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Amentum Central Utility Plant Operator in Chesterfield, Missouri

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Central Utility Plant Operator to join our team of highly skilled multi-craft technicians at a major pharmaceutical facility in the Greater St. Louis area.

  • 12-hour day shifts are the typical work schedule

    While in the charge of their shift, the Central Utility Plan Operator position is responsible for:

  • The operations and maintenance of the Central Utility Plant (CUP) equipment and its systems for a large pharmaceutical facility.

  • Monitoring building automation systems to ensure proper, safe, and efficient operation of equipment, with the ability to adjust as necessary.

  • Identifying and correcting problems with the CUP equipment such as boilers, chillers, pumps, air compressors, highly purified water systems, clean steam, wastewater systems, and cooling towers.

  • Taking daily equipment logs, submitting reports as required to the chief engineer, and meeting local and state regulatory requirements.

  • Identifying problems and creating work orders for all equipment.

  • Coordination and oversight of subcontractor activities.

    As a CUP Operator, you will be responsible for daily support activities, including:

  • Performing water treatment chemical analysis

  • Performing Preventative Maintenance tasks and making building and CUP rounds.

  • Leading and/or assisting technicians where necessary in building support services and equipment repairs with the ability to read drawings, prints, and technical manuals with understanding.

  • Working in electronic CMMS and Johnson Controls BAS.

  • Performing other duties as assigned by Management or Lead.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  • Five years of experience as an industrial HVAC or industrial mechanical maintenance technician, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • City of St. Louis Stationary Engineer license, Class I.

  • Demonstrates ability to work independently while maintaining attention to detail, good comprehensive and analytical skills, and the ability to multi-task.

  • Ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • Must be willing to work overtime, holidays, various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

  • Must be a United States citizen or Permanent resident.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

    Some physical requirements include:

  • Regularly lift to 50 lbs

  • Regularly climb ladders, steps, and scaffolding

  • Repetitive motions: bend, stoop, squat, kneel, stretch, reach, wrist movement

  • Walk extensively throughout the plant during shift

  • Work at an accelerated pace in emergency conditions

  • Ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding

    Special Requirements : Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed. Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with MS Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel).

  • Experience working with HPSI steam boilers and associated equipment.

  • Training or experience in Johnson Controls Metasys building automation systems (BAS).

  • Experience working in a CMMS environment. (SAP, Maximo, EAMS, etc.)

  • Experience leading or supervising a multi-skilled technical workforce.

  • Experience working with complex electrical and mechanical building equipment.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email itsupport@amentum.com for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:


Upon receipt of this information we will respond to you promptly to obtain more information about your request.