Stationary Engineer

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

ID: 7079552
Posted: June 8, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

General Summary:

As a participating member of the Power Plant team, the Stationary Engineer stands watch in the boiler/chiller plant, making rounds and taking readings. The incumbent makes decisions regarding boiler and chiller loads in order to satisfy campus heating/cooling requirements. Observes plant equipment during operation and makes recommendations regarding equipment condition and potential maintenance needs. Plays an important role in the operation of the plant and is expected to be a contributing member of the Power Plant team with regard to the overall function of the operation.

Note: Multiple positions available.

Note: This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

Essential Job Functions:

Start, stop and operate boilers, chillers, combustion turbine/generator and related equipment consistent with a central power plant environment
Perform routine maintenance, lubrication, and cleaning of boilers, chillers, combustion turbine/generator and plant equipment on a regular basis
Test boiler and cooling tower water condition and add chemical treatment to maintain proper limits and to prevent deposits or corrosion
Check boiler safety and shut down equipment
Disassemble, inspect, reassemble and clean equipment
Understand and become proficient in the operation and use of all plant software packages
Make rounds and keep equipment and plant logs
Monitor and log fuel oil and gas consumption
Take and log fuel oil tank levels during fuel oil burning operations
Attend staff meetings, training seminars and in-service plant equipment training sessions as scheduled
Performs assigned duties in a manner that fosters initiative, cooperation, problem solving and team building
Makes recommendations to update, renew or institute current or new practices or policies within the plant
Perform other functions and duties as assigned

Scope of Responsibility:

Knows the policies, procedures, and practices necessary to conduct normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area. Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.


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