Third Engineer $40+


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Located in Quincy, MA

The primary function of the Third Engineer is to operate all equipment and support systems related to high pressure steam boilers, electric power generation (cogeneration), process cooling, compressed air, wastewater treatment and other systems as assigned in the Utilities Department.


Key Areas of Responsibility
. Operate, monitor and inspect high pressure steam boilers, electric generators, air compressors, process cooling water, water treatment systems and associated auxiliary equipment including
pumps, valves, transmitters, gauges, alarms, and safety devices to detect malfunctions and to ensure that equipment is operating reliably, efficiently and safely
. Maintain daily logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activities, including test results, instrument readings, and details of equipment malfunctions and maintenance in order to demonstrate regulatory compliance at all times
. Maintain continuous compliance with local, state and federal regulations as they relate to air quality, water quality and safety
. Maintain required amounts of water in boilers, adjust supplies of combustion air, and to control the flow of fuel into burners
. Test water quality and take necessary corrective action to maintain proper chemical conditions for steam generation, process cooling and wastewater systems
. Observe and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts registering various aspects of boiler operation to ensure that boilers are operating within normal parameters
. Analyze problems and take appropriate action to ensure continuous and reliable operation of equipment and systems
. Adjust controls and/or valves on equipment to regulate and set operations of systems
. Isolate equipment mechanically and electrically to allow for safe inspection and repair work (Lock Out Tag Out)
. Keep the Utilities Chief Engineer informed of operating conditions
. Support company fundamentals of Safety, Appearance, Compliance, Quality and Cost
. Ensure that company and recognized industrial safe practices are followed at all times
. Complete employee safety and equipment audits as assigned
. Perform other duties as requested or required


Formal Education/Certification Requirements – Essential Functions
. Commonwealth of Massachusetts Third Class Engineers License
. 3+ years of experience working with high pressure boilers and related equipment
. Must obtain Grade 3M or higher Municipal Wastewater License within 12 months of start date


12 hour shifts with rotating schedule of 36 hours/48 hours. Night shift. $39-45 per hour with excellent benefits and PTO.

Express Office: Braintree
100 Grandview Road
Suite 216
Braintree, MA 02184
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