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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Boiler Operator
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Continental Carbon Co. | Sunray, TX
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Job Description

Boiler Operator

Main Function:

Work involves responsibility for the operation, servicing, and repair of the boilers, generators and auxiliary equipment in a safe efficient, environmentally acceptable manner. The boiler operator is responsible for determining the operational effectiveness of various plant equipment and machinery, identifying trends in plant production, control of steam production in the plant, monitors and checks plant equipment and machinery operation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of the operating principles of equipment and machinery used in the plant.
  • Ensure boiler is operated in a safe, efficient and economical manner.
  • Ability to read, interpret and adjust various instruments in the plant.
  • Ability to operate and regulate boiler equipment and to make manual adjustments as required for plant output.
  • The incumbent must be able to maintain a level of physical fitness to perform the duties of a boiler operator.
  • Ability to understand and follow complex oral or written instructions and comply with directives. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate mechanical aptitude of equipment and how to properly maintain plant equipment and systems.
  • Maintains maximum boiler efficiency by adjusting, reading, and interpreting gauges, indicators, and steam flow meters.
  • Maintains oil heaters, pumps, oil storage facilities, and oil unloading equipment.
  • Replaces defective valves, filters, or steam gauges on a heating system.
  • Observes boiler plant operations through use of electronic or pneumatic controls, pressure gauges, and safety devices.
  • Must be able to analyze plant operations and offer suggestions to improve operational efficiency.
  • Performs and evaluate water analysis tests and determine the proper water treatment required for efficient boiler operation.
  • Ensure reliable operational records are maintained and recorded for historical purposes and to document performance metrics for the plant.
  • Makes regular checks of plant equipment and makes adjustments, repairs, and services equipment as required.
  • Performs related work as required.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 5 years prior Boiler Operator experience

Continental Carbon is a small people-oriented company with great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401K, paid vacation and more. Applicants must have the right to work in the United States in order to be considered for this position.

Call 806-934-8011 or applications can be picked up at 11702,Carbon Black Road, Sunray, Texas 79086.

Continental Carbon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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