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We are the Communities we serve!

This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.

Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve! SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture. SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers. SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments: Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, and Universities.

Sodexo is Seeking a Lead Boiler Engineer to support our life-science client located in Oceanside, CA. The Lead Boiler Engineer serves as the lead engineer and is responsible for boiler operations, maintenance, renovation and repair of boiler systems and all other mechanical systems in a facility. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Subject-Matter Expert in maintenance, diagnosis and repair of designated plant, electrical and mechanical systems and equipment
  • Serves as a Lead Engineer operating and maintaining stationary engines and equipment such as steam engines, boilers, air compressors, generators, turbines, and refrigeration equipment.
  • Manages operations of critical room equipment (MDF/UPS/IDF/AV), including CRAC units, boilers, HVAC, fire systems, electrical panels, generators, programmable logic controllers (PLC), uninterruptible power systems (UPS), static switch gear, lighting controls, & building automation systems.
  • Responsible for directing day to day facilities operations
  • Leading internal teams to conduct Root Cause Analysis, developing Corrective Action solutions/plans for design gaps and performance related problems, and reporting status of implementations ·
  • Prepares asset files including equipment data sheets, impact assessments, boiler maintenance recommendations, maintenance work plans and procedures
  • Checks, inspects and monitors various types of machinery, equipment and systems such as steam distribution and condensate return systems (steam traps, condensate receivers and piping), heat control panels, heat exchangers, safety valves and gauges, low water cut-outs and/or steam pressure reducing stations
  • Coordinate repairs, overhauls and maintains machinery and equipment by replacing burners, motors, pumps and compressors
  • Records Power Plant information such as gauge readings, fuel consumed, steam generated, chemicals used and similar data
  • Manage the preventative maintenance schedule of equipment, as required, using hand and power tools
  • Verify and implement preventive maintenance standards on all central plant equipment
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • 5 years of engineering experience, boiler and chiller experience preferrable
  • 5 years of leadership experience
  • Boiler Operator’s license
  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds
  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours)

The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance. Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself, click here.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.


What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience – 5 years

Basic Functional Experience - 5 years of engineering experience, with a focus in reliability or project engineering, utilities and facilities management and experience managing maintenance teams

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Application Instructions

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