Boiler Operator Job Description Sample
We are the 3R! By Reclaiming waste from the agri-food industry, and Renewing this through our processes, we are able to Return valuable ingredients back to the market to be used by many different industries in the creation of every day products.
Day after day, rain or shine our transport crews drive the distance of the earth's circumference to meet the needs of our customers picking up by-products from the agri-food industry. In Sanimax's highly specialized plants, we renew and transform the material into extraordinary quality products. Products renewed by Sanimax are returned on the market to our many customers who used them to manufacture numerous household products: Pet food, soaps, leather, lubricants, cutting oils, paint, rubber, tires, shampoos, cosmetics, perfumes, cleansing creams, medicines, inks, adhesives, solvents, antifreeze, fertilizers, and much more.
The Boiler Operator runs and maintains a natural gas fired, automated high pressure boiler, as well as compressed air and water systems for our facility. This role is key to supporting ongoing production through the efficient use of steam, and helps create and maintain a safe working environment for our employees.
In this role, you will:
Operate and monitor the facility boilers, to include start-up, normal operation, and shutdown
Conduct all necessary boiler monitoring, testing and inventory management on an ongoing basis, and notify Supervisor of any necessary boiler tune-ups.
Monitor efficiencies, troubleshoot issues, and perform or assist with maintenance and repairs of boiler-related steam and condensate systems.
Clean and maintain all associated equipment, and perform regular safety checks.
Coordinate and assist in annual boiler inspections.
Monitor all scrubber systems to ensure they are operating within acceptable parameters.
Other duties as required
The right person for this role is a safety-conscious individual who works well as part of a team. We're also seeking skills and experience including:
A 3rd class Power Plant operating Engineer license preferred; or equivalent experience with the willingness to upgrade your license with Sanimax's financial support.
Able to understand and interact with fully automated control systems, and operate in manual mode if necessary
Able to do physical labor throughout the shift
Good communication and problem solving skills
Highly motivated, results driven, and trustworthy
Able to work well independently, and know when to seek assistance
This role will work rotating 12 hour shifts, working every other weekend We are a green company that transforms food, animal and other by-products into usable goods like biofuel, animal feed, and leather. Our family-oriented environment and team culture, great compensation and benefits package, and opportunities for advancement are just a few of the reasons we think you'll love Sanimax.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Sanimax strongly supports equality in employment.
Work Schedule: Su,M 4pm-12am, W,TH 12am-8am, SA 12am-8am with overtime and after hours call back as needed.
30% - Operation and Inspection: Operates boilers, dearators, valves, automatic and manual controls. Maintains water level, temperature and steam pressure. Checks for proper operation of safety alarms, pumps, valves and piping systems. Reads gauges, thermometers and charts and records information. Assists with or performs personally Inspections of boilers, pumps, valves, piping systems and associated auxiliary equipment for proper operation to determine repair or preventive maintenance scheduling and does water testing. This requires working from inside the boilers accessible through openings approximately 12" by 16". Notifies proper personnel to correct malfunction with any of the services provided by the power plant. For instance, steam, water, safety alarms, electrical feeders when non-standard readings are found. Maintains daily operational records of boilers, pumps, dearators and air compressors. Requires the ability to perform basic mathematical computations and the ability to read and comprehend controlling instruments.
30% - Piping Systems: Assists in Fabrication, assembling, installation and maintaining piping systems, valves and equipment for boilers, pumps, steam, condensate, feed-water, cooling water, pneumatics and lubricating systems in accordance with National Plumbing, ASTM and ASTE Codes, on the basis of knowledge of piping and specific power plant operations. Selects materials specified in blueprints, technical manuals, schematics and drawings and plans the sequence of installation or repair, using appropriate pipe cutters, threaders and fittings, joins piping by means of flanging, threading, soldering or fusing.
