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Boston College Supervisor, Central Heating Plant in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston College Introduction

Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.

Job Description

Maintain the safe operation of the Central Heating Plant

Oversee that regulatory requirements of the Dept of Public Safety and Dept of Environmental Protection are followed at the Central Heating Plant.

Ensure all operations are in compliance with all State and Federal Requirements (OSHA). Oversees the maintenance and operation of all large satellite boiler plants on campus and meets all requirements as stated above.

Supervisor is responsible for all water treatment activities on campus, this includes coordinating with the water treatment vendor and in-house personnel to ensure that all systems are within operating parameters and all record keeping is maintained. This includes all hot and chilled water loops, steam and condensate systems and cooling towers.

The Supervisor will provide direct project management of MEP projects ranging in scope from small annuals to large majors in excess of $2 million per project. Projects will include steam distribution upgrades, large boiler room upgrades and large HVAC equipment upgrades.The Supervisor Central Heating Plant must also prioritize all equipment replacements and system upgrades as necessary to keep all systems operational as required.

Full-Time Equivalent Hiring Range: $77,750 to $97,200; salary commensurate with relevant experience.


Must have at least 7 years steam plant operational experience.Experience as a Chief Engineer preferred. Must be able to read mechanical, electrical and plumbing CAD drawings. Must have experience managing MEP upgrade projects.

Must have Massachusetts Second Class Engineer’s License. Must have Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection UST Class A/B Operator Certificate. Must be certified to conduct EPA method 9 (visible emissions) observations.

Closing Statement

Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:

  • Tuition remission for Employees

  • Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements

  • Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • Low-Cost Life Insurance

  • Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans

  • Paid Holidays Annually

  • Generous Sick and Vacation Pay

  • Additional benefits can be found on

    Boston College conducts background checks including education, and verifies COVID-19 vaccination as part of the hiring process.

    Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at .

    Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at