Refrigeration Control Engineer - Level 2

A Refrigeration Control Engineer (RCE) 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) and the Distributed Systems throughout the Columbia University-Manhattanville Campus (CUMVC). Perform daily functions as required for the most effective and efficient operation of campus system chillers, water treatment, air conditioning, ventilation systems and associated auxiliary equipment and controls, including curtailment activities as required by Consolidated Edison (ConEd) or other regulating authorities. Independently or under limited/minimal supervision and/or direction; operate, inspect/round, maintain, troubleshoot/diagnosis, and repair equipment, systems, and machinery in good workmanlike manner, while maintaining a high level of safety, reliability, efficiency, and cost effectiveness. May work in conjunction with the Plant Operations Engineer (POE) or the DES Engineer to insure proper rounds and log entries are recorded, or operate in the Engineer's absence.  

-HS diploma or GED. 

-Various schedules available. 

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

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

-Three (3) years internal experience as a Refrigeration Control Engineer - Level 1; or external equivalent of six (6) years of experience as a HVAC&R mechanic. 

-Three (3) years of experience operating a chiller plant under active license and certifications. 

-Knowledge of various types of chillers, HVAC&R controls, and operating knowledge. 

-Two (2) years of experience with automated systems controls; open loop and closed loop controls systems. (Siemens, Johnson Controls, Honeywell, etc.) 

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