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Boiler Mechanic III (6:30am-3:00pm)

Company: Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Location: Lothian
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Title Code:
Boiler Mechanic III
Job Details:

  • Must be compliant with the requirements outlined in the AACPS Respiratory Protection and Confined Space Entry Programs. The employee must be medically and physically able to wear a filtering face piece respirator (N-95) and work in confined spaces.
    • Must complete and submit the OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire for review by a physician approved by AACPS prior to appointment to the position. Follow-up medical exams may be required as deemed necessary by the evaluating physician. JOB SUMMARY
      Performs at an advanced journeyman level working independently or as a leader for a small maintenance crew engaged in the more complex service and maintenance of heating plants, boilers, and water heaters. Work involves inspection services, testing plant equipment, and cleaning boilers in accordance with prescribed safety methods and procedures. Requires wearing appropriate filtering face piece (dust mask) and personal protective equipment and clothing in the performance of assigned tasks. The position is considered essential personnel for emergency situations, including inclement weather conditions.
      Additional Work Days/Hours
      Based on the assignment, the following additional work days and/or hours may be required as needed:
      Ability to work flexible schedules
      Emergencies
      Evenings/Nights
      Extended hours
      Holidays
      Inclement weather conditions
      On call
      Outside of negotiated hours*
      Outside of normal business hours
      Overtime as needed
      Peak season
      Shift work
      Summer hours
      Weekends

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

      Services, adjusts, and places commercial boilers in operation by troubleshooting and calibrating using a digital combustion analyzer, checks gauges and instruments to maintain proper operating specifications, and establishes preventive maintenance schedules and standards.


      Inspects commercial boilers to determine operating efficiency. Adjusts, repairs, or overhauls all safety components.


      Cleans low water cut offs, water feeders, filters, mud drums, valves, and other operating parts/components. Cleans and removes soot, debris from interior of boilers, tubes breeching plates, fire boxes, chimney bases by scrubbing, scraping with brushes, scrapers, shovels, or vacuums.


      After boilers have been inspected, installs new gaskets, refills boilers, checks for leaks, tests fire to check all operation controls.


      Prepares steel boilers for State inspections by draining, flushing, and cleaning all watersides of boilers. Cleans all gasket surfaces of hand hole/manhole inspection ports and covers.


      Inspects and services pumps, water pumps, natural gas generators, and all combustion louvers, dampers, filters, pneumatic electric and electronic controls, blowers, solenoids and thermostats, humidistats, and registers.


      Services, adjusts, overhauls parts, and inspects central heating to determine operating efficiency of equipment.


      Advises Manager and/or Assistant Manager of contractor issues, problems with equipment under warranty or maintenance service contracts, and safety hazard issues.


      Orders, stocks, and maintains an inventory of cleaning supplies, materials, and related equipment.


      Performs other related duties as assigned within the same classification or lower.



      Title Code:

      Boiler Mechanic III

      Job Details:
      • Must be compliant with the requirements outlined in the AACPS Respiratory Protection and Confined Space Entry Programs. The employee must be medically and physically able to wear a filtering face piece respirator (N-95) and work in confined spaces.
        • Must complete and submit the OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire for review by a physician approved by AACPS prior to appointment to the position. Follow-up medical exams may be required as deemed necessary by the evaluating physician.
          JOB SUMMARY

          Performs at an advanced journeyman level working independently or as a leader for a small maintenance crew engaged in the more complex service and maintenance of heating plants, boilers, and water heaters. Work involves inspection services, testing plant equipment, and cleaning boilers in accordance with prescribed safety methods and procedures. Requires wearing appropriate filtering face piece (dust mask) and personal protective equipment and clothing in the performance of assigned tasks. The position is considered essential personnel for emergency situations, including inclement weather conditions.

          Additional Work Days/Hours

          Based on the assignment, the following additional work days and/or hours may be required as needed:

          Ability to work flexible schedules

          Emergencies

          Evenings/Nights

          Extended hours

          Holidays

          Inclement weather conditions

          On call

          Outside of negotiated hours*

          Outside of normal business hours

          Overtime as needed

          Peak season

          Shift work

          Summer hours

          Weekends

          ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES



          Services, adjusts, and places commercial boilers in operation by troubleshooting and calibrating using a digital combustion analyzer, checks gauges and instruments to maintain proper operating specifications, and establishes preventive maintenance schedules and standards.