25% - Equipment Maintenance: Assists in the cleaning, replacement, installation, lubrication and repacking of filters, pipes, pumps, valves, heat exchangers and auxiliary equipment in order to maintain the power plant in good operating condition and to make emergency repairs on boilers and to prepare boilers for inspection. Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in overhauling pumps on steam generating and heating equipment by replacing defective bearings, seals, packing, shafts and other pump parts. Performs routine cleanliness tasks to keep power plant and equipment in compliance with national fire and safety codes.
10% - Related Duties: Assists Boiler Operator Seniors in correcting problems in the case of water breaks, steam distribution irregularity or problems with electrical feeders until boilers, feed lines, etc. and ensures lines are stable. May assist with snow removal and surface treatment.
5% - Performs other related work as assigned.
Must have a valid driver's license at time of hire and throughout the term of employment.
High school diploma or completion of G.E.D. equivalency.
One year of experience in steam generation and/or boiler work. Associate's degree or vocational school certification may be substituted for the required experience.
Work in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.
Exposure to constant loud noise.
Work in confined spaces.
Reach, grasp, lift, carry, and place moderately heavy loads frequently, and heavy loads up to 50 pounds occasionally with or without accommodation.
Work overtime as needed.
Respond to after-hours emergencies as needed.
Report to work during declared periods of inclement weather.
Knowledge and experience in the theory and mechanics of boiler operation and steam generation.
Ability to use equipment manuals, read measuring instruments and maintain up-to-date and accurate records.
Knowledge of safe operating codes.
More than one year of experience in steam generation and/or boiler work.
Efficiently control the operation of the following systems:
steam generation/condensate return/ boiler feedwater
air compressors & dryers
vetter presses and related equipment
boiler room HVAC equipment
OLT equipment in Vetter Press House and Boiler Room
coffee grounds silos and related equipment
Efficiently monitor the following equipment on all shifts when the Waste Treatment Plant Operator is not present and take required action through the use of the Boiler Room Computer Screens:
- water treatment-sand filters
- industrial waste building equipment/Door-Oliver and related equipment/ equalization tank and related equipment
- lagoon operations
- cooling towers
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Through the use of all Boiler Control Room and/or local controls and instrumentation, monitor, track and make all required adjustments to insure the safe and efficient operation of the above stated systems.
- perform all visual inspections, testing and documentation preparation as required by the appropriate governmental authorities or as otherwise may be required by Nestle
- inspect coffee grounds silos and OLT centrifuges
- prepare and perform all work orders as directed by supervisor
- perform all lubrication of equipment in the Boiler Room
- maintain a daily communication link to production supervisors on all shifts to prevent unforeseen/unscheduled situations
- coordinate all maintenance activities to be done
- follow safety guidelines for equipment usage and operational procedures
- perform all housekeeping duties in the Boiler Room necessary to maintain all work areas at a level of sanitation consistent with Nestle standards
Perform the following tests once per shift:
2.Chemical Feed Calibration
4.Sodium Hydroxide Addition
5.Analysis for Softeners
6.Analysis for Dealkylizers
7.Iron in Condensate
8.Monitor Dryer Dew Points and Record
Minimum 5 years recent Water Tube Boiler operation experience
Must possess a current Blue Seal Engineers license
Minimum 5 years experience of operating high pressure boilers of at least 2000BHP
Must have a high school diploma or GED
Must be willing to work a rotating shift
Must be able to work scheduled overtime
Must have intermediate troubleshooting skills, be able to quickly diagnose operational failures and determine root cause and plan corrective action
Intermediate computer skills
We Are Hiring
Plant Operations 001 - Full-Time, Rotating
Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield Campus
BU 34014 - Southfield, MI
This is a collective bargaining agreement union position
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Michigan is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication
Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Ascension Providence Hospital, you will have the opportunity to, under direct supervision, operate boilers and auxiliary equipment according to specified procedures and safety standards.
Demonstrates personal commitment to the organization's core values through active involvement in the quality improvement process.
