The Boiler Operator will work on a rotating shift to operate and maintain a dual fuel steam plant with large electric centrifugal chillers while maintaining operation logs and monitoring the energy management computer system. They will also be working closely with the HVAC crew to identify and resolve utility problems. The Lehigh community takes seriously our commitment to antiracism and The Principles of our Equitable Community.
1. Facility Operations *Start and shut down boilers *Monitor energy management graphics and disposition alarm messages *Inspect utility plant equipment, cooling towers and building mechanical rooms *Perform chemical analysis on operating boilers *Calibrate water quality analyzer and operate water softeners *Start and stop air compressors and air dryers *Starts and shuts down centrifugal chillers *Troubleshoots operating difficulties and takes corrective action *Legibly records readings of plant operating parameters *Maintains computer log of plant operations and conditions *Cleans machinery and spaces *Responds to emergencies *Works with HVAC tech/mechs to perform assigned tasks
2. Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment *Monitors mechanical devices in operation to identify source of trouble *Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts *Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments *Repairs or replaces defective parts *Lubricates and cleans parts *Starts devices to test performance *Performs preventive maintenance
Position Number: S75160
Grade: 8-40; $45,490 - $54,600
This is an approximate range and is subject to change based on experience, skills and qualifications.
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The duties of the position do not allow for a remote work option; the employee in this position will be required to work on campus where they can be fully accessible to the Lehigh community
Will work a variable shift
Will sometimes need to climb or balance, lift up to 60 pounds, pull or push, reach, see, hear, sit, stand, talk, handle or feel, stoop kneel, crouch or crawl
Subject to working in areas with electrical hazard, frequent vibration, fumes or airborne particles, non-weather heat and work hazards
This position is considered Essential Services Staff; Essential Services Staff are required to report to campus and remain during inclement weather and other emergency situations; they are defined as those needed to deliver student services and maintain campus facilities, campus safety and security
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
Technical Degree in Mechanical, Electrical or other Building Maintenance Trade preferred
Three to five years related work experience
Basic Computer skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Solid analytical and problem solving skills, ability to work independently
Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, national criminal background checks, motor vehicle checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance and credit history based upon the requirements of the position
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