VA Boston HCS has openings for Boiler Plant Operators in our Engineering Service at all campuses: Brockton, Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury.
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The boiler plant operator has the responsibility for the safe and continuous operation of the steam generation plant, with a capacity of up to 100,000 pounds of steam per hour. The plant may contain water tube, fire tube, or both kinds of high pressure boilers. The incumbent takes samples of boiler feed water and tests for proper levels of chemical additives and adjusts levels as needed when indicated by results. During non-administrative shifts and on weekends, the boiler plant operator will check in with the engineering mechanic on duty and relay any alarms that occur on the building energy management system so that the mechanic can investigate and take corrective action.
Work Schedule: Jamaica Plain - rotating shifts; West Roxbury - vacation relief shift with regular tour of Sunday to Thursday 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Position Description Title/PD#: Boiler Plant Operator/523-00308-A
Occasional travel - Occasional travel to other campuses of the VA Boston Healthcare System may be required.