Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
Also called: Boiler Operator, Boiler Technician, Building Engineer, Stationary Engineer
In the Air Force: Electrical Power Production Apprentice; Electrical Power Production Craftsman; Electrical Power Production Helper; Electrical Power Production Journeyman
In the Army: Prime Power Production Specialist
In the Coast Guard: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Launching and Recovery Equipment; Fireman
In the Navy: Auxiliary Systems Technician; Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Launching and Recovery Equipment; CG 47 Gas Turbine Mechanical Maintenance Technician; DDG 51 Gas Turbine Electrical Maintenance Technician; DDG-M Gas Turbine Mechanical Maintenance Technician; Electronic Automatic Boiler Controls Console Operator; FFG-7 Gas Turbine Electrical Maintenance Technician; Fireman; Fireman Apprentice; LCAC Craft Engineer/Assistant Operator; Steam Plant Auxiliary Systems Maintainer
- Monitor and inspect equipment, computer terminals, switches, valves, gauges, alarms, safety devices, and meters to detect leaks or malfunctions and to ensure that equipment is operating efficiently and safely.
- Activate valves to maintain required amounts of water in boilers, to adjust supplies of combustion air, and to control the flow of fuel into burners.
- Monitor boiler water, chemical, and fuel levels, and make adjustments to maintain required levels.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Education and Training
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Facilities management software
Word processing software
New job opportunities are less likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.
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