Lead Operating Engineer....

Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

Job Details

Lead Operating Engineer....Fac Serv Plant Operations

Location: New Orleans, LA


Stationary engineers under supervision, operate, maintain and adjust boilers, furnaces, engines, pumps, heat exchangers, generators, RO system, chillers, cooling towers, HVAC equipment, and other associated equipment through the Tulane campus. The Lead Operating Engineer takes full responsibility of the watch and is responsible for the operation of the entire plant and the monitoring of the building automation system located in the plant operation control room. The position's primary responsibility is to operate and control the operation of the boilers, chillers, pumps, generators, and auxiliary equipment in a safe and efficient manner during the assigned shift. The Lead Operating Engineer makes routine inspections, reads meters and gauges, performs water treatment test, and logs the data associated with each of these tasks, while maintaining his or her assigned station. The Lead Operating Engineer monitors all after-hours service calls, dispatching maintenance services and assuring that work orders are created, as well as checking building equipment rooms as required. This is an Essential Personnel position, which can require that the incumbent report for duty and work through emergencies. This position may also be designated by the supervisor as essential for the accomplishment of work, or for the completion of a critical task.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma
  • Equivalent.Second class license in boilers, HVAC, Internal Combustion Engines.Valid CFC Certification.
  • Must have a valid and unrestricted (not including corrective lens needs) U.S. Driver's license and must meet the Tulane University Motor Vehicle Policy criteria to become authorized as a driver.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Trade school or college preferred
  • Experience working in an academic or hotel environment.

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