Lilly Boiler Room Oper in Fort Dodge, Iowa



The successful candidate will join a team of highly trained, multi-skilled craftsman that perform tasks in a wide range of mechanical disciplines. We are a highly regulated company that has success by doing the job correctly the first time. The facility rests on 320 acres and over 25 building that contain a wide range of mechanical equipment.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide troubleshooting, repair and periodic maintenance of boiler systems, water systems, air systems, related equipment and associated facilities support equipment.

  • Properly perform testing and record keeping

  • Aptitude to learn the basic principles and operation of water treatment, water generation, air compressors, boilers, electrical distribution, and make the necessary adjustments in the normal operation as well as the emergency procedures related to these services

  • Follow department standard operating procedures

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the Power Plant and related areas

  • Work and communicate effectively with other operators and maintenance staff

  • Work with basic hand tools

  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment in the boiler room

  • Follow Procedures for the handling of hazardous wastes

  • Maintain a state of Iowa Boiler License

  • Reading, comprehension and application skills toward a diverse set of complicated tasks.

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Additional Skills/Preferences:

Communication Skills

o Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to train others.

o Demonstrated ability to effectively convey information in an appropriate and effective manner.

Leadership Skills

o Ability to effectively lead, resolve conflict and function as a reliable point of contact specific to the equipment and

systems overseen.

Mathematical Skills

o Perform calculations and conversions involving weights, volumes, and percentages.

Reasoning Ability

o Demonstrated analytical skill / problem solving skills – identifies problems; recognizes symptoms, causes, and

alternative solution.

o Knowledge and skill to recognize creative ideas that add value and are able to be implemented to improve efficiency,

effectiveness and reduce complexity

Mechanical Aptitude

o Demonstrated understanding of systems, equipment, and processes

o Demonstrated ability to set-up and troubleshoot equipment as required

Computer Skills

o Experience with Windows Operating System.

o Complete electronic based Work Orders

Organizational Skills

o Effective and efficient multitasking skills.

o Effective time management skills for self and others

Comprehension and application

o Proficient reading, comprehension and application skills toward a diverse set of complicated tasks.

o Follow as well as develop detailed instruction

  • Additional education at vocational technical schools or colleges.

  • Boiler system experience.

Additional Information:

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.


Boiler Room Operator

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Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Company Overview:

Elanco is a global research-based company that develops and delivers product and services to enhance animal health and production. We value innovation, both in scientific research and daily operations, and strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees worldwide. Founded in 1954, Elanco is a division of Lilly. Our worldwide headquarters and research facilities are in Greenfield, Indiana.


Fort Dodge



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North America