Boiler House Maintenance Technician

Locations Hiring:

Nissan Smyrna Manufacturing and Assembly Plant

Job Type:

Job Description:

Maintenance technician responsible for maintenance and repair of gas fired boiler house equipment in an automotive manufacturing facility. Prefer a self-starter who is hardworking, highly motivated and able to work under little supervision. An excellent communicator who is able to follow directions efficiently and provide feedback in a timely manner. We are a highly customer focused organization; as a result, overtime is required to meet business needs.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Technician will maintain the Refrigeration systems of the Boiler House. This will include 10 Electric Centrifugal Chillers rated at 1600 tons each. There are 3 Refrigeration Air Driers rated at 60 tons of Refrigeration each and will handle 15,000 scfm air flow.
  • Technician will be required to perform PM’s on the electrical power supply to machines, equipment, cables and wires to equipment. The Normal voltages encountered are 120, 240, 480, and 4160.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and Starters, refrigeration components, purge units and replace components.
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers, such as Maintenance Engineer and supervision, to diagnose malfunction.
  • Technician must be able to Test components for pressures, temperatures, resistance, voltage, and other characteristics.
  • Disassemble equipment and examines parts for defects.
  • Repairs or replaces defective parts of equipment.
  • Keep records on repair and calibration of equipment.
  • Replaces faulty refrigeration and electrical components of equipment such as relays, switches, motors, pressure and temperature sensing devices.
  • Troubleshoot and Replace electric motors and pumps.
  • Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.


  • Prefer a minimum of three years’ experience in an industrial setting
  • Centrifugal chiller experience preferred
  • Must have Universal certification in refrigerant handling.
  • Able to logically work through mechanical problems and breakdowns.
  • Knowledge of power and hand tools
  • Ability to frequently walk up and down stairs for inspections and emergency procedure practice or implementation
  • Ability to interpret schematics and blueprints
  • Able to work at heights in a safety harness

Additional Requirements:

  • Available to work any shift, to include week-ends.
  • Speak, read and write fluent English
  • Have a valid Driver’s license
  • Have a verifiable stable work history
  • Successfully complete Chemical screen and thorough background checks to include Criminal History and work history
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Hard working with the ability to stay focused and pay attention to detail
  • Safety conscious and able to work well with others
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