Boiler Operator Jobs

Boiler Operator Overview

Boiler operators are in charge of running, repairing and maintaining boilers and other systems used in the heating and cooling of buildings. Boiler operators are usually found working for schools, hospitals and other institutions where there is a large amount of space that must be temperature-controlled. The job is usually conducted from an office to monitor the systems and pressure outputs remotely; however, repairs can mean working in cramped, hot and dangerous conditions. Similar maintenance jobs include positions such as Boiler Technician jobs.

Boiler Operator Educational Requirements

To become an boiler operator, a high school diploma is needed. New hires are given extensive on-the-job training, and a licensing exam is required after a lengthy internship, depending on the state the boiler operator works in. Experience with computer or mechanical systems is a plus. An eye for detail and the ability to react quickly under pressure and maintain composure are beneficial qualities. An applicant who is comfortable working in tight, cramped conditions with power tools will have a slight advantage over the competition.

Boiler Operator Job Market

There are currently 37,900 boiler operators employed across the country with a projected growth of 3 percent by the year 2022 to a total of 39,000. Employment usually begins as an internship, after which the boiler operator gains the required experience needed to work without supervision. As more buildings like schools, universities, hospitals and factories are built, boiler operators will be needed to help control the temperature and keep the working environment comfortable.

Boiler Operator Salary

Boiler operators at universities and other schools generally make less than those working in facilities such as factories and production areas. School boiler operators can expect to make around $50,000 annually while those at factories can look forward to anywhere between $68,000 and $73,000 per year. At smaller locations, the hourly wage can start at $11 an hour.

