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Stationary Engineer

Government and Military

Engineer, Aerospace


Chesterfield, Missouri, United States

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Stationary Engineer

Do you envision a workplace where every team member works together to create an amazing workplace experience? Do you want to be part of a dedicated group of professionals who consistently deliver excellence to reach our common goal of a best in class working environment If you have a positive can-do attitude and a drive for success, Amentum is looking for you! We are seeking a Central Utility Plant Operator (CUP) team member for our client site in the Greater St. Louis area. The successful candidate will have outstanding skills operating and will be committed to working with others to deliver best in class, unparalleled excellence in customer service and satisfaction.

Hiring hourly range: 38-40/hr (hourly rate to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data).

This position includes a competitive benefits package. For more detailed information on our Benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum: please visit our careers site:

Typical work schedule for this role is 12-hour night shifts.

While in the charge of the shift, the CUP Operator position is responsible for:

  • The operations and maintenance of the Central Utility Plant equipment and its systems for a large pharmaceutical facility.

  • Monitoring building automation systems to ensure proper, safe, and efficient operation of equipment, with the ability to adjust as necessary.

  • Identifying and correcting problems with the CUP equipment such as boilers, chillers, pumps, air compressors, highly purified water systems, clean steam, wastewater systems, and cooling towers.

  • Taking daily equipment logs, submitting reports as required to the chief engineer, and meeting local and state regulatory requirements.

  • Identifying problems and creating work orders for all equipment.

  • Coordination and oversight of subcontractor activities.

As a CUP Operator, you will be responsible for daily support activities, including:

  • Performing water treatment chemical analysis

  • Performing Preventative Maintenance tasks and making building and CUP rounds.

  • Leading and/or assisting technicians where necessary in building support services and equipment repairs with the ability to read drawings, prints, and technical manuals with understanding.

  • Working in electronic CMMS and Johnson Controls BAS.

  • Performing other duties as assigned by Management or Lead.

As a CUP Operator, you will be expected to:

  • Work in a team environment with a one team mentality; be friendly, respectful, empathetic, and professional to teammates and clients.

  • Value and respect employee authenticity and demonstrate cultural awareness to create a memorable experience and a respectful workplace.

  • Balance workload and multiple tasks while focusing on attention to detail and prioritizing assignments.

  • Take initiative to resolve issues that arise and solve problems independently; shift priorities as needed or requested by management and remain flexible.

Minimum Requirements

  • City of St. Louis Stationary Engineer license, Class I.

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  • Five years of experience as an industrial HVAC or industrial mechanical maintenance technician, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently while maintaining attention to detail, good comprehensive and analytical skills, and the ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • Must be willing to work overtime, holidays, various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent resident.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

Some physical/special requirements include:

  • Regularly lift to 50 lbs

  • Regularly climb ladders, steps, and scaffolding

  • Repetitive motions: bend, stoop, squat, kneel, stretch, reach, wrist movement

  • Walk extensively throughout the plant during shift

  • Work at an accelerated pace in emergency conditions

  • Ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding

Special Requirements: Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed. Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment.

Pfizer Site Requirement:

All employees and contractors working at a Pfizer site must be fully vaccinated against covid-19 by November 15, 2021 unless there is an approved medical or religious exemption. “Fully vaccinated” is defined as receiving the full dose therapy of an EUA approved covid-19 vaccine and being 14 days post the completion of the required dose regimen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel).

  • Experience working with HPSI steam boilers and associated equipment.

  • Training or experience in Johnson Controls Metasys building automation systems (BAS).

  • Experience working in a CMMS environment. (SAP, Maximo, EAMS, etc.)

  • Experience leading or supervising a multi-skilled technical workforce.

  • Experience working with complex electrical and mechanical building equipment.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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