Pay Range: $19.99 - $24.65 per hour, depending on experience (Includes 5% shift differential)
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Position Summary: Under the direct supervision of the District Energy Plant Manager, Central Energy Plant Operations Supervisor, District Energy Plant Mechanical Supervisor, and/or Stationary Engineer Operator 1 and 2's, the Stationary Engineer Operator 1 Apprentice operates and/or maintains high pressure boilers, water softeners, air compressors, and other associated mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or industrial processes. Specific duties include: Assisting with the safe operation, light maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of high pressure gas and wood fired boilers, chilled water systems, air compressor systems, wood handling systems, ash handling systems, steam/condensate distribution systems, and associated mechanical/electrical systems in the Energy Plant. Also assisting with chemical analysis, troubleshooting and proper water testing and treatment. Performing water testing on boiler, condensate, feedwater, zeolite inlet and outlet, and filters inlet water. Must be able to work in confined spaces, dirt, and extreme temperatures. Maintain adherence to plant required career path. Handle stress, extreme conditions, make critical decisions, and provide leadership to temporary help in emergency situations.
- Due to the duties of this position, successful candidate must be at least 18 year of age. - High School Diploma or GED. - Must possess a valid motor vehicle operators license and be able to meet policy requirements for driving University vehicles. - Experience working with tools or industrial equipment. - Experience with concepts, practices, procedures, and function of mechanized equipment. - Experience with industrial plant environment and processes. - Experience using hand and power tools. - Experience with handling stressful situations and perform calmly.
- 1-3 years of experience, preferably in boiler or industrial settings.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: - Must be able to lift and/or otherwise move 50 pounds, and bend, stoop, crawl, and work in confined spaces. - Work at heights of 100 feet and work in all temperature extremes inside and outside. - Must be able to wear appropriate clothing and personal protective equipment. - Must be able to work in wood dust and ash laden environments.
Posting Number: SP002334P
Posting Date: 10/02/2019
Closing Date: 10/20/2019
Open Until Filled: No
Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.
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