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About Us: EMCOR Government Services offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting the routine and mission-critical needs of federal, state, local and other government organizations. By combining our expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, we enable our government clients to achieve...
BOILER OPERATOR •Monitor equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems. •Adjust controls to generate specified electrical power or to regulate the flow of power between generating stations and substations. •Control power generating equipment, including boilers, turbines, generators, or reactors, using control boards or semi-automatic equipment. •Regulate equipment operation...
Armstrong Service / Alcoa is currently interviewing for full time HVAC Technician / Boiler Operator in Davenport, IA Employees are responsible for the reliable delivery of high quality utilities and customer service. Responsibilities include daily 24 / 7 operation and maintenance of HVAC systems featuring Cambridge Engineering and Dayton equipment. and a high-pressure Superior Boiler steam syste...
Company Confidential Anchorage, AK, 99515
Alaska Regional Hospital is recruiting for a Maintenance Mechanic / Boiler Operator Join the Alaska Regional Hospital family. Under the general supervision of the Director of Plant Operations and or Designee the Maintenance Mechanic / Boiler Operator makes minor and major repairs, completes assigned preventive maintenance (P.M.) duties, assists other department crafts and performs general mainte...
Web Recruiter Tucson, AZ, 85708
The Manufacturing industry is seeking a full-time Boiler Operator for the Tucson, AZ area. Web Recruiter seeks someone who can perform the following primary roles and responsibilities: Monitoring the boiler pressure, Monitoring the smokestack, Fueling the boiler. The right candidate will be someone who has, or can use, the following experience, skills or abilities: Shipping/receiving, Forklift ope...
Job Description Position summary The experienced Stationary Engineer/Boiler Operator must have strong mechanical aptitude, excellent troubleshooting skills, and a great ability to communicate effectively with all internal and external customers. Essential Duties Ensure safe and proper operations of HVAC, and electrical systems. Perform minor plumbing repairs. Operate, maintain, and repair al...
Jarden Corporation Cloquet, MN, 55720
Org Marketing Statement Jarden Home Brands markets leading consumer brands that enhance the quality and convenience of life's everyday events. The Ball®, Kerr®, and Bernardin® canning and preserving brands have been trusted by consumers for generations to help preserve their harvest. The Diamond® brand is the perfect party complement in both style and function, from innovative matches and fire st...
SUMMARY The Boiler Operator I is responsible for the safe and efficient operation, maintenance and cleaning of all Mechanical Department systems and equipment. They also perform preventative and proactive maintenance tasks. Boiler Operators are accountable for discussing problems or unsafe conditions with their immediate supervisor/manager and working with him/her on daily tasks. Continuous plant...
Stimson Lumber Company Saint Maries, ID, 83861
We are seeking a Boiler Operator with a commitment to safety and possess great problem solving skills. You will execute your role within a group that embrace innovation, continuous improvement and provides educational opportunities to continuously sharpen your professional skills. Our boiler operators play a key role in operating and maintaining our high pressure wood fired boilers through excelle...
Catholic Health Initiatives Morrilton, AR
SV Morrilton - Stationary Engineer (Boiler Operator License required) - 1400021902 Description Job Summary: Independently perform journeyman level duties in designing, constructing, installing, or maintaining building systems or equipment, ensuring that the finished product meets all standards and requirements for safety, is functional, efficient and comfortable for the occupants or users. Moni...
Presence Resurrection Health Care Kankakee, IL, 60901
The Maintenance Mechanic/Boiler Operator provides a variety of general and preventative maintenance on hospital facilities, equipment, and/or boilers; participates in new construction and renovation work; operates and maintains stationary engines and various types of mechanical equipment that provides utilities and other environmental services for the hospitals needs. Qualifications: Ability to ...
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Prior Lake, MN, 55372
Combination of education in building maintenance and/or field experience to equal four years. Basic knowledge of electricity and plumbing principles. Basic knowledge of schematic prints as it pertains to equipment. Grade B – Second-class license. On feet or standing 80% of shift. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Job Description: Job Summary: Assists in the safe operation and maintenance of all clas...
NELS Company specialized in the Laundry Industry is actively looking for an Industrial Maintenance Mechanic to join our Maintenance team for our Linden, NJ facility. Boiler Operator License (Black Seal High Pressure) required for this position. Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Job Duties: Analyze test results, machine error messages, and information obtained from operators in order to diagnose eq...
Maintenance Supervisor (MS) QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: 1.Three years paid work experience in the construction industry or similar experience as a handyman or maintenance worker. 2.General knowledge of plumbing, electrical systems, and carpentry. 3.Tools are supplied by the facility. Employee will supply their own work clothes for general maintenance of building and grounds. 4.Must be healthy a...
Multinational Energy company is seeking a Maintenance Operator for a gas plant and power generation equipment near Elyria, OH with Electrical/mechanical trade or suitable operations experience. Experience with operation of gas fueled power plant, 1000kW spark ignition engines, and all associated power generation equipment is desired but not required. Responsibilities for the Maintenance Technicia...
REPORTS TO: Facilities Supervisor DEPARTMENT NAME: Facilities & Engineering JOB CLASSIFICATION: STATUS: Full-time Hourly POSITION SUMMARY: Successful candidates are willing to contribute improvement ideas & suggestions to help continue the success of the plant. Associates will operate, maintain & troubleshoot all production equipment associated within the department to prevent and/or correct ...
Dr Pepper Snapple Group Carlstadt, NJ
108543true108543falseSubmission for the position: Maintenance Manager - (Job Number: 1409322)false108543falsetrue ManagertrueMaintenance Manager1409322 Maintenance Manager The Maintenance Manager is responsible for leading and managing a team of mechanics to support the production requirements of the plant, as well ...
Banner Health Fairbanks, AK
--- About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation and managed by Banner Health. A JCAHO-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. With a strong patient-to-nurse ratio, ours is a Magnet aspiring facil...
Banner Health Greeley, CO
--- About North Colorado Medical Center A 378-bed Level II trauma center and acute care facility with over 3000 employees, North Colorado Medical Center is the largest hospital in the region. As a regional medical center, we provide community-based and specialty services for a service area that includes southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. In order to pro...
about fairbanks memorial hospital fairbanks memorial hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the greater fairbanks community hospital foundation and managed by banner health. a jcaho-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, fairbanks memorial hospital is the primary referral center for residents of alaska's interior. with a strong patient-to-nurse ratio, ours is a magnet aspiring facility w...

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