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Heating Plant Operator- Entry Level
Post Date: 09/30/2021
Close Date: 11/30/2021
PO Box 6150, Dept 3140

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$30,000 - $49,999


Job Description:
Position Description & Details:   
To assist the Lead Heating Plant Operator in the duties & responsibilities for the 24 hour operation of the Heating Plant for generation of steam to provide energy for environmental comfort usage in state, city, federal government and campus facilites located at North Dakota State University.

Perform duties associated with the production & operation of 4 high pressure steam generating water tube boilers, two of which use natural gas/oil as fuel sources, two of which use coal as fuel sources, with a total capablity of producing in excess of 200,000 pounds of steam per hour; Assist the Heating Plant Supervisors and/or the Heating Plant Lead Operator in performing preventive mainteannces and repairs to the facility and equipment; Performs general housekeeping duties for the facility.

Work Schedule:  Rotating Shifts - 40 hrs per week

Advertised Salary:   $40,000 min / yr

Applicant Materials Required: Cover Letter; Resume

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

Minimum Qualifications: 
*High School Diploma or GED;
*One year mechanical experience or formal education using varied hand and power tools used in the mechanical trade;
*CLD with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.

Preferred Qualifications: 
*Technical and/or mechanical training;
*One year experience in a heating plant operation;
*Engineer License 2nd Class B;
*Computer knowledge and experience.

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