Boiler Firer Trainee

Boiler Firer Trainee

  • 528295
  • Fairbanks, Alaska, United States
  • Crafts and Trades
  • On Campus
  • Staff Full-time
  • Closing on: May 17 2024
  • Crafts & Trades T1
  • UAF Facilities Services

UAF Utilities Department is looking for an energetic self-starter looking to enter a long-term career in the power generation field as a CT1 Boiler Firer Trainee. While on shift, you will be performing tasks that are in line with an entry level position including but not limited to: Janitorial work, assisting other trades/crafts during maintenance/unplanned plant outages, working with the CT2 Boiler Firer and CT3 Operator on your shift to get on-the job training, and to participate in the Utilities Operator Training Program, which will can potentially lead to your becoming a CT3 Operator. There is potential for exposure to asbestos and/or silica. 

To succeed in this position, you will need to be able to follow directions, have initiative to ask questions about how power plant equipment works, and to potentially work toward the final goal of progressing to CT3 Operator.

This is a union (Local 6070) represented position under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor. The employee will perform duties at the Atkinson Heat & Power Plant in support of Plant Operations. This is an entry level position intended to provide on-the-job training and establish the knowledge base for promotion to a higher level within the Power Plant.

This job posting will be used to hire up to 3 individuals for this position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ability to obtain Third Class Boiler Operator's License within 12 months of employment. Have a valid Drivers license and clean driving record in compliance with UA Safe Driving criteria. High School graduate or equivalent.

Position Details:

This is a full-time, non-exempt staff position complete with both a competitive salary and full employee benefits package. UA provides a generous compensation package that includes retirement options, annual leave, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a successful candidate is identified. 

Local 6070 Generic Union Job Description

**All APPLICANTS **

Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees will be provided priority employment considerations for the first 5 days, when they meet the minimum qualifications for the posted position.  Current University of Alaska Local 6070 employees who meet the minimum qualifications for the posting should apply before the review date.  However, there is no requirement to be a Bargaining Unit Member in order to apply.  

Applications must be received prior to 11:55 PM Alaska time on May 17, 2024, to be considered. Applications received after this time and date may not be considered for this position.  To ensure consideration, please apply prior to the review date.

  • If an adequate pool of applicants is not received at that time, applications will be reviewed by date received until the position is filled.

  • This recruitment is Open Until Filled and successful submission of an application does not guarantee employment.

Salary Information: CT1 /Step 1 $24.36/hr.  (See Article 9.2 in the L6070 Collective Bargaining Agreement, Wage Grade Schedule).


This position is represented by the Alaska Higher Education Crafts & Trades Employees (L6070).


*To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.  Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.


The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.


UA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.


The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.


Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.


If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Facilities Services HR at UAF-FSHR@alaska.edu or (907) 474-2657.

 

*Each university within the University of Alaska system publishes an Annual Security and Fire Safety Report which contains information regarding campus safety and security including topics such as: campus law enforcement authority; crime reporting policies; campus alerts (Timely Warnings and Emergency Notifications); fire safety policies and procedures; programs to prevent dating violence, domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking; the procedures the University will follow when one of these crimes is reported; and other matters of importance related to security on campus. The report also contains information about crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in On-Campus Student Housing Facilities; in Noncampus buildings or property owned or controlled by the University or a recognized student organization; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus.  The report also contains fire statistics for any fires occurring in an On-Campus Student Housing Facility during the three most recent calendar years.  

Access to the reports is available at:

UAA: (Addresses Anchorage campus, Aviation Technology Complex, JBER - Elmendorf Extension, JBER - Richardson Extension, Kenai Peninsula College - Kachemak Bay campus, Kenai Peninsula College - Kenai River campus, Kodiak College, Kodiak High School Extension, Matanuska-Susitna College, Prince William Sound College, and Prince William Sound College - Cordova Extension) Online: https://www.uaa.alaska.edu/students/safety. Request a paper copy in person: UAA Police Department Office at Room 114 of Eugene Short Hall on the Anchorage campus / UAA Dean of Students Office at Room 122 of Rasmuson Hall on the Anchorage campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-786-1120 or police@uaa.alaska.edu / 907-786-1214 or uaa_deanofstudents@alaska.edu

UAF: (Addresses Fairbanks Campus, Bristol Bay Campus, Chukchi Campus, Community and Technical College, Kasitsna Bay Campus, Seward Marine Center, Tok Campus, Kuskokwim Campus, and Northwest Campus) Online: https://www.uaf.edu/orca/files/ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: UAF Office of Rights, Compliance and Accountability on the 3rd Floor of Constitution Hall. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-474-7300 or uaf-orca@alaska.edu.

UAS: (Addresses the Juneau Auke Bay Campus, Juneau Technical Education Center, Sitka Campus, & Ketchikan Campus) Online: https://uas.alaska.edu/equity-and-compliance/docs/clery/UAS_ASFSR.pdf. Request a paper copy in person: Hendrickson Building, Suite 202 on the Juneau campus. Request a paper copy by mail: 907-796-6371 or emailing uas.clery@alaska.edu.

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