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Virginia State University - Utility Plant Specialist Ii Resume Example

Joseph Clark
XX XXX XX, Church Road, VA 23833
Professional Summary

Accomplished and energetic Utility Plant Specialist with more than 15 years experience in Central Steam Generating Plant. Motivated leader with strong mechanical and operational experience in University Power Plant equipment and steam distribution systems.

  •   Operation and Control Management of Personnel Resources Operation Monitoring Troubleshooting Judgment and Decision Making Equipment Maintenance
Utility Plant Specialist II Nov 2006Present Virginia State University Petersburg, Va


  • Maintain and operate VSU Central Heating Plant to ensure the campus community is supplied with hot water and heat on a continuous basis to include  use of SCADA Automation System to analyze the performance and operating efficiency of the systems to optimize energy use and production while working rotating shifts. Takes hourly readings of steam flow totals, oil and gas consumption, CO2 adjustments, OS temperature, etc. Performs hourly monitoring of the plant for visible defects to maintain safe and normal operation. Adjust burners as nessary to maintain visible emissions below 20% opacity. 
  • Supervise and performs preventive maintance for all boiler systems such as draft gauges, burners, sootblowers and controls. Performs preventive maintenance to feedwater pumps, hot well pumps and  DA tank. Performs preventive maintenance for all building systems such as leaking expansion joints, valves and piping. Performs preventive maintenance for portable water systems such as pumps, motors and controls.
  • Receives and reveiws request for emergency or repair services, determines appropriate action by the shift or calls in support or management consultation. Supervise worker assignments and performs corrective maintenance for all boiler failures such as burners, sootblowers, controls, etc.
  • Supervise the power plant mechanics to ensure work tasks are performed in an accurate, safe and timely manner. Participate in hiring process, evaluates worker performance, enforces the standard of conduct, provide guidance and training.
  • Takes chemical readings to monitor boilers for proper levels and adds chemicals as necessary. Uses basic computer skills to enter log sheets. Document chemical readings into plant log.
Equip. Service and Repair Tech I Oct 1997Nov 2006 Virginia State University Petersburg, Va
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance to all Central Heating Plant equipment and electrical controls to include boilers, feedwater, DA tank, hotwell and softned water systems.
  • Monitored plant by use of SCADA Automation System to ensure continuous and efficent operations, recorded hourly plant readings in plant log.
  • Completed and recorded water chemistry testing. Added chemical treatment to system as needed. 
  • Received delivery of #6 fuel oil, documented delivery and recorded tank levels in plant log. Inspected tanks, pumps and heaters, made repairs and adjustments as needed.
  • Performed preventive and corrective maintenance to all underground lines for steam distribution and condensate return to and from all buildings.
  • Monitored steam distribution and condensate return equipment in all building mechanical rooms. Made adjustments and repair to all equipment and pneumatic controls as needed
  • Checked and documented operation of building chillers, discharge and return pressure of chilled water circulating pumps. Recorded and reset trouble alarms on A/C systems.
  • Troubleshoot electrical failures in buildings on campus when receiving emergency call on campus after hours.
  • Assist other maintenance departments of physical plant as needed.
  • Documented and recorded events of emergency calls from residents and contacted management for assistance if needed.
Operator Jul 1992Oct 1997 Inland Container Corp. Petersburg, Va


  • Operator/team leader for work crew on 120' rotary diecutter.
  • Directed 3 man crew in setup and operation of press producing corrugated boxes.
  • Completed and recorded orders for production.
  • Tested for compliance in quality control and entered records.
  • Performed preventive maintenance to press, feeder and related equipment.
  • Assumed same task on other presses as assigned.
SCADA Automation Systems Oct 2010 Preferred Controls Petersburg, Va
Visible Emissions Observer Aug 2005 Whitlow Enterprises, LLC Chesterfield, Va
Advanced Plant Operations Nov 2004 Industrial Interations Inc. Fairfax, Va
Emergency Medical Technician-D Oct 1999 Dept. of Health Dinwiddie, Va
Confined Space & Entry Operations Nov 1997 Spec. Rescue International Petersburg, Va
Team Skills Training Dec 1996 Inland Training & Development Petersburg, Va
Hazardous Materials First Responder Feb 1995 Dept. of Fire Programs Dinwiddie, Va
Fire Fighter III Jul 1994 Dept. of Fire Programs Dinwiddie, Va
Hazardous Materials Emergencies May 1989 Dept. of Fire Programs Dinwiddie, Va
High School Diploma Jun 1986 Dinwiddie Senior High Dinwiddie , Va
Rowanty Vo-Tech Metal Trades 'Welding and Steel Fabrication'
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Previous Companies:

  • Virginia State University
  • Inland Container Corp

Previous Job Positions:

  • Utility Plant Specialist II
  • Equip Service and Repair Tech I
  • Operator


  • Preferred Controls
  • Whitlow Enterprises, LLC
  • Industrial Interations Inc.
  • Dept. of Health
  • Spec. Rescue International
  • Inland Training & Development
  • Dept. of Fire Programs
  • Dinwiddie Senior High
  • Rowanty Vo-Tech

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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