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3M is seeking a Boiler Operator for Plant Engineering located in Maplewood, MN. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary :

The person hired for the position of Shift Engineer will be responsible for operating and maintaining high pressure steam boilers, steam turbine and electric chillers, and all auxiliary equipment for a central utility plant serving over 30 buildings across a 400 acre campus. Utility plant equipment includes steam boilers ranging from 90,000 to 180,000 pounds per hour and chillers ranging from 1,700 to 5,500 tons.

This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Operate high pressure boilers and related auxiliary equipment including switching fuel sources associated with curtailments.
  • Operate electric and steam turbine chillers and related auxiliary equipment
  • Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on Utility Plant equipment including boilers, steam condensers, heat exchangers, cooling towers, electric and turbine driven pumps and fans.
  • Maintain log books and recordkeeping
  • This position will require:

  • Weekend work
  • Working overtime
  • Working on holidays as needed
  • Short notice shift coverage
  • Working rotating shifts to include days, afternoons, and midnights.
  • Working with hand tools
  • Must stay current on boiler operating codes and required State of Minnesota Engineers license
  • Frequent physical demands, including:Utilizing computers to operate equipmentFrequent standing or sittingFrequent use of stairs and laddersLifting up to 25 lbsWorking in a hot and humid environmentWorking in a noisy environment
  • Basic Qualifications:

  • Possess a High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
  • State of Minnesota 1st Class A Engineer license or higher
  • Minimum of 3 years experience operating high pressure boilers
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in building maintenance or an equipment operation discipline
  • State of Minnesota Chief A Engineer license
  • Minimum of 5 years experience operating high pressure boilers
  • Experience with chiller plant operations
  • Location : Maplewood, MN

    Relocation: Is not authorized

    Qualified applicants will be required to take and pass 3M employment testing as a part of the selection process.

    Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status)

    Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.

    U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain \"non-U.S. persons\" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, \"Temporary Residents\" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.

    To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).

    The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this particular position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election


    Associated topics: automotive, calibrate, equipment, machine maintenance, maintenance, malfunction, millwright, repair, troubleshoot, upgrade

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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