The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, invites applications for the Boiler Operator in the Facilities and Engineering Department. The candidates duties will include, but not limited too: Responsible for proper operation of the Central Boiler Plant; maintains operational and maintenance records of the Boiler Plants, Main Boilers, Auxiliary Boilers, and Main and Auxiliary Steam distribution systems and associated equipment; must be able to work and support work on rotating shifts including, nights, weekends, holidays and emergencies supervising the Central Boiler Plant in proper operation, maintenance and repair of associated steam producing equipment.
The candidate will also be responsible for the following: Assists in maintaining maintenance records, equipment certification records, water chemistry and chemical inventory records; assists in maintaining all DEHC records, including fuel records for the Boilers and Emergency Diesel Generator; responsible for operation, maintenance, repair and testing of the Emergency Diesel and auxiliary equipment including fuel oil pump, fuel oil coolers and cooling systems; and responsible for proper electrical distribution of emergency power to the campus; and will be responsible for complying with all DHEC requirements and maintaining all operational data for DHEC reports and inspections.
A high school diploma and four(4) years’ experience in the related trades area. Work conditions subject to 24 hour emergency callout on evenings, weekends, and holidays, including extreme weather and climatic conditions of humidity, heat and cold. Must be capable of: repetitively lifting objects weighing 50 pounds to waist height and transporting a distance of 10 feet; working off roofs, scaffolds, ladders and platforms at high elevations up to 100 feet off of the ground.
Under general supervision, operates the central Boiler Plant on an assigned shift. Ability to accept and interpret oral and written communications. Supplemental questions are considered part of your official application. Resumes will be reviewed to determine if an applicant has met the qualifications for the position. Applicants indicating college credit or degree(s) on the application may be required to present an official copy of the college transcript upon employment. Military experience is not a requirement of this position, but the successful candidate will develop an understanding of the military character of The Citadel as an integral part of the college's identity.
The Citadel is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate against any individual, or group of individuals, on the basis of age, color, race, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information or veteran's status in its employment practices. The Citadel has a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment. We encourage applications from minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Benefits of Working at The Citadel
- Extensive Health Plans
- Great Retirement Options
- Tuition Waiver Program
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employee Discounts
- Isle of Palms Beach Club
- Swain Family Boat Center
- Community Service Opportunities
- Read more about our benefits, on our HR website
About The Citadel College
The Citadel, also known as the Military College of South Carolina, is a public senior military college located in Charleston, South Carolina. Founded in 1842, The Citadel has a rich history and educational reputation. With our current location on the banks of the Ashley River in downtown Charleston, you are close to great restaurants, shopping and much more. Ranked #1 Public College in the South (U.S. News & World Report, 2022) for schools with up to a master’s degree, the opportunities are endless.
There are about 2,300 undergraduate students who make up the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Out of the Corps of Cadets, 1 out of 3 graduates earn a military commission. Students can choose from 31 Majors, 57 Minors, pre-health professions, and pre-law (a concentration in political science). The 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio guarantees students a quality education. Another 1,000 students attend the Graduate College, evening and online programs.