Boiler Operator I

East Lansing MI
Aug 02, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

Operates, monitors, lubricates, and services gas and fluidized bed boilers and auxiliary equipment; determines the status of equipment by reading colored lights; empties ash hoppers by hand; performs basic laboratory analysis of water conditions and quality. Will be working swing shift. Duties associated with this position involve working in a noisy, hot, dusty environment;, wearing a respirator; working with asbestos and chemicals; and performing service work in confined areas; involves walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, and climbing ladders. This position is located in the Simon Power Plant.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Completion of a high school education; two years experience with steam production in either stationary or marine environments; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; frequent lifting of up to 75 pounds; provide own hand tools.

Desired Qualifications

Possession of a valid vehicle operator's license; licensed stationary engineer; knowledge of basic laboratory techniques; basic computer skills.

Required Application Materials

Resume and cover letter

Work Hours

Will be working swing 12 hour shifts

Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting up to 50 pounds, Carrying up to 75 pounds, Pushing/Pulling carts moving parts or materials, Climbing ladder or stairs.

Summary of Health Risks

Position involves working in a noisy, hot, dusty environment, wearing a respirator, working with asbestos and chemicals and performing service work in confined areas.

Bidding eligibility ends on 8/8/2017 at 11:55 PM 

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