Sr Plant Operator- Plano, TX Job

Children's Health - Engineering and Safety Careers

Job Number: 53194

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 12-9-2017

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for analyzing, planning, installing, evaluating, certifying, and correcting mechanical system malfunctions.

JOB PROFILE:

The following describes the basic position duties that an employee MUST be able to perform for this role. This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below DOES NOT identify all duties performed by any single person in the position.

Has developed proficiency in a wide range of processes or procedures to carry out assigned tasks

Has a good understanding of how the team integrates with others and may allocate work within a shift

Regularly provides guidance and support to more junior team members on challenging technical problems; may check others' work

Solves problems in situations that are atypical or occur infrequently based on existing precedents or procedures

Impacts the work of the team by completing and providing assistance on tasks that have quantitative and qualitative performance dimensions

Clearly and accurately exchanges moderately complex information

JOB SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operate and maintain Chiller Plant equipment including but not limited to the following: chillers, chilled water pumps, condensing water pumps, cooling towers and all associate equipment (e.g. pumps, motor, gear boxes, fill material, risers, cold water basin, heat exchangers, chiller tube cleaning, make-up water system, water chemistry testing & treatment, controls, variable frequency drives, etc.) Must be able to lead and direct others (Plant Operators) in troubleshooting and resolving complex system problems.

Operate and maintain Boiler Plant equipment including but not limited to the following: steam boilers, hot water boilers (domestic water heaters), deaerator tank, boiler feed tank, boiler feed pumps, water softeners, make-water system, steam traps, heat exchangers, condensate system, water chemistry testing & treatment and all associated equipment (e.g. pumps, motor, gear boxes, controls, variable frequency drives, etc.) Must be able to lead and direct others (Plant Operators) in troubleshooting and resolving complex system problems.

Operate and maintain facility HVAC systems and equipment to include but not limited to the following: air handling units, fan coil units, split systems, humidifiers, exhaust fans, VAV boxes, DX units, Liebert units, and all associated equipment (e.g. fans, compressors, refrigerant, controls, pneumatic control systems, HVAC control valves, electric motors, pneumatic control systems, etc.) Must be able to perform testing and balancing of HVAC systems. Must be able to lead and direct others (Plant Operators) in troubleshooting and resolving complex system problems.

Repair and maintenance of complex piping systems to include steam piping (replacing steam valves, installation of condensate pumps, steam leaks, etc.), chilled water piping and valves. Must be able to lead and direct others (Plant Operators) in troubleshooting and resolving complex system problems.

Knowledge of building automation systems, fire/smoke damper repairs, OR support (temperature, pressure, humidity), and general hot/cold call support. Must be able to lead and direct others (Plant Operators) in troubleshooting and resolving complex system problems.

Maintain environmental temperatures and air balance.

Accomplish and document preventive maintenance.

Perform other job duties and special projects as required.

Ability to learn and apply new information, knowledge and experiences in a timely manner

EXPERIENCE:

8+ years of related experience in multiple of the following areas: Boiler Operation and Maintenance, Chiller/Chilled Water Operation and Maintenance, HVAC Systems, or Pipe Fitting Required

10+ years of related experience in multiple of the following areas: Boiler Operation and Maintenance, Chiller/Chilled Water Operation and Maintenance, HVAC Systems, or Pipe Fitting Preferred

EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent Required

Two-year Associate's degree or equivalent experience Preferred

LICENSES and CERTIFICATIONS:

HVAC Technician Certification and Universal EPA License Preferred

Stationary Engineer License, 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade Preferred

Pipe Fitting Certification Preferred

Chilled Water Certification Preferred

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.

Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Identify and understand issues, problems, and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions; use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.

Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.

Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Accomplish tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Heavy - Exerting 60-100 lbs. occasionally, 25-60 lbs. frequently, or up to 10-20 constantly.


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