Patient Companion – Staffing Resource Office (Full Time) 40 Hours

University of Virginia


Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia’s wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVa’s buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
FM has an exciting opening for Boiler Operators at our University Heat Plant. Boiler Operators are responsible for the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of the Heat Plants. Duties include monitoring, operating, adjusting, and performing maintenance on coal conveying system; coal, gas, and oil-fired boilers; water treatment systems; air pollution control equipment; lime systems; ash handling system; and more. The incumbent must also accurately determine and correct the cause of operating problems in an emergency. The Boiler Operator must have the ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals, materials, and systems in water analysis, lime slurry preparation, and high-pressure steam systems.

Note: There are multiple shift positions which include:

Daylight shift: 7:00am – 3:30pm

Evening shift: 3:00pm – 11:30pm

Night shift: 11:00pm – 7:30am

Duties Include:

  • Monitor Heat Plant operating equipment to ensure efficient systems operation.

  • Diagnose operating problems and takes action to avoid total plant shutdown.

  • Conduct inspections of the plant, maintains logs, and reports areas of concern that would result in a boiler shutdown to the supervisor.

  • Order chemicals and performs treatment of boiler feed water.

  • Perform minor maintenance as assigned by the supervisor.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: A minimum of one year of experience in operating/maintaining boilers and related equipment. Experience with industrial plant operation or construction is preferred.  

Licensure: American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) licensure required within one year of hire. Valid Driver’s license also required.

For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks prior to the start date of the position.

Physical Demands:

The employee will be required to bend, stoop, squat and walk while making frequent rounds and equipment checks. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing Boiler maintenance duties.

Position Compensation Range: $21.25 – $26.00 Hourly

TO APPLY:

Application Process for External Applicants : Please apply through Workday  and search for ‘Boiler Operator’. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” search for ‘Boiler Operator’ and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box.​ Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration . This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Michele Jarman, Recruiter at [email protected]

COVID Vaccination Requirement
 

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
 
If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
 
If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
 
NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Facilities Management (FM) supports the University of Virginia’s wide range of research, academic and patient care programs. With over 1,200 employees dedicated to excellence, Facilities Management is responsible for the day-to-day operation, repair and maintenance of UVa’s buildings, infrastructure, and grounds as well as other University-owned and leased properties.
FM has an exciting opening for Boiler Operators at our University Heat Plant. Boiler Operators are responsible for the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of the Heat Plants. Duties include monitoring, operating, adjusting, and performing maintenance on coal conveying system; coal, gas, and oil-fired boilers; water treatment systems; air pollution control equipment; lime systems; ash handling system; and more. The incumbent must also accurately determine and correct the cause of operating problems in an emergency. The Boiler Operator must have the ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals, materials, and systems in water analysis, lime slurry preparation, and high-pressure steam systems.

Note: There are multiple shift positions which include:

Daylight shift: 7:00am – 3:30pm

Evening shift: 3:00pm – 11:30pm

Night shift: 11:00pm – 7:30am

Duties Include:

  • Monitor Heat Plant operating equipment to ensure efficient systems operation.

  • Diagnose operating problems and takes action to avoid total plant shutdown.

  • Conduct inspections of the plant, maintains logs, and reports areas of concern that would result in a boiler shutdown to the supervisor.

  • Order chemicals and performs treatment of boiler feed water.

  • Perform minor maintenance as assigned by the supervisor.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications:

Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: A minimum of one year of experience in operating/maintaining boilers and related equipment. Experience with industrial plant operation or construction is preferred.  

Licensure: American Society of Power Engineers (ASOPE) licensure required within one year of hire. Valid Driver’s license also required.

For this position, the selected candidate will need to complete the required background checks prior to the start date of the position.

Physical Demands:

The employee will be required to bend, stoop, squat and walk while making frequent rounds and equipment checks. The use of both hands and a repetitive motion will be required while performing Boiler maintenance duties.

Position Compensation Range: $21.25 – $26.00 Hourly

TO APPLY:

Application Process for External Applicants : Please apply through Workday  and search for ‘Boiler Operator’. Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants: Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs,” search for ‘Boiler Operator’ and complete the application, attaching the following required documents:

  • Resume and
  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

** Note: multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box.​ Applications that are incomplete or missing required documents will not receive full consideration . This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Michele Jarman, Recruiter at [email protected]

COVID Vaccination Requirement
 

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
 
If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.
 
If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. 
 
NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption.  For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. 

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person’s perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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