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Power Plant Operator - Engineer 3rd Class - Per Diem

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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Amherst College

Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Part time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Power Plant Operator - Engineer 3rd Class position. The Power Plant Operator - Engineer 3rd Class is a part time, casual/per diem position, with no benefits. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.

Support Heat Plant efforts to oversee, operate, and maintain the high-pressure steam plant and cogeneration plant in a safe and efficient manner. Requires attention to detail, problem-solving, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and function efficiently under extreme conditions.

Summary of Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Operating Equipment
Monitor and operate all plant-related equipment, including but not limited to high-pressure boilers, heat recovery steam generator, Backpressure Steam Turbine Generator, and dual fuel gas turbine generator set.

Monitoring and Testing Equipment
Record plant readings, and data, blow down the boiler, water column, and test high and low water alarm, test boiler water and adjust chemicals as needed, as well as test and regenerate water softeners. Clean oil strainers at the skid and burner, blow soot on both boilers, monitor, record, and receive fuel oil deliveries.

Maintaining Systems
Clean and maintain building interior and exterior, test and maintain reverse osmosis water purification system for nitrogen oxide emission control, as well as maintain and change ammonia bottles for emission control.

A Valid Massachusetts State Third Class Engineers License
A valid driver's license and successful credentialing is required in order to operate college vehicles.
Successful completion of pre-employment physical and lift test
An acceptable criminal offender records information (CORI) check

3-5 Years Boiler and Turbine operating experience

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents in the first step of the application process. Applications cannot be revised once submitted. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Posted: 2021-02-13 Expires: 2021-03-16

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