Boiler operators are assigned eight hour shifts at the Steam Plant. The technician operates (100 PSI) steam boilers, one 500 HP and one 1000 HP. The technician maintains constant pressure and flow of steam by adjusting valves, feed and circulating pumps, and controls. The individual maintains proper air/fuel ration by regulating fans and damper openings. The individual helps maintains proper feed water chemistry by adjusting chemical feed controls on multiple chemical feed station pumps to keep all water within required chemical ranges. The individual performs testing of boiler feed water and condensate to confirm they are within required ranges. All tests are then recorded in log books. Position maintains the plant log by recording specified temperatures and pressures, fuel consumption, water flows, and other similar data. Under direction of Plant Supervisor, operates steam and mechanical equipment to clean and repair boiler and related parts. The position is responsible for maintaining fuel dispensing system and steam distribution system. Additional duties are to maintain watch on building automated control system computer, acknowledge alarms, and relay emergency information to Public Safety. Daily housekeeping as assigned within the steam plant. Issuing and recording gasoline to state-owned motor vehicles.
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High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires certification(s).
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 905907
Organizational Unit Overview:
Facilities Services is a unit in the Campus Operations Division, which is a part of a broad, diverse division of Administration and Finance that includes all aspects of facilities management at East Carolina University. East Carolina University is the third largest university in the University of North Carolina system with approximately 28,000 full-time students and a staff of approximately 6,000. The university is comprised of 6.2 million square feet of facilities located on 1319 acres with $1.49 billion in physical assets. * This includes the Main, Health Sciences, West Research Campuses, and satellite locations associated with university programs. Facilities Services has an annual budget in excess of $30 million and employs over 400 full-time employees. Major functions include facilities maintenance and housekeeping services. (* Source is the UNC General Administration HEFC Report-Fall 2011.)
Facilities Services primary purpose is to plan and perform corrective and preventive maintenance functions on all building structures and equipment and utility infrastructure. Corrective maintenance returns equipment to optimal design performance after failure or upon degradation from age, adverse operation conditions, etc. Preventive maintenance minimizes equipment failures and reduces corrective maintenance.
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.