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BOILER & CHILLER PLANT OPERATIONS MECHANIC OPENING

By September 15, 2020No Comments

 BOILER & CHILLER PLANT OPERATIONS MECHANIC OPENING

 

Application deadline:  Open until filled.

 

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies currently has an opening for a Boiler & Chiller Plant Operations Mechanic in La Jolla, CA. 

Application Instructions:

Employment History: Include your last ten (10) years of employment history, or length of your employment history if less, including all position (even those that are not relevant to this position) and periods of unemployment. Incomplete information could disqualify you from further consideration.


What is a Boiler & Chiller Plant Operations Mechanic:

The Maintenance Mechanic I is primarily responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of boilers and chillers for the heating and cooling systems on campus. The Maintenance Mechanic I is distinguished from the Building Service Engineer in that the Maintenance Mechanic I typically works with centralized equipment, while the Building Service Engineer must service centralized equipment and a wide range of distribution systems and equipment.

Under general supervision, incumbents monitor, operate, and maintain boiler and chiller systems and their components; respond to calls; manipulate features of building automation systems to adjust space temperatures and air intake to optimize comfort while conserving energy; affect building automation programming schedules for the heating and cooling of campus facilities; conduct chemical analyses for water treatment for both chillers and boilers; perform some soldering and brazing on plant equipment and pipelines; and may provide work direction to semi-skilled and unskilled assistants.

Examples of typical activities for each classification are not meant to be all inclusive or restrictive; incumbents may perform related work activities.

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EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • +5 years working as a Boiler or Chiller Plant Operator or the equivalent combination of formal course work in mechanical technology and hands-on experience.

Preferred:

  • +2 years of experience in:

Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
Gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
Flux cored arc welding (FCAW)

EDUCATION:

Required:

  • High school graduate/GED

Preferred:

  • +1 year of trade vocational education in S HVAC&R
  • Gas tungsten arc welding certificate
  • Gas metal and flux cored arac welding certificate
  • Shielded metal arc welding certificate

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