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Asst Boiler Operator / Maintenance Worker

Husson University

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Asst Boiler Operator / Maintenance Worker



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Job Description Summary:

The overall purpose of this position is to assists in maintaining heating, ventilating, air conditioning systems and related DDC and pneumatic controls.

Duties and Responsibilities:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. This job description does not include all of the tasks associated with this position; other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains, repairs, and replaces hot water, condenser, and chilled water systems, including pumps, control valves, heat exchangers, and related controls.
  • Enters and tracks maintenance work orders using a computerized maintenance management system, including work status, labor, and materials.
  • Maintains, repairs, and replaces air-moving, heating, cooling, humidification, and filtering equipment and systems such as fans, heat pumps, fan coil units, rooftop packages air conditioning units, solar panels, electronic and pneumatic modulating thermostats, pressure and volume controls.
  • Maintains, repairs and replaces low- and high-pressure boilers combustion and control systems.
  • Fabricates tubing or piping for pneumatic control systems, which may involve soldering, brazing, welding, etc.
  • Operates energy management or building automation systems that control heating and cooling systems.
  • Reads and records gauge readings on various types of equipment.
  • Performs minor installation or modification work on heating and cooling systems and controls, including planning the work; estimating the cost of the work; and ordering the materials, supplies, and equipment required.
  • Inspects work site and plans work with consideration for the impact on other trades and occupants.
  • Modifies and controls systems in an effort to improve efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Must be able to participate in on-call duty rotation.
  • Assists in snow removal from roads and walkways using snowplows, snowblowers, and other equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance in an effort to increase efficiencies and reduce downtime performs related duties as assigned

  • Two years of experience in commercial boiler operation or related experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of refrigeration theory and computation of heating and cooling loads and capacities.
  • Ability to use hand tools and testing/measuring devices associated with this position.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings, and technical instructions.
  • Ability to accurately maintain equipment inventory and history records.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and to present facts clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Must be able to respond to after-hour call-ins for snow removal operations and/or other emergencies in a timely manner.
  • Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work well independently or as part of a team and adhere to university policies.
  • Must have regular and punctual attendance.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and nights when required.

Education and Experience:

Education: High school diploma is required

Master Oil Burner Certification preferred
Experience: At least two years of related experience and/or training. Experience using computers, basic tools, and equipment related to this job description is required. Knowledge of natural gas and propane is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to continuously reach and work overhead. The employee is also required to frequently stand, walk, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, climb stairs and ladders (with heights from 4 to 12 feet), talk, and use hands to finger, handle, and/or feel. The employee is also required to occasionally sit, crawl, climb into and out of the waste collections truck, operate foot controls on automobiles and equipment, push/pull and lift/carry equipment that weighs up to 50 pounds, and work while on ladders, staging, and lifts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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Mission Statement:

Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities.

The University
Located in beautiful Bangor, Maine, Husson University is a small school that makes a big impact. With 3,400 undergraduate and graduate students and an average class size of 18, Husson University prides itself on being an institution where everyone focuses on the student. Our students are more than just a number here at Husson.

We have a long-standing commitment to providing affordable and accessible education. Our faculty members are some of the leading experts in their fields. They include Fulbright scholars and numerous leaders of honorary and professional societies.

Husson University dining hallWe have a strong focus on experiential learning. In fact, U.S. News & World Report ranked Husson as one of the top 10 institutions in the country for student participation in internships. (2013 and 2014)

Combined, these attributes have made Husson the “University of Choice” for professional careers in current and emerging fields where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global understanding is promoted. All of our programs are designed to help students achieve career success. With 54 degree programs and 10 graduate professional programs to choose from, you’ll find Husson graduates in organizations devoted to business, information technology, criminal justice, hospitality, education, healthcare, communications, pharmacy and much more.

Our warm, welcoming campus community is part of Maine’s third largest city. Bangor is located along the banks of the Penobscot River and is part of the Maine Highlands. It offers local residents the perfect balance of arts, culture, shopping, dining, and entertainment, in a town with one of the lowest urban crime rates in America. Husson is easy to access from I-95 and Bangor International Airport.

And if you love the great outdoors, Husson offers you four seasons of adventure. Acadia National Park, Baxter State Park, Moosehead Lake Region, and the Camden Hills area are all just a short drive away. Everything from a relaxing day at the beach, to a thrill-packed mountain bike ride in fall foliage, to world-class skiing, is within reach.Husson University dining hall

If career growth and quality of life are important to you, and if you have a passion for educating the next generation of leaders by transforming students’ lives, then we invite you to learn more about Husson University.

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