Demonstrates safe work practices and attitudes, follows safety rules, works to prevent unsafe conditions and behaviors, and participates in organizational and departmental safety programs.
Operates boilers according to specific procedures. Activities include, a) maintaining proper pressure, b) controlling amount of fuel, c) adding water treatment chemicals, d) regulating water level. E) checking the amount of draft, f) checking for the correct operation of all gages, and g) operating blowers as required.
Manipulates valves to control the flow of water and fuel and to increase or decrease steam as required. Adjusts equipment controls to correct malfunctions if they occur.
Observes operating equipment, meters, and gages to insure that operation is in accord with specified instructions. Inspects boiler safety devices.
Regularly records meter, gage, and graph readings in department equipment log. Periodically tallies amount of natural gas, domestic gas, steam pressure, water volume, and oxygen expended or required.
Reports abnormal operating conditions or major repair requirements to shift engineer, and assists in implementing remedial action.
Performs minor repairs, as necessary, such as replacing defective meters, packing valves, worn gaskets, tightening joints and lights.
Receives calls from departmental personnel regarding problems, such as lack of temperature control. Relays information to shift engineer of maintenance mechanics who make the necessary repairs or corrections.
Maintains and operates air conditioning equipment. Checks and records temperatures on air conditioning equipment, such as chillers, chilled water pumps, and condensed water pumps.
Monitors motor and pump bearings on all powerhouse equipment monthly.
Maintains the boiler room and work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition. May clean and pain equipment as necessary.
Responsible for operating Siemens Energy Management and Simplex Fire Alarm computers and the knowledge of building's fire protection system.
Assists in the annual boiler inspection and prepares boilers for annual inspection.
Maintains and controls the occurrence of biological contamination in the cooling towers – and maintains proper water treatment in the cooling towers.
Responsible for planned maintenance in the powerhouse on equipment. (Fans, pumps, motors, etc.)
Daily, tests and treats boiler feed water for scale, oxygen, pitting, corrosion, hardness, etc. and add chemicals to treat these problems.
Performs snow removal duties and spreads salt on hospital driveways, entrances and walkways as assigned.
Assists with minor repairs to machines, equipment, and systems normally attended to by the Maintenance unit of the department. May repair such things, but not limited to, pneumatic tube systems, air compressors, change light bulbs, respond to T.V. problems, room temperature requests, calls regarding plugged sinks and commodes or duties and projects as assigned.
Specific Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Demonstrates effective written and oral communication skills consistent with mission and values.
Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with physicians, other hospital associates, patients and families.
Demonstrates ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail while performing tasks.
Demonstrates ability to read, write and understand written and verbal communications. Demonstrates ability to perform basic math functions including addition, subtraction and multiplication.
Demonstrates ability to walk and stand approximately 90% of work time, often lifting and positioning equipment and devices up to 60 lbs.
Ability to demonstrate friendly, courteous, professional customer service behaviors and provide service recovery in an accommodating manner consistently.
What You Will Need
- Required Credential(s):
- High Pressure Boiler Operator license (City of Detroit) required.
- HS or Equivalent. Training and education is covered in requirement of license required
- One year of experience working at a heating or power plant after receipt of high-pressure boiler operator's license required. Healthcare experience preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Ascension Michigan is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the "EEO is the Law" poster:
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
Ascension Michigan provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: email@example.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Ascension Michigan will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.
Thank you for considering a career with Ascension Michigan.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, (A Company of the LANXESS Group), is currently seeking an enthusiastic, motivated, and talented individual for the position of Boiler Operator in our West Plant, El Dorado, Arkansas.
At LANXESS, we are "Energizing Chemistry". This phrase perfectly embodies our philosophy and operating principles as well as our view of the entire chemical industry. To us, energizing chemistry can be described very simply:
Be quick, agile and resilient
Focus on the essentials
Continuously improve performance and products to help customers, the environment, employees and society as a whole.
