Operates, maintains and repairs boilers, heating, refrigeration, automated systems, and other mechanical equipment in one or more large city buildings. This is skilled building maintenance and operational work.
Inspects and services equipment such as boilers, chillers, compressors, elevators, steam systems, pumps, freon air conditioners, swamp coolers, emergency power generators, fans and motors.
Places equipment in operation, checks and records various gauges and instruments to maintain the proper level of water, oil and refrigerants, and to control system output.
Repairs and ensures the proper operation of such systems as pneumatic, electric, hydraulic, and overhead doors; diagnosing problems, repairing equipment, and when necessary, rebuilding inoperative parts and equipment, using hand and power tools, brazing/mig and arc welding.
Reads and interprets performance charts, control panels and blueprints which reflect the operation and layout of each piece of equipment in a system. Records all necessary information on equipment operation.
Inspects, services and calibrates controls for various electrical and pneumatic systems.
Operates valves and controls to regulate services to designated areas.
Ensures the work area conforms to the security and safety measures in effect for that particular facility. Practices good housekeeping.
Lubricates machinery and equipment. Performs other preventive maintenance and repairs on equipment and component parts such as fan belts, pump seals, filters, bearings, etc.
Performs other related duties as required and responds to emergency situations.
Three years experience in a similar position or two years as a Building Equipment Operator I for Salt Lake City Corporation.
Possession of a valid driver’s license or driving privilege card.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, circuit diagrams, and various types of operations manuals.
Ability to relate well with the general public, supervisors and fellow employees.
Must be able to perform heavy labor, including lifting up to 75 pounds.
Must be able to obtain unlimited Boiler Operator’s License within three months of hire date.
Previous experience in the operation and maintenance of electronic controls and refrigeration systems.