          Inspects commercial boilers to determine operating efficiency. Adjusts, repairs, or overhauls all safety components.



          Cleans low water cut offs, water feeders, filters, mud drums, valves, and other operating parts/components. Cleans and removes soot, debris from interior of boilers, tubes breeching plates, fire boxes, chimney bases by scrubbing, scraping with brushes, scrapers, shovels, or vacuums.



          After boilers have been inspected, installs new gaskets, refills boilers, checks for leaks, tests fire to check all operation controls.



          Prepares steel boilers for State inspections by draining, flushing, and cleaning all watersides of boilers. Cleans all gasket surfaces of hand hole/manhole inspection ports and covers.



          Inspects and services pumps, water pumps, natural gas generators, and all combustion louvers, dampers, filters, pneumatic electric and electronic controls, blowers, solenoids and thermostats, humidistats, and registers.



          Services, adjusts, overhauls parts, and inspects central heating to determine operating efficiency of equipment.



          Advises Manager and/or Assistant Manager of contractor issues, problems with equipment under warranty or maintenance service contracts, and safety hazard issues.



          Orders, stocks, and maintains an inventory of cleaning supplies, materials, and related equipment.



          Performs other related duties as assigned within the same classification or lower.




          MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          Education

          High School Diploma or Equivalency Certificate required.

          Technical or Vocational School Beyond High School preferred.

          Experience

          Five (5) years specific mechanical equipment service experience in a commercial, industrial, or education environment with responsibility for boilers, burners, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning required.

          Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

          Ability to read and interpret drawings, specifications, blueprints, schematic drawings, or sketches to determine location, size, capacity, and type of component or unit. Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Knowledge and ability to use a voltmeter, combustion analyzer, and gas sniffer. Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Ability to do boiler efficiency tests and state mandated safety checks. Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Ability to wear a filtering face piece (dust mask). Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Ability to successfully pass examination given by a physician approved by Anne Arundel County Public Schools prior to appointment to the position. Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Knowledge of procedures and regulations pertaining to hazardous materials and "The Right to Know Law." Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations. Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Ability to employ business technology tools (e.g. E-mail, AACPS Intranet, electronic benefits enrollment tool, Microsoft Office Suite, etc.). Intermediate/Mid-Level

          Must provide own basic hand tools.

          Satisfactory score on any test required.

          Licenses and Certifications

          Employee must retain active licenses, certifications, and enrollment as a condition of employment.

          Upon hire, HVAC (Heating, ventilation and air conditioning) Journeyman License issued by Maryland Board of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Contractors (HVACR) required.

          Upon hire, Driver's License (DL) Class C Non-Commercial issued by Maryland or State of Legal Residence (MVA/DMV) required.

          Proof of a good driving record required.

          Daily access to reliable transportation.

          Driving Requirements

          Driving is required to conduct bona fide Board business that is within the scope of employment in this position.

          Board Vehicle

          Personal Vehicle

          JOB INFORMATION

          Approved Date:

          3/1/2022

          Established Date:

          1/1/2008

          Title Code:

          E45490

          Title:

          MECHANIC III: HVAC BOILER

          Reports to Generic:

          Program Manager

          Reports To Specific:

          PROGRAM MANAGER: PLUMBING

          Unit

          III

          Days Worked:

          260

          FLSA Exemption Status:

          Non-Exempt

          Grade:

          AG13 Click HERE to view salary scale. Scroll down to locate (Unit 3 - AFSCME).

          Essential Job:

          Months Worked:

          12

          Hours Worked:

          8

          VR21116

          *CB Associated topics: builder, building, civil, construction, engineer, fluid mechanic, hvac, maintenance, sheetmetal, thermodynamic

Keywords: Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Washington DC , Boiler Mechanic III (6:30am-3:00pm), Other , Lothian, DC

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