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Energy Plant Tech C

Queens, New York

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Job Purpose

Pay Rate: $26.09

REPORTS TO:                          Field Supervisor                                               

POSITION'S MISSION:               General Operations and Repairs


Heating Plant Technicians, under supervision, operate heating and domestic hot water boilers. They stand watch and fire low pressure boilers; maintain, adjust, and make minor repairs to boilers, industrial oil burners, heating and domestic hot water equipment and all auxiliaries; keep logs and make reports as required; when assigned to a roving team in the operations area, respond to emergency dispatches and perform minor repairs of heating systems and related equipment to remedy the alarm conditions, especially those caused by abnormalities in steam and hot water; may operate a motor vehicle to travel to assigned and emergency work locations and to transport needed equipment throughout the five boroughs; check assigned vehicle to ensure that it is in proper operating condition and report the need for routine servicing; complete equipment and activity reports. All Heating Plant Technicians (Housing Authority) perform related work.

 SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):

Heating Plant Technicians may be required to work various shifts including nights, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays. Some of the physical activities performed by Heating Plant Technicians and environmental conditions experienced are: using vision to read small numbers and markings on gauges and equipment; using vision and hearing to avoid injury from overhead piping and rotating machinery; communicating orally in a noisy work environment; climbing stairs, ladders and over boiler room equipment; standing upright for extended periods of time; walking over wet and slippery concrete surfaces; working in areas containing gases from the combustion process and strong odors from grease, lubricants and solvents; working in confined areas inside boilers and under piping which may be dusty and dark; lifting metal objects weighing up to 60 pounds; and working with alkaline and acidic chemicals used in boiler water treatment.

(This is a brief description of what you might do in this position and does not include all the duties of this position.)


QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY:         NYC Low Pressure Oil Burner Certificate            

                                                           Driver License                                                  

                                                            OSHA -10 HR

    EXPERIENCE:           A minimum of 1 year experience if promotion is in-house.                                                          

                                       A minimum of 2 years related experience if hired outside.                                                                      

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