Operates and maintains stationary mechanical equipment for peak performance and up-time. Equipment types include but are not limited to steam boilers, cooling towers, air compressors, and turbines that provide site utilities such as steam, chilled water, compressed air to facility and industrial production processes. Operates and monitors various computer-controlled utility production systems to help assure peak efficiencies and maximum up-time. Reads meters, gauges and automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions and to log required data. Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges as necessary. Performs switch-overs to backup equipment at periodic intervals to test backup systems or as needed for repairs and troubleshooting. Maintains, cleans, lubricates and overhauls equipment and components that includes but is not limited to various kinds of piping, pipe fittings, bearings, gaskets, valves, packing glands, recorders, gauges, stokers, water & chemical pumps, fans, turbines, converters, belts, soot blowers, grates, seals, drive gears, compressors, refrigeration equipment, reverse osmosis & demineralized water systems, boiler refractory, ash handling systems, oil heating & transfer systems, and hydraulic and pneumatic control systems. Carries out preventive and condition-based maintenance monitoring activities. Prepares equipment for wet or dry lay-up. May perform water titration tests and measure/add chemical additives, such as water softeners, into treatment tanks to prevent scale buildup and to clean boiler lines. Frequently uses hand tools and power tools. May be required to hold licenses issued by state or municipality. Initiates work orders for repair. Helps train apprentices and may coordinate the efforts of contractors.
Minimum skills, education, experience, attributes:
Journeyman certified; High school Diploma/GED equivalent; Incumbent must be a graduate of an accredited CUT apprenticeship program or Stationary Engineer program w/ a minimum of 5 years' experience operating industrial boilers/chillers/and air compressors.
Desirable skills, education, experience, attributes:
An associate degree in a related area is preferred.
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Associated topics: air, air conditioning, batt, boiler, environmental, fuel, gas, heat, hvac, thermographer