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DSHS Rainier Stationary Engineer - Boiler Operator

Company: Washington State Department of Social and Health S
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

DSHS Stationary Engineer 2

Whether you are looking for supplemental income, experience, a flexible schedule, or a "foot in the door" to a State career, this opportunity can help you achieve that goal. Our Maintenance and Operations Division located at Rainier School Habilitation Center in Buckley is looking for an on-call experienced Boiler Operator (Stationary Engineer 2).

Some of what you will do:

Assure the overall safe efficient operation and maintenance of a high-pressure steam plant, consisting of 2 high-pressure steam boilers.
Observe, monitor, replace and repair gauges, valves, metering pumps, boilers, electronic controls, and safety equipment to ensure proper and continuous overall operation of two steam-generating boilers fired with natural gas or #2 Diesel backup fuel.
Operate and maintain feed-water pumps, condensate pumps, deaerators, air compressors, fuel oil pumps, chemical treatment pumps, pneumatic and hand tools, and monitor the emergency generator.
Troubleshoot and make major and minor adjustments to boiler and HVAC equipment.
Work with schematics, drawings, sketches, and operating manuals for proper operation and upgrade of plant equipment.
Operate and adjust Cleaver-Brooks Boiler Management "HAWK" Systems as necessary.
Test boiler room equipment for safe operation. Test and chemically treat/clean boiler water, condensate, and lube mechanical room equipment.
Perform blow-down operation on equipment as needed, to ensure safe operational status.

We're looking for those with:

Three years of experience in the operation, maintenance, and/or repair of stationary or marine high-pressure boilers and heating systems.
A certificate of completion of an advanced Stationary Engineer course from an accredited vocational/technical school or community college AND two years of experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of stationary or marine high-pressure boilers and heating systems.
One year of State service as a Stationary Engineer 1.


Ability to work from ladders or other elevated platforms to perform repairs in high ambient temperatures.
Ability to use personal computers, including Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Ability to work in an environment with people we serve who have limited sensory and physical abilities, treating them with dignity at all times, and to work with fellow staff members with cultural sensitivity and respect.
Ability to respond to facility maintenance issues and other after-hour emergent issues as needed.

Questions? Contact the recruiter at Jourdan.Kovacs@dshs.wa.gov and reference #06907

Keywords: Washington State Department of Social and Health S, Tacoma , DSHS Rainier Stationary Engineer - Boiler Operator, Engineering , Tacoma, Washington

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