TITLE: Supervisor, Small Boiler Shop
DIVISION: Business and Finance
REPORTS TO: Assistant Director, Facilities Services/
Maintenance and Repair
SUPERVISES: Small Boiler Shop Staff
Administer and participate in the operation, maintenance, repair and replacement of the University’s heating and hot water generating facilities, auxiliary boilers, and other heating systems to include, but not limited to, multi-fuel heating systems, steam, water, forced hot air systems and rooftop heating units. Responsibilities include hands on participation, training, work standards, inspection, preventive maintenance scheduling, materials and fuel ordering, record keeping and reports. Operate and maintain associated condensate distribution systems. Assign and manage the work of support staff. Assist with general planning and budgeting. Assist with developing work requirements for commercial contractors and in establishing guidelines and policies.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operate, maintain, repair and replace a variety of high and low-pressure steam, water and forced hot air boilers and other multiple fuel-heating units. Provide support to the Narragansett Bay Campus, the W. Alton Jones Campus and the Providence Campus with regard to fuel supplied heating systems.
Manage all systems to insure they are in compliance with federal and state regulatory requirements, such as the URI Spill Protection Containment Plan, and the Clean Air Act. Coordinate with the URI Utilities Engineer as necessary to meet all reporting requirements from these agencies.
Manage personnel and administrative matters relating to
assigned personnel. Plan, supervise and
maintain a boiler watch and maintenance plan for the various heating units on
Establish a viable preventive maintenance program to include all units and associated systems. Regularly inspect equipment to insure proper functioning. Provide and maintain detailed maintenance logs and records for all units to reflect the programs and procedures utilized. Prepare and administer improvements to effect economical, efficient and safe heating unit operation.
Order, receipt, and store all materials and supplies required for proper operation of all heating equipment. Order and receive fuels for all heating systems.
Assist with developing and planning an operational budget.
Develop work requirements for commercial contractors and review their work for satisfactory performance.
Develop the most efficient work plan to utilize in-house and contracted vendors to achieve Facilities Services mission requirements.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project, monitor and evaluate department budget.
Assist with technical matters involving heating systems and related hardware.
Perform additional duties as required.
LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Must at time of employment possess a valid RI Stationary Engineer’s License. Valid driver’s license required.
This position is subject to both inside and outside work and extreme cold and hot temperatures can be encountered in this position. The potential exists where noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions, oils and wearing a respirator might also be encountered. This position requires 24-hour call back in cases of emergency and supervisory presence, when required, on all shifts.
REQUIRED: High school, trade or vocational school, or technical training facility diploma; five years’ experience, including direct supervisory experience in operating, and maintaining boilers and multi-fuel heating systems; a valid Rhode Island Stationary Engineers License; working knowledge of use and implementation of an institutional Spill Protection Containment Plan, and all required actions that impact storage tanks, boilers and related equipment; thorough knowledge of the Clean Air Act as it applies to all equipment under the Small Boiler Shop control. This position could on occasion require bending, reaching, ascending, crawling, and hearing. This position requires that the incumbent be able to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulation and communicate the interpretation to subordinates and others. Must be able to prepare and present detailed studies and reports and to make recommendations concerning the substance of the studies and reports. Must possess strong interpersonal skills.
ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.