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Vibram Companies 60 - Maintenance 2nd Class Fireman in North Brookfield, Massachusetts

Job Descriptions:

ABOUT THE COMPANY

SUMMARY

Perform a variety of boiler room duties, primarily those with regards to firing, regulating and monitoring high pressure steam boilers and system, air compressors, and auxiliary equipment following standard practices and procedures.

Position requires a minimum of a state issued 2ND Class Fireman’s License.

Work from charts, manuals, schedules, gauges, written and verbal orders and instructions. Use various hand tools such as wrenches, scrapers, brushes, painting equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  1. Perform firing, regulating and other duties incidental to operate high pressure boilers; build up and regulate pressures for transmission to various parts of the plant, depending on schedule and demand. Monitor a variety of control devices such as high temperatures and high pressure gauges, limit switches, valve, etc.; test water levels; stop, start and regulate pumps, blowers and auxiliary equipment. Read and interpret an array of pressure and water gauges, fuel meters and other control devices. Turn valves, push control buttons, manipulate levers, etc. to operate and control draft fans, water and fuel, to maintain required temperature and pressure.

  2. Test boiler water daily for solids, alkalines, etc. using standardized test procedures. As required add agents, with liberal tolerances, to correct conditions. Clean boilers periodically or as needed; drain wash out, blow out and clean boiler. Scrape and clean out slag, soot, etc. Lubricate pumps, compressors, motors and other equipment to maintain efficient operation. Repair and/or replace broken valves, gauges, levers and other parts and items. Assist, as needed, in tube and core changes, electrical control repairs, etc.

  3. Assist in repair and maintenance duties both in and out of boiler room. Pull motors, shafts, pack and replace bearings; replace valves, solenoids, etc.; install steam and air lines, cut, thread and anchor pipe; install fitting; anchor in approved manner.

  4. Maintain required records, readings, counts, etc.

  5. Requisition needed materials and equipment and items.

  6. Detect and report unsafe and defective equipment and material as well as unusual situations to supervisor. Observe and obey all safety rules, practices and procedures. Wear and employ all safety equipment and devices. Maintain work area and equipment in a neat and orderly manner. Perform other similar or related duties as required or requested.

  7. Regular and reliable attendance is a requirement of the job.

Perform other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

9-12 months of experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Oral and Written Communication - Speaks and writes clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responses well to questions

  • Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others; views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.

  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two- step instruction. Ability to deal with standardized situation.

COMPUTER SKILLS

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of

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Position Summary: Perform a variety of boiler room duties, primarily those with regards to firing, regulating and monitoring high pressure steam boilers and system, air compressors, and auxiliary equipment following standard practices and procedures.

Work from charts, manuals, schedules, gauges, written and verbal orders and instructions. Use various hand tools such as wrenches, scrapers, brushes, painting equipment.

Essential Functions

Perform firing, regulating and other duties incidental to operate high pressure boilers; build up and regulate pressures for transmission to various parts of the plant, depending on schedule and demand. Monitor a variety of control devices such as high temperatures and high pressure gauges, limit switches, valve, etc.; test water levels; stop, start and regulate pumps, blowers and auxiliary equipment. Read and interpret an array of pressure and water gauges, fuel meters and other control devices. Turn valves, push control buttons, manipulate levers, etc. to operate and control draft fans, water and fuel, to maintain required temperature and pressure.

Test boiler water daily for solids, alkalines, etc. using standardized test procedures. As required add agents, with liberal tolerances, to correct conditions. Clean boilers periodically or as needed; drain wash out, blow out and clean boiler. Scrape and clean out slag, soot, etc. Lubricate pumps, compressors, motors and other equipment to maintain efficient operation. Repair and/or replace broken valves, gauges, levers and other parts and items. Assist, as needed, in tube and core changes, electrical control repairs, etc.

Assist in repair and maintenance duties both in and out of boiler room. Pull motors, shafts, pack and replace bearings; replace valves, solenoids, etc.; install steam and air lines, cut, thread and anchor pipe; install fitting; anchor in approved manner.

Maintain required records, readings, counts, etc. Requisition needed materials and equipment and items.

Detect and report unsafe and defective equipment and material as well as unusual situations to supervisor. Observe and obey all safety rules, practices and procedures. Wear and employ all safety equipment and devices. Maintain work area and equipment in a neat and orderly manner. Perform other similar or related duties as required or requested.

Regular and reliable attendance is a requirement of the job.

Position requires a minimum of a state issued 2ND Class Fireman’s License.

Required Experience:

Position requires a minimum of a state issued 2ND Class Fireman’s License.

Keyword: Maintenance 2nd Class Fireman

From: Vibram Corporation

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