Are you looking for an opportunity to put your experience in the operation of boiler plants to use? The Department of Human Services, Warren State Hospital is looking for a Utility Plant Operator 2 to work in our facility. We provide excellent benefits, pay increases, paid leave and holidays, as well as opportunities for career advancement. If you have experience with the operation of high-pressure boilers and related equipment, apply today!
As a Utility Plant Operator 2, you are responsible for the starting up and shutting down of boilers and all related equipment. You also open and close valves and read the gauges, thermometers, and graphs. In addition, you record operational information in order to provide safe and efficient heat, hot water, and cooking for the facility.
You make independent decisions of a routine and recurring nature based upon established hospital policies and guidelines, training, job knowledge and competency, and communicate with supervisor for input on decisions regarding non-routine, unusual situations and circumstances as such issues occur.
Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the position description on our website.
Work Schedule and Additional Information:
- Full-time employment (40-hour work week) .
- Work hours are 4:00 pm to 12:00 am, Sunday – Saturday, rotating schedule, weekends and holidays as assigned.
Overtime as needed and subject to emergency call-in.
- Travel: As needed.
- FREE PARKING!
- Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.
- You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:
- One year of experience as a Utility Plant Operator 1 (commonwealth title); OR
- One year of semi-skilled work experience in the operation, maintenance, or repair of industrial, commercial, or institutional utility plant systems and related equipment; OR
- An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes six months of semi-skilled work experience in the operation, maintenance, or repair of industrial, commercial, or institutional utility plant systems and related equipment.
- You must meet the PA residency requirement. For more information on ways to meet PA residency requirements, follow the link and click on Residency.
- You must be able to perform essential job functions.
- A conditional offer of employment will require satisfactory completion of a medical examination.
- This position falls under the provisions of the Older Adult Protective Services Act. Under the Act, a conditional offer of employment may require submission and approval of satisfactory criminal history reports, including but not limited to, PA State Police and FBI clearance.
How to Apply:
- Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
- If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
- Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
- Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
- Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. §7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to www.employment.pa.gov/Additional%20Info/Pages/default.aspx and click the Veterans’ Preference tab or contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
- Completing the application, including all supplemental questions, serves as your exam for this position. No additional exam is required at a test center (also referred to as a written exam).
- Your score is based on the detailed information you provide on your application and in response to the supplemental questions.
- Your score is valid for this specific posting only.
- You must provide complete and accurate information or:
- your score may be lower than deserved.
- you may be disqualified.
- You may only apply/test once for this posting.
- Your results will be provided via email.
One year of experience as a Utility Plant Operator 1 (commonwealth title); OR
One year of semi-skilled work experience in the operation, maintenance, or repair of industrial, commercial, or institutional utility plant systems and related equipment; OR
An equivalent combination of experience and training that includes six months of semi-skilled work experience in the operation, maintenance, or repair of industrial, commercial, or institutional utility plant systems and related equipment.