Engineer Module C – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The University of Southern California (USC) department of Facilities Planning & Management (FPM) is seeking a Engineer Journey-Level Module C to join its team.

The Work You Will Do

As Engineer Module C Provides leadership and guidance to journeymen and Zone Maintenance Technicians. Performs standard engineering procedures for all boilers and related equipment on heating and ventilation systems. Determines need to repair and/or replace equipment. Estimates materials required for specific job components. Participates in the Engineer Pay for Knowledge and Skills Program including on-the-job training. Performs all appropriate module tasks and demonstrates proficiency as outlined in the Engineer Pay for Skills section, independently or as part of a team, as assigned by the supervisor. Trains journeymen and other employees’ specific skills and tasks as required.

The Engineer Journey-Level Module C:

  • Repairs, replaces and adjusts pumps, fans, motors, steam valves, heat exchangers, mechanical seals, and building stationary equipment. Works from blueprints, specifications and schematic diagrams.

  • Performs routine safety check on boilers, heating furnaces and all heating and ventilating equipment.

  • Monitors and maintains emergency generators, fountains, water softeners and swimming pool equipment. Conducts analysis of water system (boiler water, condensate water, cooling water, soft water system, heating and hot water system, lab equipment and city water) and adjusts chemical levels as required.

  • Identifies and resolves operational and safety problems pertaining to heating and ventilating system.

  • Installs equipment and fabricates components for system and equipment.

  • Estimates materials required for specific job components.

  • Maintains clean job site throughout duration and cleans up job site following work completion. Maintains safe working conditions for self and others. Stores and maintains supplies, tools and equipment.

  • Prepares reports and/or maintenance records, as needed.

  • Responds to on-call emergencies.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

  • Provides leadership and guidance to others who perform similar work. Sets priorities and timelines and monitors the work of others.

  • The hourly rate range for this position is $ 40.63 – $ 42.46. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Job Qualifications

The ideal candidate for the position of Engineer Journey-Level Module C meets the following preferred qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and completion of four-year apprenticeship program

All candidates for the position of must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • Four years’ experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four-year apprenticeship program.

  • Additional five years minimum experience must be as a journeyman. Experience performing standard trade-related procedures.

  • General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety.

  • 500 (HP) License (HSC/UPC Engineers).

  • Valid California driver’s license with a minimum of 2 years driving experience.

About USC FPM

FPM (formerly named Capital Construction & Development / Facilities Management Services) is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining the breadth of the facilities at USC, and is also dedicated to creating a safe environment for our USC community. Woven into every service, safety is of upmost importance. As FPM, this diverse group of innovative and talented professionals provide high quality facilities construction, operations and maintenance services at USC and serve as dedicated stewards of USC and FPM core values. FPM values employee recognition, accountability, collaboration, respect, and trust.

Come and join the FPM team – a team that works as trusted partners shaping an environment of innovation and excellence. Apply today!

Minimum Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent and completion of four year apprenticeship program Minimum Experience:
5 Years
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Four years experience as a trade-related trainee may substitute for completion of a four year apprenticeship program. Additional five years minimum experience must be as a journeyman. Experience performing standard trade-related procedures. General knowledge of trade-related methods, materials, tools, and equipment. Familiar with city and state building codes, OSHA rules and regulations, standard safety practices and equipment, and other requirements for workplace safety. 500 (HP) License (HSC Engineers).

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