Chiller and Boiler Plant Operator - Denv...
The City and County of Denver - Denver, CO

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Denver International Airport (DIA) has an opening for an experienced Chiller and Boiler Plant Operator (DIA Stationary Engineer) to join our team of skilled tradesmen.

Do you enjoy working on large systems on the scale of a utility plant? Looking to join a team working on world-class systems at a world-class airport? Does full-time work, great benefits and a stable environment get your attention? If the answer is yes, we may be looking for you.

Our Chiller and Boiler Plant Operator will be operating and maintaining the Central Utility Plant at DIA, two satellite plants for the pre-conditioned air systems for the airlines, the Building Automation Systems, and hydronic piping and pumping system. The plant capacity is currently 15,000 tons of cooling and 180 Mbtu/h heating located in a single facility. The two satellite plants have 400 tons chiller capacity each.

The Chiller and Boiler Plant Operator is a front-line position for the Maintenance Division that directly handles the day-to-day work that maintains and keeps DIA operational 24/7. We're looking for dedicated people who will work day, evening, or night shifts which includes weekends and holidays.

DIA is the 5th busiest airport in the nation and the 11th busiest in the world. As one of the nation's newest major airports, DIA is poised for additional growth. As a gateway to the Rocky Mountain region, DIA is essential in linking Denver's people and products to the world. As a member of the Airport Operations team at DIA you will be an integral part of the exciting expansion efforts currently underway. The efforts of DIA's HVAC Mechanic teams help keep DIA a step above the rest and make a profound impression to our traveling public.

Interested ? Please review the required qualifications and submit your application/resume for consideration.

Job Responsibilities:
Installs, maintains, and repairs equipment and machinery which may include some fabrication. Operates, maintains, and repairs high/low pressure hot water boilers, pumping units vacuum pumps, boiler feed pumps and auxiliary equipment. Operates, maintains, replaces, and repairs commercial/industrial refrigeration and air conditioning systems, controls, and related equipment. Programs and updates automatic building system controls. Prepares working sketches and works from blueprints. Assists in the maintenance and repair work in a variety of other skilled trades areas. Plans and coordinates installation, maintenance, and repair work with other trades areas. Operates and maintains tools and equipment common to various skilled trades. Performs general plant and building maintenance repair. Maintains records and prepares reports; and, estimates materials, labor, and equipment costs. Observes all common safety practices. By position, plays a supporting role in snow removal duties. A substantial amount of over-time may periodically be required. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The formal job description is listed under Job Specifications (HVAC Mechanic) on our website:

Required Experience:
Four (4) years total in Chiller and Boiler Plant work consisting of:
Operating high-pressure steam boilers producing over 10 hp and steam pressure over 15 psi -OR-
Water heating boilers where the water temperature exceeds 190 degrees F
Operating refrigerant based chillers with operating capacity of over 100 tons minimum Required License / Certifications:

City & County of Denver Stationary Engineer Certification by completion of probationary period -OR-
City & County of Denver Refrigeration Journeyman Certification by completion of probationary period and Refrigeration Operator Certification
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) CFC Universal Technician Certificate by completion of probationary period
Valid Driver's License at the time of application Required Education:

High School Diploma or GED Certificate Preferred Experience:
5-10 years of Stationary Engineer work on large scale boiler systems and chillers.
Experience maintaining large chillers in excess of 500 ton capacity.
Strong hands on experience maintaining a 24/7 critical mission plant operation.

Additional Information:
We offer a very competitive benefits package including:
Medical, Dental & Vision Plans (multiple programs)
Paid Time Off (combined vacation/sick leave)
Paid Holidays
Retirement (Pension Plan & 457 Deferred Comp Plan)
Flex Spending Account
RTD Discounts
Parking Flex Cash
Life Insurance; Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
Domestic Partner Programs
Wellness Center & Classes
Education & Training Classes

Please note the following:
FBI Criminal Background Check required : an FBI criminal background check is required for all positions at Denver International Airport (DIA). Employees are also required to report any felony conviction and/or moving violations to maintain this clearance / be eligible for continued employment.
Shift Work : this position does require shift work as DIA is a 24/7/365 operation (includes nights, weekends and holidays). Mandatory overtime may be required. Additionally, this position requires mandatory snow duties which vary and can include nights, weekends and holidays.
Certifications for City & County of Denver information can be found at website: C&CD Stationary Engineer link: Stationary Engineer Certification
C&CD Refrigeration Journeyman link: Refrigeration Journeyman Certification
Classification Title : DIA Stationary Engineer
Working/Functional Title : Chiller and Boiler Plant Operator
Pay Grade : 621J
Agency : Aviation
To Apply : please select the apply button at the top of this posting / visit
Testing : Supplemental Questions
Probationary Period : The successful candidate will be required to pass a background check, employment verification, education verification and complete a minimum six month probationary period (benefits will be active during this time) prior to attaining career status with the City.
Recruiter : LF