Boiler Operator Job Description Sample
Description of Work
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The Boiler Operator position will work in the Steam Plant approximately seven (7) months of the year with the remaining time performing general maintenance duties. The primary duties of this position is to monitor/operate equipment in the Steam Plant to include various boilers. The Steam Plant operates 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
Salary Grade: GN04
Recruitment Range: $31,200.00 - $38,229.00
Work Hours: Rotating Shift as indicated below:
About the Department of Health and Human Services / Caswell Developmental Center:
The NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is one of the largest, most complex agencies in the state, with approximately 18,000 employees. In collaboration with its partners, it is responsible for ensuring the health, safety and well-being of all North Carolinians.
Caswell Developmental Center, serving as North Carolina's Eastern Region resource center, provides specialized residential, programmatic, and support services for individuals with developmental disabilities. The individuals we serve are at the heart of our facility.
Our team is critical to the mission of the facility. We strive to create an environment in which every team member contributes to the overall success of the Center to positively impact the lives of those around them and the individuals we service. If you are looking to make a difference and seeking a rewarding career, we encourage you to consider this opportunity. Please click on the following link https://vimeo.com/185000006 to experience how Caring is Contagious at Caswell Developmental Center.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
To receive credit for all of your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the application form. Any information listed under the text resume section or on an attachment will not be considered for qualifying credit. Qualified candidates must document on the application that they clearly possess all of the following:
General knowledge of hand and power tools and their use.
Mechanical, electrical, HVAC, boiler, and/or plumbing experience in a commercial/industrial setting.
Ability to understand and operate computers and maintenance/controls software.
Willingness and ability to be trained in various trades in a team environment. Strong mechanical aptitude.
Ability to lift 90 pounds safely. Ability to work on a ladder and pass the required physical to wear a negative pressure respirator.
Physically able to work in hot/cold environments and confined spaces. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
One year of progressive experience in the performance of tasks associated with mechanical maintenance or boiler operation; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Degrees must be from appropriately accredited colleges or universities.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Positions in the Division of State Operated Healthcare Facilities shall be subject to pre-
employment drug testing and criminal record background checks. Also, the use of tobacco products of any kind including vapor products are prohibited from our campuses. All employees are required to adhere to the facility's Vaccination Policy.
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Operates and maintains stationary engines and mechanical equipment, compressors, generators and steam boilers, to provide for utilities, such as light, heat and power for refrigeration, air conditioning and other services for the hospital. This position requires detailed knowledge of and the ability to operate and maintain the facility's major mechanical systems, i.e. heating, cooling, electrical, plumbing, refrigeration, communication, and fire protection.
High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.
Technical training from an accredited school or apprenticeship program for HVAC, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, or other construction trades is preferred.
This may be waived by one year of previous commercial boiler plant experience and/or healthcare maintenance operations.
Knowledge and experience with arc and oxyacetylene welding and burning is preferred.
May be required to obtain and maintain boiler operator licenses or other certifications as specifically required by State or local authorities.
Analytical skills necessary to recognize, diagnose, and, within limits, repair equipment and system malfunctions.
Ability to understand verbal and written instructions and to give readily understood information in both verbal and written forms.
Ability to read and write is essential.
Requires a valid State driver's license.
Displays personal initiative by seeking out opportunities to improve the work environment.
Displays motivation to start and complete work orders, P.M.s, projects, etc., with little or no supervision.
Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.
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Campus/Location:University Park CampusDate Announced:11/13/2018Date Closing:open until filled
Job Number:83840Grade:04 Work Unit: Office of Physical PlantDepartment:Utility ServicesFull/Part Time:Full–Time
Perform duties required to start, stop, operate and monitor all power plant systems and utilities. Operate power plant equipment and auxiliaries such as oil fired and natural gas fired boilers, combustion turbines, steam turbines, and heat recovery steam generators.
Check and adjust operating parameters such as boiler water level, steam pressure, quality of stack emissions, steam temperature, boiler flue gas temperature, furnace pressure, etc. Detect equipment or system problems, initiate emergency procedures when malfunctions occur, and contact the Lead Power Plant Operator or Supervisor for further instructions. Maintain awareness of personnel within the Plant; safeguard equipment and personnel.
At the direction of the Lead Power Plant Operator, tour facility to observe operations, gather required meter readings, and make necessary equipment adjustments. Clean, lubricate, and perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on power plant systems and components such as steam traps, valves, and pipes. Detect and report unusual conditions and/or defective materials to appropriate personnel.
