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Power House Operator (Licensed)

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Date: Aug 12, 2019

Location: Clyde, OH, US, 43410

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 33819 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

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

About us

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world's leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 

Additional information about the company can be found at, or find us on Twitter at @WhirlpoolCorp.

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