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DRH-STEAM PLANT MECHANIC (Dupont, 7:00 am-7:00 pm)

at Duke University Hospital

Posted: 9/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1361203
Keywords: repair

Job Description

Auto req ID
111965BR

Duke Entity
DUKE REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Job Code
4218 STEAM PLANT MECHANIC, DRH

Job Description
Dupont schedule, 24/7 (7:00 am-7:00 pm)

Occ Summary Perform responsible work in the operation and maintenance of high pressure boilers in the DRH heat heating plant and low pressure boilers in Lincoln Community Health Center and Oakleigh; also perf perform engineering m heating plant and low pressure boilers in Lincoln Community Health Center and Oakleigh; also per perform engineering maintenance duties and participate in the fire brigade in support of hospital com complex. Work perform engineering maintenance duties and participate in the fire brigade in support of hospital com complex. Work Performed * Maintain plant complex. Work Performed * Maintain plant log, records gauge readings, fuel consumption and related data * Test boiler water and take appropriate measures as in blowdown andadding treatment chemicals * Fire and rotate boilers in oil and gas, and put related equipment and valves in service for same * Responsible for regulating and repairing such heating plant equipment as boilers, pumps, generators, air compressors, and fans * Perform minor repairs such as replacing work or blown gaskets, tightening joints, and repacking pumps and valves * Start emergency generator in case of power failure, reset electrical equipment and put it back in service * Discuss with operator of preceding shift the condition of equipment and any related complications * Responsible for dismantling and cleaning of boilers for annual inspection by insurance carrier * Perform preventative maintenance on boiler room equipment, which involve cleaning, adjusting , repairand lu lubrication * Responsible for general housekeeping in bo lubrication * Responsible for general housekeeping in boiler room * Make rounds of equipment room; logs readings and takes appropriate correct action * Perform minor plumbing repairs such as replacing vacuum breakers, opening clogged drains, re replacing washers * Perform minor electrical repai replacing washers * Perform minor electrical repair such as replacing lamps, tubes and ballasts; check and replace switches and re receptacles * Replace defective telephones, inte receptacles * Replace defective telephones, intercoms, televisions and nurse call paddles * Make repairs to and clear alarms for transitube system * Respond to fire alarms andtakes appropriate action * In the event of power failure, operate transfer switches, and restart essential equipment * Refer problems beyond his capability to proper persons or trades * Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement activities as needed/required * Perform related duties as required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities *Considerable knowledge of the practices, procedures, and methods data maintenance used in the operation of steam boilers in a heating plant * Considerable knowledge of the tools, equipment and materials used in the repair of steam boilers an and related equ and related equipment * Working knowledge of basic plumbing, electrical and air conditioning * Working knowledge of hospital equipmentincluding FireAlarm and Security Systems, Transitube system, emergency power generation and distribution * Ability to evaluate the effectiveness of boiler equipment and to make necessary repairs or changes on an assigned shift * Ability to effectively maintain a plant log, record all gauge readings, fuel consumption and related * Ability to maintain effective w working relationships with other employees Level Characteristics N/A

Location
Durham

Requisition Number
401579546

Position Title
DRH-STEAM PLANT MECHANIC (Dupont, 7:00 am-7:00 pm)

Shift
First/Day

Job Family Level
C3

Full Time / Part Time
FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary
Regular

Department Name
DRH-POWER PLANT

Minimum Qualifications
Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.
Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essential job functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

Graduation from high school or GED

Experience

Two years of industrial or health care boiler operation and maintenance experience; OR and equivalent combination of education and experience

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

N/A