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STEAMFITTER/PIPEFITTER , Facilities-Repair and Maintenance (R&M) (2 openings), to perform work in all areas of pressure steam systems across the Institute, including installing, repairing, maintaining, and troubleshooting a full range of steam, processed water, chilled water and compressed air systems. Will maintain high and low pressure steam systems consisting of pressure reducing valves, traps, expansion joints, heating units, steam tables and boilers; remove and reinstall pumps; install, maintain, and service new and existing commercial and industrial HVAC process systems, processed water, chilled water and compressed air systems; and respond to emergency mechanical system calls; perform all installation, maintenance, inspection and testing in accordance with applicable standards and requirements of OHSA 10 and/or established compliance requirements of the authority having jurisdiction.
REQUIRED : a high school diploma or its equivalent, a five-year apprenticeship, five years' experience working with a pipefitter's license, valid driver's license, and willingness to obtain A.S.M.E. welding certification for steel pipe. Must be able work from blueprints, specifications, verbal instruction, or sketches; locate, diagnose, and correct defects and malfunctions on a variety of pipe systems; electric arc weld all piping systems; receive work order assignments, order materials, and complete tasks accurately; provide updates on the work order status and written comments provided on work orders upon completion; work with minimal supervision; lift weights of up to 50 lbs.; read and understand written directions, safety signage, and other documents; use e-mail, the IT equipment that is utilized for work order tracking software, and other types of job-specific technology once management has provided the necessary training; and work both independently and as a member of a team. Job #16997
Working conditions include ascending/descending stairs, traversing the campus, moving about the jobsite and machinery to access equipment, and/or remaining stationary for extended periods of time; working from ladders, scaffolds, and other above ground locations such as roofs; and using scissor lifts, articulating lifts, and bucket trucks. Personal protective equipment must be worn as required by the specific assignment. Environment contains dust, odors, fumes, high levels of noise, and temperature extremes; and working with and around chemicals and solvents. Work will also be performed near steam and moving machinery and in tight areas and confined spaces such as manholes and crawl spaces. Some work will be performed in research labs and animal facilities and outdoors in inclement weather.
Employees who work a regular, established work scheduled are not considered essential personnel but may be required to work other shifts on an as needed basis.
MIT will conduct a background check (including checking criminal records) for finalists. For current MIT SEIU members, this background check will be done for finalists who are bidding for a promotion or for a voluntary transfer to another classification unit.
Internal Number: 16997
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