Energy Center Operator

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WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • The Energy Center Operator is responsible for providing all utilities for the Ross Park site, including electric, water, steam, compressed air, refrigeration, air conditioning and fire protection and to operate and perform routine maintenance on Energy Center equipment. The incumbent must be able to perform all duties with minimal or no supervision.
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Operates Energy Center equipment and related control systems; i.e., gas boilers, air compressors, chillers, cooling towers, water treatment systems, fire protection system, and sewer system.
  • Performs various chemical tests on steam and water systems such as hardness, conductance, alkalinity, pH, etc.. Using the test results, maintains proper control of different steam and water systems to assure efficient Energy Center operation and provide high quality utilities for the site.
  • Performs routine maintenance in Energy Center systems and equipment such as boilers, chillers, air compressors, steam systems, water softeners, and pumps.
  • Uses computer-based DMACS control system for both utility and HVAC control systems, and Lotus Notes.
  • Other work related duties as assigned.


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required:
  • High school diploma/GED required.
  • 4 years related experience is defined as operating energy center type equipment such as boilers, refrigeration, air compressors, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic control systems in a similar environment or performing tasks similar to or the same as those required in this position.
  • Must be able to diagnose and repair the problem without shutting the site down or jeopardizing site operations such as MIS or R&D.
  • 3rd Class State of Ohio Stationary Engineer's License.
  • Experience is required due to nature of the staffing schedule currently in use at Ross Park, where round the clock operation's coverage is achieved with four operators on a rotating shift basis. Due to their schedule, the operator is the only maintenance/operations person on site for about 70% of the time, including the night shifts and weekends.
  • Four years related experience is defined as operating energy center type equipment such as boilers, refrigeration, air compressors, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic control systems in a similar environment or performing tasks similar to or the same as those required in this position. Must be able to diagnose and repair the problem without shutting the site down or jeopardizing site operations such as MIS or R&D.


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
  • Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

    Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.


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