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The Operating Engineer is responsible for performing independently, tasks of a skilled nature, necessary for the operation, maintenance, repair, and remodeling of Center buildings, grounds, and equipment. Must be proficient in mechanical, plumbing and refrigeration skills. Additionally, applicant should have working knowledge in at least two of the following areas: electrical, welding, HVAC, building automation, steam and hot water systems.
Individual assigned primarily refrigeration and mechanical work orders and expected to complete them independently. These responsibilities include estimating work, both in terms of time and in terms of material, liaison with customers, executing the work, and completing all the required paperwork, including the update of as-built drawings.