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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The STATIONARY BOILER OPERATOR operates and maintains a high pressure steam boiler system and auxiliary equipment. Does related work as required.
This is a single classification and not currently part of a series of classes.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class are in daily contact in person with various levels of staff within the institution regarding operation of the plant system. They have occasional in person and telephone contact with outside consulting and engineering firms regarding boiler efficiency, water treatment and other operational factors, and with various suppliers and trades workers to respond to requests and order supplies. Depending on the institution where they are employed, employees in some positions may have occasional in-person contact with inmates, patients or students in the normal course of performing their duties.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from a physical plant employee of a higher classification who reviews work for completeness and compliance with guidelines to maintain proper operation of the heating plant. Guidelines used on the job include State and Federal safety regulations and procedure manuals and manufacturer's specifications for operation of stationary boilers.
Positions are found in central and remote locations throughout State government (e.g., general government agencies, human or natural resource agencies, correctional, mental health, or higher education institutions, hospitals, etc.). They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position location. They require the willingness to work in an environment containing extreme heat, high levels of noise, high pressure steam and noxious chemical mixtures added to water. They require the willingness to lift heavy equipment.
Two years experience as a boiler operator; OR
Completion of an approved boiler operator apprenticeship program.