Department of Administrative Services

Boiler Inspector (7928AR)

$29.47-$37.21 Hourly / $2,357.48-$2,977.17 BiWeekly /
$61,530.23-$77,704.14 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Office of the State Building Inspector, this class is accountable for inspecting steam boilers for compliance with state laws, codes and regulations.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of the Lead Boiler Inspector or other employee of higher grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs internal and external inspections of boilers; witnesses hydrostatic tests on boilers; examines piping systems; inspects for presence of cracked, burned or bagged tubes; examines boiler accessories; inspects repairs and replacements of steam boilers; consults with boiler repairers and approves type of repairs to be made; writes reports and recommends abatements; testifies at hearings and in court; may collect overdue fees for boiler operating certificates; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of methods and procedures used in manufacture and operation of all types of riveted and welded steam boilers; knowledge of relevant state laws, statutes, regulations and American Society of Mechanical Engineers codes; knowledge of inspection methods and techniques; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to compute allowable pressure and strength requirements using standard formulas; ability to read technical drawings, designs and specifications; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience in the construction, installation, repair and maintenance of steam boilers.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

College training in mechanical engineering or a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must possess at time of appointment and maintain during employment a National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors or a current Connecticut license in one of the following categories: S-1, S-2, S-3, or S-4.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Incumbents in this class may be exposed to moderately disagreeable conditions and some risk of injury.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(14)-Inspection-Investigation

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 21

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Boiler Inspector in Salary Group AR 21 approved effective May 10, 2002. (2012 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2012

CLASS: 7928AR; EST: 9/23/1980; REV: 2/15/2012;