$20.40-$26.71 Hourly / $1,632.00-$2,136.44 BiWeekly /
This class is accountable for performing a full range of basic tasks as assigned in the operation, maintenance and repair of boilers and related equipment.
Reads and records readings and conditions of various gauges and indicators having to do with fuel supply, air-fuel mixture, steam pressure, water level, temperatures, etc., and adjusts or takes corrective measures; operates water column and boiler blowoff and the soot blower; inspects oil and gas flames and adjusts or removes and cleans burner nozzles when necessary; lubricates, adjusts and maintains auxiliary boiler equipment including boiler feed pumps and assists in the service and repair of the boilers and auxiliary equipment; inspects heating system for various leaks, flaws and damages and either takes corrective action or reports to superior; may assist in general building maintenance and repair; performs minor tests for fuel specific gravity and gas leaks; adds water treatment chemicals to boilers; may inspect and repair steam traps fed by main system at various locations; may remove pipe insulation materials associated with the repair of pipes and fittings using OSHA approved methods; performs related duties as required.
Knowledge of boilers and related equipment; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to operate, maintain, and make running repairs to stationary boilers and related equipment; some ability to utilize computer software.
Two (2) years of experience in oil burner repair, plumbing, boilermaking, steamfitting or refrigerator maintenance, or as a machinist or boiler operator, or work requiring similar mechanical experience.
This replaces the existing specification for class of Boiler Tender in Salary Group FM 13 approved effective June 12, 1995. (2013 SCOPE Review)