Boiler Operator/Stationary Engineer

Oakland University
September 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:$34.07
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Boiler Operator/Stationary Engineer

Position Number 993601 Requisition No. S01962 Salary Range/Pay Rate $34.07 after 90 days / $30.28 probationary Position Notes

Oakland University offers an excellent benefit program including a comprehensive medical plan with low contribution amounts for our employees, dental and vision plans at no cost for our employees, generous paid time off, University contributions to our 403(b) retirement plan after eligibility is met, tuition assistance for employees and dependents after eligibility is met, free access to our Campus Recreation Center and workout facilities, and flexible work schedules and wellness programs. These are current benefit levels subject to future changes.

This position is an Oakland University Campus Maintenance and Trades – MEA/NEA position. The incumbent will be represented by the MEA/NEA.

This position will remain open a minimum of five (5) working days. External applicants may be considered. Qualified bargaining unit members will receive interviews and initial consideration.

Employee Group/Grade Mastery Level VII - Heating Plant Job Category Service Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours) Shift/Days

This is a full-time position working the following shift: Wednesday: Midnight – 8:00 a.m. Thursday: Midnight – 12:00 p.m. Friday: Midnight – 8:00 a.m. Saturday: Midnight – 12:00 p.m.

Pay Schedule Hour Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school graduation, endorsed trade school or an equivalent combination of education. Proof of four years of experience operating heating plants, power houses or boiler rooms with high pressure steam and/or High Temperature Hot Water (HTHW) operations.
  • Individual must possess a valid current City of Detroit high pressure boiler operator's license.
  • Applicant must demonstrate operation and maintenance working knowledge of operation and maintenance of hydronic heat systems, fans, motors, isolation valves, control valves, pumps, expansion tanks, heat exchangers, cooling towers and water chemical treatment.
  • This individual is to evaluate and take corrective steps to resolve equipment malfunctions.
  • Candidate to have knowledge, experience and training for flame monitor safety controls.
  • Applicant to perform boiler inspection teardown and restore boiler to service.
  • Applicant to understand, troubleshoot and reset boiler management system components.
  • Candidate must also possess a working knowledge of other trades including electrical and plumbing installations and have ability to perform repairs on these systems.
  • Competence to repair equipment in a professional manner.
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret, and follow blue prints, sketches, job specifications, layout piping, directions, safety labels, equipment manuals, etc. is required.
  • Aptitude and skills necessary to operate a personal computer is also needed.
  • Applicant must be available to work weekends, holidays and evening shifts as needed and respond to emergency calls.
  • Applicant must have the physical ability to perform the full range of proposed job duties and capability to tolerate high levels of heat and noise.
  • This individual must be able Ability to work without supervision.
  • Candidate must communicate effectively with supervisor, students, staff, faculty and visitors.
  • A Valid Michigan vehicle operator's license and a driving record acceptable to the university are required.
  • Desired Qualifications

  • Applicant to have a minimum of (2) years' experience operating a Building Automation System (BAS) using Honeywell EBI, Automated Logic Corp (ALC) WebCTRL, Johnson Controls, Tridium/Niagara, comparable BAS application product.
  • Knowledge and experience using ABB Industrial Compact AC800M PLC's, Bailey SLC's, Allen Bradley Logix or other industrial automation controls is desired.
  • Applicant to have knowledge, experience and formal training for Fireye E-110 or newer flame monitor safety controls.
  • Experience with Cogeneration is also desired.
  • All Qualifications

    Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

    Position Details Position Purpose

  • The successful candidate will become part of a skilled trade's team responsible for the Central Heating Plant (CHP) and campus-wide maintenance activities.
  • This individual will be called upon to perform a variety of tasks associated with maintaining and operating CHP, High Temperature Hot Water (HTHW) distribution system, building HVAC, and various mechanical / plumbing / electrical/ control systems.
  • Job Open Date 03/14/2023 Job Close Date

    Position Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a member of the Oakland University Campus Maintenance & Trades-MEA/NEA?
  • Yes
  • No
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  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
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