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Boiler House Operator

Louisville, KY, United States  |  Manufacturing (Group)  |  ID: REQ-13554


Job Location

USA, Louisville, KY

Job Posting Title

Boiler House Operator

The Challenge

Make it at the Park! Join the GE Appliances team in a central utility generating facility critical to our business’ core manufacturing infrastructure. We are looking to hire one (1) Operator to support Boiler House Operations. This essential role supports GE Appliances’ compressed air systems, steam generation during the colder months, campus-wide 24/7 fire protection services, continuous waste treatment processes, and more. This position is represented by the SEIU/NCFO.

What you will Do

Why GE Appliances?

  • Paid weekly

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits starting day one

  • Tuition reimbursement and career development

  • Paid vacation, holiday, and personal time

  • Paid parental leave and access to backup childcare

  • And, so much more!

What you’ll do:

  • Provide daily monitoring of Switch Gear, Large Air Compressors, Natural gas steam boilers, utilities and Industrial Waste Treatment

  • Switching 15KV switchgear

  • Valving large underground valves as well as overhead

  • Starting and operating steam boilers, Air Chillers and 1500 HP air Compressors

  • Operate motorized equipment, including but not limited to trucks, vans, etc.

  • Perform other duties as directed

What you need to Succeed

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a high school diploma, GED or GED equivalent and

    • 3+ years of experience in Industrial environment, construction environment, or commercial environment

  • Ability to work on all shifts

  • Proven mechanical aptitude and knowledge of air compressors and pumps

  • Ability to trace down piping

  • Be self-directed and be able to make decisions in stressful situations

  • Proven ability to work with these factors:

    • Perform work in a loud/noisy environment

    • Work with parts/equipment which may be hot, cold, and/or wet

    • Work outside in all weather conditions and work at heights

    • Use a wide range of powered tools and hand tools and vibratory tools/equipment

    • Perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation, including, but not limited to:

      • Prolonged standing, frequently handling various parts for assembly, frequent walking, reaching at waist level, pushing/pulling, grasping/squeezing, pinching

      • Have fine motor dexterity, neck flexion, and be able to use air tools

      • Be able to reach overhead, reach at shoulder, knee, and floor level

      • Bending, stooping, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, ladder/stair climbing, pivoting, twisting, neck extension/rotation, shoulder circumduction, lying supine and using vibratory tools also required

      • Handling and lifting of parts and/or equipment (lifting minimum of 86 lbs., carrying 62 lbs., and pushing/pulling, 75 lbs. required)

Preferred Experience, Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience operating or maintaining steam boilers

  • Familiarity with Industrial Waste Treatment

  • Familiarity with high voltage switchgear

  • Arc Flash Training

GE Appliances invites all interested and qualified candidates to apply for employment opportunities. If you have a disability that prevents or limits your ability to use or access the site, or if you require any other accommodation in the application process due to a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at [email protected].

GE Appliances is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.



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