Alutiiq Boiler Tender in Peoria, Illinois

Boiler Tender

Tracking Code

664-183

Job Description

The Boiler Operator operates, maintains, and repairs boilers and large tonnage chillers, in accordance with Air Force Instruction (AFI) and Performance Work Statement (PWS) requirements. The operator fires boilers and stops and starts high pressure boilers, large tonnage chillers, and large HP air compressors. (i.e. 25hp and above). The operator observes and interprets readings on gauges, meters, and charts which register various aspects of boiler operation.

The operator adjusts controls to insure safe and efficient boiler operation and to meet demands for steam or high temperature water, in accordance with AFI and PWS. The operator maintains boiler operation log; cleans, oils, and makes minor repairs to boiler room equipment; and following prescribed methods, treats boiler water with chemicals and analyze boiler water for such things as acidity, causticity, and alkalinity.

Required Skills

  • The incumbent operates, maintains and repairs boilers, large tonnage chillers, in accordance with Air Force Instruction (AFI) and Performance Work Statement (PWS) requirements.

  • Keeps supervisor apprised of unique situations and problems encountered and identify and reports safety, environmental and other work requirements for resolution.

  • Fires boiler.

  • Stop and start high pressure boilers, large tonnage chillers and large hp air compressors. (i.e. 25hp and above)

  • Observes and interprets readings on gauges, meters, and charts which register various aspects of boiler operation.

  • Adjusts controls to insure safe and efficient boiler operation and to meet demands for steam or high temperature water, in accordance with AFI and PWS.

  • Maintains boiler operation log; clean, oil, make minor repairs to boiler room equipment; and following prescribed methods, treat boiler water with chemicals and analyze boiler water for such things as acidity, causticity, and alkalinity.

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret technical manuals, shop directives, blueprints, sketches, diagrams, specifications, verbal and written instructions

  • Responsible for completing daily work order log documenting inspections, maintenance and repair information, to include work performed, materials used and hours worked on each assigned work order.

  • Interfaces with customers and responsible for customer feedback, as applicable.

  • Operates motor vehicles in accordance with company vehicle policies.

  • Complies with applicable federal, state, United States Air Force (USAF) and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) environmental laws and regulations.

  • Follows furnished information directives; Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Policies and Procedures, and contract requirements.

  • Complies with health and safety rules and procedures; performs work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work environment.

  • Incumbent will at all times wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined by position and duties.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Experience

Job Requirements (Education, Experience, & Professional Association)

Mandatory:

  • Must obtain an Illinois State Class II Boiler License within 60 days of hire date, based on previous experience.

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience operating boilers up to 1600 hp.

  • Ability to use: technical manuals, technical bulletins or manufacturer’s specifications.

  • The ability to accurately read: measuring devices, testing equipment and or instruments.

  • Must be available to work other shifts as directed, to include week-ends and holidays.

  • High school diploma or equivalency.

  • Current state driver’s license, acceptable driving record and proof of valid insurance.

  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office applications.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain all necessary licenses/IDs/certifications.

  • Ability to solve problems and work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to adapt to changes in technology and applicable facility/infrastructure codes and standards.

  • Familiarity with facility/infrastructure codes and standards, as applicable.

  • Ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional & courteous manner in diverse situations.

  • Proficiency and knowledge of a variety of hand and power tools.

  • Demonstrated working ability read, write, speak and understand English.

Preferred:

  • Five (5+) years’ experience operating boilers up to 1600 hp.

  • Military experience.

  • Previous experience working on a military installation.

  • Experience working on facilities.

  • Familiarity with military-specific facility/infrastructure codes and standards, as applicable.

Job Location

Peoria, Illinois, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular