Boiler Operator

Employer
MnSP
Location
Brewster, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 10, 2018
Closes
May 10, 2018
Category
Facilities
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Essential job functions

  • Maintain operation of all equipment located in the boiler house; boilers, DA filters, plant water pre-treatment and post treatment, reverse osmosis system, water softener, pumps, and related equipment.
  • Maintain operation of the cooling towers/pump houses, and related equipment.
  • Test and maintain proper water chemistry throughout the affected areas.
  • Perform and record the safety checks required for safe and efficient operation.
  • Maintain a log that chronicles the day-to-day happenings in the affected areas.
  • Track chemical usage and inventories.  Maintain inventories of plant expendables and frequently used items.
  • Under given purchasing authority, make purchases in a cost-effective manner.
  • Provide training on cooling towers, boilers, and related equipment to Employees to maximize growth potential and knowledge.
  • Understand the plant’s steam distribution and condensate returning system to enable you to troubleshoot problems in the system.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with chemical representatives to ensure a resource for treatment issues that may arise.
  • Communicate to the environmental technician problems which may arise and work together on problem solving.
  • Maintain housekeeping in areas in and around the boiler houses, pump houses, and sanitary/storm ditches.
  • Participate in monthly training classes as required on environmental, health and safety.
  • Complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner and is conscientious about assignments.
  • Coordinate work functions with fellow employees and other departments.
  • Maintain clean and orderly work areas.
  • Perform housekeeping inside and outside of all bean receiving and loadout areas.
  • Assist in training less experienced employees to ensure maximum growth potential. 
  • Follow all company policies and procedures.
  • Foster a culture of safe behavior and environmental compliance at all times.
  • Work in an honest and ethical manner; maintain confidentiality on all business related matters.
  • Physically report to work on time at their assigned locations and is seldom absent.
  • Maintain a team environment with other departments at all times.
  • Maintain a high level of customer service and friendly atmosphere.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.
  • Qualifications

    Technical

    ·        High school diploma or equivalent

    ·        Must possess the ability to communicate both verbally and written

    ·        Must possess the ability to train fellow Employees and management staff

    ·        Basic math skills

    ·        Water chemistry knowledge

    ·        Must hold current license of:  1st Class B License from the State of Minnesota.

     

    Physical

    ·        Ability to frequently bend, squat, climb, kneel, sit, stand, walk, and push/pull

    ·        Ability to frequently carry/lift 25-50 lbs. and occasionally carry/lift over 50 lbs.

    Working Conditions

    ·        Exposed to excessive noise

    ·        Exposed to moving machinery

    ·        Exposed to marked changes in temperature

    ·        Exposed to dust, fumes, and gases

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