1. Operates the high-pressure steam generating boilers and maintains accurate operating logs. Makes adjustments to the boiler operations to maintain efficiency. Maintains the operation of steam distribution and condensate collection equipment and perimeter heating equipment. Monitors the medical gas distribution system. Operates computer terminal to interface with the building automation control system.
2. Performs planned and corrective maintenance on steam boilers, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, meters, mechanical, pneumatic control components, valves, piping, and steam traps, blowers, refractory, flow meters, conveyor equipment, gauges and de-aerating feed tanks. Manufactures parts from metal and sheet metal using lathe and drill presses, sheet metal fabrication tools, oxygen acetylene and electrical welding equipment, hydraulic presses and hand tools. Utilizes precision measuring devices including micrometers, calipers, electrical test meters, compressed gas analysis equipment, dial indicators and electronic temperature sensors.
3. Performs water analyses to determine the chemical and mechanical water treatment necessary to maintain established parameters.
4. May assist other skilled or journey-level trades people such as Stationary Engineer II\u2019s, sheet metalworkers or welders or facilities technicians in the performance of their tasks.
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