Title:  Stationary Engineer, 1st Grade

Division:  Facility Services
Schedule:  Must be able to work any shift.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $67,704 - $ 78,514
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  14091


Operates and maintains stationary equipment such as steam boilers, air compressors, generators, turbines, and refrigeration equipment at the Central Plant. Operates Johnson Controls and Siemens building automation systems to ensure peak performance of the systems. Maintains climate controls of critical spaces in the complex which includes, but not limited to, animal holding rooms, computer server systems, and research sensitive areas where the climate must be at tolerable levels at all times.

Job Duties

  • Ensure that the steam boilers are running at peak efficiencies which include maintenance tear downs of each boiler annually.
  • Ensure that the Chilled Water Refrigeration System is running at peak efficiency.
  • Conducts routine rounds of the Central Plant and associated buildings to inspect auxiliary pumps and equipment.
  • Monitors the Pan Alarm System which monitors research units such as freezers, cold and warm rooms, and refrigerators to ensure that the proper personnel are notified in case of an activated alarm.
  • Perform chemical analysis of Steam, Chilled Water, and Cooling Tower Systems each shift.
  • Maintains Central Plant and ensures that it is neat and clean.
  • Responds to after-hours emergencies at Baylor.
  • Reads meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions.
  • Performs inspection of equipment to detect routine malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication.
  • Reports to supervisors any developments that appear to lead to an unsafe operating condition.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Performs Preventive Maintenance on various equipment to ensure peak efficiencies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED with additional technical training.
  • Five years of relevant experience.
  • First Grade Stationary Engineers license from the City of Houston.


  • Must be willing to work any shift.



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.