University of Massachusetts Medical School

  • Co-Generation Eng II - Main

    Minimum Salary US-MA-Worcester
    Job Location 3 months ago(1/22/2018 3:01 PM)
    Requisition Number
    # of Openings
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    Non Exempt
    Exempt/Non-Exempt Status
    Union Position-W20-AFSCME Trades and Building Svc
  • Overview


    Under the general supervision of the Director or designee, the Maintenance Co-Generation Engineer II supervises the maintenance and repair of 13,000 volt main circuit breakers and steam, electricity, and chilled water systems.




    • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all power plant equipment including boilers, turbine, generators, air compressors, refrigeration equipment, pumps, motors and all other related equipment and auxiliaries.
    • Supervises the operation of an assigned watch for the production of steam power, electric power and refrigeration.  Coordinates with Mass Electric when switching incoming power lines and generation of electricity.
    • Supervises and operates all high pressure steam boilers with superheaters, economizes and auxiliary equipment.
    • Supervises and operates all steam turbine generators, condensers, condensing water pumps and other related auxiliaries, synchronizing the generators when necessary, synchronizing Mass Electric’s cables with the generator when necessary. Logs observations.  Supervises, performs minor electrical functions (changes fuses, bulbs, checks circuit breakers) etc.
    • Supervises power demand and consumption making required adjustments for power factor correction, frequency and voltage. 
    • Supervises and operates four (4) electrical power systems, namely, the Uninterrupted Power System, the normal 13,800 volts power distribution system from the utility company, the emergency power system from the standby diesel generator.
    • Supervises and operation of all centrifugal compressors, motors, condensing steam turbine-driven, condensing water pumps and other related auxiliaries.  Logs observations.                                                                                     
    • Supervises the operation of a large cooling tower and fans serving the turbine and refrigeration systems.
    • Performs preventive maintenance, cleaning and repair of all power plant equipment and instrumentation.
    • While in the performance of routine duties; may be required, as needed to perform all work associated with all maintenance trades of an equal or lower graded classification; where the work or task does not require a specific license.
    • Perform other duties as required.



    • Must hold a Massachusetts Second Class Engineer’s License or higher. 
    • Minimum 3 years experience in modern power plant, operating turbine generators, or steam driven chiller experience.
    • Should possess thorough knowledge of, and ability to maintain and repair, all power plant related equipment with minimum supervision.
    • Possess some welding and machine shop experience.
    • Possess the theory and application of good safety practices around high pressure, high voltage systems (13,800 volts), and rotating equipment.
    • Possess the theory, application and experience in the operation of maintenance of refrigeration and condensing steam turbine-driven centrifugals  compressors, evaporators, condensers and related equipment
    • Possess the theory, application and experience of large high pressure boilers equipped with superheaters, economizers dual fuel systems, pneumatic combustion controls and flame scanners.
    • Posses a theoretical knowledge of thermodynamics principals and their application to steam and refrigeration equipment and systems.
    • Possess the ability to solve complex operational problems independent of supervision and to assume responsibility for the critical life-support systems.


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