In the Office of the State Building Inspector this class is accountable for inspecting steam boilers for compliance with state laws, codes and regulations.
Works under the general supervision of the Chief 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
methods and procedures used in manufacture and operation of all types of riveted and welded steam boilers;
relevant state laws, statutes, regulations and American Society of Mechanical Engineers codes;
inspection methods and techniques;
oral and written communication skills;
compute allowable pressure and strength requirements using standard formulas;
read technical drawings, designs and specifications;
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.
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.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to moderately disagreeable conditions and some risk of injury.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Boiler Inspector in Salary Group AR 21 approved effective July 12, 2023. (Revised to modify Supervision Received) Item No. 23-280