Job opening: Boiler Plant Operator Supervisor
Salary: $42 - 49 per hour
Published at: Feb 10 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
The Boiler Plant Operator Supervisor supports the delivery of quality health care in a cost-effective manner by having the responsibility of maintaining the 24-hour, 7-day-a-week operation of a high-pressure Boiler Plant consisting of three 740-horsepower boilers, with a total maximum capacity of 153,180 pounds of steam per hour and the auxiliary equipment to produce and control the amount of steam required by the Medical Center.
Some of the duties and responsibilities of this position include (but are not limited to):
Responsible for the operation of the Heat Extractor system, which produces tempered water for Boiler Plant use and reclaimed heat for the hospital's fresh air supply.
Monitoring and responding to the alarms generated by the Energy Management Computer system.
Overseeing the operation of the Base-Loop Fire Alarm System.
Performing maintenance and periodic testing, including record keeping for a 150 KW emergency generator with automatic transfer switches.
Supervising lower-graded Boiler Plant Operators.
Planning, scheduling, and changing work assignments for subordinates as necessary.
Determining material, equipment, maintenance needs and ensuring they are requested in a timely manner to assure un-interruption of critical operations.
Drafting position descriptions, performance standards, and routine memoranda.
Providing information and advice to higher-level supervision on budget estimates by preparing budget worksheets.
Overseeing, analyzing, and maintaining operational records of work production.
Planning and scheduling all training of operating personnel.
Scheduling and approving leave requests.
Resolving informal complaints and grievances.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
Critical Skills Incentive (CSI): Not Approved
PHYSICAL EFFORT AND WORK CONDITIONS: The person in this position is subject to frequent standing, walking, kneeling, crawling, and climbing of ladders and scaffolds for inspections. The person in this position works inside in constant high temperatures from the boilers. Exposed to the danger of steam leaks, oil fumes, and fuel gases. Cuts, bruises, burns, and broken bones may result from accidents while working on equipment.
Applicants will be rated in accordance with the OPM Federal Wage System Qualifications. For this position, the job element method is used to match what you, the applicant, can do against what the work calls for. Your knowledge, skills and abilities will be compared to the knowledge, skills and abilities (called job elements) needed for success. Your qualifications will first be evaluated against the prescribed screen out element (WG-2 and higher only; screen-outs are not applicable to WG-1). Applicants who appear to meet the screen out element are considered for further rating; those who do not are rated ineligible and are eliminated from consideration. The potential eligibles are rated against the remainder of the job elements. While a specific length of training and experience is not required, your responses to the questionnaire must be supported by detailed descriptions of your experience on your resume.
You will be rated on the following Job Elements as part of the assessment questionnaire for this position:
Dexterity and SafetyEquipment Assembly, Installation, RepairInterpret Instructions, Specifications (other than blueprint reading)Lead or SuperviseMeasuring InstrumentsOperation of Equipment/MachineryTechnical Practices
IMPORTANT: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. All experience listed on your resume must include the month and year start/end dates. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.
Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.
This job does not have an education qualification requirement.
- Address VA Boston Healthcare System
940 Belmont Street
Brockton, MA 02301
- Name: VHA National Recruitment Center
- Phone: (844)456-5208
- Email: [email protected]