Operates, inspects and follows operating procedures of boilers and chillers to satisfy varying demand of heating and cooling loads. Performs chemical and equipment tests, and monitors and records all data required to maintain a daily record of the Euclid Power Plant operation.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Operates boilers and chillers to satisfy the heating and cooling demands of Washington University School of Medicine Campus.
Watches monitors, controls and instruments to ensure a safe and reliable operation and maintains daily accurate records of the operating conditions of the plant by posting them in the Operatorâ™s logbook.
Executes daily water chemical tests of plant equipment to safeguard the operating conditions of the equipment.
Attends any required training to comply with the Safety regulations and guidelines of the University and the Local Governing Agencies.
Performs daily inspections of assigned areas and keeps them clean and safe for plant operation at least 1 hour during the shift, when time permits.
Assists the Assistant Director or the Euclid Power Plant Manager in developing and updating Plant Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and operate the Plant Equipment based on same.
Must be able to lift and carry tools and material weighing in excess of 50 pounds and be able to raise and carry with assistance items weighing 200 pounds. Climbs, balances, stoops, kneels and crouches to gain access to pipes, wiring and equipment. Handles a variety of hand and power tools and instruments. Near-visual acuity needed to read equipment instructions, diagrams and to inspect components. Depth perception, field of vision required to fit and install parts. Performs all duties safely in accordance with OSHA, University Guidelines and any other Governing Agency as required.
Associate Degree in a Technical Field. Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Demonstrated abilities with the Microsoft office suite.
Effective organization skills and ability to prioritize workload.
Per Union Contract
Class One, City of St. Louis Stationary Engineer's License.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. The screenings will include criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, an employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to providing a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. This position is eligible for benefits according to the bargaining unit agreement.
Washington University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to an individualâ™s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability status, protected veteran status, national or ethnic origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation. Women, minorities, protected veterans and the disabled are strongly encouraged to apply.
Washington University is dedicated to building a diverse community of individuals who are committed to contributing to an inclusive environment â“ fostering respect for all and welcoming individuals from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Individuals with a commitment to these values are encouraged to apply.
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