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Power Plant Engineer 1

Requisition ID: IUO000106

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Position Overview: Under the supervision of the Watch Engineer observes and operates all outside utilities distribution systems, and auxiliary equipment in order to provide adequate services to all sections of the site, is responsible for the operation and monitoring of the turbo-generators, auxiliary equipment associated with the same, including turbine room switchgear. Operates all water conditioning equipment associated with the power plant including reverse osmosis units, deionizers, polishers, filters, U.V. system, ozone systems and site process cooling water systems. This position will require the testing, treatment and adjustments to the heater, boilers, cooling towers, D I water, R O water for proper chemistry. Under the supervisor of the Watch Engineer observes and operates 900#, 135# steam boilers, steam turbines and their auxiliaries. Must have a thorough knowledge of boilers, piping and auxiliaries and have a practical knowledge of the control instruments. The position will require the testing, treatment and adjustments to the heater boilers for proper chemistry. Shift work.

Position preparation/instruction: Works from verbal and written instructions, governed by special operating procedures received from the Watch Engineer. Otherwise works from standard operating procedures. Exchanges operating information from previous shift and relays it on to the relieving shift. Works under the supervision of Watch Engineer, who has the responsibility of spot checking these positions during each shift. Trains persons assigned to them for qualifications or advancement to higher classification. Must practice proper cGMP and documentation requirements.


License Requirements: NJ Blue Seal (1-c) 3rd Class Engineer license Or Higher

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.

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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: No
Number of Openings: 3
Shift (if applicable): 1st
Hazardous Materials: YES
Company Trade Name: Merck

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

Power Plant Engineer 1

Rahway, NJ 07065
Full Time

Published on 03/30/2019