NANA Regional Corporation Boiler Tender in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

Boiler Tender

Description

ASO provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations.

Summary

Boiler tenders/operators are responsible for all aspects of boiler plant operation including, but not limited to, scheduling and coordinating and assisting in boiler inspections, daily operator maintenance and inspection, maintaining and analyzing logs and records, periodic operation and inspection of idle equipment. Boiler plants and equipment shall operate equipment IAW Industrial Standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Boiler operator typically works in facilities like power plants or boiler, engine, and mechanical rooms. Can be responsible for all of the systems that generate heat or electricity in a facility. Some of the equipment that they are responsible for includes:

  • Low-pressure boilers

  • High-pressure boilers

  • Power boilers

  • Steam boilers

  • Hot water heating systems

  • Boiler operator will make manual adjustments to this equipment during its servicing.

  • Operates and maintains high pressure steam boilers (above 15 psi), or high pressure/high temperature water boilers (above 160 psi at 250 degrees Fahrenheit) for the production of facility heating, hot water and/or electrical generation.

  • Operates and maintains auxiliary equipment such as water softeners, boiler feed pumps, fuel conveyors, vacuum pumps and circulating pumps.

  • Boiler operator must perform routine maintenance on the equipment and systems in the facility, using hand or power tools to perform tasks like replacing defective valves, filters, or steam gauges on a heating system.

  • Operator tests the boiler water and balances it with chemicals, if needed, to prevent corrosive deposits from damaging the boiler system.

  • Boiler operator will watch the system during operation and attend to any additional problems or detected safety issues.

  • Monitors water levels, pressure readings, fuel consumption and other related operations; performs chemical tests on water; records readings in the plant operations logs.

  • Adjusts controls on equipment to maintain a proper flow of steam and/or water and to ensure safety of operation.

  • Powers down, cleans, and assists in the repair and maintenance of boilers and auxiliary equipment.

  • Blows down and washes boilers; scrapes and cleans flues; cleans pumps, screens, pipes, oil burners, strainers, and related parts and equipment.

  • Powers down, cools off and opens boilers, cleans them thoroughly and prepares them for annual certification inspections by 3rdparty inspectors. Closes and restarts boilers and checks for proper operation.

  • Receives general administrative direction; work is reviewed through inspections and efficiency of operations.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work area around boilers and auxiliary equipment.

  • Performs other related work as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

A high school diploma is required.

Have a minimum three years’ demonstrated experience in the operation of high pressure hot water or steam boilers.

Stationary High-Pressure Steam Engineer 2nd Class license OR Class III or IV Power Engineer Certification from National Institute of Uniform Licensed Power Engineers (NIULPE) preferred

Certified per EPA Method 9 (Opacity)

Demonstrated familiarity with American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes, especially as concerns controls and safety devices

Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.

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Job: Installation, Maintenance & Repair

Primary Location: US-MO-Fort Leonard Wood

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: ASO00418