Boiler Operator Job Description

Boiler Operator Job Description

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Boiler operator provides water to a certain quality/specification: Clarification & Softening, Multi Media Filtration, Reverse Osmosis, Evaporation & Crystallization, Sludge Dewatering and Solids Dewatering.

Boiler Operator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective boiler operator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included boiler operator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Install and repairs plumbing/piping/tubing
Ensure the smooth operation of heating and refrigeration systems
Performs mechanical and basic electrical maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs relating to all experimental / production / building equipment and ground utilities
Operation of water treatment systems
Perform routine operations and maintenance, water chemistry following technical manuals and schematics without direct supervision
Must be able to aid the mechanic in trouble shooting and repair for most types of equipment listed above by describing operating conditions and parameters associated with failure
Must have knowledge of systems and how one system affects another
Must perform advanced casualty control procedures to minimize damage to equipment and personnel
Must perform accurate record keeping for operations and repair work orders for all planned and repair maintenance
Position requires the ability to work 12hr rotating shifts

Boiler Operator Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Boiler Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFC, PSQ, EPA, HVAC, CIRO, RETA, OSHA, HAZMAT, US, OSHA10

Education for Boiler Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the boiler operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in Education, General Education, Technical, Associates, Industrial, Fashion, Department of Education, Engineering, Computer, Faculty

Skills for Boiler Operator

Desired skills for boiler operator include:

Plumbing
Refrigeration
Water treatment systems
Softening and reverse osmosis
Electrical
Pneumatic
OSHA standards and local codes
Pressure vessels
State of New Jersey Administrative CODE 12:90 boiler
Electricity

Desired experience for boiler operator includes:

Ensure safe, efficient, and proper operation of Building Utilities, including high and low pressure boilers, air compressors and dryers, house gasses, fire prevention system including fire pump engine, emergency generator, air handling systems, chilled water system, steam humidification system, hot water system, DI water system, and all associated systems and equipment
Perform preventative and corrective maintenance of mechanical systems and related equipment
Perform corrective maintenance and failure analysis where applicable
Maintain critical and consumable parts inventory
Coordinate third party services when needed
Conducts scheduled tours of the boiler plant, chiller plant and lab utility equipment, emergency generator rooms