LANXESS, as a part of the greater chemical industry, has the performance capabilities and innovative strength to meet these commitments. We believe that by following these principles and energizing chemistry, we can improve the quality of life of people across the world. Further, we see that our innovations and products are making important contributions to society.
It is our corporate responsibility to create lasting value for all shareholders and to consciously address the impact of our actions. The only way to guarantee the future success and sustainability of our company is to balance our strategy with the demands od he economy, ecology and society. At LANXESS, we take a long-term view and use our knowledge, ability, and experience to develop product and technologies that will protect the climate and environment and improve people's quality of life.
We are responsible employers and support social and cultural projects all over the world. Corporate responsibility is integral to every aspect of our enterprise. With our global headquarters in Cologne, Germany, LANXESS is comprised of 19.000 employees and 75 production sites in 19 countries with manufacturing, sales, and customer service capabilities in all region of the world.
LANXESS offers competitive salaries, a wide array of benefit options, and an exceptional retirement savings plan. These are just some of the many ways we recognize our employees for the large difference they make to the LANXESS' success. At LANXESS, our employees are our greatest resource. We invite you to explore the employment opportunities at our company today and invest in a terrific company for your career.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Safe operation of the Boiler, H2S compressor, Plant air compressors, Chlorine unloading, Lab analysis. LIMS, and associated equipment.
Work with SOIP and Bromine loaders on any changes to schedule.
Maintain and supply guards with correct paperwork for bromine shipments.
Lead and participate in team and shift safety meetings.
Complete all safety and ethics computer training.
Monitor and keep assigned area housekeeping in compliance.
5 years experience in the chemical industry.
Must have or obtain a Boiler License
Must have good communication skills.
Computer experience is a must.
Must be able to work shift work and cover overtime during other operator off time.
Ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time.
Self motivated, team player, requiring minimal supervision.
Good trouble shooting skills.
What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.
International Paper Corrugated Box Plant in Shakopee, MN is accepting applications for a Boiler Operator on 2nd shift (3PM-11PM). The wage is $28.42 per hour plus an additional $.30 per hour shift differential. Boiler operators perform a variety of activities.
These activities include but are not limited to:
Following all safety rules and practices
Performing emergency/break down maintenance as necessary to support plant operations
Accurately using measurement and test equipment
Maintaining clean and organized work areas and cleaning up work areas as part of completing assigned tasks
Accurately and completely preparing records and other paperwork
Trouble-shooting and solving problems
Teamwork with other associates
Performing other duties as assigned by supervision
Experience in manufacturing environment preferred
Operate water treatment equipment
Make adhesive used in corrugating process
Individual must possess the following qualifications:
First Class B or higher Minnesota Boiler License
Strong troubleshooting skills
Written and verbal comunications skills
Ability to work well as part of a team
High School Diploma or GED required
Ability to read, write, and speak English
Ability to accurately use and read a variety of measuring devices
Ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team
Must be willing to work OT including Saturdays as needed
International Paper Offers: Excellent benefit package including health, life, and dental insurance, vacation, holiday pay and 401K
Pre-employment process includes such areas as: pre-placement testing, interviews, health screen, drug screen and background check.
International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
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How have you impacted someone's life today? At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at -home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career all within New Jersey's premier health-care system.
A day in the life of a Boiler Operator at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
High pressure black seal boiler operator who will be responsible for all boiler plant operations which includes making repairs in the boiler plant.
Perform preventive maintenance.
Will receive telephone calls from staff and contact necessary mechanic(s) and contractors when needed
High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required.
Must have valid NJ Stationary Engineers license for high pressure black seal.
Experience with boilers required
Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time.
Must be flexible with working various shifts including weekends and holidays.
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!
