Stationary Engineer: A description for the stationary engineer job

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Stationary Engineer – Maintenance engineer, operating engineer, power-plant operator, watch engineer Operates and maintains stationary engines and mechanical equipment, for example steam engines, air compressors, generators, motors, turbines, and steam boilers, to provide utilities, for example light, heat, or power, for buildings and industrial processes: Reads meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions. Records data, for example temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, analysis of flue gases, voltage load, and generator balance. Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to backup equipment or systems, or to shut down equipment. Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment, or lubrication. Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves, recorders, and gauges, and cleaning or replacing burners or other components, using handtools and power tools. May also be required to hold license issued by state or municipality, restricting equipment operated to specified types and sizes. May also oil and lubricate equipment [OILER (industry) 950.685-014]. May also perform water titration tests and pour chemical additives, for example water softener, into treatment tank to prevent scale buildup and to clean boiler lines. May also record operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in operators logbook. May also specialize in equipment designed for industrial processes and be designated Acid-Concentration-Plant-Equipment Engineer (industry), Air-Compressor-Station Engineer (industry), Diesel-Engine Operator, Stationary (industry), Water-Pumping-Station Engineer (industry).

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