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Energy Center Technician - Night Shift - Altavista, VA Plant

Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Lynchburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Nourish the world and your career as part of the Nutrition team at Abbott.

Our Nutrition business develops science-based nutrition products for people of all ages, from helping babies and children grow, to keeping adult bodies strong and active. Millions of people around the world count on our leading brands - including Similac, PediaSure, Pedialyte, Ensure, Glucerna and ZonePerfect - to help get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest life.

Our location in Altavista VA currently has an opportunity for a Powerhouse Operator. This site is Abbott's largest Nutrition manufacturing plant in the world. But working here, you'll feel part of a family - a family of 650+ that works together to help nourish the world.

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

* A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
* Production areas that are clean, well-lit and temperature-controlled
* Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
* Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
* Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
* Paid time off
* 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
* The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

WHAT YOU'LL DO

* Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
* Operates Energy Center equipment and related control systems; i.e., gas/oil boilers, air compressors, ammonia refrigeration system, chillers, cooling towers, water and sewer treatment systems.
* Performs various chemical tests on steam and water systems such as hardness, conductance, alkalinity, pH, etc.. Using the test results, maintains proper control of different steam and water systems to assure efficient Energy Center operation and provide high quality utilities for the site.
* Performs routine maintenance in Energy Center systems and equipment such as boilers, chillers, air compressors, steam systems, water softeners, and pumps.
* Uses computer-based HMI control system for both utility and HVAC control systems. Use computer to access Outlook and Maximo.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE, YOU'LL BRING

Required

* High School Diploma/GED.
* 4 years of related work in energy center operations. Four years related experience is defined as operating energy center type equipment such as boilers, refrigeration, air compressors, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and electronic control systems in a similar environment or performing tasks similar to or the same as those required in this position.

Preferred

* Wastewater Certification
* Boiler Operation License
* CIRO Certification

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.

Keywords: Abbott Laboratories, Lynchburg , Energy Center Technician - Night Shift - Altavista, VA Plant, Professions , Lynchburg, Virginia

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