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Lead Central Utility Plant (CUP) Operator

Fort Irwin, California
Job Type
15 Oct 2020
Position DescriptionValiant is seeking a Lead Central Utility Plant (CUP) Operator who operates and maintains one or more systems which provide the medical facility with such services as heat, air-conditioning (cool, humidify, dehumidify, filter, and circulate air), refrigeration, steam or high-temperature water or electricity.RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Has management experience to provide leadership and training for the maintenance technicians. Directs and coordinates activities of technicians in performing tasks directly related to operating and maintaining the system or systems. Tours work areas, analyzes reports and proactively develops solutions prior to an escalation in problems. Works with PM/CA and QCM/SSHO to develop performance standards, counsel employees on performance, and make formal and informal performance appraisals. Maintain and provide a refrigerant management plan as stated IAW EPA guidelines (will be CFC certified). Will oversee building 392 plant operations and maintenance technicians; will attend pre-construction and work plan or design coordination meetings, as required. Will respond to afterhours emergency calls as needed. Performs troubleshooting, replacement, repair and preventative maintenance of HVAC/R and building automation systems. As boiler operator will perform touring duties; monitor the starting, stopping, and loading of equipment; check all operating equipment in the plant; record operating data in appropriate logs; provide adjustments at central control panel in response to change in operating conditions; and perform and record boiler water chemical test. As BAS Operator, will monitor all systems during normal hours (). Duties involve: observing and interpreting readings on gauges, meters and charts which register various aspects of the system's operation, adjusting controls to insure safe and efficient operation of the system and to meet demands for the service provided; recording in logs various aspects of the system's operation; keeping the engines, machinery and equipment of the system in good working order. Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to backup equipment or systems, or to shut down equipment. Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication. Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves, recorders, and gauges, and cleaning or replacing burners or other components. Oils and lubricates equipment. Performs water filtration tests and pours chemical additives, such as water softener, into treatment tank to prevent scale buildup and to clean boiler lines. Records operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in operators' logbook. Will have experience and knowledge in troubleshooting, repair, programming, and other corrective maintenance and minor modifications on all systems and equipment indicated above (HVAC/R, BAS). Working experience in TJC, OSHA, NFPA, EPA, & other related codes & standards and all employees must comply with all applicable ordinances, laws, or other requirements imposed by other state agencies, courts, or certain localities. Performs other duties as assigned.CORE VALUES: INTEGRITY - Honesty, Trust and Respect in every situationEXCELLENCE - Performance, Effectiveness, Quality, and Safety in everything we doINNOVATION - Embracing new ideas and best practice in every service that we provideValiant Integrated Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.NOTICE: Valiant Integrated Services NEVER asks job applicants to issue any payment or service fees to Valiant or its recruiters as part of our application process. Before providing any personal information to outside parties, verify that the job you are applying for appears on our Careers site.Position RequirementsShould have a minimum of three years' experience on mechanical systems in health care facilities. Will be licensed/certified by the appropriate state for his/her specific trade. A copy of the state/federal license or certification will be provided to the contract administrator and COR on site. Personnel handling refrigerants will be certified IAW EPA 608 refrigerant rules specified by the clean air act & possess a Universal CFC license. As BAS Operator will be OEM qualified and trained on all energy management and SCADA systems.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Will be sufficiently educated, trained, and experienced with a minimum of (3) years in required disciplines to provide proficient O services and maintain the facilities IAW Valiant and government standards.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.DIRECT REPORTS: YesADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Must complete background checks and facility related training. Will be required to possess valid state and facility licenses to operate a vehicle in the performance of their duties. Shift: 0700 - 1600QHSE Requirements:Take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your actions or omissions.Conform to all Safety Instructions given by those with a higher responsibility for Health and Safety.Report all hazards, potential hazards or dangerous situations, including damaged or mislaid personal protective equipment to your Supervisor or Safety Representative.Report Environmental impacts, anything that results in a change to the Environment as a result of Valiant's activities, products or services.Participate in the achievement of Valiant's QHSE objectives and targets, both those at departmental and company level.
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  • Job Reference: 182900648-2
  • Date Posted: 15 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Valiant Integrated Services
  • Location: Fort Irwin, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent