Location: Sacramento, CA
Job Type: Full-Time
Years of Experience: 5+ years
Education: High School DegreeJob Description:
(See Desired Skills and Experience)Desired Skills & Experience:
Boiler Operator independently operates and maintains utility plant equipment and systems
with minimal supervision; maintain one or multiple gas/propane fired water or fire tube
boilers equipped with electronic controls, and associated auxiliary control equipment;
operate a boiler feed water treatment plant and test the water, adding proper chemicals to
boiler feed water if necessary.
Must possess the ability to perform the common tasks associated with journeyman duties,
and will be subject to occasional and random inspections.
Observe boiler controls, gauges and charts to make necessary adjustments for proper fuel
and airflow to maintain system pressure. Operate the air conditioning management system
consisting of an automatic data system for gathering and recording plant and remote air
Ability to do the common tasks associated with journeyman duties in a line of work, under
close supervision and subject to inspection at the end of each task. Read and record
temperatures, pressures, and operating data as required within a boiler pant.
Must be able to competently to inspect: all boiler controls, combustion equipment, water
leveler regulation, steam regulators, 0‐2 recorder, automatic 0‐2 trim systems, safety
devices, instruments, flow meters, feed pumps, gas regulators, automatic controls and air
regulators. Maintain constant observation of the meters, charts, gauges, water levels and
temperatures to ensure that all systems are functioning properly. Read and record
temperatures, pressures, and operating data as required within a boiler plant.
Must have knowledge of equipment assembly, installation repairs; must be able to perform
repairs on boilers, chillers and related equipment, such as replacing bearings, packing and
mechanical seals in pumps both liquid transfer and vacuum. Install and maintain all auxiliary
air conditioning equipment consisting of chill water pumps, glycol circulating pumps, cooling
towers, control air compressors, refrigerated /desiccants type air‐dryers, pneumatic/electric
control valves, variable frequency drives, digital pneumatic variable air volume boxes,
electronic air filters, electric/steam humidifiers, automatic/manual water treatment
systems, exhaust fans, air‐balancing accessories.
Perform minor steam fitting, plumbing, electrical work, painting, and housekeeping of the
boiler plant. Ability to interpret instructions, specifications operating procedures: Determine
proper chemicals to be added to the water in the proper proportions in which they are to be
added to prevent corrosion and scale formation. Add chemicals to the chiller system and
record test results and chemicals added. Perform adjustments and corrections to boilers
based on recorded inspection date.