The Jackson Laboratory | Sacramento, CA
Under limited supervision, the Stationary Engineer position operates and performes preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance on boilers, chillers, emergency generators, fire pumps, and related equipment. Keeps detailed records, log sheets, and reports for internal use along with state and federal agencies. Provides shift and weekend/holiday facilities coverage on a 24/7/365 basis.
Operates, cleans, and performs predictive, preventative & corrective maintenance on rotating and stationary equipment, to include low & high pressure boilers, industrial chillers, emergency power generation, emergency fire pumps, and all associated auxiliary equipment. Assists with the maintenance and operation of other facility systems as needed. Maintains all associated spaces at a high level of housekeeping cleanliness.
Continuously monitors various gauges and automatic recording devices at specified times to assess operating conditions; records operational data, to include equipment temperatures, pressures, hours of operation, fuel consumption, water levels, water consumption, and electrical production and usage. Tests and controls the chemistry of boiler water, condensate, and condenser tower water. Observes parameter trends and proactively responds to maintain a high level of plant reliability.
Operates boilers, electric distribution systems, chilled water production and other systems in accordance with established guidelines and regulatory requirements to maintain the most efficient operating parameters necessary to meet the changing needs of the facility.
Acts as primary facilities maintenance and operations response during second, third, and weekend shifts. Provides immediate diagnosis and remedy to plant issues and/or contacts formal on-call maintenance personnel for assistance. Operates in strict compliance with detailed watch stander rules of engagement and performs other duties as assigned.
Enters technical information into a personal computer for the purpose of record keeping and preventative maintenance; uses and support a computerized maintenance management system. Provides detailed written and oral reports as needed.