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System Operator 1
Job Title: System Operator 1
Job Code: Rochester, MN
Address: 151 Silver Lake Road NW New Brighton,
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Finished High School
Years of Experience:  2
Travel: None
Starting Salary: $19 - $30/hour DOQ
Start Date: 5/10/2018
# of Openings: 1


This position provides a career path for Minnesota 2nd Class "A" licensed Boiler Operators as follows*:

Future Promotional Opportunities: 

OP2/MM2 - Salary: $21.52 - $33.65

OP3/MM3 - Salary: $23.25 - $36.35

*Provided the applicant meets contractual certifications, licensing and time served, the applicant may be eligible to be promoted. 


Under the direct supervision of the Shift Supervisor and/or Supervising System Operator and with guidance of the Systems Operator 2, operates and maintains high pressure steam heating and electric generating equipment at a refuse-fired power plant on an assigned shift.


  • Operates and maintains stokers, fans, hydraulic systems, and pollution control systems associated with a refuse or conventionally fired boiler.
  • Operates and maintains high voltage electric generation and distribution equipment.
  • Operates auxiliary equipment including pumps, heat exchangers, ash conveyors and condensers.
  • Operates a refuse feed crane and maintains proper refuse storage pit conditions.
  • Monitors and controls makeup water purification equipment.
  • Monitors and controls refuse tipping floor operations.
  • Assists in maintaining the operating log of all power plant parameters on the shift.
  • Performs miscellaneous housekeeping in and around the work area.
  • May assist in the training of students and other employees.
  • Completes necessary reports and records related to the monitoring and maintenance of equipment.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.


  • Valid MN 2nd Class A Boiler's License.
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of one (1) year experience in the operation and maintenance of high-pressure steam and electric power generation systems (experience in resource recovery desirable).
  • ​Knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the operation and maintenance of high-pressure boilers, furnaces and related support equipment.
  • Ability to read and record data from gauges, meters and microprocessor based data acquisition systems and accurately interpret such data.
  • Ability to understand and comply with written and verbal operating procedures and instructions.
  • Ability to act quickly and calmly in emergency situations with the assistance of the Systems Operator 2.
Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 5/10/2018

Company Information
Company Name: Sprung Services, Inc. Rochester, MN
Health Insurance Dental Insurance Tuition Reimbursement
Life Insurance 401(k)
Attention: Mallory at 651.697.0334 ext. 5 or Theresa at theresa@sprungservices.com

  Listing #:   68   
  Date Created:   5/10/2018
  Last Updated:   5/29/2018
  Date Expired:   11/6/2018