This position is represented by SEIU Local 2007 and the collective bargaining agreement between the university and SEIU Local 2007 governs the terms and conditions of employment.
Welcome to Land, Buildings & Real Estate:
Land, Buildings & Real Estate (LBRE) is the operational core of Stanford University's physical campus. LBRE constructs and maintains the Stanford campus, where advancements across the academic spectrum are made possible. Our work is founded upon the collective value of dedication, innovation, expertise, teamwork, and continuous improvement. We are committed to serving the university's academic mission, as well as preserving and enhancing Stanford's 8,180 acres, and pride ourselves on supporting the teaching and research of the university as "Caretakers of a Legacy."
The Building Engineering Trades are an integral part of maintaining and improving the core systems of the architectural structures on campus. These Electric, HVAC and Plumbing shops provide a range of services to academic, research, library and special University facilities which include the following:
24 Hour Emergency Response
New System Design & Installation
Repairs & Alterations to Existing Systems
Perform basic levels of maintenance and service for over 90 generators throughout campus
Maintain and repair electrical power generators
Troubleshoot various mechanical problems
Perform regular scheduled service and load testing as per maintenance procedures.
Performs preventative maintenance including checking for leaks, worn parts, taking fluids samples; orders and installs replacement parts
Investigates, diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs diesel standby
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Read and interpret drawings, diagrams and specifications of a variety of types of mechanical equipment including manufacturer's manuals and parts books.
Work semi-independently while using good sound judgment
Work with minimal supervision on maintenance issues
Knowledge / Qualifications
Knowledge of emergency and back up generation systems
Troubleshooting skills to test and diagnosed all issues associated with diesel engines
Knowledge to make repairs to diesel generator systems, including installation of pre-heaters; battery chargers; fuel systems and other related diesel parts.
Knowledge of diesel control circuits and electrical apparatus specific to the diesel standby system.
Transports equipment, tools and fluids to and from work sites; operates and maintains equipment, tools and safety devices which are designed to lift, move, transport, repair, inspect, measure and protect.
General knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the maintenance and repair of diesel electric generating equipment.
General knowledge of the methods, hazards and safety precautions related to diesel engines and diesel engines and diesel engine driven electric generators.
Knowledge of diesel fuel requirements, including filter change schedules and cleaning/polishing services
Writing clear and accurate maintenance reports followed by new reactive work orders for any discrepancies found
Staying current on new power generation technologies and equipment through manufacturers training
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams, service manuals, panels and meters.
Ability to put theory, experience and training to use in a logical and systematic fashion.
Ability to deal with problems on a priority basis and investigate all alternatives.
Ability to maintain adequate records and reports.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, technicians and University community.
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Ability to make technical decisions and engineering judgements independently within established parameters
Ability to work well with a skilled team of experienced MEP technicians
Excellent communication skills, in both verbal and written formats
Excellent organization and time management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Must be self-motivated and able to work independently in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
California Hazardous Material License endorsement
High School or College degree
Person willing to increase their knowledge and move to high level tech
Valid class C type commercial California driver's license
3 year's work experience on generators (size 250-2000 KW) or Industrial equipment
Available for rotating on-call or call back schedule
The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory for all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with any disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or another other characteristic protected by law.
Why work at Stanford?Stanford University has changed the world, over and over again.We are one of Silicon Valley's largest employers - and also one of the most unique. Our mission is to educate future leaders and promote interdisciplinary, world-class research and teaching. This passion makes Stanford an intensely creative, rewarding, and challenging place to work. At the same time, our traditions of respect and collaboration sustain a humane, supportive environment in which to pursue your life and your career.At Stanford you'll work with bright, diverse, dedicated people. You'll find encouragement to learn and grow. You'll enjoy excellent benefits and an outstanding environment. How will it change you?