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Boiler Operator

Facilities Services supports KU’s mission of learning, scholarship, and creative endeavor by operating and maintaining the University’s physical plant and grounds. This position requires the operation of work issued vehicles. The incumbent will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of low or high-pressure steam boilers and related mechanical equipment and systems in an institutional Power Plant. Work involves operating and maintaining low or stationary high-pressure boilers, water softeners, chillers, compressors, generators and other equipment in a central heating and power plant. Work includes maintaining constant surveillance over equipment operation by reading gauges, meters and charts and by testing water and recording this information in ensure efficiency and safety. Work also includes assisting in minor maintenance and repair work in the power plant. Work is performed in accordance with established procedures and is subject to inspection by the shift supervisor.

In addition to a competitive salary, KU offers great benefits to employees with up to 176 hours of paid vacation per year, 72 hours of sick leave earned per year, nine paid holidays plus one discretionary day, a retirement program, medical & dental insurance, life and disability insurance, other benefit plan options and State of Kansas discounts offered by various vendors. KU also offers employees educational and professional development opportunities.

KU is a great place to work!
Job Description
Work Schedule: Su,M 4pm-12am, W,TH 12am-8am, SA 12am-8am 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.
Required Qualifications
1. Must have a valid driver’s license at time of hire and throughout the term of employment.
2. High school diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
3. One year of experience in steam generation and/or boiler work. Associate’s degree or vocational school certification may be substituted for the required experience.
Position Requirements:
1. Work in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
2. Exposure to constant loud noise.
3. Work in confined spaces.
4. Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently, and heavy loads up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
5. Work overtime as needed.
6. Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
7. Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
Preferred Qualifications
1. Knowledge and experience in the theory and mechanics of boiler operation and steam generation.
2. Ability to use equipment manuals, read measuring instruments and maintain up-to-date and accurate records.
3. Knowledge of safe operating codes.
4. More than one year of experience in steam generation and/or boiler work.
Contact Information to Applicants
Kiley Santee, kileysantee@ku.edu

Additional Candidate Instruction
Review of applications begins May 29, 2019. To ensure consideration, apply by May 28, 2019.

Complete the online application at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14547BR, include a resume/cover letter addressing how you meet the required qualifications including the names and contact information to three references.

KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

$17.64 per hour.

How to Apply:

Review of applications begins May 29, 2019. To ensure consideration, apply by May 28, 2019. Complete the online application at http://employment.ku.edu/staff/14547BR, include a resume/cover letter addressing how you meet the required qualifications including the names and contact information to three references.

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05/28/2019

hvac install technician/service technician

Complete Heating and Air Conditioning is looking for experienced and entry level HVAC technicians for residential and light commercial HVAC installation. Job duties include residential replacement installation, and light commercial installation. competitive compensation, and benefits. We haver been in business over 11 years, are located in Tonganoxie, Ks. We are looking for long term employees who wish to join a great team. Call 913-207-5170 to schedule an interview

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:

$14-$17 per hour for entry level employees, plus benefits. Experienced people who can install and do service are over $25 per hour or more with benefits

How to Apply:

Call 913-207-5170 to schedule an interview, or email jrh@completeheatingcooling.com

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12/31/2019

Facilities Maintenance Supervisor -HVAC

This Facilities Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for HVAC maintenance, installation, and repair at the Topeka Correctional Facility.
Responsibilities include supervising and evaluating a work crew of inmates in making routine maintenance and repairs of buildings and equipment on Topeka Correctional Facility grounds. Making work assignments, reviewing work and providing appropriate instruction and training in Heating and Air Conditioning so that completed work meets professional standards. Five years of experience in the Heating and Air Conditioning trades. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. This position requires at the time of appointment the selected candidate must take and pass a drug screening test approved by the Division of Personnel Services unless promoting, transferring, or demoting from another designated position within the same agency; possess a valid driver’s license; and possess an EPA approved CFC and general refrigerant reclamation certification.
Key Requirements:
• You must be a U.S. Citizen or National to apply for this position
• You must meet the minimum requirements for the Facilities Maintenance Supervisor classification (See “Facilities Maintenance Supervisor” classification)
• You must submit your complete application and all supporting documents by the closing date of the announcement (See “How to Apply” section)
• You will be subject to a background/suitability investigation/determination
• If not currently employed by the Kansas Department of Corrections (KDOC) you will be required to pass a drug screen and a TB screening.
• If not currently a Facilities Maintenance Supervisor with the KDOC you will be required to complete a physical examination.

Position will require on-call and overtime when needed.

Number of openings:

1

Compensation:

Starting salary: $36,660.00 (total annual compensation)

How to Apply:

How to Apply: The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS. STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/jobsteps.htm (Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.) STEP 2: Complete the official State of Kansas application form at http://da.ks.gov/ps/aaa/recruitment/intro.htm STEP 3: Submit your online application to the specific agency designated on this job announcement. STEP 4: Submit additional required documents to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement. A Tax Clearance Certificate is required for all applicants. Obtain your certificate by following the instructions at http://www.ksrevenue.org/taxclearance.html Include your name and job requisition number #186880 on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter. NOTE: Submission of an application alone IS NOT a complete application. This position requires the completion of additional forms and/or supplemental materials as described previously. Please carefully review the complete job announcement and the "How to Apply" instructions. Failure to provide the required information and/or materials will result in you not being considered for employment. Required Documents: • State of Kansas application completed on line, mailed, or faxed • Cover letter and resume • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate • List of college courses, with credit hours, major(s), and grade point average or class ranking. (Prior to appointment, an official college transcript will be required.) • Veterans Preference documentation (DD-214 or equivalent as appropriate). The position will remain open until it is filled.

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06/01/2019

Service Tech/Installer

Looking for someone certified in HVAC for a full-time service tech and or installer. Someone who can trouble shoot most brands of HVAC, also willing to learn commercial refrigeration. Willing to take calls in the evenings and weekends.

Number of openings:

2

Compensation:

Wage depends on qualifications, we offer health, dental, 401k,

How to Apply:

Please send resume to geri@arnoldsrefrigeration.com

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Apply before this date:

03/15/2019