3rd Class Engineer

Lowell, MA
Feb 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title of Position Being Posted
3rd Class Engineer

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Posting Date:

Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled

For Open until Filled positions, initial review of applications will begin:

Position Status:
Job Opening

Anticipated Hiring Range:
January 2017 rate - Grade 17, Step 1 $22.62/hour to Step 14, $31.91/hr.

General Summary of Position:
Incumbents of positions in this series operate boilers and related equipment; read meters and gauges at specified intervals; open and close valves and adjust controls; check/monitor operating systems to detect faulty operating equipment.

Operate boilers and related equipment clean, maintain and/or lubricate power plant and related auxiliary equipment

Record data and maintain logs on such matters as temperatures, fuel consumption, steam usage including State mandated operators log books. Performs minor repairs and/or adjust power plant and related auxiliary equipment using hand tools in order to ensure proper and safe operation.

Performs related duties such as maintaining cleanliness and appearance of work areas

Perform related work as required or as instructed by the Chief Engineer

Mandatory overtime, work in a dusty, hot environment. Work with high pressure steam generating and water pumping equipment where metal temperatures can exceed 500*F

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):
3rd Class Engineer:

-Possession of a current and valid 3rd Class Engineer license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety, pursuant to Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws.

-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups

Other Considerations:

Required Applicant Documents:
Cover Letter
Names and contact information of three references

Optional Applicant Documents:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Only Internal (MTA - Maintenance & Trades Bargaining Union) candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the posting. All other candidates will be considered after that period.

Review of applications will begin 12/27/2016 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


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