Boiler Operator (Ft. Hood)

J&J Worldwide Services Killeen, TX
General Summary

Position operates or maintains automatically fired boilers to generate steam that supplies heat or power to assigned healthcare facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Monitors operation of boiler systems to ensure proper functioning of steam generation, compressed air, hot water, and other systems.

* Observes boiler and auxiliary units' gauges, dials or other indicators to detect malfunctions.

* Makes repairs, such as changing burners and tightening pipes and fittings, and performs preventive maintenance on boiler room equipment, systems and elated devices to ensure that equipment is operating efficiently and safely.

* May test and treat boiler feed water using specified chemicals.

* May maintain a log of meter and gauge readings and record data, such as instrument readings, water test results and quantity of fuel consumed.

* Assists in the development of operation, safety and maintenance procedures.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Experience and Skill Requirements

* High school diploma or equivalent; Associate's Degree in Industrial.

* Engineering or a related field preferred.

* Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

* Knowledge of OSHA safety regulations and PPE procedures.

* HVAC experience desirable.

* General knowledge of hand and power tools.

* Strong written and oral communication skills.

* Must be able to successfully pass a government background screen for admittance to jobsite.

Physical, Environmental and Sensory Requirements

* Regular exposure to extreme temperatures, wet and/or humid conditions, electric shock, moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles, loud noises, chemicals, etc.

* Physical demands include frequent standing, walking, reaching, and use of hands; regularly lifting and/or moving up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lifting and/or moving up to 50 lbs.

* Requires use of hand and power tools applicable to trade.

* Ability to maneuver a job site, including small spaces in around equipment

* Requires close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This job description is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)