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Boiler Operator 2

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Classification Details

Classification Information

Classification Title Painter
Classification Code 62300
FLSA Non-Exempt

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Boiler Operator 2
Position Number 132530
Pay Grade 5
Department Building Maintenance - 40310
Expectations for All Employees:

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee’s job performance must support and exhibit the university’s core values: PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential; RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust; DIVERSITY of people and thought is respected; EXCELLENCE is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic; EFFICIENCY is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.

Job Summary

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in the operation, maintenance and servicing of boilers and performing related work as required. Must be able to work any shift, weekends and holidays.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Required Qualifications

Successful completion of the tenth grade; must have and maintain a valid driver license.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Demands
Supervision Given and Received
Version Date March 2007

Job Duties

These are the job duties required of the position.

Description of Job Duty

-Reads and monitors gauges to see that boilers are functioning properly at the required level or range.

-Operates valves and adjust regulators to control flow of steam or water.

-Operates valves to blow sludge and scale from pressure system.

-Performs service work both inside and outside of boilers and bag house filter system.

-Performs plumbing and repair of air, water, and steam lines.

-Performs daily chemical testing on city and boiler water.

-Maintains chemical balance on both city water and boiler feed water so as not to damage boiler or steam lines.

-Services and maintains all conveyors, elevators, air compressors, gear boxes, etc.

-Monitors steam flow and opacity charts to stay within state and EPA guidelines.

-Operates various types of equipment such as a welder, acetylene torch, dump truck, front end loader, back-up generator, steam turbine, etc.

-Trouble shoots equipment, repairing or replacing.

-Paints boilers, equipment control panels, cat walks, etc.

-Maintains and cleans heating plant inside and outside.

-Hauls rocks for grounds crew as needed.

-Drives front end loader to assist other shops as needed.

Job Duty Type Essential
Description of Job Duty

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Job Duty Type Secondary