Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in the operation, maintenance and servicing of boilers and performing other repair work as required. Description of job duties to include:
Reads and monitors gauges to see that boilers are functioning properly at the required level or range.
Operates valves and adjust regulators to control flow of steam or water.
Operates valves to blow sludge and scale from pressure system.
Performs service work both inside and outside of boilers.
Performs plumbing and repair of air, water, and steam lines.
Performs daily chemical testing on city and boiler water.
Maintains chemical balance on both city water and boiler feed water so as not to damage boiler or steam lines.
Monitors steam flow and opacity charts to stay within state and EPA guidelines.
Operates various types of equipment such as a welder, acetylene torch, back-up generator, steam turbine, etc.
Trouble shoots equipment, repairing or replacing.
Paints boilers, equipment control panels, cat walks, etc.
Maintains and cleans heating plant inside and outside.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Must be able to work any shift, weekends and holidays. Facilities employees may be required to report at their regularly scheduled times during emergency closures or during inclement weather to perform essential functions including snow removal duties.
Position is contingent upon sufficient funding.
ETSU is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all of our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. Successful candidates should have a demonstrated commitment and contribution to fostering and advancing equity, diversity and inclusion. East Tennessee State University (ETSU) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Job Category: Support Staff
Successful completion of 10th grade; Valid Driver License required and maintained during incumbency.
Internal Number: 16432
About East Tennessee State University
Founded in 1911 (as East Tennessee State Normal School), East Tennessee State University serves over 15,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. ETSU has eleven colleges and schools, including health sciences, liberal arts, education and business & technology. ETSU is centered on a warm and friendly residential campus nestled in the secure and beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of northeast Tennessee. As part of the ETSU community, you will enjoy all the region has to offer, including snow-skiing, various festivals, numerous golf courses and lakes, popular national and state parks, whitewater rafting, the Appalachian Trail, and much more.