Boilermaker Job Description

Boilermaker Job Description

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Boilermaker provides resources and create a working environment that encourages personnel to actively contribute to safety, health and environmental affairs by managing risk in compliance with company objectives, policies, procedures, safe work practices and relevant regulations.

Boilermaker Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Use basic tools and care of the tools, knowledgeable of fire protection
Must demonstrate proficiency in performing appropriate testing on assembled vessels
Often is required to perform runner/expeditor functions with the crew or for the craftsperson running down the Foreman or GF to answer questions or provide additional information
Basic rigging, come-along, etc? thread metal pipe, conduit
Obtain and review historical records of previously executed turnaround jobs
Monitor and maintain a continual update of the work requirements and requests, paying special attention to Contracts/Projects being run simultaneously or in conjunction with the current Turnaround
Report any contraventions of the Minerals Act, MHSA, Regulations, codes of practice, instructions, permissions, exemptions
Small Assembly (i.e., flanges, lifting, lugs, strong, backs)
Finish Grinding
Cleaning and protecting parts before leaving production area

Boilermaker Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Boilermaker

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: O9, CSTS, EWP, NQF, N2, N4, WTIA

Education for Boilermaker

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the boilermaker job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Construction, Engineering, Associates, Business, Construction Management, Technology, Industrial, Construction Technology, Technical

Skills for Boilermaker

Desired skills for boilermaker include:

Geometry
Practices
Procedures within a particular field
Commonly-used concepts
Bundles pulling process
Torch use
Fire protection
Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards
Lathes

Desired experience for boilermaker includes:

Two (2) years of experience in the crafts of Welder/Boilermaker or a combination of education and experience
Proficiency in welding/cutting
Burning
Typically direct subordinate Craft Superintendents, and other craft supervision positions such as General Foremen and Foremen
Typically serve as lead person to coordinate all activities within their assigned scope in an active construction work area
Physical requirements – Must be able to lift 40 lbs, climb ladders and stairs

Boilermaker Examples

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Boilermaker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of boilermaker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for boilermaker
  • Fork truck operator certified
  • Perform 15 ton or less straight crane lifts (within first 2,000 hrs
  • A relevant Welding Certificate to AS/NZS 1554.5-2011,l AS/NZS-2980-2007
  • Qualified in all aspects of Mig, Tig and Stick welding the use of Arc Air Gouging
  • A relevant Welding Certificate
  • HR Driver's Licence, Forklift Licence and Hiab ticket
  • Knowledge of computer maintenance management systems, such as SAP
  • Experience in crack testing and monitoring
  • Genuine interest in this trade
  • Willingness and dedication to undertaking further education at TAFE
Qualifications for boilermaker
  • Alberta Boilermaker ticket
  • CSTS-O9 certification
  • Industrial experience would be considered an asset
  • Minimum of five years' experience in Turnaround/Maintenance planning
  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings or blueprints and can utilize them to identify and properly install process internals
  • Red Seal Boilermaker
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Boilermaker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a boilermaker. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for boilermaker
  • Recent school leavers and mature applicants are encouraged to apply
  • Develop Quality Plans for Routine, Shutdown and Capital Project work
  • EWP
  • Actively participates in the safety process
  • Prepares JSA prior to start of job
  • Reviews work prior to start and has material, resources, information and tools on hand to achieve high levels of craft productivity
  • Develops or modifies maintenance or safety procedures related to maintenance work processes
  • Reviews technical manuals/procedures/specifications, as needed, to perform proper fabrication and repairs
  • Shares knowledge with coworkers
  • Troubleshooting and planning maintenance repairs to ensure work is completed in a safe, environmentally-compliant, timely and cost-effective manner
Qualifications for boilermaker
  • A minimum of 5 years related pipefitter experience is required
  • A commitment to being an effective team player
  • Experience with refinery boilermaking is preferred
  • Certified welder is preferred
  • Large scale open pit mining operation preferred
  • Local short term opportunity in Port Kembla
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Boilermaker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a boilermaker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for boilermaker
  • Working and communicating effectively with Operations and other departments to assure understanding of full job scope, priority and timing for repairs
  • Acquiring additional skills and knowledge in order to become a proficient multi-skilled employee
  • Removes and repairs high pressure piping and connection systems
  • Repairs flange leaks, including tightening or replacing bolts, flanges and gaskets
  • Installs pipe, including flanges, unions, joints, gaskets, and nozzles
  • Moves materials, tools, equipment and sub-assemblies using trucks, forklift, wagon, carts, dollies
  • Sets up work site with barriers, signs, tape or flags
  • Blinds off pipes, vessels, tanks, exchangers
  • Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, reports and permits to reflect activities
  • Coordinates work of others, as needed
Qualifications for boilermaker
  • Ongoing Maintenance and Shutdown work
  • Work at multiple Bluescope departments
  • Be trade qualified as a Boilermaker
  • Hold an OHS white card, High Risk ticket & Confined Space
  • Have relevant shutdown experience (preferably recent/ current Bluescope Port Kembla experience)
  • Be reliable, flexible and able to work at short notice
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Boilermaker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a boilermaker. 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 boilermaker
  • Breaks down and removes heat exchangers and/or heat exchanger components
  • Fabricates and installs screwed piping
  • Knowledgeable of planning and scheduling concepts and principles including effects on financial performance
  • Understands financial terminology and measures
  • Recognizes financial impact of various project actions
  • Conforms to the company’s core values and applies administrative bulletins and other company standards
  • Develops and maintains an orderly and efficient approach to assignments
  • Applies attention to detail and quality approach to assignments
  • Demonstrates the aptitude and ability to support the development, implementation, and maintenance of effective planning and scheduling programs
  • Familiar with data sources and supports basic schedule development
Qualifications for boilermaker
  • Possess excellent work ethic and be a good team player
  • Pass our internal induction process which includes a physical assessment at local Wollongong office
  • Have 3 Red Isolation Locks, own tools and PPE
  • Must pass elementary, intermediate and advanced Blue Print reading course with 70% or better
  • NCEER Certified Plus (Preferred)
  • Well-developed interpersonal, communication skills and ability to work to a high standard
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Boilermaker Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of boilermaker. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for boilermaker
  • Builds collaborative relationships with other organizations
  • Supports analysis of schedule, identifies and investigates project schedule variances
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of WBS and support activities to implement applicable coding
  • Supports gathering and assembling data for schedule updating
  • Supports measurement of project schedule progress and gathers and assembles data for schedule and network updating
  • Gathers data for schedule baseline development and maintenance
  • Supports monthly report preparation
  • Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts and principles
  • Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafting, conveyors and tram rails, using cranes, hand tools and power tools
  • Must have experience with the removal and installation of Fire and Roll Tubes
Qualifications for boilermaker
  • Senior Foreman Certificate
  • Boilermaker Trade Certificate
  • Seven years post trade qualified experience
  • At least two years experience as Foreman
  • Effective administration of systems
  • Support the achievement of the BU plan

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