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Boiler Technician

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Boiler Technician

  • 499318
  • Craft / Trades Staff
  • Full-time
  • Opening at: Feb 22 2024 at 09:00 CST
  • Facilities

Job Summary:

The Boiler Technician is responsible for maintaining climate controlled buildings by restoring and repairing; steam, and hydronic hot water boiler systems.

Duties & Essential Job Functions:

1. Maintains boilers or hydronic systems by inspecting, servicing and repairing boilers, piping and related equipment; completing routine maintenance schedule.
2. Tests systems by applying manufacturers recommended steps in addition to standard testing procedures for the system; making required adjustments as needed.
3. Assists in completing projects by installing, repairing, and testing boiler or hydronic systems.
4. Maintains boiler or hydronic systems by performing scheduled preventative maintenance.
5. Troubleshoots boiler or hydronic systems by researching and evaluating conditions, following steps provided in the manufacturers O&M, advising Supervisor and recommending actions.
6. Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies.
7. Complies with federal, state and local building codes by adhering to requirements.
8. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.
9. Ensures operation of tools and equipment used in the job by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
10. Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communication actions, irregularities and continuing needs.
11. Responds to after-hours emergencies; works during inclement weather; and works to support various events on campus during non-business hours.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education & Experience:

• High school diploma or GED equivalent.
• 1 year experience in boiler or hydronic systems installation, maintenance, and repair.

Preferred Education & Experience:

• 5 years in boiler related installation, maintenance, and repair.

Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:

• Valid Texas Driver's License.
• Must be insurable under the university motor vehicle requirements.
• Satisfactory results from a post-offer physical examination.

Preferred Licensure, Certification, and/or Specialized Training:

• None

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Knowledge of boilers and associated systems, job safety practices, and customer service techniques.
• Skill to operate equipment required to perform the job.
• Skill to perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
• Skill in and ability to participate in rigging up and delivery of product to location.
• Ability to communicate technical information clearly.
• Ability to monitor performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements and take corrective action.

TCU Core Competencies:

University Core Competencies definitions may be found on the Human Resources website and in the staff performance management system.

Physical Requirements (With or Without Accommodations):

• Visual acuity to read information from computer screens, forms and other printed materials and information.
• Able to speak (enunciate) clearly in conversation and general communication.
• Hearing ability for verbal communication/conversation/responses via telephone, telephone systems, and face-to-face interactions.
• Manual dexterity for typing, writing, standing and reaching, flexibility, body movement for bending, crouching, walking, kneeling and prolonged sitting.
• Lifting and moving up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

• Work is a combination of indoors and outdoors and is subject to schedule changes and/or variable work hours.
• This role is an on campus, in-person position.
• Possible harmful environmental factors are high pressure high temperature systems, rotating equipment and electricity.
• The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate.

AA/EEO Statement:

As an AA/EEO employer, TCU recruits, hires, and promotes qualified persons in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, covered veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. 

TCU Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report Notice of Availability

Texas Christian University is committed to assisting all members of the campus community in providing for their own safety and security. TCU’s Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy & Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) and the Higher Education Opportunity Act. This report includes statistics for the previous three calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by the University, and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The statements of policy contained within this report address institutional policies, procedures, and programs concerning campus security, alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, emergency notifications and timely warning of crimes, sexual and interpersonal violence, and personal safety at TCU. Additionally, this report outlines fire safety systems, policies and procedures for on-campus housing facilities, as well as residence hall fire statistics. 

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report can be found on the TCU Police Department website at https://police.tcu.edu/annual-security-report, or a paper copy of the report may be obtained by contacting the TCU Police Department at 817-257-7930, or via email at police@tcu.edu.

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