Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,484 full-time undergraduates and 5,250 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 888 full-time and 1,281 FTE faculty, 2,711 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.4 billion, and an endowment in excess of $3.5 billion.
Reporting to the Energy Manager, the Supervisor Central Heating Plant will be responsible for the safe and efficient plant operation, over 2 million square feet of heating. Ensure all operations are in compliance with all local State and Federal permit and OSHA requirements as it pertains to equipment operation. Oversees the maintenance and operation of all large satellite boiler plants on campus and meets all requirements as stated above. The Supervisor is also responsible for all jurisdictional boilers, air tanks, and all underground fuel storage tanks. The Supervisor is also responsible for steam distribution maintenance and project upgrades.
The Supervisor Central Heating Plant will be responsible for the direct supervision of the 5 Union licensed operating engineers, and one per diem employee, ensuring they are trained in how to safely operate all boilers and machinery in the central heating plant. Supervisor must maintain up to date standard operating procedures for all boilers, appurtenances and associated equipment.
Supervisor is responsible for all water treatment activities on campus, this includes coordinating with the water treatment vendor and in-house personnel to ensure that all systems are within operating parameters and all record keeping is maintained. This includes all hot and chilled water loops, steam and condensate systems and cooling towers.
The Supervisor will provide direct project management of MEP projects ranging in scope from small annuals to large majors in excess of $2 million per project. Projects will include steam distribution upgrades, large boiler room upgrades and large HVAC equipment upgrades. The Supervisor Central Heating Plant must also prioritize all equipment replacements and system upgrades as necessary to keep all systems operational as required.
Candidates must have Massachusetts Second Class Engineer's License, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection UST Class A/B Operator Certificate and must be certified to conduct EPA method 9 (visible emissions) observations.
Job will require some exceptional work schedules (potential long days and/or weekends) to meet specific project requirements. Must periodically carry "administrator on call" weekend beeper for all campus activities. Must be able to respond to off hour emergencies as necessary.
Work may involve minor lifting, working on a ladder, working in mechanical/electrical spaces, hot boiler rooms, pipe tunnels, crawl spaces, confined spaces, on roofs, and near operating equipment, as well as working in inclement weather.
* Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical concentration preferred) * Must have Massachusetts Second Class Engineer's License * Must have Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection UST Class A/B Operator Certificate * Must be certified to conduct EPA method 9 (visible emissions) observations * Must have at least 7 years steam plant operational experience. * Experience as a Chief Engineer preferred * Must be able to read mechanical, electrical and plumbing CAD drawings * Must have experience managing MEP upgrade projects
Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $89,200 to $111,500; salary commensurate with relevant experience.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity.
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.