Boiler Job Description

Boiler Job Description

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Boiler provides subject matter expertise and recommendations for the maintenance of power boilers and HRSG’s.

Boiler Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

The safe operation and routine maintenance on all powerhouse utilities production equipment and related systems including steam boilers, hot water generators, compressors, cooling towers, water treatment equipment and other support systems and ancillary equipment
Conducts scheduled inspection of plant equipment (extruder, mixer, filling equipment, pumps, boilers and sprinkler system) to ensure optimal operation with minimal down time
The monitoring of operating parameters and recording operating data, including production rates, fuel usage, electrical usage, pressures, temperatures, vibration indications, alarms and other pertinent information related to the safe operation of the powerhouse equipment
The operation and routine maintenance associated with water treatment equipment for boilers, cooling towers, weld water systems and hot and cold water closed loops including the routine monitoring of water quality, the addition of water treatment chemicals to ensure the required water quality and the performance of routine maintenance of water treatment equipment including changing filters, adding salt to softeners
Manage deal reviews, proposals related to Boiler & AQCS product portfolio
Assist in analysis, inspection, preventive maintenance and problem solving with the maintenance team - utilities and central systems
Operate heating and cooling systems according to operational requirements
Monitor and inspect the systems
Analyze and record instrument readings and defects
Repair defects and take corrective action

Boiler Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Boiler

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: RETA, PSQ, BTEC, RITA, OSHA, EPA, CIRO, HAZMAT, CPR, HVAC

Education for Boiler

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Employers hiring for the boiler job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Technical, Engineering, Education, General Education, Industrial, Mechanical Engineering, Associates, Construction, Trades, Chemical Engineering

Skills for Boiler

Desired skills for boiler include:

Boilers
Plumbing
Generators
Electrical and/
Hand and power tools
Electrical
Refrigeration
HVAC systems
Predictive and preventive maintenance practices
NYC construction codes and standards

Desired experience for boiler includes:

During after hour’s shifts, responds to all emergencies and takes appropriate action to identify problems and take corrective actions without compromising watch duties
Coverage of Open Hours/Vacation Mandatory
Formal Turnovers/Shift Change
The minimum level of education for this position will be a Current N.J
Minimum four years’ experience in Boiler House operations trade
Minimum of 10+ years of experience in Marketing, Sales, Commercial with the energy industry

