Full Job Description
The Soldiers' Home in Chelsea is seeking an experienced candidate to serve as the 2nd Class Engineer for the Boiler Plant. The incumbent will operate, maintain, repair, monitor and control boilers, turbine, and auxiliary plant equipment to maintain safe, efficient and continuous plant operation. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to maintain a safe and efficient boiler operation including maintaining productive boiler combustion, maximize generation and operates facility within all applicable permits and safety codes.
Please Note: The shift schedule for this position will from 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM with Wednesday and Thursday off
Emergency: This position has been deemed as an Emergency personnel position. During a declared State of Emergency and in Non-Emergency situations/adverse weather, it will be necessary to report to work.
Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all-inclusive):
Monitor boiler plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems
Inspect and control various types of machinery, equipment, control panels and systems (electricity generating equipment, fuel and fluid handling equipment, and auxiliary machinery)
Record and compile operational data by completing and maintaining forms, logs, or reports
Respond to emergencies or equipment breakdowns and call in necessary personnel during power outages and emergencies
Cleans and maintains work areas and plant machinery and equipment, such as suction and discharge oil strainers, burners, boilers and pumps
Comply with all state regulations regarding boiler/turbine operation and all state records and logs completed and maintained appropriately
Prepare equipment malfunction reports, make inspections and from observation, determine whether the equipment is operating properly
Assist management and other team members on the daily operation, monitoring and maintenance of plant equipment
Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of operation of industrial-type heating systems, pneumatics, direct digital control (DDC) as applied to heating, ventilating and building management systems.
Familiarity with calibration and/or adjustment techniques as applied to analog, digital and pneumatic control systems.
Awareness of the types and uses of precision measuring equipment used in a power plant such as manometers, voltmeters, anemometers, tachometers, etc.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, specifications, blueprints, drawings, technical manuals, etc.
Possession of a Second Class or higher Stationary Engineers license, based on the standards established by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety and pursuant to Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws, is required.
As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it is more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including:
75% state paid medical insurance premium
Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans
Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs
Low cost basic and optional life insurance
Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan
11 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time
Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities
Long-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options
Incentive-based Wellness Programs
Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities
Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
About the Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea:
The Soldiers’ Home in Chelsea is a multidimensional health care and housing facility first established in 1882. Our mission is to serve eligible Massachusetts veterans with dignity, honor and respect by providing long term and skilled nursing care in our long term care facility and delivering comprehensive housing services in our domiciliary facility. Chelsea proudly serves veterans from all eras; from World War II through the Global War on Terror.
A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori
Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division's Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Record Law and may be published on the Commonwealth's website.