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Boiler/Refrigeration Operator

Rochester, NY

RED-Rochester is seeking a Boiler/Refrigeration Operator who enjoys the challenge of solving problems that improve service to our customers. Our infrastructure consists of a blend of classic and modern industrial assets and requires a person with a mechanical and technical expertise – able to instruct and supervise others; able to manage both up and down the organization; able to work collaboratively with other departments to achieve success.

Summary: This role is responsible for the operations and maintenance on RED’s industrial water, boilers, compressed air, and steam distribution systems within Eastman Business Park. This would include, but is not limited to starting and stopping equipment, making adjustments as needed to online units both manually and via the distributive controls system (DCS), and unloading chemicals used in water treatment and testing. This role is required to follow and enforce company procedures to maintain a safe workplace and comply with regulatory requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

► Perform routine boiler room, refrigeration and water treatment systems equipment inspections and performance including documentation of operational data, checking and adjusting of controls on equipment as necessary.

► Oversee the proper operation of the water treatment plant, boilers, turbines, and distribution systems with the shift operations teams, ensuring all teams adhere to the proper procedures & guidelines

► Assist with repairs as needed on all equipment and distribution systems piping.

► Conduct sampling and testing of chemical treatment systems including the unloading of bulk chemicals.

► Provide operating support for equipment shutdowns and startups including securing of equipment using standard LO/TO procedures.

► Assist with maintaining equipment in a clean and operable condition.

► Assist with the development and updates of standard operating procedures.

► Maintenance duties as needed including refrigerant handling, leak repair, pump packing adjustments, etc.

► Provide operating support for overhead distribution piping systems.

► Other duties as assigned such administrative, proper record keeping, inspections, etc.

► Must adhere to all safety protocols and regulations.

This role is performed on a rotating shift assignment schedule. The rotation consists of two (2) days (6:00am – 6:00pm) then two nights (6:00pm to 6:00am) followed by four (4) days off. This is a non-exempt hourly position with overtime. The annual salary considering shift work, rotating schedule and overtime is estimated at $72,000 – $84,000 plus an annual Incentive Bonus target of 7%.

The above-listed salary range is RED-Rochester, LLC’s good faith estimate of the annual salary it reasonably expects to pay for the position at the time of this posting.

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience desired:

► High school diploma/GED, 2 years of experience at lower-level operator/mechanic position, knowledge of refrigeration systems, cooling towers, water treatment plant, piping systems, building structures and steam turbines helpful.

► Proficient in MS Office

► Ability to learn various industrial software applications (Maximo, Compliant Pro, Tags Pro, Ovation, and Pi software).

► Ability to work with all levels of the organization.

► Need strong communication skills.

► Ability to learn DCS (distributive control systems), Ovation control systems for shift operations within a short period after hire.

► Must have a valid NYSDOT drivers’ license and proof of insurance.

RED-Rochester will assist selected employees with obtaining the following licenses/certifications required for this position:

► City of Rochester S-3 Stationary Engineers License within 14 months after starting this position.

► City of Rochester R-4 Refrigeration Operators License within 18 months after starting this position.

► NYSDOH 2a Water Treatment Operator certification within 16 months after starting this position.

► US-EPA Refrigerant Handling Universal License within 12 months after starting this position.

Work Environment

► Work may be under extreme weather conditions including hot and cold ambient temperatures.

► Incumbent will be required to travel between various buildings and work in plant environment where there is moderate noise levels. Employee would be expected to wear appropriate safety gear for each location.

Physical Demands

► While performing duties of job, incumbent is occasionally required to bend, walk, or carry equipment. Employee must occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. This position requires a rotating shift schedule.

► Must have a valid driver’s license and willingness to use a company or personal car to travel about Eastman Business Park which covers approximately 5 square miles.

RED-Rochester, a great place to work, a great place to advance. At RED-Rochester we offer:

On the job Training with Training Pay Incentives
Tuition Reimbursement
Medical, Dental and Vision
Life and AD&D Insurance
Short Term and Long-Term Disability
Voluntary Accident Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Identity Theft Protection
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
401(k) Employer Match
Paid Time Off —Vacation, Sick, Holiday
Gym Membership Programs
Bonus Plan