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State of Massachusetts 3rd Class Power Plant Engineer - CoGen in Canton, Massachusetts

The Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children operated by the Department of Public Health (DPH) is seeking a 3rd Class Power Plant Engineer - CoGen to join its facilities team. This position operates, maintains, and/or repairs high pressure boilers and auxiliary machinery and equipment; cleans machinery and equipment; responds to emergencies or equipment breakdowns; maintains adequate supply of fuel; and performs other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor. Please note: This is a 40 hour a week position, working Monday-Friday 6:00 AM- 2:30pm _Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_ · Checks, inspects andmonitors various types ofmachinery, equipment andsystemssuch assteam traps,heat control panels,safety valves andgauges, high andlowwaterconverters and/or steam reducing stations, gas systems,firealarms, firesprinklers andfirehydrant systems, standpipes, hot waterpreheatoroiljackets; various types of generators such asdiesel, steamand turbine;varioustypes of pumps andwater pumping stations; pneumatic temperature andpressure control systems; electrical systems; steam andwaterlines and systems; refrigeration systems;airconditioning and ventilating systems; andmotor bearings, boiler fires, aircompressors, smoke stack emissions, coiling oiltanksandchemical tank levels,etc.,toensure thatassigned plantfacilityis operated In asafe, efficientandpollution­ freemanner. * Ensures that the co-generation plant is operated within environmental compliance by ensuring plant is being operated in accordance with orders issues by state agencies including the Department of Environmental Protection, the Department of Public Safety and the Bureau of Professional Licensures. * * · Operatesmachineryandequipmentsuchaschillers,boilers,generators,pumps,andvalvestoensuretheprovisionofpower. * * · Repairs andmaintains machinery and equipment by replacing turbines, boilers, burners, motors, pumps and compressors; by using metallaths, electric hacksaws, pipe threaders and othermachine shop equipment; by turning over auxiliary equipment asneeded;byrepairing andoverhauling pipes,valves,gauges, etc.;bycleaning orreplacing filters; by lubricating equipment; and bymaking minor electricalorplumbing repairs to keep equipment operating efficiently and to prevent breakdowns. * * · Cleans andmaintains work areasandplantmachineryandequipment, suchassuctionanddischarge oil strainers, burners,boilers, and pumps to ensure thesafety and efficiency of plant operations. * * · Responds to emergencies and breakdowns by evaluating equipment orsystem problems; byidentifyingproblems with systems covered under service contractandinformingtheappropriate contractor; by determining that repairsarenecessary andtaking corrective action; bydeciding when toshutdown equipment or systems; by transferring from automatic tomanual operation; andby operating the power plantby total steam when other systems failto ensure uninterruptedservice. * * · Oversees the acquisition,storage ariduse offueloilsby verifying receipt of fuel and directingdelivery toproper storage facility; monitoring fueloillevels by means ofadipstick and treatingfueloil with additives toremove sludge andprevent corrosion toensurethe availability of clean burning fuel oil. * * · Performs relatedfunctions such asinspecting operating systems onaregular basis and identifying andreporting faulty equipment; calibrating pneumatic temperature andpressure control systems; making entries in logs or other records of fuel consumption,temperatures,etc.;reviewing blueprints, technical manuals orother specialized material; adjusting heatlevels according tooutside temperatures; identifying work-related problems notedbypersonnel;respondingtocomplaints; interpreting lawsandcodes andassessing their applicability toplant operations; attending training programs; andsettingwork orrepair priorities. _Required Qualifications_: * Ability to read and interpret documents such as plans, specifications, blueprints, drawings, technical manuals, etc. * Knowledge of the principles of operation of industrial type heating systems. _Preferred Qualifications:_ * Knowledge of the types and uses of industrial type heating systems. * Knowledge of the principles of pneumatics as applied to heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. * Knowledge of calibration and/or adjustment techniques as applied to pneumatic control systems. * Knowledge of the types and uses of precision measuring equipment used in a power plant such as manometers, voltmeters, anemometers, tachometers, etc. * Knowledge of the principles of operation of internal combustion engines. * Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures followed in power plants. * Knowledge of the proper methods for storing and handling fuels. * Ability to adjust to changing situations to meet emergency or changing program or production requirements. _Working conditions:_ * Ability to lift heavy objects, with or without an accommodation. /_Agency Mission:_/ Pappas Rehabilitation Hospital for Children (PRHC) located in Canton, MA is a Joint Commission Accredited, 90 bed pediatric hospital predominately serving children and young adults (ages 7–22) operated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The mission of PRHC is to provide medical, rehabilitative, educational, recreational, habilitative, transitional, and complementary alternative medical services to children and young adults with multiple disabilities, assisting them to achieve their optimal level of independence in all aspects of life. PRHC offers coordinated medical care and therapies in a hospital-based environment, as well as, K-12 schooling, located on the grounds. Educational Services are provided by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. In addition, PRHC offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities such as swimming, horseback riding, adaptive sports, and many opportunities for socialization for disabled children and young adults. Learn more about our important work: /_Pre-Offer Process:_// / * A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form. For questions regarding this requisition, please contactEmployment & Staffing at 1-800-510-4122 Option 4. *First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a Third Class or higher Stationary Engineers license based on standards established by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety and pursuant to Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Covid Vaccination: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services* *Organization: Department of Public Health *Title: *3rd Class Power Plant Engineer - CoGen Location: Massachusetts-Canton-3 Randolph Street Requisition ID: 240001SX