Inspect and service power plant equipment as part of annual requirements; report discrepancies to appropriate personnel.
Assist higher grade Operators and Mechanics with maintenance and repairs. Maintain various records concerning plant operations to include inspection and maintenance schedules, reports of systems readings, fuel supplies, and orders, etc.
Operate various hand and power tools such as drills, grinders, pipe wrenches, pipe threader, saws, etc. Maintain work areas and equipment in a safe, clean, and orderly condition Operate University vehicles in the performance of assigned duties.
Requires the use of shop mathematics together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, various types of adjustable measuring instruments and the training generally applicable in a particular or specialized occupation.
Equivalent to 1 to 3 years applied trades training. 2 to 3 years of effective experience.Shift: Rotating Days Off: Rotating NOTE:
EMPLOYEE MUST BE ABLE TO WEAR A RESPIRATOR AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO MEDICAL CLEARANCE. NOTE: THIS POSITION REQUIRES THAT YOU OPERATE A MOTOR VEHICLE AS A PART OF YOUR JOB DUTIES. A VALID DRIVER`S LICENSE AND SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE RECORDS CHECK WILL BE REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO STANDARD
HELPING YOU BE WELL, GET WELL AND STAY WELL
As one of New Jersey's largest non-profit health systems, Virtua provides comprehensive health care services to achieve its mission to help people be well, get well and stay well.
Virtua provides services through Virtua Medical Group with 302 physicians and other clinicians, and at its urgent care centers, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, health and wellness centers, fitness centers, home health services, long-term care, rehabilitation centers and paramedic program.
A leader in maternal and child health services, Virtua delivers nearly 8,000 babies a year. It provides health services to 1,500 businesses, and participates in Virtua Physician Partners, a clinically integrated network of 1,400 physicians and other clinicians.
Virtua is affiliated with Penn Medicine for cancer and neuroscience and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for pediatrics.
Virtua employs more than 9,000 and has been honored as the #1 Best Place to Work in the Delaware Valley every year since 2007. It is the recipient of a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for quality of care, and its hospitals earned straight A's in patient safety by The Leapfrog Group and the 2016 Patient Safety Award from Healthgrades.
U.S. News and World Report ranked Virtua's Mount Holly and Voorhees hospitals as High Performing Hospitals and Voorhees as a Best Regional Hospital. Virtua is also the recipient of the Consumer Choice Award from the National Research Corporation.
1st Shift (United States of America)
Total Weekly Hours:
Maintain a safe and efficient operation of all steam and other related equipment in the boiler room and the facility.
Responsible for the daily operation, repair and maintenance of steam generating systems and related equipment.
Performs preventative maintenance duties and documentation as assigned.
Performs general maintenance repairs and monitor critical and life safety systems, i.e., emergency power generators, medical gas equipment, fire alarm and fire suppression systems, building automation system, and pneumatic tube system.
Performs chemical testing and water treatments as required.
Maintains log books as required by the State.
Effectively communicate to appropriate personnel, including shift to shift, emergency situations, issues, and concerns in a timely manner.
Ensures preparation of boilers for annual inspections.
Position Qualifications Required / Experience Required:
Minimum of 6 mos experience as a Stationary Engineer.
Basic working knowledge of general maintenance practices.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Minimum, High Pressure Boiler Operator Special.
Preferred, High Pressure Black Seal Boiler Operator in charge / Class A NJ Stationary Engineers License for Voorhees Hospital.
Minimum High Pressure Black Seal Boiler Operator in charge / Class A NJ Stationary Engineers License for Memorial and Camden Hospitals.
Boiler Operators will generally be responsible for operating and performing routine maintenance and repair on all equipment within the powerhouse with the exception of new installations, mechanical and electrical. Boiler Operators will operate and maintain steam boilers or hot water generators and associated equipment, including compressors, cooling towers, pumps, fans. Boiler Operators will also perform all other work related to their trade as may be required on utility assets equipment as directed by the supervisor or their designee (Shift Engineer).
