District Energy System Engineer - Level 2

A District Energy Systems Engineer is a position in the facilities department providing high quality and effective work that will lead, perform and/or assist in any routine or emergency operations and functions of the District Energy System (DES) throughout the Columbia University-Manhattanville Campus (CUMVC). Provides technical oversight to the safe, reliable, efficient and cost optimal operation, maintenance and repair of the District Energy System including: steam and chilled water production and distribution, auxiliary system equipment and systems, command and monitoring control systems for high tension network electrical distribution, emergency power support systems, elevator status monitoring system, and building automation systems. Evaluates system dynamics against load and available capacity and safely adjusts system controls to maximize reliability. Dispatches personnel to address points of alarm and reported deficiencies in order to provide for a safe environment.  

-HS diploma or GED 

-Must demonstrate minimum professional proficiency in the English Language; as defined by the U.S. Department of State. 

-NYC High Pressure Stationary Engineer's License in reference to Columbia University, District Energy System address. 

-NYC Refrigeration Engineer's License in reference to Columbia University, District Energy System address. 

-Two (2) years internal experience as a District Energy Systems Engineer - Level 1; or external equivalent ten (10) years of experience in power plant maintenance, repair, and operation with required licenses and certifications. 

-Seven (7) years of experience operating a high pressure boiler under active NYC High Pressure Stationary Engineer's License. 

-Seven (7) years of experience operating a chiller under active NYC Refrigeration Engineer's License. 

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