Completes job assignments as assigned in an expeditious, professional manner without direct supervision.
Performs repairs, adjustments, chemical tests and system set-ups on high pressure (gas, wood & oil) boilers and on all equipment pertinent to the operation of a high pressure steam heating plant.
Performs preventative maintenance on boiler systems, compressors, gearboxes, motors, pumps, and water softening equipment.
Conducts routine monitoring of high pressure gauges, controls, water levels and chemical water treatment.
Maintains accurate records of preventative maintenance and controls readings as required.
Promptly answers campus and dispatch calls as needed and monitors EMS building computer system.
Safely operates a skid steer to load woodchips for wood-fired boiler.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
Troubleshoots basic electrical controls.
Operates window based computer system.
Conducts layouts for assigned jobs, reads, interprets, provides material labor estimates, orders materials, and translates into a finished product.
Maintains accurate records of materials used and time spent on assignments.
Must be capable of working collegially with a diverse group of constituents on a daily basis.
Must have the ability to work rotating shifts including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
Demonstrated ability to fabricate steel pipe is desired.
Knowledge of Babcock & Wilcox boilers and/or industrial boilers is preferred.
Experience with boiler computer operation systems (SCADA systems) is preferred
Experience in operating a skid steer.
Must possess one of the following:
Certificate from accredited apprentice-boiler training program OR
Graduation from a related trade school plus one year of experience in the field OR
Proof of four consecutive years as boiler operator/mechanic or related experience OR a minimum of a high school diploma/GED or a combination of education and experience from which comparable skills are attained is required.
Consideration will be given to candidates that may meet a partial combination of experience, with the position being awarded at a Junior level.
Bargaining Unit Employees must apply by 11/20/ 2020 to be considered.
May be exposed to hazards of electrical shock, heat, confined spaces, and steam.
Must have the ability to work outside as required.
Will be required to wear a NIOSH (National Institute of Occupational Health & Safety) approved respirator and pass respirator fit test.
Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required, which may include a flame-resistant uniform (as defined by NFPA-70E).
Must be able to stand for long periods of time and to lift and carry up to a maximum of 100 pounds.
Must be capable of strenuous exercise during each shift to include raking, pushing, pulling, and scooping.
It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected Veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
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