Mount Holyoke College is seeking a full time Massachusetts licensed Third Class Steam Engineer to work as part of the Facilities Management Team.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities include the daily operation and maintenance of Central Heating Plant boilers, pumps, temperature control system and boiler water treatment as well as preventative maintenance on the associated equipment
Possess the theory, application and experience in the operation and maintenance of power plant auxiliary equipment
Minimum of 4 years of experience in modern power plant, operating turbine generators or steam driven chiller and with routine boiler maintenance
Must have extensive maintenance experience on all power plant related equipment (example: pumps, turbines, boilers, etc.)
Ideal candidate must possess excellent communication skills
Ability to work effectively with individuals with diverse perspectives and from varied racial, cultural, ethnic and language backgrounds.
Must be available to work overtime
Other duties as assigned by department manager
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Ability to perform physical arduous tasks; normal dexterity, visual acuity, and ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to climb and work from ladders and scaffolding and work in confined areas
Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knee to come to a rest on the knee or knees.
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes. Activities occur inside and outside environments.
Employee may sometimes wear safety attire (personnel protective equipment) when exposed to contaminants or hazardous conditions; possible exposure to chemicals, gases, and electrical shock
This position is a 12-hour rotating shift position during the academic year (September through May) and a day shift position Monday through Friday 6 am to 2:30 pm during the summer months.
Third Class Steam Engineer
Confined space training
Internal Number: 1001
About Mount Holyoke College
As the first of the Seven Sisters, the female equivalent of the once predominantly male Ivy League, Mount Holyoke established higher education for women as a serious endeavor. Our long, distinguished history of educating leaders arises from a powerful combination of: academic excellence in a global learning environment; a tight-knit, diverse, and international community; a worldwide network of influential alumnae; the conviction that women can and should make a difference in the world.