Boiler Tender (Class I Operator) – Kodiak, AK, US


Boiler Tender (Class I Operator) – Kodiak, AK, US

Boiler Tender (Class I Operator)

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for a Boiler Tender (Class I Operator) for a base operations support services contract at the US Coast Guard Base in Kodiak, AK!

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape using cutting and bending equipment and tools; cuts and threads pipe using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment.
  • Bends and forms sheet metal for ductwork, grease pans, etc.
  • Repairs, overhauls, maintain, and services industrial and residential heating, ventilating, hydronic, and air conditioning systems, and refrigeration units. Troubleshoots and locates malfunctions, diagnoses problems, and determines appropriate repairs.
  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces thermostats, pressure stats, relays, switches, and electrical wiring.
  • Repairs or replaces compressors and components, electric motors, fans, belts, and pulleys. Services and repairs evaporators, condensers, and receivers. Repacks valves, lubricates moving parts, replaces filters and cleans coils as needed.
  • Works from blueprints, drawings, models, or verbal and written instructions.
  • Assists other trades and crafts personnel in their daily operations, as directed.
  • Ensures proper housekeeping of jobsite, mechanical rooms, and shops.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Required Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Possess a current State of Alaska 1st Class Power Boiler Operator License
  • Two (2) years’ verifiable experience as a HVAC technician or Boiler Tender.
  • Valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Ability to pass a background and drug screening.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.