Stationary Engineer/Third Shift

Rhode Island, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 18, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Title Stationary Engineer/Third Shift Overview

Under the supervision of the Power Plant Manager, operate the power plant and auxiliary equipment for maximum efficiency and uninterrupted service to the College.

Maintain the power plant systems and equipment in good repair and working order.

Essential Duties:

1. Operate the power plant unsupervised at times.
2. Properly interpret readings, meters, gauges, etc. to meet conditions of varying power load and demand rate.
3. Maintain specified pressures and temperatures as required.
4. Maintain equipment and make repairs and adjustments as required.
5. Diagnose and remedy issues quickly to prevent shutdowns.
6. Operate and maintain auxiliary equipment.
7. Perform maintenance and cleaning of boilers and equipment on a recurring basis as required.
8. Record Information as required.
9. Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition, observing good and safe housekeeping practices.
10. Perform job in a safe manner using necessary safety equipment and procedures.
11. Must be able to perform chemical analysis of boiler feed water, chilled water, and heating hot water, and treat systems as required.
12. Troubleshoot power plant systems.
13. As required, be prepared to work extended shift hours during emergencies and snow events and provide additional shift coverage when shorthanded.

Marginal Duties:

• Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience Required

• Have and maintain a City of Providence Stationary Engineer license.
• At least five (5) years of power plant experience.
• Have good oral and written communications skills.
• Have an ability to see within normal parameters
• Have an ability to hear within normal range
• Have an ability to move about
• Understand the symbols and interpretation of building, mechanical, and electrical prints.
• High school, technical or trade school graduate or equivalent.

Physical Demands

• Physical Requirements: Stationary Engineer must be able to individually lift a minimum of 50 lbs, and be able to, with assistance, move and transport materials and equipment weighing excess of 200 lbs. He/she must be able to work in confined spaces requiring bending or stooping for long periods and be able to work from ladders or elevated platforms. • Must be able to work in extreme weather conditions.
• Work Environment: Stationary Engineer will be required to work in conditioned and unconditioned spaces.
• Must be able to work weekends and Holidays.
• Must be able to work rotating shift schedule

Employee Status Union Status Union Shift: If other, please enter regular schedule.


EEO Statement

Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop,
and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.

Requisition Number AS450P Closing Date Open Until Filled Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

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  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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