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Operating Engineer

Sterling Heights, MI, USA Req #10269
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policy to understand our privacy policy.

OPERATING ENGINEER

GANNETT PUBLISHING SERVICES

Sterling Heights, MI

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for repairs, replacing, servicing, alterations and operation of refrigeration and air conditioning systems for production equipment, computer equipment, all related press production equipment and building air conditioning.

Responsible for fire protection, portable extinguisher, sprinkler systems, Halon systems for computer rooms and CO² systems.

Responsible for heating systems, steam, hot water, hot water boilers, controls and piping.

Responsible for air compressors, compressed air systems, pneumatic control systems and all related piping.

Responsible for processing water systems and pipe fitting and all building plumbing.

Responsible for ink, water, vacuum and chemical pumps, Ryco systems, blanket wash system, complete ink system, air and ink to presses, stackers, tiers and Plateroom equipment.

Responsible for duct work and sheet metal fabricating.

Responsible for installation of all above equipment.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to demonstrate professional interpersonal skills with internal and external customers.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of company information.

Ability to adhere to operating procedures.

Ability to coordinate several tasks simultaneously within a fast-paced environment.

Must possess knowledge of all codes and ordinances pertaining to refrigeration, heating, fire systems, mechanical, electrical, pipefitting, ductwork pneumatics, safety and environment, asbestos abatement, plumbing, water, sewage and chemical treatments.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Level 4 – One-year certificate from college or technical school AND three to six months related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

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 form.

LICENSES AND TESTING

The specific information below describes the licenses and testing required for this position. For positions requiring a driver's license and vehicle insurance, employees must maintain current licenses and insurance to be qualified to perform their position. Employees must notify their manager immediately if their license is suspended or revoked or their insurance lapses.

High pressure boiler sicense desirable. First class refrigeration license required.

5B chemical certification.

Asbestos supervisor and CFC universal refrigerant reclaim training.

Must have a driver's license and state mandated vehicle insurance.

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status. 

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  • Job Family UNION
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Sterling Heights, MI, USA