- Requires a High School Diploma or GED.
- Two years of experience operating and maintaining a high-pressure boiler or large chilled water system and auxiliary equipment which demonstrates: (1) Knowledge of high-pressure steam boiler and/or central chiller plant equipment operations; (2) Knowledge of safety practices while operating and maintaining boiler systems and auxiliary equipment and ability to analyze situations accurately and take effective action; and (3) Knowledge of how to perform chemical analysis of chilled and boiler water/condensate systems.
- Operate equipment necessary to support the facilities, such as various types of welding units, sheet-metal presses and brakes, refrigeration equipment, power tools, test meters, and a variety of hand tools and precision measuring instruments; commercial air conditioners, fan units, gas-pack units, chillers, freezers, evaporators, oilers, cage washing equipment, pumps, motors, temperature control devices, low-voltage motor or relay controls, roofs, air vents, door locks, and building structures.
- Demonstrated mechanical ability.
- Analytical ability to resolve complex mechanical problems.
- Ability to lay out work for others and direct them in this work.
- Read, write, and follow oral and written instructions; work with, read and interpret shop drawings, sketches, blueprints, and diagrams.
- Keep accurate records, and communicate effectively in oral and/or written formats with both technical and professional staff (computer skills an asset).
- Ability to move through various research and office buildings, and animal housing areas located in several separate buildings, indoor/outdoor, and outdoor facilities in order to provide services.
- Perform duties taking into consideration any scheduling conflicts with animal care staff, on-going experiments or other OHSU West Campus operations.-
- Have a valid Driver's License and be able to drive OHSU vehicles on and off campus; current LME, Limited Maintenace Electrical license is required for this position.
- Chlorinated Fluorocarbon (CFC) certification issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.
- Training in and internal OHSU certification of fire-alarm network procedures to include: alarm acknowledgment, detector by-pass procedures, and campus emergency generator status.
- Training in and internal OHSU certification of troubleshooting and analyzing building energy automation systems and/or chiller/cooling tower automation software.-
- Trade technical or military school training in boiler operations and maintenance.
- The minimum qualification for entrance into the Stationary Engineer exam are as follows: Either Completion of a recognized apprenticeship for Stationary Engineers. -- Or -- Four years of experience performing duties which included the operation, maintenance and repair of boiler, heating, refrigeration, ventilation and power equipment of large commercial, industrial or institutional buildings including the operation and maintenance of air conditioning systems involving the use of automatic controlsKnowledge of: Boilers and auxiliary boiler room equipment; heating, lighting, ventilating, air conditioning, power, refrigeration, building electric and pneumatic controls, water treatment and other mechanical or electrical equipment; the methods, tools, materials, and equipment used in the operation, maintenance and repair of such equipment.