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Biomass Operator

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UGL Unicco Montpelier , VT 05601

Posted 4 months ago

The Biomass Operator controls and adjusts the production of biofuels and is responsible for performing routine maintenance to the mechanical and electrical equipment used in production. The Biomass Operator will operate equipment to heat biomass and will be responsible for the start, stop, and regulation of all equipment, however the most important daily responsibility is to ensure safety by controlling and monitoring the production of the biomass energy source.

Essential Functions &

  • Measure and monitor raw biomass feedstock, including wood, waste, or refuse materials.

  • Operate valves, pumps, engines, or generators to control and adjust production of biofuels or biomass-fueled power.

  • Perform routine maintenance or make minor repairs to mechanical, electrical, or electronic equipment in biomass plants.

  • Assess quality of biomass feedstock.

  • Monitor liquid flow devices or meters, including fuel, chemical, and water meters.

  • Inspect biomass power plant or processing equipment, recording or reporting damage and mechanical problems.

  • Operate biomass fuel-burning boiler or biomass fuel gasification system equipment in accordance with specifications or instructions.

  • Record or report operational data such as readings on meters, instruments, and gauges.

  • Operate equipment to heat biomass, using knowledge of controls, combustion, and firing mechanisms.

  • Operate equipment to start, stop, or regulate biomass-fueled generators, generator units, boilers, engines, or auxiliary systems.

  • Operate high-pressure steam boiler

  • Clean work areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

  • Manage parts and supply inventories for biomass plants.

  • Read and interpret instruction manuals or technical drawings related to biomass-fueled power or biofuels production equipment or processes.


  • Ability to use analytical judgment to plan and perform diversified work, making decisions within prescribed limitations.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and take direction from others.

  • Availability to work 3rd shift, as well as overtime including nights and weekends.

  • 1-2 years Biomass and steam experience preferred.

  • General mechanical knowledge required.

  • Completed high school or equivalent level of education.

  • Basic computer skills and the ability to read schematics, job instructions, and general correspondence.

Physical Requirements:

  • Will routinely be required to bend, reach and hold awkward positions for prolonged periods.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and lift and transport equipment in excess of 200 lbs., with others

  • Observant which requires seeing, hearing, and smelling

  • Must be physically able to work alone, climb consecutive sets of stairs, and work off ladders, staging, lifts, etc

About C&W Services:

A leader in facilities services with 65 years of experience. C&W Services is one of the largest facility services companies in the USA & Canada with a 65-year history of helping clients drive down operating expenses, increase facility efficiency and up-time, enable strategic business decisions and create positive experiences for the people who work, shop, learn, live and play in the facilities we maintain. We're building the best team in the industry our people are the heart and vitality of C&W Services. In joining C&W Services, you're joining a firm with a rich history, blue-chip client list, and the backing of sister company Cushman & Wakefield, one of the world's largest property advisory firms and the reason for our success is simple - talented people. Visit our website at

Learn why C&W Services is an ideal place for veterans to continue their careers:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Biomass Operator

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UGL Unicco