Stationary Engineer

Rockville, MD
Sep 20, 2021
Sep 22, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics: Thorough knowledge of and skill in the operation and maintenance of high pressure boilers, furnaces, equipment and fuels.Thorough knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety practices related to the boiler room facility; of the principles of electricity, hydraulics, and mechanics.Skill in the 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 boilersAdjust burner controls to achieve maximum efficiencyPerform cleaning and major repairs to boilers and their auxiliariesWork in, on, around, over and under fixed equipment and machineryManipulate heavy equipment, tools, and supplies and/or exert force up to 70 lbs.Manipulate multiple controls on equipment and machineryWork from ladders and scaffoldingWork in hazardous or irritating environments, confined spaces, and adverse weather and temperature conditionsWear and work in personal protective equipmentCommunicate effectivelyProvide guidance and instruction to lower level stationary engineers and assigned personnel.Ability to prepare engineering documents, specifications and cost estimates for projects.Skill in the use of computers, preferably in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.Ability to lead and train staff and/or students.Ability to read boiler system modification plans.Ability to read, understands, follow, and enforce safety procedures.Ability to read schematics and blueprints and/or technical manuals.Documents and tracks preventive maintenance activities.Knowledge of mechanical systems, building materials, and emergency maintenance. PRN (as needed); 16 hours per week, evenings 3pm u2013 11pm, nights 11pm u2013 7am, one weekend per month Responsibilities :Inspects equipment to detect routine malfunctions, repair, adjustment and lubrication.Reads meters and gauges or automatic recording devices to verify operating conditions.Records 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.Performs water tests and adds chemicals such as water softener.Manipulates manual controls and overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended ranges. Determines when to switch to backup equipment or shut down equipment.Performs first echelon cleaning, repair and maintenance of boilers, chillers, and pumps.Operates and maintains tools and equipment of the trade. Cleans work area upon completion of assignment.Operates central station type reciprocating and centrifugal or absorption air conditioning and refrigeration equipment with single compressor and chiller units in excess of 500 tons each.May provide guidance and instruction to lower level stationary engineers and assigned maintenance personnel.Develops system modification plans and estimates jobs for remodel activities. Supervises lower level technicians and contractors to install and maintain boiler and support equipment to system standards.Creates preventive maintenance checklists for new equipment. Performs preventative maintenance. .Interprets as-built building blueprints and recommends system modifications for remodel projects in accordance with applicable regulations. Creates single line drawings as required for system operation and training.Researches and selects materials for equipment and systems installation, repair, and maintenance.Coordinates outside contractor support as needed or assigned to facilitate the completion of repairs and projects too large to be done in-house. Obtains appropriate approval from Leadership and properly documents transactions.Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.Additional Skills & Qualifications:Maryland Master or Journeyman Electrician LicenseLicensure as a First Grade Stationary Engineer in the State of Maryland.Minimum of 4 years experience as a Operating Engineer MD Class 1Education and Experience Required: u2022Maryland Master or Journeyman Electrician License u2022Licensure as a First Grade Stationary Engineer in the State of Maryland. u2022Minimum of 4 years u2019 experience as a Operating Engineer u2013 MD Class 1 u2022Possession of a valid Maryland driver's license is a requirement for this job. u2022Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check. About Aerotek:We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing u00AE Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.