Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators
Also called: Boiler Operator, Boiler Technician, Building Engineer, Stationary Engineer
In the Air Force: Electrical Power Production; Electrical Power Production Craftsman; Electrical Power Production Journeyman; Fuels Apprentice; Fuels Helper; Fuels Superintendent; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Craftsman; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Journeyman; In-Flight Refueling Apprentice; In-Flight Refueling Helper; In-Flight Refueling Superintendent
In the Army: Construction Engineering Technician; Prime Power Production Specialist; Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Electrical Power Production; Fireman; Fuels; Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration; In-Flight Refueling
In the Marine Corps: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels; Cryogenics Equipment Operator; Electrical Power Production Helper; Fuels Apprentice; Fuels Journeyman; Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Helper; In-Flight Refueling Craftsman; In-Flight Refueling Superintendent; Utilities Chief
In the Navy: Auxiliary Systems Technician; Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Launching and Recovery Equipment; CG 47 Gas Turbine Mechanical Maintenance Technician; DDG-M Gas Turbine Mechanical Maintenance Technician; Engineman; FFG-7 Gas Turbine Electrical Maintenance Technician; Fireman Apprentice; Gas Turbine System Technician (Electrical); Machinist's Mate; Planning Series - DDG-M Gas Turbine Electrical Maintenance Technician; Utilitiesman
- 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
Data base user interface and query software
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