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MD Anderson Cancer Center Stationary Engineer - Varied Work Schedule in Houston, Texas

Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday 6:30am - 3:00pm. Floater Shift coverage with 48 hour notice to work an 8 or 12 hour shift coverage, Sunday thru Saturday.

Ideal candidate will have a First or Second Grade Licensed Stationary Engineer as issued by the City of Houston.


The primary purpose of the Stationary Engineer position is to provide skilled work in the

operation of the central chilled water and steam system power plant. Responsible for the

operation and maintenance of all equipment in boiler rooms and equipment repairs within

the complex.


Performs preventative maintenance, correctives and inspections on electric/steam boilers,

chillers, cooling towers and associated pumps. Start up, coordinate equipment run

scenarios, and monitor/troubleshoot chillers, towers and boilers via BAS system. Perform

chemistry analysis, make necessary adjustments, data gathering and condition

assessments on cooling tower, chillled water and boiler feed water. Perform testing,

chemical treatment and preventative maintenance/correctives for Public Drinking Water

System and associate assets. Cleans and maintains all equipment and work areas.


Ensure Proper Operation of Equipment •Record and log numerous temperatures,

steam pressures and vacuum pressures every two hours within the campus

•Record & log temperatures every two hours on the A/C heating boiler.

•Drives to other Research & Education Facilities in the Houston area as assigned to

record and log various temperatures, steam pressures and vacuum pressures

•Performs preventive maintenance on plant equipment.

•Troubleshoot equipment failures and take necessary corrective actions.

•Monitor client nitrogen freezers, refrigerators, and freezers for any possible problems or


•Responds to campus client equipment critical alarms, facility alarms and fire alarms.

Maintain Correct Hardness and Chemical Treatment Levels •Performs various

chemical tests to prevent rust, scale, algae, oxygen pitting, and corrosion.

•Conduct hardness test on water softeners, chemically treated boilers, cooling towers and

closed loop systems.

Assist in keeping accurate information on the Water Usage Log and Maintain

Correct Water Temperature •Records & logs city water meters, make-up & blow

down water meters for cooling towers, city main feeds and well water feed.

•Manually adjust bypass valves, if necessary, during the fall & winter months to maintain

a 70-degree temperature for the chiller condenser on the cooling towers.

Maintain an Efficient Response to Work Orders •Paint and clean areas as assigned.

•Perform assigned projects and equipment repairs.

Other duties as assigned

Required: High school diploma or equivalent. Four years of experience working with boiler systems, chiller/cooling towers, and/or water treatment systems in a large central physical plant.

Preferred Certification:

First or Second Grade Stationary Engineer, TDL (driver's license) in good standing.

Class D Water Operator license issued by the Texas

Commission on Environmental Quality

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: 166379

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Varied

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 48,500

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 72,500

  • 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