Boiler Operator Examples

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Boiler Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a boiler operator. 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 operator
  • Prepare a report on operational and security activities
  • Develops a preventative maintenance schedule that is used to ensure adequate maintenance tasks and frequencies are established
  • Procures equipment for new and existing product platforms
  • Execute required chemistry tests, log, and report data at assigned customer accounts
  • Monitors, controls, operate, and maintain plant equipment in accordance with established procedures and customer schedule
  • Obtain, analyzes and record test sample data in appropriate logs
  • Perform visual inspections of plant equipment and perform emergency maintenance as necessary
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance on feed equipment by partnering with a Technical Service Representative to ensure feed and control systems are operating correctly
  • Communicate with sales engineers regarding activities and results of work performed
  • Participate in appropriate training sessions to enhance expertise to perform the job and to ensure customer satisfaction
Qualifications for boiler operator
  • NJ Blue Seal Stationary Engineers License Preferred
  • NJ Black Seal Boiler Operator License Required (Blue Seal Stationary Engineers License within 1 year on the job)
  • Experience with Boilers/Chillers
  • Ability to climb ladders, lift heavy objects
  • 3 years of water analysis experience
  • Minimum of two years currently working with or five years previous experience working in boiler maintenance and operations
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Boiler Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a boiler operator. 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 operator
  • Operate and maintain high pressure boilers and auxiliary boiler plant equipment, Centrifugal chillers, towers and related pumps
  • Boiler water and water tower test and treatment
  • Monitoring of the facilities utility plant, air handlers, exhaust fans, manufacturing suites, labs, and office wings for temperatures, humidity and pressurization, utilizing the Building Automation System
  • Ability to analyze problems / failures and respond to restore, repair and or report
  • Clean water system operation
  • Maintain daily logs and equipment logs
  • Will be required to perform maintenance on equipment
  • Will be responsible for a junior operator / mechanic
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer
  • Operating powerhouse equipment to meet the day to day energy demands of the Chrysler manufacturing facility including the production of steam and compressed air at the quantities and specifications required by the manufacturing facility
Qualifications for boiler operator
  • Commitment to achieve a high pressure boiler license within an agreed upon timeline
  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds with appropriate equipment
  • No immigration sponsorship
  • Minimum of 1st class “B” engineer boiler license strongly preferred
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in science or technology
  • Knowledge of carpentry
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Boiler Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of boiler operator. 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 operator
  • Perform routine boiler inspections and data collection as required by operating schedule
  • Perform routine boiler feed water treatment analysis and add treatment chemicals as needed
  • Inspect and monitor fuel feed system equipment, gauge and adjust fuel mixture ratio as required to maintain efficient combustion and furnace operation
  • Remove ashes from bins or from under fire box
  • Inspect and monitor fuel level
  • Perform routine lubrication task
  • Monitor steam condensation tank- per state specified guidelines
  • Monitor steam pressure going to plant
  • Free jam ups in fuel bin and fuel in feed conveyors
  • Check and adjust temperature on log cooking chests according to written schedule
Qualifications for boiler operator
  • Ability to observe and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts which register various aspects of boiler operation
  • Walking, standing, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, working in confined areas, potential exposure to particulates, vapors or noisy environment
  • Basic knowledge of building steam and HVAC utilities and plant equipment in commercial/industrial facilities that require pressurized steam for proper operation
  • Knowledge of Building Automation Systems (BAS)
  • Ability to read and write, and to perform basic mathematical calculations
  • Knowledge of the operation of large industrial/commercial boilers and chillers
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Boiler Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a boiler operator. 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 operator
  • Must be able to climb tall ladders and stairs
  • Observes pressure, temperature, and draft meters on panel to verify specified operation of automatic combustion control systems, feed water regulators and steam regulators
  • Turns valves and adjusts controls to set specified fuel feed, draft openings, water level, and steam pressure of boiler
  • Observes boiler and auxiliary units to detect malfunctions and makes repairs, such as valves and tightening pipes and fittings
  • Keeps all energy center equipment and operations equipment clean and in operating condition
  • Operates and maintains all hospital equipment and tools for maximum efficiency, performance and longevity
  • Checks boiler safety shut down equipment
  • Keeps accurate records on all equipment functions
  • Contributes weekly to PM work
  • Work order documentation maintained accurately, concise and within 48 hours of work performed
Qualifications for boiler operator
  • 7-10 years as a Boiler Operator
  • New Jersey state Boiler Operator’s license (Blue Seal)
  • HVAC experience, including large tonnage chillers and air handling equipment
  • Knowledge in BAS Systems and Control logic
  • Must be able to access boilers, chillers and HVAC equipment via ladders or lifts
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines and handle multiple projects
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Boiler Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a boiler operator. 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 operator
  • Performs routine maintenance of boiler room and incinerator equipment on a scheduled basis
  • Understands functions and knows how to use all controls and safety devices in the operation of the energy center equipment
  • Assists evening and shift personnel as required to maintain hospital operations
  • May be required to serve as backup for shift calls on floors, including tube system
  • Is available on sight during shift duty for emergency response
  • Tests water samples from boiler, chillers, closed loop systems, water softeners, condensate and cooling towers
  • Checks fuel oil tank levels and fires boilers on fuel oil
  • Uses energy management computer system to control and to monitor operation of equipment
  • Inspects the equipment and the operation of the boiler room hourly and other mechanical rooms daily to verify that safety regulations and efficient operations are maintained and record all pertinent data in their respective logbooks
  • Maintains water levels in boilers domestic hot and cold water tanks
Qualifications for boiler operator
  • Experience with Delta V Operator control Screens, alarm systems and HMI touch screen applications
  • Experience ADT Fire Alarm or similar systems
  • Experience and proven ability with AC and DC drives for fan, pump, and steam applications
  • Currently pursuing NIULPE 3rd Class Power Engineer License
  • Able to climb stairs and ladders, in addition to enter restricted confined spaces
  • Monitors system through controls and laboratory analysis

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