The CWU Maintenance and Operation shops strive to create a safe and comfortable environment for all members of the CWU community by maintaining and improving the condition of campus buildings and related facilities. This position is responsible for the safe operation, maintenance and monitoring of the steam and/or hot water generating equipment on the campus and in the Central heating and cooling plant during hours the employee is on shift. This includes boilers of over 150 h.p, chillers, and towers located in the plant. During normal business hours, calls will be connected to the Dispatch Office. The Stationary Engineer will perform dispatch duties and call backs when the front office dispatch is closed.
- Operate three 60,000 pound per hour and one 30,000 pounds per hour boilers on gas or oil as required, diesel generator plant, feed /water pumps, boiler chemical pumps and diesel fuel pumps. - Make visual inspections of equipment during shift. - Make minor adjustments of packing glands of valves, feed water regulators and other equipment. - Take water samples of boiler water and run test to determine boiler water chemical makeup. - Perform Sample testing on heating and cooling water loops in campus buildings. Make adjustment in chemical feed to maintain levels as recommended by Water Treatment Company. - Perform periodic maintenance and cleaning of satellite boilers and boiler rooms. - Regulate number of boilers online and type of fuel used while maintaining campus load. - Record accurate information and events into appropriate logs, including chemical log, dispatch log, and plant log. - Instruct new relief employees and or new Steam Engineers hired in the boiler plant operations. - Routinely and on each assigned shift perform general housekeeping in boiler plant as assigned including cleaning the facility and equipment including but not limited to: - Disassemble chemical injection pumps, clean and repair, put back in service - Clean or change oil filters in fuel oil lines - Wash down tops of boilers and piping - Wash down basement chemical and chiller rooms - Keep all enclosures and surfaces wiped down and free from dust and dirt - Keep motors and pumps clean and lubricated - Change filters in air ducts - Clean windows - May perform corrosion control, sanding and painting as required - Serve as the after-hours telephone call center. Answer incoming calls for service or emergencies and initiating call back services for the University. - Other duties as assigned
Applicable steam engineer's license or relative experience and/or training or education in heating and cooling plant operations, including feed water systems, gas or oil fired high pressure boilers and all auxiliary equipment, water, generator, distribution systems, combustion controls and safety devices.
Ability to work as a team player with minimal supervision
Good written and verbal communication skills
OR applicable combination of educations and/or experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the position
Three years of experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of stationary or marine high pressure boilers and heating systems.
Experience with instrumentation and Distributed control systems.
Accountability/Dependability: Accepts responsibility for quality of own work; acknowledges and corrects mistakes. Shows up on time, meets standards, deadlines and work schedules.
Communication: Creates an environment that ensures open communications. Communicates information that is detailed, accurate, and reliable. Shares adequate information through logs and verbal discussion or recommendation.
Judgement: Makes timely, informed decisions. Analyzes options and determines appropriate course of action.
Teamwork: Promotes cooperation and mutual support to achieve goals. Encourages participation and mutual support.
Adaptability/Flexibility: Responds positively to changing business needs and responsibilities. Adapts approach and methods to achieve results; recovers quickly from setbacks and finds alternatives.
Commitment to Diversity: Recognizes the value of diversity and helps create environment that supports and embraces diversity.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
Salary: $4085/month with periodic increases up to $4623/month
Schedule/Appointment: Varies / Full Time / 12 month / WFSE Bargaining Unit 1
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an indoor environment with occasional equipment or tank level checks outside. There will be exposure requiring some safety procedures such as confined space entry, fall restraint or protection, climbing, and lock-out-tag-out of equipment. This position requires the ability to stand/crawl/bend/walk/and climb, while carrying/pulling/pushing/ and lifting associated equipment or tools. Holding and typing on tablet style communication devices (phones) computer devices. There will be some exposure to various chemicals for treatment of water and steam systems. There will be some exposure to noise. This position operates with a rotating shifts, day, swing and graveyard. This position requires weekend and holiday work and overtime may be required.
Benefits : CWU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, life and disability insurance, along with vacation and sick leave plans depending on employment classification. For additional information please visit: http://www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-0
How To Apply
To apply for this position, you must complete the on-line application and attach:
A detailed cover letter clearly demonstrating how your education and experience: (a) meet the required (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications, and (b) demonstrate the ability to perform the responsibilities as described by the posting;
Resume including work history, education, training; and
Contact information for three professional references.
Screening Begins: June 17, 2018
**Priority will be given to applications received by the screening date. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.
Conditions of Employment
Prior to employment, final candidate(s) will be required to submit to a background check. All information obtained through background investigations will be strictly confidential and revealed only to those required to have access.
This is a Bargaining Unit I position and incumbent, as a condition of employment, will be required to become a member of the Washington Federation of State Employees, AFL-CIO, or pay a representation fee or a non-association fee within thirty calendar days from date of hire.
Located in historic Ellensburg, Washington, Central Washington University is a public four-year university. Home to over 10,000 students, Central has a commitment to hands-on learning and discovery, which takes students beyond the limits of the classroom and books. Central prepares students to become well-educated citizens who are ready for high-demand careers in the workforce and offers over 150 undergraduate majors as well as graduate studies programs and research. To prepare and enable students to succeed in a global economy, Central partners with over 30 colleges and universities around the world.CWU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Title IX/Veteran/Disability Employer.