Steam Fireman I (2 positions)-Facilities Management - Bunker Hill Community College in Boston Massachusetts

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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Job Description:

Operates boilers and related equipment. Reads meters and gauges at specified intervals. Opens and closes valves and adjusts controls. Checks/monitors operating systems to detect faulty operating equipment.  Cleans, maintains and/or lubricates power plant and related auxiliary equipment. Records data and maintains logs on such matters as temperatures, fuel and consumption. Performs related work as required such as, maintaining cleanliness of work area, verifying receipt of fuel, directing fuel deliverers to proper storage areas, attend training programs, and instruct students in the use of electronic equipment, safety measures. Checks and/or monitors air conditioning and/or ventilation systems in order to ensure safe and effective operations. Meets all other requirements in the Classification Specification for Occupational Group 48 revised 10/96. Other duties as assigned.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts Human Resources Division Classification Specification for Steam Fireman I may be obtained at the Human Resources Office or at:

  • Possess a current and valid Second Class Steam Fireman’s license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety, pursuant to Chapter 146 of the Massachusetts General Laws (PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR LICENSE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND COVER LETTER)
  • Minimum of one year experience performing the duties and qualifications listed in the Classification Specification and possession of a current and valid driver’s license issued by the Mass RMV
  • Demonstrated knowledge of methods, techniques and procedures of operation of steam boilers, auxiliary equipment, and air conditioning and ventilation systems
  • Skills in using small hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, screw drivers, hacksaws, pipe threader, etc.
  • Ability to understand and apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, guidelines, etc. governing assigned unit activities
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend the English language
  • Ability to maintain accurate records, lift and carry heavy objects, to visually distinguish colors
  • All other requirements in the Classification Specification for Occupational Group 48 revised 10/96
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse faculty, staff and student population

BHCC is nationally recognized as a Leader College by Achieving the Dream and is one of four colleges awarded the National Gates Foundation Achieving the Dream Catalyst grant. The College, ranked among the 25 fastest growing public two-year colleges in the United States, is a multi-campus institution with vibrant, urban campuses in Boston, MA, in nearby Chelsea, MA, and at three satellite locations within the Greater Boston area. BHCC is part of the Massachusetts public higher education system, which includes 15 community colleges. Founded in 1973, BHCC is the largest community college in Massachusetts, serving more than 14,000 students each semester across all modes of instruction. The College offers more than 100 certificate and degree programs that prepare students to enter four-year institutions or to enter the workforce prepared for better and more highly skilled jobs. Sixty-seven percent of students are people of color and more than fifty percent are women.

Additional Information

1st shift: Monday –Friday 7:00a.m.-3:00p.m.

2nd shift: Monday –Friday 2:00p.m.-10:00p.m

Salary: $700.31/wk

Closing Date: October 23, 2014

Application Instructions

Submit Cover Letter, Resume Addressing the Required Qualifications and fill out the online application to:

Keyword Phrases

  • Facilities Management
  • Achieving the Dream
  • Embrace Diversity
  • LifeMap
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:2 - Year Institution / Technical
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter