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Boiler Technician

First Communities Management Columbus, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Job Summary

Performs a variety of skilled tasks associated with the installation, modification and repair of gas and oil commercial boiler systems and related equipment; performs related work as required. Also responsible for running general work order tickets and systems maintenance covering a wide variety of maintenance applications included but not limited to plumbing, electrical, carpentry, appliance repair, turn-key readiness, preventative maintenance, etc

Essential Duties

1. Performs a variety of tasks on both the interior and exterior of buildings, installing, repairing and maintaining commercial gas and oil heating systems and associated equipment in accordance with mechanical, plumbing, EPA and electrical codes and guidelines.

2. Troubleshoots, tests, repairs, maintains or modifies heating, cooling tower, and chiller systems and equipment including, but not limited to, valves, gas pressure and air flow switches, thermostats, filters, nozzles, burner units, air compressors, pumps, 3-phase electric motors, breaker switches, piping, tubing and related gas pressure and hot water systems and electrical, mechanical, and electronic control panels.

3. Open and clean boilers during summer months. Monitors and checks contracted repairs to make sure all repairs to boilers are completed properly

4. Keeps records and makes reports of work accomplished and materials used.

5. Maintains and adjusts the pneumatic controls for the heating and cooling system.

Other Duties

1. Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor or other appropriate administrator.

2. Respond to and complete service requests in a timely manner

3. Coordinate with the maintenance supervisor and team to prioritize tasks throughout the day

4. Provide excellent customer service when interacting with residents, guests, and vendors

5. Identify any issues regarding safety, hazardous conditions or maintenance needs in the community and correct them or report them to the maintenance supervisor

6. Perform preventative maintenance on equipment within the community

7. Prepare vacant apartments for move-in, including completing any necessary repairs or replacements

8. Ensure upkeep of community appearance by replacing lightbulbs, removing trash and litter, painting and performing repairs

9. Accurately complete records and service requests, preventative maintenance, and make-ready of vacant apartments

10. Perform electrical and plumbing work as required

11. Assist with groundskeeping, pool maintenance, housekeeping, distribution of notices, apartment inspections, and other tasks as needed

Job Specifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities Required)

Completion of standard high school or GED, supplemented by 5 years practical experience working on boilers and 4 years of practical experience in general HVAC work, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the above noted knowledge, skill and ability. Possession of an appropriate, valid automotive operator’s license. Must possess thorough knowledge of the equipment, materials, methods, practices and tools used in the commercial gas, oil and electric heating trade. Experience with a variety of heating plant systems including design, operation, maintenance, repair and parts variations; working knowledge of related mechanical, plumbing, EPA and electrical codes and other guidelines required. Understanding of the common hazards and necessary safety precautions. Must be skilled in the use of tools, equipment, and materials pertinent to the heating plant trade with demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, test, repair, maintain or modify commercial heating plant systems and related equipment, to plan and perform well under emergency repair or changing work priority situations. Must stay abreast of new technology and have the ability to follow written and oral instructions, diagrams, blueprints, schematics (mechanical, electrical and electronic) and manufacture’s manuals, to estimate time and materials needed for small jobs and to perform routine record keeping tasks and arithmetic computations. Requires good interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain positive working relationships.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

Strength and dexterity necessary to perform all essential tasks, including lifting up to 50 pounds, stooping, bending, reaching, kneeling, and working in tiring and uncomfortable positions for extended periods of time; vision necessary to determine color differences; wearing a respirator; working from ladders; working in extreme temperatures and under damp conditions. Exposure to electrical shock, hazardous or explosive gases and toils, acids and strong cleaning solvents, dust, poor lighting, extreme temperatures, excessive noise levels, moving machinery, and asbestos; using power equipment; working with heavy and awkward equipment; working from heights. Work is performed both inside and outside school buildings, often from high places or in cramped spaces; may require working during unusual hours. Duties are normally performed inside and outside. The noise level in the work environment is sometimes loud but usually moderate.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision Received: Maintenance Supervisor or another appropriate supervisor

First Communities Management

Why Work Here?

We provide our employees a nurturing and motivating environment that is profitable, honorable and rewarding.

WHY FIRST COMMUNITIES First Communities is passionately committed to developing long term relationships with clients and employees. Our culture is one that is based on honesty, integrity, service, one-on-one communication and trust. We are constantly and aggressively searching for new employees who share our values of excellence without any regard to age, race, gender, ethnicity, income, culture, and religion. First Communities strives to deliver the highest possible standard for our clients. This standard can only be achieved with the complete dedication and commitment from our employees. As a testament to this commitment, over 60% of our current employees have over 5 years of tenure. We are seeking individuals that have the character and professional qualities to effectively achieve a higher standard for our clients. Our mission statement follows three basic principles: -To provide the best possible apartment home, with the best service, to the best qualified applicants at a fair market price. -To provide this service to all in a professional and enthusiastic manner operating within owner objectives and policies. -To provide our employees a nurturing and motivating environment that is profitable, honorable and rewarding. We embrace all fair housing regulations, all wage and hour regulations, and all federal, state and local statutes and guidelines pertaining to the apartment industry.


Columbus, OH