Job Description:The Steam Plant Supervisor is responsible for full operation and maintenance in all phases of the gas and Biomass fired boilers which supply steam for heating buildings, operating food service facilities and generating hot water in a large state correctional institution. Incumbent reports directly to the Physical Plant Director I and directly supervises all Steam Plant Operators, Maintenance Mechanics and other personnel assigned.Responsibilities:Incumbent is responsible for entire operation of a large powerhouse at a state institution. Work is highly independent working under general supervision of Physical Plant Director. Incumbent uses judgment and makes many long-term decisions regarding staffing needs, safety and efficiency of operation and required equipment, tools, repairs, or construction.Physical Effort and Working Conditions:Lifting of heavy tools and equipment is occasionally required. Strain is regularly exerted; tasks involve standing, stooping, walking, and climbing continuously while supervising all phases of operation.Work is usually performed in the powerhouse that is cool in the winter and warm in the summer. There is occasional exposure to such hazards as heights, live steam, hot pipes, and electrical and moving parts.Preferred Experience:Four (4) years experience in a large institutional or industrial steam plant -AND- Four (4) years of supervisory experience in the above areas -AND- Two (2) years experience must have been within a gas or bio-mass type plant -AND- must obtain within Twelve (12) months the "Power Engineer Certification" as issued by the Indiana Association of the National Association of Power Engineers; or Possession of the Power Engineer Certification at the time of application or experience as a state steam plant shift operator (71102)Benefits:The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, retirement plans and accrued leave.Equal Employment Opportunity:The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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