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Heating System Technician

The Office of Physical Plant at Phillips Academy seeks a full time Heating System Technician. The qualified candidate must possess an Oil Burner Technician Certificate.  A Massachusetts Journeyman Plumbing License and/or Massachusetts Journeyman Sprinkler Fitter License would be a plus for this position. 

Under general supervision, the Heating System Technician will maintain and install boilers and heating systems in various buildings on campus.  This position requires proficiency in residential and commercial hot water and steam boilers, medium and low-pressure central steam system operation and maintenance, mechanical equipment controls, and a working knowledge of all trades that make up mechanical and plumbing systems.  The ability to perform repairs on steam piping, steam traps, radiators, PRV, boilers, and other mechanical systems, located in buildings, in underground vaults, and confined spaces are some of the essential duties of this position. The nature of this position is reactionary and responds to the requests of the campus community.

Applicants must have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, computer skills, and experience in reading construction documents, shop drawings, layout work and material lists.  Physical ability to perform all job functions as required in a facilities setting on a boarding high school campus.  Overtime required as necessary.  When emergencies and/or extreme weather conditions occur, the functions of this position may be deemed essential, and employees must report to work and/or remain on duty during their regularly scheduled work hours or the work hours designated by their supervisors.  Must have and use personal vehicle while performing job duties. 
Please complete an application and include a resume at:

Phillips Academy is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package which include group medical/dental, generous employer contributions to HSA/HRA for eligible employees, 403(b) plan, vacation/personal and illness bank paid time off as well as many other benefits. 

Phillips Academy requires that all faculty, staff, and administrators, subject to disability and religious accommodation exceptions under federal and state law, be up to date with their COVID vaccination, which includes any boosters that have been added to meet the CDC definition of up to date which now includes the new bivalent booster.

Phillips Academy is an equal opportunity employer. Phillips Academy is an intentionally diverse and inclusive residential community “committed to creating an equitable and inclusive school in which students from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences—including race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, socioeconomic class, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, and ability—learn and grow together.” The ideal candidate supports the inclusive and diverse nature of the community. Any offers of employment will be contingent upon successful CORI/SORI and fingerprinting background checks as well as unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Phillips Academy | 180 Main St. Andover, MA 01810 | 978-749-4000 |