Boiler Technician II - Facilities Management

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Cape Girardeau, MO, USA
  • Dec 29, 2023
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description


Boiler Technician II - Facilities Management

Southeast Missouri State University

Salary: See Position Description

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Number: 202101406-12

Location: Cape Girardeau, MO

Department: Facilities Management


Position Summary

Facilities Management
Full Time

Starting Wage: $20.77 per hour/$22.66 after successful completion of probationary period

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist Boiler Tech I with urgent needs with equipment failures, malfunctions, etc., and have the ability to stand in for Tech 1 in the event he/she is unavailable for their regularly scheduled shift
  • Maintain and repair boilers and associated equipment in the plant (feed water pumps, valves, regulators, etc.)
  • Assist with the maintenance of the electrical infrastructure and Emergency Power Generator Systems (gen sets, transfer switches, etc.) within the Boiler Plant and campus
  • Maintain and repair condensate pumps and associated system components in all facilities
  • Maintain and repair steam valves, traps, regulators, relief valves, heat exchangers, and all related steam equipment in all facilities
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical and control systems issues within the plant
  • Repair, replace and/or fabricate piping assemblies (Steel, Copper, PVC, fiber glass) as needed in all systems (steam, chilled, heating, condenser, condensate, etc.) at all facilities by welding, soldering, brazing, etc.
  • Repair, replace and/or install insulation as needed
  • Maintain and repair chemical feed pumps and control systems
  • Perform water tests and adjust chemical feed rates as needed on open and closed systems (steam, chilled, heating, condenser, etc.)
  • Assist in the Preventative Maintenance Program with other plant personnel as directed
  • Perform “Standby” on call duties on a rotating basis with other plant personnel
  • Maintain fountains on the campus to include upkeep and performance of the water systems
  • Assist in the upkeep and appearance of the plant and campus
  • Maintain a valid driver's license

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Possess a current driver's license
  • Must live within 30 minutes travel time from the University
  • Experience on steam boiler systems in an educational, commercial or industrial setting
  • Ability to read and work from prints, schematics, and from verbal and written instructions
  • Strong electrical/mechanical ability as evidenced by maintenance experience
  • Ability to operate various pieces of testing equipment (volt/ohm meters, pressure testing instruments, etc.) and skilled in the proper use of hand and power tools
  • Ability to perform shift work on a rotational basis
  • Ability to learn the control systems, electrical systems and switchgears
  • Ability to work and complete assignments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform heavy work and lift up to 100 lbs. and to work at heights up to 150 ft. that exist on campus with or without accommodations
  • Ability to work in close or confined spaces for extended periods of time with or without accommodation
  • Willing to participate in training/schooling to continually improve abilities relative to position
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of customer service
  • Demonstrated commitment to a diverse work environment, including working with multi-cultural populations and an understanding of, and sensitivity to, issues affecting women and minorities

Required Information & Deadline

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Southeast Missouri State University is committed to providing equal employment opportunity and to the principles of affirmative action. In accordance with this commitment, and in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, it is the policy of the University to provide equal opportunity for all applicants and employees in its employment practices, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. The University believes that a diverse University community advances the academic purposes of the University and enhances the working and learning environment.


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