Boiler Operator
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

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The Plant Operations Engineer II is responsible for the operation, troubleshooting, repairing, maintaining, and documentation of the heating, refrigeration, air conditioning and other complex mechanical/electrical building systems.

1. With minor supervision, competently operates chillers, boilers medical and lab gasses, medical and lab vacuum, motors, pumps, AHU’s emergency generators, building automation systems, fire alarm systems, high purity water systems, fire pumps, cooling towers, switch gear, motor control centers, computerized tube system, hot water generators and other related equipment.

2. With minor supervision, competently troubleshoots core plant systems, chillers, boilers, steam system, medical and lab gasses, medical and lab vacuum, compressors, pumps, base refrigeration, motors, fans, cooling towers, air distribution systems, control systems and other related equipment.

3. With minor supervision, competently repairs with less than 10% call back – motors, bearings, shafts, seals, packing, boilers, deaireator and surge system, chillers (oil and refrigerant), base refrigeration, thermostats, reheat valves, air boxes, fan coil units, prv’s safeties and other related equipment.

4. Routinely monitors and accurately document equipment status.
Takes immediate and independent action to correct variances
and/or reports significant problems to the supervisor.

5. Independently maintains equipment and related facilities in
accordance with preventative maintenance standards and manufacturer’s standards.

6. Provides prompt and courteous response to all service calls.

  • Responds to all services calls within fifteen (15) minutes of request. Calls user within thirty (30) minutes of request if unable to respond. Confirms repair, adjustment, or need for follow-up serviced with requestor prior to leaving area. Provides service in a courteous, professional manner always.
  • Performs maintenance services throughout facility on second and or third shift during week and on all shifts during weekend.

7. Provides detailed communication both written and verbal to supervisor and co-workers about equipment and system abnormalities and changes.

  • Documents repairs/adjustments performed through accurate, complete entries in logbook, on work orders and on preventative maintenance forms. Communicate all pertinent equipment and operation information to co-workers thereby providing for an accurate shift turnover.
  • Prepares and submits work orders for follow-up by other Operations/Maintenance staff.

8. Demonstrates a working knowledge of all Hospital and department Emergency Response Procedures.

9. Maintains a clean, safe environment throughout the facility.

10.Monitors service contractors for work performance, quality
customer interface and job site management.

Applicant must be able to work rotating shifts

Must have:
High school graduate or equivalent. Trade School diploma or equivalent.
Five (5) years minimum experience in building mechanical systems.
City of Philadelphia Class "A" License
EPA Section 608 Class Four certification or universal certification

About this company
Since its start in 1855 as the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia...