Stationary Engineer II

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Under limited supervision, operates and performs preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance on boilers, steam turbines, chillers, emergency generators, incinerators, fuel systems, and related equipment. Keeps detailed records, log sheets, and reports for internal use along with state and federal agencies. Provides rotating shift and weekend/holiday facilities coverage on a 24/7/365 basis.

Operates, cleans, and performs predictive, preventative & corrective maintenance on rotating and stationary equipment, to include high pressure boilers, steam turbines, industrial chillers, incineration equipment, emergency power generation, emergency fire pump, and all associated auxiliary equipment. Assists with the maintenance and operation of other facility systems as needed. Maintains all associated spaces at a high level of housekeeping cleanliness.
Continuously monitors various gauges and automatic recording devices at specified times to assess operating conditions; records operational data, to include equipment temperatures, pressures, hours of operation, fuel consumption, water levels, water consumption, and electrical production and usage. Tests and controls the chemistry of boiler water, condensate, and condenser tower water. Observes parameter trends and proactively responds to maintain a high level of plant reliability.
Operates boilers, electric distribution systems, chilled water production and other systems in accordance with established guidelines and regulatory requirements to maintain the most efficient operating parameters necessary to meet the changing needs of the facility.
Enters technical information into a personal computer for the purpose of record keeping and preventative maintenance; uses and supports a computerized maintenance management system. Provides detailed written and oral reports as needed.
Acts as primary facilities maintenance and operations response personnel during second, third, and weekend shifts. Provides immediate diagnosis and remedy to plant issues and/or contacts formal on-call maintenance personnel for assistance. Operates in strict compliance with detailed watch stander rules of engagement and performs other duties as assigned.

Perform work with minimum supervision in its field.
Trains junior technicians.
Years of experience 4+
Minimum 3rd Class Stationary Engineer License
Able to create and comprehend technical documents including but not limited to blueprints, technical manuals, reports and wiring diagrams.
Knowledge in the operation and principles of high pressure boilers, chilled water production units, general water chemistry, electrical generating units, plumbing, HVAC, electronic controls, electrical distribution and associated systems.
Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
May require limited travel for training or support of other Laboratory facilities.
Performs other job duties up to individual skill level in any capacity as needed.
Requires on-call, rotating shift work including nights, weekends and holidays.
Requires ability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime.
Certification Requirements: 3rd Class Stationary Engineer License

Pay Range (Hourly Rate): $30.33 - $46.56

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 905067

Posted On: Mar 17, 2023

Updated On: Apr 06, 2023

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