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Job ID: 229242

Stationary Engineer FT
Erie Community College

Date Posted Jan. 22, 2024
Title Stationary Engineer FT
University Erie Community College
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Building & Grounds (Maintenance & Housekeeping)
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Administration - Other

Department: Building & Grounds (Maintenance & Housekeeping)

Salary/Hourly: $50,920.00 Annual

Union/Position Status: AFSCME FT

Posting Closing Date: February 2, 2024

Applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM the evening before the posting closing date.

Please note that the posting will close at midnight (12:00 AM) on the posting closing date.







The work involves supervising and participating in the operation, maintenance and repair of an H.V.A.C. and power plant and other mechanical equipment during an assigned shift in a County building or institution. Work is performed under the direct supervision of a higher-ranking engineer or administrative employee who receives reports and reviews work for quality and conformance with established policy.  Supervision is exercised over maintenance employees.  Does related work as required.



  • Supervises and participates in the operation, maintenance and repair of heating, generating, refrigeration, hot water, laundry, and kitchen equipment when in charge of an assigned shift;
  • Operates one or more gas, or oil-fired boiler to generate steam and power for physical plant; Operates Energy Management Systems;
  • Controls generation of continuous supply of steam by regulating amount of fuel fed to each fire governing volume of water supplied;
  • Operates equipment such as regulating starting devices, adjustment levers, and throttles to start, stop, and regulate speed of pumps, boiler injectors, blowers and auxiliary equipment;
  • Observes steam, vacuum, water, and other meters and gauges to determine operating condition of equipment and keeps steam generating at required pressure and temperature;
  • Inspects, repairs, lubricates equipment such as boilers, oil feed burners, pumps, generators, motor; checks zone controls; water content; firefighting equipment;
  • Maintains a preventative maintenance program for assigned area;
  • Makes repairs and maintains auxiliary equipment such as refrigerators, sewage systems, laundry, kitchen, elevators, air conditioning, steam lines, plumbing, and electrical equipment, hot water heaters and water purifiers;
  • Analyzes feed water and combustion products and determines necessary treatments;
  • Maintains operating log, including fuel and water consumption, steam produced and fuel gas content; Supervises maintenance on all types of air conditioning equipment.



Good knowledge of the operation, repair and maintenance of pressure boilers, pumps, generators and H.V.A.C. equipment; good knowledge of the repair of electrical and mechanical fixtures and equipment; good knowledge of indoor air quality issues; ability to make a variety of skilled mechanical fixtures and equipment; ability to make a variety of skilled mechanical and electrical repairs; ability to read and interpret blueprints and wiring diagrams; ability to maintain routine records and to prepare reports; ability to get along well with others; mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity; initiative and resourcefulness; industrious and dependability; capable of performing the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.



Possession of a First Class Stationary Engineer's License, issued by the Board of Engineer's Examiners of the City of Buffalo, at the time of permanent appointment.



Official transcripts will be required for successful candidates within 30 days of hire.

SHIFT: Monday - Friday 6 am - 2 PM


Contact Human Resources at (716) 851-1840 with any questions.


Our mission to offer quality education includes exposing our students to a diverse range of cultures, experiences and expertise.  At SUNY Erie Community College, we value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.


Notice of Non-Discrimination

SUNY Erie Community College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or in the administration of any of its policies and programs on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, familial status, military status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, veteran status, criminal conviction, or any other characteristics protected by law.  This applies to all students, applicants or other members of the College community (including, but not limited to, vendors and visitors).  Grievance procedures are available to interested persons by contacting the Civil Rights Compliance Officer listed below.  Retaliation against a person who files a complaint, serves as a witness, or assists or participates in the investigation of a complaint in any manner is strictly prohibited.


The following individual has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College’s non-discrimination policies:


Civil Rights Compliance Officer

Human Resource Department

North Campus

6205 Main Street

Williamsville, NY 14221

(716) 851-1844


For further information on notice of non-discrimination, please contact:

New York Office

United States Department of Education

Office for Civil Rights, 32 Old Slip 26th Floor,  

New York, N.Y., 10005-25010;

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