AK Steel's Dearborn Works facility is seeking a Boiler Operator. As a boiler operator, you will be responsible for maintaining the high pressure steam boilers. Being knowledgeable and willing to learn the functionality of the boilers and other affiliated equipment is imperative to the operation in order to efficiently conduct preventative boiler maintenance to keep the fast paced steel production running optimally.
Operates and maintains high pressure steam boilers, precipitators, auxiliary, cooling towers, compressors, pumps and related equipment
Reads and records pressures, temperatures, fluid levels and other operating conditions
Maintains logs and equipment status
Performs required preventive maintenance work
Perform other duties as assigned
Must possess and maintain high-pressure boiler license for the city of Dearborn
Must have a minimum of a high school education
Minimum four years of experience operating high pressure boilers
Must be willing to work any shift, weekends and overtime
Extensive climbing required
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military or protected veteran status. The following links provide information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.
- Operates the high-pressure steam generating boilers and maintains accurate operating logs. Makes adjustments to the boiler operations to maintain efficiency. Maintains the operation of steam distribution and condensate collection equipment and perimeter heating equipment. Monitors the medical gas distribution system. Operates computer terminal to interface with the building automation control system.
50% of duties
- Performs planned and corrective maintenance on steam boilers, centrifugal and positive displacement pumps, meters, mechanical, pneumatic control components, valves, piping, and steam traps, blowers, refractory, flow meters, conveyor equipment, gauges and de-aerating feed tanks. Manufactures parts from metal and sheet metal using lathe and drill presses, sheet metal fabrication tools, oxygen acetylene and electrical welding equipment, hydraulic presses and hand tools. Utilizes precision measuring devices including micrometers, calipers, electrical test meters, compressed gas analysis equipment, dial indicators and electronic temperature sensors.
30% of duties
3. Performs water analyses to determine the chemical and mechanical water treatment necessary to maintain established parameters. 5% of duties
- May assist other skilled or journey-level trades people such as Stationary Engineer II’s, sheet metalworkers or welders or facilities technicians in the performance of their tasks. 5% of duties
- Other duties as assigned. 10% of duties
Facilities & System Support
Why Mayo Clinic
Exciting opportunity to work in a Co-Generating district heating / cooling power plant, for world leading Medical Center Leader.
This position is in technical charge and responsible for the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of boilers and related auxiliaries under the direction of the Operator. The boiler operator must not leave the immediate boiler room floor area without notifying the Operator and being relieved to do so.
The incumbent will do all scheduled water tests and record and perform related duties as assigned. Operating personnel in a relief assignment, duties will be to work shift or maintenance in any capacity necessary and to relieve members of the operating crew for vacation or illness as the need arises.
High school education or equivalent. Must be familiar with "Windows" computer applications. Must be able to climb stairs, lift more than 50 pounds, and qualify to wear a full face negative respirator.
One year operating experience in a high pressure water tube boiler, steam turbine, and chiller plant at pressures greater than 100 psig. Background in water testing and chemical handling. Minimum of one year experience with "Windows" computer applications.
License or certification
A driver's license is required.
Must hold a valid State of Minnesota Special, Second Class Grade A, First Class Grade A or Chief Grade A Engineers license.
Must hold one of the following State of Minnesota Electrical licenses: Maintenance, Journeymen, Master Electrician, or registered as an unlicensed Electrician.
New hires that do not have an electrical license are required to have unlicensed registration completed within the 90 day probationary period from start date.
Minimum rate is $32.66 based upon union contract.
Hours / Pay period
Rotating Shift Monday - Friday 6a-2p, 2p-10p and10p-6a. Work 2 out of every 4 weekends on shifts 6a-6p and 6p-6a. 40 hours /work week (Sunday 10PM to Sunday 10PM is the work week period).
This is a limited tenure position has an anticipated end date of 4/01/2021. The end date is subject to change. It is possible for this position to become a regular, full-time role during this time frame; is so the individual filling the role may be eligible to continue employment.
Work 2 out of every 4 weekends. on shifts 6a-6p and 6p-6a.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
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