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MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr Maintenance Technician - Stationary Engineer - Wednesday-Saturday Nights in Houston, Texas

The ideal candidate will have at least 3rd Grade Stationary Engineer license issued by the City of Houston. Experience working with steam systems.

The work schedule for this position is Night Shift, Wednesday through Saturday.

-Wed (9pm -7:30am)

-Thurs (9pm -7:30am)

-Fri (11pm-7:30am)

-Sat (7pm -7:30am)


The primary purpose of the Senior Maintenance Technician position is to perform skilled sub journeyman-level work in a designated craft. It impacts routine maintenance and repairs of all mechanical equipment, systems, buildings, and grounds.


Under limited supervision performs inspections, troubleshooting, and routine and preventative maintenance on various equipment, buildings, and utility systems using one or more craft trade skills. Maintains records of materials, jobs, and other pertinent information. May investigate outages. Coordinates and prioritizes the workflow of other technicians. Functions as a point of contact for vendors. Prepares and submits reports. Participates in process improvement initiatives. May precept staff.


Maintain Facility appearance, Functionality and Safety

• Investigates Outages.

•Inspects contracted work to ensure repairs and installations are compliant with institutional guidelines, plans, specifications and submittals

•Functions as a point of contact for vendors.

•Prepares and submits reports.

•Participates in process improvement initiatives.

•Record and log temperatures on chillers, heaters, and all related equipment every two hours.

•Respond to all critical alarms for laboratory equipment in all Main Campus Research & Education facilities.• Perform preventive maintenance on Central Plant equipment. (Chilled Water, Pumps, Compressors, Hot Water Pumps, Domestic Water Pumps, etc.)

• Record and log temperatures on all A/C Heating exchangers servicing all facilities.

• Record and log temperatures and pressures of all the utility equipment that is servicing Research and Education Facilities here at the Main Campus.

• Record and log vacuum pressure for laboratory use as required each shift.

• Conduct hardness test on the water softeners as required each shift.

• Conduct chemical test on chill water and hot water closed loop systems for corrosion protection.

• Chemical treatment of closed loop systems

Reduce Outside Contractor Costs

•Participates in process improvement initiatives. Record and log temperatures on chillers, heaters, and all related equipment every two hours. Respond to all critical alarms for laboratory equipment in all Main Campus Research & Education facilities.

Other Duties as assigned

• Provide lead support to the Utilities Operations Superintendent and/or Supervisor, Physical Plant's Superintendent in their absence.

• Coordinate all work performed by other shops, which require a basic knowledge of overall physical plant operations when, requested by Physical Plant Utilities Operations Superintendent, Supervisor, or Manager.

•The employee may be expected to be part of an on-call group and when assigned this responsibility will be compensated for that time. When on-call, the employee must be available and be able to respond in accordance to policy. Periods of alert when Emergency Conditions may be expected are not considered on-call.

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Five years experience in one or more crafts (i.e. - plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, HVAC, instrumentation).

Preferred: Stationary Engineer license.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 167841

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Nights, Weekends

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 56,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 70,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 84,000

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No