The Boiler Operators duties will include but will not be limited to the following:
The safe operation and routine maintenance on all powerhouse utilities production equipment and related systems including steam boilers, hot water generators, compressors, cooling towers, water treatment equipment and other support systems and ancillary equipment
Operating powerhouse equipment to meet the day to day energy demands of the Chrysler manufacturing facility including the production of steam and compressed air at the quantities and specifications required by the manufacturing facility
The monitoring of operating parameters and recording operating data, including production rates, fuel usage, electrical usage, pressures, temperatures, vibration indications, alarms and other pertinent information related to the safe operation of the powerhouse equipment
Boiler Operators will be required to promptly notify the USM or designee (Shift Engineer) of any unusual, abnormal or potentially unsafe operating conditions and to take action to mitigate any potentially unsafe condition or condition that if otherwise not corrected could result in out of specification energy production
The operation of all cooling towers and heat exchangers that support the operation of equipment within the powerhouse
The operation and routine maintenance associated with water treatment equipment for boilers, cooling towers, weld water systems and hot and cold water closed loops including the routine monitoring of water quality, the addition of water treatment chemicals to ensure the required water quality and the performance of routine maintenance of water treatment equipment including changing filters, adding salt to softeners, etc.
The de-energization (lock-out/tag-out) of all equipment within the powerhouse that is required to allow the safe performance of maintenance on such equipment
Perform routine maintenance on all powerhouse equipment, including predictive, preventive, and minor corrective maintenance
Assist contractors with work that is beyond the capability of the Boiler Operator, including tasks such as protective device calibration, etc.
Record and document all maintenance activities that are performed on powerhouse equipment including, utilizing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to electronically document information and historical data
Maintain an adequate supply of spare parts including, belts, hoses, seals, lubricants, sensing devices, gauges, etc. as may be related to their trade in a designated storage area within the powerhouse
Troubleshoot and correct problems related to the proper monitoring, control and operation of powerhouse equipment
Maintain a clean and orderly work area ensuring that the area is left in an unobstructed and safe condition following the completion of the job
Perform work and conduct activities as directed by the supervisor or designee (Shift Engineer) within their assigned area that pertains to energy conservation, including the repair of leaks, the timely turn-down of lighting and other machinery, etc.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Candidates must have a minimum of eight years' experience in central energy plant operations, including at least four years' operating centralized steam and compressed air systems of comparable sizes to those at the plant in question
High Pressure Boiler Operator License
3rd class Refrigeration License
Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and work some overtime, including daily, weekend and holidays
- A First Class Steam license
- A First Class Refrigeration license
FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee's role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
Perform scheduled preventive maintenance and repair services for infrastructure (environmental control) equipment that supports the physical plant. Routine tours of various mechanical spaces to assess condition and proper function of plant to include air handling equipment, circulating pumps, and environmental controls equipment. Operation of boiler and chiller central plant to include management of chemical and water treatment programs.
Annual assessments and equipment refurbishment to include motor repairs, rust protection and painting. Additionally, manage energy management automated building control system, adjusting major environmental systems as required including response to patient room/customer heating and cooling room requests. Occasionally interacts with patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly.
High School or vocational school graduate. Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering desired. Minimum requirement includes Maryland Grade 3 Boiler Operator License.
Must have a minimum of one (1) year experience in a high pressure steam boiler plant operation.
Previous hospital power plant experience with automated energy management (Building Automation System) program desired. Previous rotating shift operation experience highly desired.
Newton Medical Center, a member of Atlantic Health System, is seeking a Boiler Operator.
This is a per diem openings 7a-3p, covering vacations and call outs
Run equipment essential to hospital daily operations and demands. Cover all open shifts due to vacation and call outs.
- Education:High School Diploma .Qualifications/
Current NJ State High Pressure Black Seal in charge,
Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 10th year in a row to Fortune's "Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For" list. We believe you'll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.
POSTING FOR TWO POSITIONS: Maintenance and Grounds Tech & Grounds Specialist
Please review the job descriptions attached
LOCATION: NDSCS Campus – Wahpeton ND WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Anyone eligible to work in the US TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: These are full time, non-exempt, benefited positions working 12 months each year. BACKGROUND CHECK: NDSCS does require a successful background check for the selected candidate prior to an official offer of the position. JOB SUMMARY:
Maintenance and Grounds Tech: Will perform general maintenance and skilled repairs (50%), perform general labor and grounds work (25%), equipment operation (25%).
Grounds Specialist: Will perform general labor and grounds work (50%), perform general maintenance and skilled repairs (35%), coordinate and participate in campus chemical application efforts, provide training on all grounds equipment, all terrain lifts, hydraulic lifts, forklifts and loaders (15%).
