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Steam Fireman

Apply now Job no: 514388
Position type: Staff Full Time
Benefit Status: Benefited-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: Facilities Operations&Services
Salary: Salary Range: M&T - Grade 15, Step 1: $3,974.43/monthly – Step 14: $5,580.19/monthly
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General Summary of Position: 

Incumbents of position in this series operate boilers and related equipment; read meters and gauges at specified intervals; open and close valves and adjust controls; check/monitor operating systems to detect faulty operating equipment.  

This position is for 
Second Shift, Wednesday through Sunday, 2:00pm - 10:00pm.

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Valid Massachusetts 2nd Class Steam Fireman (for Steam Fireman II) or 1st Class Steam Fireman license (for Steam Fireman I) pursuant to Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Only Internal (MTA-Maintenance & Trades Bargaining Union) candidates will be considered during the first 10 business days of the positing.  All other candidates will be considered after that period.

This is an 

This position is for Second Shift, Wednesday through Sunday, 2:00pm - 10:00pm.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  However this position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

Please submit a resume with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.  Submission of a cover letter is optional. 



Posting updated 1/9/2023.

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