MD Anderson Cancer Center

Stationary Engineer - Varied Work Schedule - Houston

Houston, TX
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected ce

Job Description

Stationary Engineer - Varied Work Schedule

Posted: Friday, 4/12/2024
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 6:30am - 3:00pm. Floater Shift coverage with 48 hour notice to work an 8 or 12 hour shift coverage, Sunday thru Saturday.

Ideal candidate will have a First or Second Grade Licensed Stationary Engineer as issued by the City of Houston.

The primary purpose of the Stationary Engineer position is to provide skilled work in the
operation of the central chilled water and steam system power plant. Responsible for the
operation and maintenance of all equipment in boiler rooms and equipment repairs within
the complex.

Performs preventative maintenance, correctives and inspections on electric/steam boilers,
chillers, cooling towers and associated pumps. Start up, coordinate equipment run
scenarios, and monitor/troubleshoot chillers, towers and boilers via BAS system. Perform
chemistry analysis, make necessary adjustments, data gathering and condition
assessments on cooling tower, chillled water and boiler feed water. Perform testing,
chemical treatment and preventative maintenance/correctives for Public Drinking Water
System and associate assets. Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas.

Ensure Proper Operation of Equipment •Record and log numerous temperatures,
steam pressures and vacuum pressures every two hours within the campus
  • Record & log temperatures every two hours on the A/C heating boiler.
  • Drives to other Research & Education Facilities in the Houston area as assigned to
record and log various temperatures, steam pressures and vacuum pressures
  • Performs preventive maintenance on plant equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment failures and take necessary corrective actions.
  • Monitor client nitrogen freezers, refrigerators, and freezers for any possible problems or
  • Responds to campus client equipment critical alarms, facility alarms and fire alarms.
Maintain Correct Hardness and Chemical Treatment Levels •Performs various
chemical tests to prevent rust, scale, algae, oxygen pitting, and corrosion.
  • Conduct hardness test on water softeners, chemically treated boilers, cooling towers and
closed loop systems.
Assist in keeping accurate information on the Water Usage Log and Maintain
Correct Water Temperature •Records & logs city water meters, make-up & blow
down water meters for cooling towers, city main feeds and well water feed.
  • Manually adjust bypass valves, if necessary, during the fall & winter months to maintain
a 70-degree temperature for the chiller condenser on the cooling towers.
Maintain an Efficient Response to Work Orders •Paint and clean areas as assigned.
  • Perform assigned projects and equipment repairs.

Other duties as assigned

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Four years of experience working with boiler systems, chiller/cooling towers, and/or water treatment systems in a large central physical plant.

Preferred Certification:

First or Second Grade Stationary Engineer, TDL (driver's license) in good standing.

Class D Water Operator license issued by the Texas
Commission on Environmental Quality

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 166379
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Work Week: Varied
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 48,500
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,500
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 72,500
  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Work Location: Onsite
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Referral Bonus Available?: No
  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No
  • Science Jobs: No


MD Anderson Cancer Center At A Glance

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 rankings. It is one of only 45 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. Since 1944, more than 1 million patients have sought out MD Anderson’s expertise. The institution pioneered a multidisciplinary approach to research-driven care. In Fiscal Year 2015, MD Anderson invested more than $780.5 million in research. More than 6,600 trainees take part in educational programs at MD Anderson each year. The institution awards degrees in nine bachelor's programs and one master's program in allied health disciplines. In collaboration with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, MD Anderson awards M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at The UT Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. MD Anderson was created by the Texas Legislature in 1941 as a component of The University of Texas System. From then through today, MD Anderson continues to set the standard in cancer prevention research and the translation of new knowledge into innovative, multidisciplinary care for patients, survivors and people at average or elevated risk of developing cancer.
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