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Fireplace Installer-NFI Certified

Our team is growing and we are looking for an NFI Certified Fireplace Installer. Valid drivers license is required.. Benefits & Vacations package available. Call 785-354-4000 or apply in person at Black Gold Insulation, 2404 NE Grantville RD Topeka, KS.

An entry level fireplace installer will assist in installing wood, gas, and electric fireplaces, stoves, and inserts in residential homes in accordance with manufacturer’s installation instructions.
Responsible for responding to service calls that include product installation and/or repair of fireplaces, gas logs, and grills.
Knowledge of direct-vent and vent-free fireplaces is a plus. Assists senior technician when needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Install fireplaces and fire-features according to Black Gold Inc installation standards, manufacturer’s instructions, and local building codes
Work outside in varying weather conditions and temperatures
Maintain company vehicles and tools
Follow all OSHA and company safety standards and procedures
Maintain a positive and professional image with home-builders and consumers
Keep job site clean and pickup before leaving site
Maintain working knowledge of all fireplaces, stoves, and related products along with any manufacturer’s changes
Maintain effective communication with sales staff (outside and inside) and field operations to ensure installation is completed and meets quality standards
Complete and return all paperwork and photos on a daily basis
May train others on Black Gold Inc and manufacturer’s installation standards
All other duties as assigned

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, skill, and/or ability required.
High school diploma or equivalent
One-year work experience in a trade, or general construction knowledge, is preferred
Must be able to lift 100lbs, climb a ladder, and work on a roof
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is consistently required to lift, carry, push, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, reach, work with their hands and fingers, speak, listen, use near and color vision, and drive.
The employee is also consistently required to sit, stand, walk, and use depth-perception
Proven mechanical aptitude, willingness to learn, and good written & verbal communication skills
Must be able to interact effectively with all types of people
Must be 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license
NFI certified or willingness to become certified by the National Fireplace Institute.

Listing expires on Saturday March 28th, 2020

Engineering Technician (Field Surveys)

Entry level position(s) on a field survey crew. Duties include recovery of survey monuments, determining elevations with level, mapping features with a GPS survey receiver or a electronic survey instrument. Editing survey features on a laptop. Full time travel required through out the State. Overnight travel paid by KDOT if job site exceeds 30 miles from official station (town of residence within State). Schedule of (4) 10 hour days each week.

Listing expires on Wednesday October 9th, 2019

Boiler Operator

Work Schedule: Saturday, Sunday, Monday: 4 PM – 12 AM and Wednesday, Thursday: 12 AM – 8 AM with overtime and after hours call back as needed.

30% – Operation and Inspection: Operates boilers, dearators, valves, automatic and manual controls. Maintains water level, temperature and steam pressure. Checks for proper operation of safety alarms, pumps, valves and piping systems. Reads gauges, thermometers and charts and records information. Assists with or performs personally Inspections of boilers, pumps, valves, piping systems and associated auxiliary equipment for proper operation to determine repair or preventive maintenance scheduling and does water testing. This requires working from inside the boilers accessible through openings approximately 12” by 16”. Notifies proper personnel to correct malfunction with any of the services provided by the power plant. For instance, steam, water, safety alarms, electrical feeders when non-standard readings are found. Maintains daily operational records of boilers, pumps, dearators and air compressors. Requires the ability to perform basic mathematical computations and the ability to read and comprehend controlling instruments.

30% – Piping Systems: Assists in Fabrication, assembling, installation and maintaining piping systems, valves and equipment for boilers, pumps, steam, condensate, feed-water, cooling water, pneumatics and lubricating systems in accordance with National Plumbing, ASTM and ASTE Codes, on the basis of knowledge of piping and specific power plant operations. Selects materials specified in blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and drawings and plans the sequence of installation or repair, using appropriate pipe cutters, threaders and fittings, joins piping by means of flanging, threading, soldering or fusing.

25% – Equipment Maintenance: Assists in the cleaning, replacement, installation, lubrication and repacking of filters, pipes, pumps, valves, heat exchangers and auxiliary equipment in order to maintain the power plant in good operating condition and to make emergency repairs on boilers and to prepare boilers for inspection. Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in overhauling pumps on steam generating and heating equipment by replacing defective bearings, seals, packing, shafts and other pump parts. Performs routine cleanliness tasks to keep power plant and equipment in compliance with national fire and safety codes.

10% – Related Duties: Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in correcting problems in the case of water breaks, steam distribution irregularity or problems with electrical feeders until boilers, feed lines, etc. and ensures lines are stable. May assist with snow removal and surface treatment.

5% – Performs other related work as assigned.

Listing expires on Thursday September 19th, 2019