Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Boiler Inspector

Recruitment #220105-7928AR-002

Introduction


Are you looking to make an ImpaCT while serving your state? 
If so, we invite you to apply today!   

The State of Connecticut, Department of Administrative Services (DAS) houses a number of distinct programs that comprise the business functions of state government, including information technology, human resources, procurement, facilities and real estate, construction services, fleet, workers compensation and more united in a common mission to:
  • Support Connecticut's Growth - To serve our citizens, businesses, state agencies and other branches of government by providing the highest quality services at the lowest possible cost. 
  • Drive Continuous Innovation - To increase the efficiency and effectiveness of state government using best practices from the public and private sectors. 
  • Provide Rewarding Careers - To attract and retain a workforce of talented, dedicated public servants committed to leading our great state forward. 
DAS, Division of Construction Services - Office of the State Building Inspector, is currently accepting applications for Boiler Inspector.

Position Details: 
The Bureau of Boilers within the Office of the State Building Inspector is responsible for administration and enforcement of the Connecticut Safety Code for Boilers and Hot Water Heaters. This position will be responsible for performing inspections for boilers that are not inspected by insurance companies.

This position is based out of the team's main office at 450 Columbus Boulevard in Hartford and will perform boiler inspections throughout the Connecticut. Within the 40-hour work week, a flex-schedule is available. 

You will have the opportunity to:
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. 

What We Can Offer You: We participate in a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive healthcare coverage, retirement plan options, paid time off and more! We also encourage a healthy work-life balance to all employees. 

Selection Plan

All State employees shall follow the guidelines as listed in Executive Orders 13F (3a) and 13G (3a).

To Apply:
  • In order to be considered for this job opening, you must meet the Minimum Qualifications as listed on this job opening. You must specify your qualifications on your application.
  • The minimum experience and training requirements must be met by the close date on the job opening, unless otherwise specified.
  • In order to comply with Public Act 21-69, the State of Connecticut is no longer asking for resumes during the initial application process.
Important Next Step Information for After You Apply:
  • Although applicants will receive correspondence via email, as a backup they are also encouraged to sign on to their Personal Status Board on a daily basis to monitor their status, view all emailed notices and complete tasks required in the recruitment process.
  • This posting may require completion of additional referral questions (RQs). You can access these RQs via an email that will be sent to you after the posting's closing date or by visiting your JobAps Personal Status Board (Certification Questionnaires section). Your responses to these RQs must be submitted by the question's expiration date. 
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  • At any point during the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation which support their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: a cover letter, resume, performance reviews, attendance records, supervisory references, licensure, etc., at the discretion of the hiring agency. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications as indicated to apply for this position.
  • The immediate vacancy is listed above, however, applications to this recruitment may be used for future vacancies in this job class.
  • Interviews will be limited to candidates whose experience and training most closely meet the requirements of the position.
Connect With Us:
  • Due to the large volume of applications received, we are unable to provide confirmation of receipt or status during the recruitment process Updates will be available through your JobAps portal account. 
  • Should you have any questions about this recruitment please contact nasreen.mustafa@ct.gov

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.

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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

(1) Experience performing boiler inspections on behalf of an insurance company.
(2) Experience with the Jurisdiction Online inspection software.
(3) Experience investigating matters involving boilers, hot water heaters and other pressure vessels.

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.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.



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The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.