Must support the mission, vision and values of NDSCS
High school diploma or equivalent
Valid Driver's License and ability to obtain CDL
Equipment operating experience
Mechanical maintenance and skilled repairs experience
Landscaping experience (institutional grounds maintenance & management)
Chemical application experience (preferred for the Maintenance & Grounds Technician)
Excellent Communication Skills
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
- Two year degree in landscaping, horticulture, automotive, diesel, welding or related area
SALARY: Competitive salary based on experience plus excellent benefit package BENEFITS: Fully paid family or single health insurance, life insurance, annual & sick leave, employee tuition waiver, spouse/dependent tuition discount, retirement, etc. DATE AVAILABLE: As arranged SCREENING BEGINS: Immediately – applications accepted until filled HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED: Once the application process is complete, a review of your qualifications checklist and supporting documents will be completed. The review is a measure of how your qualifications match the required and preferred qualifications for these positions. Therefore, fully describe your qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the qualifications listed. Only applicants who appear best qualified based on this review will be invited for a personal interview. The submission of all required materials by the screening date is the responsibility of the applicant. If needed, please contact HR for accommodation or assistance in the application or interview process.
NDSCS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY INSTITUTION
Now Hiring Boiler Operator!
- 3+ years industrial utility systems maintenance background in a manufacturing setting. (Food manufacturing background a plus.)
- Required certifications are:Minnesota Boiler Class 1B or above, Boiler, HVAC and HAZMAT training.
- Associate’s degree in Electrical/HVAC/Ammonia/Building Maintenance highly preferred but will consider a combination of education and experience.
- Electrical license is preferred
- Responsible for responding to chemical leaks and spills.
- Connect with the equipment manufacturers/vendors on any issues and follow-up on getting the appropriate parts needed to correct the problems.
- Work with various refrigerants, chemicals, solvents, paints, fuels and lubricants.
- Ensure that each system is operated in a safe manner and that all components of the system are in compliance with OSHA and other agencies.
- Perform preventive maintenance in accordance with approved maintenance plans and work orders using SAP.
- Complete routine boiler water analysis and maintenance as required.
- Exhibit ability to handle valves, pumps, and various auxiliary machinery.
- Manage, accommodate, and adjusts utility systems and facility support equipment controls in assigned areas of responsibility.
- Check and control plant steam production, ammonia refrigeration system, and the plant compressed air system.
- Document all maintenance and inspection action.
The Boiler Operator will work on a rotating shift to operate and maintain a dual fuel steam plant with large electric centrifugal chillers. The person in this position will maintain operations logs, monitor multiple energy management computer systems and work closely with the HVAC crew to identify and resolve utility problems.
Starts and shuts down boilers
Performs chemical analysis on operating boilers
Monitors energy management graphics and disposition alarm messages
Inspects utility plant equipment, cooling towers and building mechanical rooms
Starts and stops air compressors and air dryers
Starts and shuts down centrifugal chillers
Troubleshoots operating difficulties and takes corrective action; responds to emergencies
Calibrates water quality analyzer and operates water softeners
Records readings of plant operating parameters; maintains computer log of plant operations and conditions
Cleans machinery and spaces; works with HVAC Mechanics and Technicians to perform assigned tasks
Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment
Monitors mechanical devices in operation to identify source of trouble
Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments
Lubricates and cleans parts; repairs or replaces defective parts
Starts devices to test performance
Performs preventive maintenance
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
Prefer applicant with Black Seal License and High Pressure Boiler Certificate, or equivalent work experience and training
Three to five years related work experience
Solid communication and interpersonal skills
Good analytical and decision making skills
Valid Driver's License required and good driving record
Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software; building automation and SCADA systems
Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position
This position is considered Essential Services Staff; Essential Services Staff are required to report to campus and remain during inclement weather and other emergency situations; they are defined as those needed to deliver student services and maintain campus facilities, campus safety, and security
Will sometimes be required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and lift up to 100 pounds
Will sometimes be required to work in areas with vibration, extreme non-weather heat, risk of electrical shock, fumes or airborne particles
Will often be required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear, work near moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals
Will work a variable shift; rotating weekly day/middle/night as part of a 4 person crew for 24x7x365 coverage
Regular evening, holiday or weekend hours; as variable shift requires
This position is responsible for driving university-owned vehicles as a routine function, therefore a valid Driver's License and a good driving record is required
Grade and Hiring Minimum:
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Salary adjustments for internal candidates comply with University policy. For more information contact Human Resources.
Required Documents Message:
Cover Letter, Resume
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