• District Energy System Assistant Manager

    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/14/2020 9:22 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Maintenance – Licensed
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    OPS Campus Operations EO Power Plant
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    Under the direction of the District Energy System Manager, the DES Assistant Manager is responsible for supervising the operation, maintenance and repair of the DES that serves the medical, educational, and research facilities on the UAMS Campus. These systems are vital to the safety, comfort, and general wellbeing of patients, students and employees. This position is also responsible for assisting with all problems and/or emergencies relating to facility issues on the UAMS Campus.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary: $53,265 annually


    • Assists with the management, operation, and repair of the components of the “Campus” DES system.
      • Items included in the DES system are (but not limited to):
        • (5) high pressure steam boilers,
        • (5) heating water boilers,
        • (16) chillers,
        • (2) heat pump chillers,
        • Cooling towers, pumps, electronic valves, temperature sensors, controllers, VFD’s, and motors.
    • Drive to and from other UAMS sites as needed.
    • Responsible for ensuring that all work is performed in accordance with the National Electric Code (NEC), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), The Joint Commission (TJC) and all other applicable codes, standards, and regulations.
    • Responsible for professional quality and workmanship of all work performed by assigned staff.
    • Assists with the management of the maintenance contract for the chilled water system and the chemical treatment for the chilled and heating water.
    • Responsible for ordering materials and supplies for scheduled work.
    • Responsible for reviewing work orders and preventative maintenance inspection sheets for accuracy and completeness.                                                                                                                                                                                 

    *This position is declared as essential and performs other duties as assigned

    *Follows all safety and productivity procedures and protocols



    • High school diploma/GED plus 6 years of boiler experience to include 6 months of supervisory experience; Education in lieu of experience may be accepted.
    • Arkansas High Pressure Boiler License
    • Computer program proficiency level: Novice
    • Valid driver’s license with fewer than 12 points on their Motor Vehicle Record

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.



    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Continuously
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 51 - 99 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
    Noise Level: Loud
    Visual Requirements: Depth perception
    Hazards: Biological, Chemical, Dust, Electrical, Fumes/Gases/Odors, Heavy machinery, Radiation, Sharp objects/tools


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