Boiler Examples

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Boiler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of boiler. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for boiler
  • Complete Daily Task List by performing defined tasks of assigned project(s)
  • Performs routine maintenance, repairs, and installations to plant equipment such as pumps, valves, and electronic monitoring devices
  • Cleans, oils, makes repairs to equipment
  • Performs pipefitting and welding as required on Plant and Distribution System
  • Observes and interprets readings on gauges, meters, and charts which register various aspects of operation
  • Ability to inspect and diagnose problems to determine corrective repairs
  • Performs periodic stock inventories and request material requisitions for replacement items as required
  • Perform water chemistry analysis
  • Operation of rotating equipment including pumps, motors, steam turbines and fans
  • Maintenance of boiler room equipment
Qualifications for boiler
  • Must have Arkansas Boiler Operators License and a minimum of 6 months experience with the daily operations of a boiler
  • Must be able to troubleshoot equipment problems, logically and systematically analyze machine problems and correct them
  • NJ Blue Seal High Pressure Steam – 3rd Class License
  • High school diploma (DES) and a diploma in power engineering (DEP)
  • You master the French language (oral and written)
  • Experience in operating and maintaining utilities and central systems in a manufacturing environment
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Boiler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a boiler. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for boiler
  • The operation of all cooling towers and heat exchangers that support the operation of equipment within the powerhouse
  • The de-energization (lock-out/tag-out) of all equipment within the powerhouse that is required to allow the safe performance of maintenance on such equipment
  • Perform routine maintenance on all powerhouse equipment, including predictive, preventive, and minor corrective maintenance
  • Assist contractors with work that is beyond the capability of the Boiler Operator, including tasks such as protective device calibration
  • Record and document all maintenance activities that are performed on powerhouse equipment including, utilizing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to electronically document information and historical data
  • Maintain an adequate supply of spare parts including, belts, hoses, seals, lubricants, sensing devices, gauges, as may be related to their trade in a designated storage area within the powerhouse
  • Troubleshoot and correct problems related to the proper monitoring, control and operation of powerhouse equipment
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area ensuring that the area is left in an unobstructed and safe condition following the completion of the job
  • Perform work and conduct activities as directed by the supervisor or designee (Shift Engineer) within their assigned area that pertains to energy conservation, including the repair of leaks, the timely turn-down of lighting and other machinery
  • Operate various control panels with numerous control switches and know what each switch operates
Qualifications for boiler
  • Committed to the OSHA VPP Guidelines
  • Large industrial experience preferred
  • Technical Degree, High School Diploma, or equivalent
  • State of New Jersey boiler engineers license of Blue Seal or higher
  • Wastewater or waste treatment license or experience (desired)
  • Possession of Maryland State Grade 1 Stationary Engineers License
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Boiler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a boiler. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for boiler
  • Makes daily inspections of all boilers on station
  • Monitors, regulates and repairs fuel lines and air adjustments for the boilers
  • Able to function as on watch employee for 2 water-tube type boilers, 5 air & water cooled air compressors, fire suppression components, among other powerhouse equipment
  • Conduct operation and control of the boilers, boiler plant systems including water testing, water flows, understand the function of the softeners, transfer pumps
  • Switch boilers from oil and gas with limited supervision
  • Conduct continuous on-going inspections of key process points, make necessary adjustments to ensure correct operation of all machinery and equipment,(boilers, compressors, dryers, reformers, softeners, oil pumps, feed water pumps, soft water pumps, and all other related equipment)
  • Perform and/or assist with routine preventive maintenance on machinery and equipment
  • Learn location and how to operate all safety and emergency devices
  • Keep work area in a clean, neat and safe order
  • Perform any other task as assigned by departmental Lead person or Supervisor
Qualifications for boiler
  • Ability to perform required chemical tests
  • Ability to perform simple recordkeeping tasks
  • Stationary Engineer’s License-3rd class min
  • Minimum two years experience in steam plant operation
  • Seven day/wk shift operation
  • Must be willing to work overtime including weekends, holidays, and call-ins
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Boiler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of boiler. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for boiler
  • Perform under the supervision of the mechanical supervisor Test & inspection according to OEM standards and specifications as given in Mitsubishi maintenance manuals and other vendors manual for Boilers & Auxiliaries, Steam Turbines & Auxiliaries, Intake System, BOP, Condensate and Feed Water System, Electric System and I& C system
  • Starting up pumps
  • Code review and impact (to Code Manual and Procedures) at each release, SNT, ASME, NBIC, CP-189
  • Review of RFQ’s from Customers, Utilities and NDT subcontractor’s responses and determination of acceptable NDT requests, exceptions to RFQ and cost adders in support of work scopes proposed
  • Review of NDE purchase requisitions to NDE subcontractors to assure adequacy of accountability, interpretation of customer RFQs
  • Training in NDE concepts of Superintendents and Construction personnel
  • Perform audits on major NDT contractors
  • Boiler & Machinery Experience a must
  • Database, Excel, Microsoft Word – working knowledge
  • Maintains boiler systems in accordance with provisions of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code
Qualifications for boiler
  • Minimum of eight years' experience in central energy plant operations, including at least four years' operating centralized steam and compressed air systems of comparable sizes to those at the plant in question
  • High Pressure Boiler Operator License
  • A First Class Steam license
  • Candidates must have a minimum of eight years' experience in central energy plant operations, including at least four years' operating centralized steam and compressed air systems of comparable sizes to those at the plant in question
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a laundry facility or Hotel laundry department
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Boiler Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of boiler. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for boiler
  • Inspects all glycol and steam lines for damage
  • Advises the Preventive Maintenance Foreman on job progress and material requirements
  • Performs preventive maintenance in accordance with the preventive maintenance program
  • Monitors, repairs and maintains boiler control systems
  • Submits reports as required by supervisor
  • Maintains logs and equipment status
  • Performs required preventive maintenance work
  • Check and record various measurements throughout the shift, administer and record several water samples, troubleshoot and diagnose issues with equipment, and repair equipment via overtime on non-watch hours
  • This position will require occasional lifting of over 50 lbs and frequent use of stairs & ladders
  • Submit, update and close out work orders into SAP as needed
Qualifications for boiler
  • A First Class Refrigeration license
  • Individual must have 3-5 years experience working in industrial boiler operations
  • Must be mechanically inclined and have ability to use hand tools
  • Must have a City of Chicago Stationary Engineer license
  • Must have a flexible schedule to work in a 24/7 operation - rotating shifts and overtime as required
  • Must possess basic computer skills and have the ability to work from verbal and written instructions

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