UConn’s Facilities Operations Department, Storrs Campus, has nine job openings for Power Plant Operator 2 positions. The Co-Generation Plant produces high-pressure superheated steam, electrical power, and chilled water to supply energy to the Storrs campus. The plant has three 7 MW Solar combustion turbines as well as a 5 MW steam turbine and associated support equipment. In addition, a new Supplemental Utility Plant has been brought online this year.
These positions are permanent, full-time positions working rotating days/shifts; five (5) teams of three (3) persons rotate working eight (8) hour weekdays and twelve (12) hour weekends. This is often called the “8 Plus 12 Plan”. These positions are categorized as Emergency Support Services/Essential Staff. Must be willing and able to work during emergency closures/delayed openings due to inclement weather or for significant events that effect campus operations. Applicants must also be willing to respond to emergencies on overtime (nights, weekends, or holidays). Applicants must possess and retain a current motor vehicle operator license. Applicants must be lawfully permitted to work in the United States.
Please note that Facilities Operations NP-2 employees may also be required to perform job duties as assigned at any of the Regional Campuses.
These positions are categorized as “Open to the Public”.
Current qualified UConn NP-2 employees will be given preference in the hiring process and are required to submit an application in order to be considered for a PPO-2 position, including, but not limited to, a lateral transfer (crew change), promotion, demotion, etc. This job search will be utilized to backfill any vacancies that are created by PPO-2 internal lateral transfers that occur. Current UConn NP-2 PPO-2 employees that may be interested in a lateral transfer to a new work schedule/crew assignment at the CUP or SUP, are required to apply to this job search to be considered for the positions that are currently available AND for any backfill vacancies that may become available as a result of lateral transfers.
A full benefits package including medical and dental insurance is available. These positions may be eligible for weekend and shift differential.
UConn offers the following benefits for NP-2 employees:
- Excellent and affordable healthcare options
- Full benefits package including medical and dental insurance. For more information, please visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/employee-benefits-overview/
- Employee retirement benefits (SERS Retirement plan). For more information, please visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/retirement/
The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, and a highly desirable work environment. For additional information regarding benefits visit: https://hr.uconn.edu/benefits-beyond-pay/.
This position closes on June 30, 2023 at 11:55PM. For more details on the position, or to submit an application, please click on the link below: