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Certified Power Plant Operator - Newark

at Christiana Care Health System in Newark, Delaware, United States

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Do you want to work at one of the Top 100 Hospitals in the nation? We are guided by our values ofLoveandExcellenceand are passionate about delivering health, not just health care. Come join us at ChristianaCare!

ChristianaCare is looking for a full-time Certified Power Plant Operator in Newark, Delaware to operate multiple, high-pressure boilers/steam plant and auxiliary equipment such as plant air compressors, fuel and feed water systems. To operate multiple refrigeration machines and chiller plants including auxiliary equipment such as cooling towers, condenser and chilled water pumps and chemical treatment systems.Duties and Responsibilities:
Operates steam generation plant for heating, dietary, humidification, laundry processes and sterilization. The ability to maintain steam systems at required pressures and temperatures.
Operates and monitors various chiller plants and related equipment/systems.
Monitors and reports any alarms associated with ATS, Emergency Generator and medical gas panels.
Monitors gauges and meters to determine operating condition of power plant.
Reports and logs unusual conditions.
Maintains a clean and safe workstation.
Performs chemical tests for water in boiler systems, chiller plants and maintains appropriate chemical levels.
Starts and stops boilers, chillers and related equipment as needed for load transfer or maintenance reasons.
Cleans condenser tubes on chillers as scheduled prior to cooling season.
Loads/unloads auxiliary equipment records data (e.g., hours of operation, temperatures, pressure, fuel consumption).
Maintains adequate oil levels in storage tanks for proper operation of power plant equipment.
Assists boiler room maintenance personnel in equipment repair, replacement and modification.
Assists in the take down and repair of boilers for annual inspection.
Participates in certification exercises, shop meetings and other activities required to gain information and instructions that will keep the Power Plant operating effectively and efficiently.

Hours: Rotating Shifts - Mandatory overtime if needed to maintain plant coverage

Education and Experience Requirements:
High School Graduate or Equivalent.
Current Driver License.
Stationary Engineering License (preferred).
One (1) year previous experience in operation of high-pressure steam plant (preferred).
Basic computer skills with Microsoft operating systems.

Special requirements:
A City of Wilmington Fireman's License, or any higher level of License (1st, 2nd or 3rd class Engineers license) if assigned and scheduled to work alone at the Wilmington Hospital. This license is not required for the Christiana Hospital Campus.
Other City and State Stationary Engineering Licenses such as the City of Philadelphia Engineer Class "A" license, Maryland Engineering License or New Jersey Engineering License may be considered.
Must be able to successfully demonstrate the ability to complete the Christiana Care Stationary Engineer Exam within the first 90 days of employment. This Exam is consistent with the Wilmington Fireman's & 3rd Class Engineering License Exams.Physical demands:
Strenuous work associated with direct power plant systems repair including operating chain falls and large wrenches, climbing cooling towers, boiler tops, ladder work and bending and stooping over equipment.Working conditions:
Exposure to hot, high-pressure steam, pressurized hot water, oils, grease, hot surfaces, chemical fumes, soot, dust, heat and noise. Exposure to burns, scalds, eye and ear hazards and falls.ChristianaCare Offers:
Collaborative and team focused environment
Full Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
403(b)
Generous paid time off
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and phenomenal discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to... For full info follow application link.

Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: 1271136

Posted On: May 21, 2024

Updated On: Jun 09, 2024

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