Nov 21, 2019

Stationary Engineer I - Low Pressure

  • Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
Executive Leadership

Job Description

Operates low pressure steam or hot water boilers which provide power for heating buildings.

Essential Functions

Operates and performs preventive maintenance on low pressure steam or hot water boilers and related equipment to provide power for lighting and heating buildings.

Observes steam-flow meters and manipulates valves to bring meter readings within the specified requirements.

Performs inspection, preventive maintenance on low pressure steam or hot water boilers and related equipment to provide power for lighting and hating buildings.

Performs inspection, preventive maintenance and minor repair to boilers, pumps, fans and interior signal systems, compressors air handling units, unit ventilators, generator and all fire safety equipment.

Removes water samples from equipment, conducts chemical test to determine water quality, and adds corrective chemicals to water as needed.

Records meter readings and boiler room and mechanical maintenance activities in logbook; maintains daily operating records.

Performs a wide variety of mechanical maintenance work as necessary.

Maintains and cleans mechanical rooms.

Performs inspections and replacement of mechanical belts in air handling and other mechanical units in boiler room, closets and on roof tops.

Ability to clean and repair air coil units; air handling units, univents and other mechanical units as identified.

Changes light bulbs and ballasts, which include climbing a ladder.

Identifies and correctly change air filters in equipment on premises.

Takes pool readings for chemical balance and record as needed after training.

Composes reports as needed or requested.

Performs and promotes all activities in compliance with equal employment and nondiscrimination policies; follows federal laws, state laws, school board?s policies and the professional standards.

Maximum Salary 17.44

Minimum Salary 15.14

Desired Qualifications

High School graduate or equivalent.

Three years operation and preventive maintenance of low pressure boilers experience.

Second-grade stationary engineer?s certificate issued by the Maryland State Board of Examining Engineers required.

Must possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class C driver?s license and provide own transportation.

Knowledge of low pressure steam and hot water plant practices and procedures, standard steam and hot water plant safety practices, and mechanical maintenance techniques.

Ability to read gauges and meters.

Ability to read and understand technical manuals pertaining to operation and maintenance of equipment.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Full time or Part time Full time

Additional Details

Qualified candidates for the above position must submit the following:
  • Completed online application
  • Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying.
  • Upload copies of all transcripts ?undergraduate, graduate if applicable
  • Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address and phone number
  • All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application
Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link:

Baltimore City Public Schools is an equal opportunity employer and encourages resumes from bi-lingual or multi-lingual candidates.

Baltimore City Public Schools does not discriminate in any aspect of employment on the basis of race, color, ancestry or national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or age. For inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, please contact the Equal Employment Opportunity Manager, 200 E. North Avenue, Room 208, Baltimore, MD 21202; 410-396-8542 (phone); 410-396-2955 (fax).

This position is affiliated with Local 44 (L44) bargaining union.

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