Operating and Maintenance Engineer in Baltimore, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Baltimore, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job #:  855626

Seeking a First Grade Stationary Engineer with 1+ years’ experience. Must have experience including operation/maintenance of large-scale steam or refrigeration, boiler equipment, troubleshooting, HVAC equipment, commercial refrigerators, general maintenance, etc. Must have valid Maryland First Grade License and driver’s license. For immediate consideration, please send your updated resume to zburrell@apexlifesciences.com



Under general supervision, but according to established procedures, operates power plant equipment such as boilers, chillers, pumps, compressors, and all related auxiliaries.



  • High School diploma



  • 1 year related experience in the operation and/or maintenance of a large steam and refrigeration plant required to gain expertise necessary to troubleshoot malfunctioning equipment and fully understand boiler equipment operation.



  • Skill in data analysis and interpretation.
  • Ability to read, understand and follow written and oral instructions and operate and make minor repairs to boiler room equipment.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair commercial HVAC equipment, commercial refrigerators, ice machines.  Ability to accomplish light building maintenance repair. 


Licensures, Certifications 

  • Valid State of Maryland First Grade license.
  • Valid State of Maryland driver’s license.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift, carry, push, pull up to 80 pounds. 
  • Ability to stoop, balance, climb, kneel and crouch to gain access to systems. 


Working Conditions 

  • Regular exposure to bright light, extreme temperatures, noise and vibration of operating equipment for up to eighty percent of work time.
  • Exposure to heights and heating and cooling equipment.
  • Exposure to electrical systems.



  • Observes boilers and related equipment (meters and gauges) continuously to insure that operation is in accordance with specified instructions. 
  • Makes scheduled inspections of all equipment and piping, listening for unusual sounds and checking for malfunctions.  Make corrective repairs as needed and reports major problems to the supervisor.
  • Maintains a schedule log on all gauges and meters such as steam, water, gas and air pressure.
  • Tests water systems for proper residual chemical levels and adjusts by adding predetermined chemicals to systems, to prevent buildup of scale and corrosion.
  • Monitors and makes necessary adjustments to Energy Management System (EMS) computer system per program.
  • Takes and relays service calls to Maintenance Engineer or Maintenance Mechanic and logs same.
  • Performs housekeeping and painting duties in plant areas to provide a safe work environment.
  • Responds to service calls as required.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on all plant equipment and systems as required.









EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.