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Maintenance Technician - Boiler House

Operating Mechanic - Boiler House

Job Summary

The Operating Mechanic performs maintenance and repairs on steam boilers and steam plant auxiliaries. Works in a rotation to operate two central steam plants, and provides maintenance and repair response coverage on evening, night and weekend shifts for all campus facilities. 

Minimum Qualifications

- Valid US driver’s license
- High School or equivalent required
- Three years experience in mechanical maintenance of a steam plant or other type of industrial facility

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

- Basic working knowledge of plumbing and piping, mechanical repairs, electrical work, and construction 
- Good communication skills and customer relations skills
- Ability to interpret technical drawings and documents
- Flexibility in dealing with emergency situations
- Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Windows
- Constant attention to safety issues for self,co-workers and others

Winter Season (November -April) 
May be required to work 3rd shift (11:00 PM -7:00 AM)

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