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04//16/2015


MASSPOWER

3rd Class Engineer

Job Description:    The Company is currently seeking an experienced Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Technician for its MASSPOWER facility in Indian Orchard, Massachusetts. The O&M Technician is responsible for operating, maintaining and monitoring the status of all power plant systems from the field on a continuous basis. The O&M Technician responds to alarms by taking appropriate corrective actions and executes plant shut-down and start-up procedures in addition to maintenance procedures as required. The O&M Technician assures that the plant meets its generating requirements while operating in a safe and efficient manner reporting directly to his/her immediate Shift Supervisor.

Essential Functions:
• Work with team members to meet the facilities established safety, environmental, operating and maintenance goals and objectives.
• Perform operational activities required to support start-up, shutdown, and normal operation of plant equipment and systems.
• Complete required electrical switching and tagging of plant equipment and systems in accordance with approved facilities lockout procedures, industry guidelines and prudent operations and maintenance practices.
• Perform assigned preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, emergency maintenance and inspection of plant mechanical and electrical equipment.
• Respond to abnormal operating situations in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.
• Complete routine cycle chemistry testing and make the necessary adjustments needed to operate within the established facility operating parameters.
• Perform required field adjustments of plant equipment and systems to ensure that equipment operates in accordance with established operating parameters and environmental permit requirements.
• Must be able to perform additional duties as assigned by plant management

Job Requirements   Formal Education & Certification:
• High School diploma GED, trade school, military service, technical training school graduate or college graduate with a BS in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Marine, Facilities, etc.)
• Must hold a valid Commonwealth of Massachusetts Third Class Engineer License 
• Gas turbine power plant experience preferred.
• Industrial Waste Water operator license is preferred. 
• Must possess a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
• Must have basic computer skills and be familiar in the use of Microsoft Excel. 

Knowledge & Experience:
• Minimum two years experience as an O&M Technician or equivalent position in an operating or generating plant. This can be substituted with a college degree – BS in Engineering.
• A thorough demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of operations & maintenance functions in a gas turbine power plant; including DCS controls. 
• A working knowledge of water chemistry as it relates to water treatment programs, steam plant operations as well as environmental and statutory regulations.

Candidate  Requirements:  Must hold a valid Commonwealth of Massachusetts Third Class Engineer License

Email mail resume to:   Kim.bullough@dynegy.com


04//16/2015


UMass Lowell

3rd Class Engineer

Job Description: Power Plant Engineer 3rd Class – Facilities University of Massachusetts Lowell

SHIFT - 3rd shift 10:30pm to 6:30am, Thursday thru Monday 
Incumbents of positions in this series operate, maintain and/or repair high pressure boilers and auxiliary machinery and equipment; clean machinery and equipment; respond to emergencies or equipment breakdowns; maintain adequate supply of fuel; and perform related work as required. 
The basic purpose of this work is to ensure that the power plant facility is operated and maintained safely and efficiently. 
This position is for Third Shift (10:30pm to 6:30am, Thursday thru Monday) and may require other shift work or weekend work, and is subject to union work rules with respect to shift assignment.


Job Requirements:

• Possession of a Third Class or higher Stationary Engineer license based on standards established by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety and pursuant to Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws 
• Shift work as required 
• Knowledge of the principles of operation of industrial type heating systems 
• 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 the types and uses of pneumatic controls used in power plant operations 
• Knowledge of calibration and/or adjustment techniques as applied to pneumatic control systems 
• Knowledge of the fundamentals of electrical practice 
• 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 types and uses of pumps used in water and fuel systems 
• Knowledge of the methods and techniques of pipefitting 
• Knowledge of the types, uses and principles of operation of industrial type ventilation systems 
• Knowledge of the principles of operation of industrial type air conditioning systems 
• Knowledge of the principles of operation of internal combustion engines 
• Knowledge of the types and uses of chemicals used in water treatment 
• Knowledge of the safety practices and procedures followed in power plants 
• Knowledge of the types and uses of high- and low-pressure boilers 
• Knowledge of the types and uses of steam plant accessory equipment, such as throttle valves, super heaters, back-pressure valves, feed-water regulators, etc. 
• Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques used in firing and operating high- or low-pressure coal or oil-fired boilers and their auxiliary equipment 
• Ability to distinguish colors 
• The ability to work effectively with diverse groups 
• Knowledge of the proper methods for storing and handling fuels 
• Skill in using hand power tools such as drills, electric saws, etc. 
• Skill in using small hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, hacksaws and pipethreaders
• Preferred experience of five years similar institutional experience

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references at https://jobs.uml.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received. 

