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Jacobs Stationary Steam Engineer in Hampton, Virginia

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Hourly rate: $34.92

We are looking for a hardworking, dependable person who wants to be a part of our Facility Operations team. This is a IAMAW Union position.

Operation of boilers, air compressors, air dryers, pumps and auxiliary equipment. Observes, interprets and records readings on gauges, meters and charts which register various aspects of boiler, boiler subsystems and other utility systems operations both on-site and remote. Adjusts controls to insure safe and efficient boiler operation and to meet demands for steam or high-temperature water. Keeps all main and auxiliary machinery, and equipment of the system in good working order.

Performs Operator Maintenance to include lubricating, and emergency/minor repairs and assists Maintenance personnel during facility outages to include repairs to boiler room equipment, including pumps valves, piping and other auxiliary equipment.

Performs a variety of administrative duties such as typing, filing and generating reports, assisting with the development of SOP's, drawings, and ISO documents.

May be required to work on an off-shift or rotating shift environment to include weekends and holidays.

Here’s what you’ll need :

U.S. Citizenship required. Valid Drivers License required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. ASOPE or NUILPE Operating Engineer's license is required or 8 years work experience plus an apprenticeship or equivalent training period in a designated field, craft, or trade that can be documented by a certificate or diploma form a reputable organization, military, school or trade school program.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Test Environment- May be exposed to areas of high noise levels, hazardous propellants, explosives, chemicals and industrial facilities. (90%)

Travel between various facilities and during test operations may be required and may bring exposure to loud noise and potentially hazardous equipment operation. (10%)

Physical Requirements

Visual and physical (hands on) contact of test related systems, hardware, articles.

Requires climbing, crawling, bending, and body mobility. (30%)

Ability to distinguish basic colors. (10%) Corrected vision (100%) Hearing (100%)

Lifting, carrying, exerting pressure up to 45 lbs. (10%)

Equipment and Machines

Boilers, air compressors, air dryers, pumps, fans, turbines and other auxilary equipment.


Regular attendance mandatory (100%)

Overtime/work outside normal schedule required (20%)

Other Essential Functions

U.S. Citizenship required. A valid driver’s license is required. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance as required. Employees will exercise diligence when developing a Safe Plan of Action (SPA) for each task performed. Your SPA is a Company provided tool to be used for the prevention of incidents, accidents, and injuries; as such, it is the most important tool that you are required to use.


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