Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • High Pressure Boiler Operator-Building Operations & Maint

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/25/2018 9:45 AM)
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  • Overview

    Full Time, Benefits Eligible
    3rd Shift - 11:00 pm - 7:00 am (straight 8 hour shift)
    Tuesday - Saturday.
    This position requires a specific State of Ohio license to operate the equipment.


    The High-Pressure Boiler Operator is responsible for the operation and preventative maintenance of the stationary boilers and the associated mechanical equipment. Ability to fire high pressure boilers and associated controls to assure the generation of a continuous supply of high-pressure steam for heating Hospital buildings, sterilizing equipment, humidification and re-heat application. Perform other tasks as directed by the Plumbing Trades?/Powerhouse Supervisor.


    1. Operates High-Pressure boilers and associated equipment safely and efficiently to generate steam at 125 PSI. Ability to start and shut down High-Pressure Boilers routinely for maintenance and after utility interruptions.2. Inspects, cleans, lubricates, paints and repairs all mechanical equipment such as motors, fans, pumps, valves, compressors, converters, controls and boilers.3. Performs preventative maintenance tasks as assigned through computerized maintenance program, completes task as outlined, enters clear/detailed results and accounts for time utilizing personal dashboards of maintenance program.4. Makes chemical analysis or test of condensate water and adjust proper dosage to maintain efficient operations of the steam system and enters in log. Troubleshoot, maintain and repair of water treatment systems.5. Makes test of flu-gasses and temperature to indicate proper combustion and enters in log.6. Tests and regenerates water softeners that supply water to all areas of the hospital complex and enter in log.7. Works various scheduled / un-scheduled shifts when needed to maintain 24/7/365 coverage of the Powerhouse; including Nights, Weekends, and Holidays8. Ability to instruct/teach others in a positive way on the various powerhouse and hospital campus boiler, steam, condensate, and water treatment systems.9. Maintains boiler room in a clean, well painted, well lighted, safe and secure condition. Assists other trades in maintaining the cleanliness of the Powerhouse Building; including removal of trash, replacing lamps, cleaning all floors, stairwells and equipment spaces. Maintaining clear emergency exits, isle ways and required clearance of electrical and operating equipment.10. Ability to research, plan, coordinate and/or provide assistance in scheduled and unscheduled steam, condensate, natural gas, fuel oil, and other system outages necessary for maintenance or repairs.11. Follows all Hospital and Engineering Department Policies and Procedures12. Follows all Departmental Safety Procedures. Maintains all Assigned Safety Equipment in good working condition and always available for use when needed.13. Ability to climb and work from ladders, metal platforms, scaffolds, platform and aerial lift equipment.14. Basic understanding of hospital Emergency Generator system including Generators, monitoring system, transfer switches and fuel oil supply.15. Basic understanding of Hospital Chilled Water system including chillers, chilled water pump, cooling towers etc?16. Performs other duties as assigned


    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED? High school graduate or equivalent, with 3 to 5 years? experience, working with High Pressure Boilers. ? Must have State of Ohio High Pressure Boiler Operator License.? Must be willing and able to work various shifts including nights, weekends, and holidaysMINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSListening, Viewing Frequently Walking FrequentlyBending, Stooping OccasionallyClimbing Frequently Standing FrequentlySitting OccasionallyLifting (up to 100 lbs) Frequently The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision. EOE M/F/Disability/Vet


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