Assists in activities related to maintaining the safe and efficient operation of the steam plant and other campus utility plants. The position is responsible for the reliable production of steam, electricity and chilled water. Hours for this position are rotating to cover a 24/7 continuous operation
Monitors operations; monitors and records functions status and conditions; makes any necessary adjustments; handles emergency situations.
Oversees staff; establishes schedules and assigns tasks; serves as informational resource.
Fills out and maintains records of all EPA required forms; fills out and maintains work logs.
Fires up, shuts down, and operates boilers and other auxiliary machinery.
May research cost and availability of items; may make purchasing decisions.
May assist with the removal and disposal of hazardous waste.
Performs routine maintenance on boilers; makes any necessary repairs
Requires nine months training in high pressure steam plant operations, a 3rd Class Stationary Engineer's License, and three years related experience. An equivalent combination may be substituted for education and experience requirements.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of steam plant and boiler operations
Knowledge of computer
Basic mechanical skills
Working Conditions/Physical Demands:
Physical effort usually requires considerable walking and standing with some lifting of material weighing 25 to 50 pounds. Somewhat disagreeable working conditions. Some exposure to several unpleasant elements which are particularly disagreeable and could involve some health hazards and personal risk
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Pre-employment drug testing may be required for this position.
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