Energy Center Operator- Rotating Shift Days/Nights



Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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 114,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

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At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and your family, be your true self, and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

  • 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, Medical Benefits start day 1
  • Vacation – 120 hours of accrued vacation (1st yr is prorated) + vacation buy program + 3 personal days + 10 paid holidays
  • Retiree Healthcare program
  • Robust 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.
  • A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.
  • A stable company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
  • A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as the best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.

This position works out of our Steltzer Rd. location in the Abbott Nutrition division. 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®, and Glucerna® – to help them get the nutrients they need to live their healthiest lives.

What You’ll Work On

The Energy Center Operator is responsible for providing all utilities for the Ross Park site, including electric, water, steam, compressed air, refrigeration, air conditioning and fire protection and to operate and perform routine maintenance on Energy Center equipment. The incumbent must be able to perform all duties with minimal or no supervision.

This position will have a rotational 12 hour schedule, working 4 days on 4 days off. This role will also have a 7 week rotation, 7 weeks dayshift 7am-7pm, then 7 weeks nights 7pm-7am.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the effectiveness of the quality system.
  • Operates Energy Center equipment and related control systems; i.e., gas boilers, air compressors, chillers, cooling towers, water treatment systems, fire protection system, and sewer system.
  • 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 DMACS control system for both utility and HVAC control systems, and Lotus Notes.
  • Other work related duties as assigned.

Education and Experience You'll Bring

High school diploma/GED

3rd Class State of Ohio Stationary Engineer's License.

  • License is required due to nature of the staffing schedule and Ohio requirements. This schedule of around the clock operation's coverage is achieved with four operators on a rotating shift basis. Due to their schedule, the operator is the only maintenance/operations person on site for about 70% of the time, including the night shifts and weekends.

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.

Must be able to diagnose and repair the problem without shutting the site down or jeopardizing site operations such as MIS or R&D.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Pre-Employment Inquiries and Citizenship | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (

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* Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

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The base pay for this position is $24.45 – $48.95 per hour. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.