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


03/14/2015


UMass Lowell

Electrician

Job Description:  Electrician I - Fire Protection - Facilities  University of Massachusetts Lowell - incumbents of this position, test, repair, install and maintain various types of electrical and fire protection systems and equipment; troubleshoot electrical, fire protection, and related equipment; maintain adequate inventory of equipment and materials; collaborate with outside contractors; and determine materials and equipment necessary for a job and on-the-job procedure changes. The basic purpose of this work is to ensure the safe and adequate functioning of electrical, fire protection, and life safety systems and equipment.
Is the University's technician for the electronic and electrical components of fire alarms, fire suppression, fire sprinkler systems, emergency generators and HVAC systems. Tests and troubleshoots these, as well as interfaced components to identify problems and repair components incidental to troubleshooting.
Troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and installs electrical and related equipment by using necessary tools, schematics, diagrams and outlines to identify and correct operational problems. Assists contractors and participates when work is performed with outside contractors to ensure compliance with Massachusetts state and NFPA safety codes and regulations.
Assists contractors, inspectors and participates when engaged to repair, inspect, or maintain, the fire alarms, fire protection systems, fire sprinkler systems and emergency generators. Assists Fire Department as required for testing, repairing, resetting, and responding to concerns. Also participates during the inspection, testing, maintenance, and repairs of those systems. To ensure compliance of all Massachusetts State and NFA safety codes and regulations. Assists Fire Department as required for testing, repairing, resetting, and responding to concerns.
Assists contractors, inspectors and participates with elevator inspections by testing interfaced fire protection and emergency communications equipment as required by Massachusetts Department of Public Safety as well as NFPA regulations.
Responds to emergency calls to evaluate conditions and make timely repairs to Fire Alarm, other various HVAC equipment.

Job Requirements Minimum Qualifications:
• Massachusetts Journeyman or Master Electrical License
• Knowledge of state and local electrical, fire protection, and life safety systems codes
• Ability to understand, explain and apply the laws, rules and regulations governing assigned unit activities
• Ability to interpret and apply laws, rules and regulations concerning electrical practice
• The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
• Knowledge of the principles and theory of electricity
• Knowledge of the types and use of small hand tools used in electrical practices such as pliers, screwdrivers, etc.
• Knowledge of the types and uses of hand held power tools
• Knowledge of the types and uses of equipment including testing equipment used in electrical work
• Knowledge of safety practices and precautions
• Knowledge of inspection techniques used in electrical trade
• Ability to lift and carry heavy objects
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to write clearly and concisely
• Ability to maintain accurate records
• Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships
• Ability to perform calculations to determine voltage, amperage and resistance factors
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as electrical plans, schematics, drawings, etc.
• Ability to make decisions and act quickly in emergency situations
• Manual dexterity and aptitude.
• Ability to climb and work from ladders and scaffolds, work in confined spaces
• Ability to detect and locate causes of electrical failure or breakdown
• Knowledge of the methods and techniques of testing fire alarm systems
• Knowledge of the procedures and methods followed in the installation of fire alarm systems
• Minimum of 3 years' experience installing, servicing, or inspecting fire alarm, life safety systems and electrical components of HVAC equipment
• Possess a current and valid driver's license
Preferred Qualifications:
• 5 years' experience as a licensed Electrician
• Demonstrated willingness to be on essential personnel list for facility related emergencies and University closings due to weather
• Ability to operate air and hydraulic lifts
• Similar institution experience
• Knowledge of a variety of low voltage systems such as HVAC controls to operate air and hydraulic lifts
• Similar institution experience
• Knowledge of a variety of low voltage systems such as HVAC controls
• Ability to operate Energy Management Systems

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three professional references at https://jobs.uml.edu.

Review of applications will begin on March 27, 2015, and will continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.


 


03/05/2015


Wheaton College

2nd Class Fireman

Job Description:   Under the general supervision of the Chief Engineer, the Steam Fireman will perform the duties required to maintain and operate the College’s boilers, district steam systems and associated equipment. Responsibilities will include: operate boilers, systems and associated equipment, including change burners; take fuel deliveries; switch fuel oil tanks; record appropriate data; maintain equipment; and respond to emergencies and power failures.

Job Requirements:   High School diploma or equivalent and Second Class Fireman’s License required. First Class Fireman’s license preferred. Previous steam plant experience is necessary. Sound judgment, good decision making and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision are essential. Must have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record. Individuals must possess these knowledge's, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Candidate Requirements:  Second Class Fireman’s License required

Email mail resume to:  hr@wheatoncollege.edu



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