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Steam Engineer Job, Kokomo, IN

Job Number: S348

Location: Kokomo, IN

Date Posted: 7-26-2017


The Steam Engineer is responsible for the operation of high pressure boilers, large steam engines and boilers, air compressors, turbines (except generating turbines), ventilating and refrigerating equipment, generators and other related equipment commonly found in an industrial plant power house. This work requires practical skill and knowledge and journey-level skill as a Steam Engineer and may require interpreting specifications, blueprints, manufacturers' manuals, sketches or similar documents.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • A documented and verified U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as an Engineer Steam  or eight (8) years of documented experience as an Engineer - Steam in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and work overtime, including daily, weekends and holidays as required
  • Working knowledge of basic algebra concepts and principles sufficient to understand and apply basic trade formulas
  • Ability to work from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications to plan sequences of operations
  • Observe and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts registering various aspects of boiler operation to ensure that boilers are operating properly
  • Skilled in reading technical instructions related to the trade in order to comprehend written work instructions, equipment operating instructions, and/or other documents related to the job functions
  • Ability to maintain daily logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activities, including test results, instrument readings, and details of equipment malfunctions and maintenance work
  • Working knowledge of functions, operation, and servicing procedures for various HVAC systems, steam distribution, water treatment absorption/centrifugal refrigeration, water conditioning, pumps, piping, steam turbines, emergency generators, motor air compressors, and auxiliary equipment
  • Ability to monitor and inspect equipment, computer terminals, switches, valves, gauges, alarms, safety devices, and meters to detect leaks or malfunctions and to ensure that equipment is operating efficiently and safely
  • Ability to analyze problems and take appropriate action to ensure continuous and reliable operation of equipment and systems
  • Ability to clean and lubricate boilers and auxiliary equipment and make minor adjustments as needed, using hand tools
  • Ability to perform or arrange for repairs, such as complete overhauls, replacement of defective valves, gaskets, or bearings, or fabrication of new parts
  • Ability to operate or tend stationary engines, boilers, and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, compressors, and air-conditioning equipment, to supply and maintain steam or heat for buildings, marine vessels, or pneumatic tools
  • Ability to activate valves to maintain required amounts of water in boilers, to adjust supplies of combustion air, and to control the flow of fuel into burners
  • Ability to test boiler water quality or arrange for testing and take necessary corrective action, such as adding chemicals to prevent corrosion and harmful deposits
  • Ability to adjust controls and/or valves on equipment to provide power, and to regulate and set operations of system or industrial processes
  • Ability to monitor boiler water, chemical, and fuel levels, and make adjustments to maintain required levels
  • General knowledge of specialized filtration and critical air balance systems, e.g., high efficiency particulate filter pathogen-free and bio-containment
  • Skillful in analyzing information concerning the efficient/economical operation of heating, ventilation, and refrigeration and air conditioning equipment in order to complete reports and/or make recommendations
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Working knowledge of personal computer and software sufficient to review computerized building and maintenance management systems
  • Must hold any such licenses as the laws of the community require

In order to be considered for this position, your work experience as an Engineer -- Steam / Stationary Engineer in a manufacturing environment must be documented and verified.

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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