Boiler mechanic/Operator - Drew University - Facility Management

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Madison, NJ US
Worker Type :
Hourly and Seasonal
Posted Date:
8/8/2017 1:26:06 PM
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Position Summary:  

Performs inspections, installations, preventive maintenance, modifications and replacement of burners, pumps, piping, feeders, valves and other related equipment to maintain proper steam pressure and heating water to campus buildings. This position will be on a shift basis.


Essential Functions:

  • Inspects assigned buildings on a routine basis and performs maintenance where necessary while keeping facilities in serviceable condition.
  • Reports major maintenance needs to service response department
  • Cleans and maintains boilers and auxiliary equipment to ensure reliable heat source to campus buildings


  • Performs rounds to monitor and document boiler pressures, temperatures, fuel consumption and any other required information. Identifies and repairs any deficiencies to boilers and associated heating equipment


  • Inspects, and repairs or replaces, boiler fittings such as safety valves, regulators, steam traps, automatic control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, draft fans and burners.


  • Performs preventive maintenance on boilers, pumps, chemical feeders etc. on a daily basis and records work through the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) system


  • Must be able to switch boilers from natural gas to oil when required by the utility company or under an emergency situation


  • Tests and maintains water treatment which includes feed water, condensate return. Performs boiler blowdowns as necessary


  • Regenerates water softeners as needed


  • Takes down boilers and cleans fire and water sides for annual state inspections

    Coordinates with outside contractors as necessary to facilitate specialist repairs and/or inspections


  • Possesses general operating knowledge of mechanical equipment, boilers and air condition systems, plumbing systems and is capable of making minor repairs and adjustments in a competent, professional and courteous manner


  • Utilize computerized Building Management System to monitor equipment status and buildings temperatures


  • Assists other mechanics when directed or as needed


  • Reports unsafe conditions, building damage or equipment damage to supervisors. These conditions may be related or unrelated to the person’s primary function


  • Performs on-call duties as scheduled and maintains communication status when on-call.


  • Performs other related or unrelated duties as assigned


  • Maintains technical skills to perform maintenance and repairs

  • Must hold a Black Seal boiler operator license or higher, valid in the state of New Jersey
    Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid PA driver’s license.
  • Three (3) years in building maintenance trades.
  • Able and willing to work in inclement weather.
  • Working knowledge of plumbing and electrical systems and general carpentry.
  • Full range of mobility outdoors, indoors, and in confining areas, using stairs, ramps, or ladders.
  • Must comply with all applicable safety and local regulations, standards, and procedures.


Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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