- High school diploma or GED
- Driver's License
- Wastewater Certification
- Non-CDL Class C
Position Title Stationary Engineer 1st Grade
Job Type Staff
The Physical Plant Department invites applications for two full-time positions with benefits.
Inspect equipment to detect routine malfunctions, need for repair, adjustment and lubrication; read meters and gauges or automatic recording devices to verify operating conditions; record data such as temperature, hours of operation, fuel consumption, temperature or pressure, water levels, voltage load and generator balance, records operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in operators logbook; perform water test and adds chemicals such as water softener; operates and maintains tools and equipment of the trade; cleans work area upon completion of assignment; operates central station type reciprocating centrifugal or absorption air conditioning and refrigeration equipment with single compressor and chiller units in excess of 500 tons each; perform first echelon cleaning, repair and maintenance of furnaces and boilers; and may provide guidance and instruction to lower level stationary engineers and assigned personnel. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Classification 43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations
High school diploma or GED. Five years in the operation of a boiler room facility.
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Thorough knowledge of and skill in the following areas required: high pressure boilers, furnaces, equipment and fuels; OSHA regulations and safety practices related to the boiler room facility; principles of electricity, hydraulics, and mechanics; and use and maintenance of tools and equipment of the trade. Ability to fire boilers; to read gauges and judge operating efficiency and safe conditions of boilers; to adjust burner controls to achieve maximum efficiency; to perform cleaning and major repairs to boilers and their auxiliaries; to work in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machinery; to manipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.; to concurrently manipulate multiple controls on equipment and machinery; to work from ladders and scaffolding; to work in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather and temperature conditions; to wear and work in personal protective equipment; to communicate effectively; to provide guidance and instruction to lower level stationary engineers and assigned personnel. Candidates selected for employment may be subject to medical inquiries and/or medical examinations to determine ability to perform the job. Valid Maryland Non-commercial Class C or equivalent driver’s license required. Employees in this job class may be subject to pre-employment and random drug testing.
Licensure as a First Grade Stationary Engineer in the State of Maryland required. (Sanitation License and Waste Water License does not meet standards).
UMES is an EEO/AA employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must be able to show acceptable documentation establishing the right to accept employment in the United States of America without employer sponsorship.
Salary Commensurate with experience and qualifications