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Power House Operator (Licensed)

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Date: Aug 8, 2018

Location: Clyde, OH, US, 43410

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 18141 

Job Function: Manufacturing (40000009) 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate, attend, test, record and service power house equipment which includes gas and oil fired boilers, air compressors, cooling towers, chemical feed equipment, emergency standby generators, water softener system, as well as other related equipment.
  • Maintain operations in the Power House area in the event of a power outage and/or gas curtailment.
  • Operate compressors, boilers, standby power equipment and auxiliary equipment according to standard operating procedures.
  • Start up/shut down equipment as required to maximize energy efficiencies.
  • Perform PM and TPM on all Power House equipment as required.
  • Monitor & record the operation & condition of the compressor cooling tower, check/monitor the cooling system and the dehumidification system.
  • Utilize all designated safety practices including Lock Out/Tag Out, confined spaces, etc.
  • May be required to supervise and direct the activities of apprentices.
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts.


Desired characteristics:

  • Knowledge of standard tools hand tools
  • Knowledge of Chemical test lab equipment (not limited to the list)
  • Computer skills
  • Visual concentration required in controlling functions of equipment, reading basic meters and gauges and make normal PM type repairs to equipment
  • Attentive to details



  • Must hold a State of Ohio Low/High pressure boiler operator license
  • Ability to climb ladders, stairs, utilize lift equipment and work in confined spaces
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule forms
  • Must have excellent communications skills
  • Must be a self starter and highly motivated
  • Must possess a high sense of safety awareness and engaged in a Safety First culture


Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the number one major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 97,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. We stay true to our philosophy that says good business begins by not following but leading. Our brands and products help people make the most of time so they can focus on making the most of moments that matter. At Whirlpool Corporation, we believe that all people matter. Celebrating diversity and including thousands of perspectives empower us to create products that blend into every concept of home. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
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Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

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