Employment Opportunities

Steam Plant Supervisor
Physical Plant
Date Posted:
Closing Date:
Open Until filled


Hampton University is seeking a Steam Plant Supervisor to assume the supervisory responsibilities for efficient operation of the Steam Plant Division.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Keep a constant check on water softener for proper operation of boilers.                                     
  • Inspect all fans, pumps, valves, traps, piping, gauges, and meters in the Steam Plant and direct maintenance on the same for proper operation.
  • Inspect the Steam Plant on a weekly basis to determine need for repairs, maintenance and/or replacement of all plant equipment.
  • Any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.


 High School diploma or equivalent required.

 Two years mechanical/technical training (preferred).

 Successful applicant must possess a valid Virginia Drivers License.


  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and comprehend mechanical operations pertinent to plant operations.
  • Thoroughly familiar with oil and coal fired steam boilers.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform various water analysis pertinent to steam and return condensate.
  • Familiar with and able to install and maintain steam turbines, traps, valves and pressure reducing equipment.
  • Able to work with others and possess a positive attitude in the performance of his/her duties.

How to Apply

Please send in one completed packet your cover letter, resume, and Educational Support Staff Application to the:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668


**No phone calls

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