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Plant Operator- Houston, TX in Houston, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/8/2019

Job Description

Stationary Engineer
 
Scope & Responsibilities: 
The Stationary Engineer will safely and reliably operate boilers, water cooled chillers, and ancillary equipment. 
•       Maintains safe working conditions: identifies and corrects or reports unsafe conditions in work area.
•       Will stand watch as  Control Operator or Auxiliary Operator and may oversee technical personnel
•       Operates boilers, centrifugal water cooled chillers controls, and ancillary equipment; manages pressure, temperatures, and flow of steam system, including boilers, feed-water, and distribution system
•       Controls boiler and feed-water quality; oversees fuel oil and natural gas transfer and storage at assigned plant
•       When assigned a Control Operator watch, will oversee the operations at either a peaking or remote plant during the watch
•       During backshifts, weekends, and holidays, may act as the primary representative for contact with customers and the public requiring accurate logging of complaints and resolution of the problems or passing of the information on to the appropriate supervisor
 
Note:  The job can be physically demanding involving movement of heavy equipment and carrying materials up and down stairs. Candidates should be able to lift a 50-lb load.

Job Requirements

Required Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
•       Must hold and maintain a valid City of Houston Third Grade Stationary Engineer’s License
•       Must hold a valid driver license with a satisfactory driving record to maintain minimum company required insurance coverage
•       2 – 5 years’ experience operating stationary or marine boilers, water cooled chillers and cooling towers.
•       Demonstrated maturity, reliability, and judgment to stand watch as a Control Operator
•       Ability to tolerate confined spaces, tolerate heights, lift heavy equipment and carry materials up and down stairs with the capacity of lifting 50 pounds
•       Ability to work rotating shifts involving weekends, holidays, backshifts, and overtime is required
- HS Diploma or GED 
- Must be able to be on feet majority of day.