We are a global leader in the irrigation, outdoor lighting,
dispensing technology, and custom manufacturing industries. Driving
our continued success is the combined energy and talents of the
nearly 3,500 people on our team. Together, we create a diverse
array of products that can be seen all over the world, from
residential landscapes to national landmarks, stadiums, parks,
hotels, and municipal buildings. Although we're global, we're
family owned, and our casual, fun, and caring company culture is
what makes this a special place to work. As we grow, we are
dedicated to preserving our unique culture that makes our employees
proud to work here. Whether you're pursuing a career at our
headquarters in Southern California, or an opportunity at one of
our state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, or something
somewhere in between, we look forward to welcoming you to Hunter
Industries and our Family of Companies.
Work Schedule: 2nd Shift | 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM | Monday -
About This Role:
The Central Plant Operator II is responsible for the operation
and inspection of all central plant, utility systems, and all
related ancillary equipment that supports the facilities and
production processes. Documents the need for and implements the
maintenance and emergency repairs to the same. Assures reliable
utility service at specified conditions to the company.
Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's
values of Customer Satisfaction, Innovation, Family, and Social
Essential Job Functions/Tasks:
Operates, trouble shoots and coordinates the repair and
maintenance of all utility system electrical equipment to include
electrical switch gears, control panels, generators, motors, and
Operates, trouble shoots and coordinates the repair and
maintenance of all cogenerations mechanical equipment including but
not limited to chillers, hydraulic systems, air compressors,
pneumatic control valves, water systems, pumps, natural gas
engines, boilers and steam system, cooling towers and air
On a daily basis, monitors the chemistry for water treatment of
the boilers, hot and chill water systems and cooling towers.
Maintains central systems documentation. The operator is
responsible for recordkeeping. Makes entries in the daily logbook,
takes equipment readings, makes amendments to technical manuals and
schematics, orders equipment manufacture's manual updates. Performs
computerized data entry for the preventative maintenance program
and for the meter readings spreadsheet.
Schedules the purchase and inventory of all parts and materials
necessary for an efficient plant operation.
Performs maintenance and repairs to equipment.
- Responds to equipment failures or problems associated with
utility systems on weekends, holidays, or other times when the
cogeneration plant is not staffed.
Other Job Functions:
Performs other related tasks as assigned, some of which may
become essential to the position.
It is the responsibility of all Hunter employees to keep
themselves and others safe. Employees are required to complete all
mandatory safety trainings, know Hunter's safe work practices, use
the appropriate personal protective equipment for the job, and
immediately report all injuries, near misses and hazardous
identifications to a Supervisor or the Environmental Health &
Safety (EHS) Department. Those employees who do not comply with
safe work practices may be subject to disciplinary action, up to
and including termination. Employees in management positions have
an even greater responsibility that includes modeling safe
behavior, ensuring employees on the team are following all safe
work practices and completing training, and taking part in
injury/illness investigations. A safe workplace must be the goal of
everyone at Hunter Industries.
Two years trade school or equivalent.
Five years facility maintenance experience to include three
years of progressive cogeneration operation, power plant, central
chilled water plant, central hydraulic system and/or boiler plant,
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's):
KSA #1: Must be able to read and understand blueprints,
schematic diagrams, and technical data sheets.
KSA #2: May be asked to purchase own basic hand tools and
electrical troubleshooting equipment.
KSA #3: Requires excellent verbal and written communication
skills in English.
KSA #4: Must have basic computer skills.
KSA #5: Must have good analytical skills.
KSA #6: Must be able to work overtime when required.
KSA #7: Must be available to work on an "oncall" basis as
Intermittent standing and walking to move about and to perform
work in cogeneration facility. Ability to sit for brief or
sustained periods of time to complete paperwork activities and to
enter data into the computer.
Ability to climb stairs or ladders to gain access to upper
levels of buildings and equipment. Ability to climb stepladders and
attached ladders to gain access to high areas to perform work on
the cogeneration system.
Ability to work in a variety of body positions (bending,
crouching, kneeling, twisting, lying on back) to gain access to
areas to perform work on the cogeneration system.
Ability to lift pumps, motors, panels, and other items weighing
up to 70 pounds.
Ability to use the arms and body to remove and replace pumps,
motors, and other parts. Ability to reach above shoulders to work
in high areas.
Manual dexterity sufficient to use power equipment and hand
tools. Finger dexterity sufficient to handle small parts, to use
the computer and to complete paperwork activities.
Visual acuity sufficient to read blueprints, schematics, and
drawings and to complete paperwork activities.
Hearing sufficient to communicate with individuals in person and
Inside the shop and switch gear room. Exposure to heat humidity
high noise levels and cold temperatures while working in the
central plant areas. For safety protection in designated areas or
when performing certain activities wears steeltoed shoes safety
glasses ear plugs rubber gloves face shield eye goggles rubber
apron dust mask and respirator.
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Hunter Industries and its Family of Companies is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry,
color, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, military
and veteran status, national origin, race, religion, sexual
orientation, or any other applicable legally protected status or