Construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Assist in testing assembled vessels. Direct cleaning of boilers and boiler furnaces. Inspect and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Initiative * Persistence * Achievement/Effort * Independence * Cooperation * Social Orientation * Innovation * Integrity

Representative Tasks * Study blueprints to determine locations, relationships, or dimensions of parts. * Attach rigging and signal crane or hoist operators to lift heavy frame and plate sections or other parts into place. * Bolt or arc weld pressure vessel structures and parts together, using wrenches or welding equipment.


Construction, Manufacturing,

Job Family Construction and Extraction

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