditions, communicate effectively and provide training and instructions.

Appointment Type:Regular

Number of Months Employed Per Year:12 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Pay Rate Type:Salary

Pay Grade:16

Application Instructions:

Apply for this position by clicking on “Apply” and completing the Merit Employment 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.

Original Posting Date:January 14, 2020

Posting Close Time:

This posting will close at 12:00 AM on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM the day prior.

Posting Close Date:January 24, 2020

Job Requisition Number:R1591

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.

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.

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

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485. Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485. TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942.

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The posting will close at 12:00 AM on the date listed below. The posting will no longer be available to apply to after 11:59 PM the day prior.