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Title:  Boiler Operator Asst: Class 4 License

Requisition ID:  13928-159
Location: 

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Assistant Boiler Operator position is responsible for learning to operate gas and fuel oil boilers for the Mill. In addition, this position is responsible for learning and assisting maintenance and maintaining and operating all auxiliary equipment associated with the powerhouse and at the WWTP.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Inspect and check boilers, feed water equipment, auxiliary equipment, gauges and controls regularly.
  • Operate powerhouse equipment – making any necessary adjustments to assure the most efficient powerhouse operation.
  • Record various meter readings periodically for use in determining the cost of powerhouse operation.
  • Lubricate and clean powerhouse equipment.
  • Perform analysis of all water, determine requirements and perform all actions necessary to maintain proper water chemistry specifications.
  • Accurately maintain all powerhouse records and logs as directed by management. For example, all regulatory agency required record keeping.
  • Change all filter media/screens and perform preventative maintenance as scheduled and required.(See attached list for examples)
  • Unload/load and take inventory of all chemicals.
  • Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair on powerhouse equipment that involves, but not limited to, packing pumps, setting, dismantling, and reassembling plant equipment.
  • Must follow safety and housekeeping techniques in accordance with shop rules.
  • The statement contained in this job description reflect the general duties and principal function of the job, but are not a detailed description
  • or all the duties that may be in the job.
  • Diligently practices good safety and housekeeping techniques in accordance with the Shop Rules, Safety Rules and Safety Absolutes.
  • Assist with the duties of the WWTP Operator as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Job requires exposure to weather, dirt, grease, fumes, heat, etc.
  • Job requires working around equipment while it is in operation – and requires climbing ladders from girders and scaffolds.
  • Manufacturing and or Mill experience strongly preferred.

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Required to have a NUILPE 4TH Class High Pressure Engineer License.

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Must learn a thorough knowledge of the function and operation of all powerhouse equipment, auxiliary machines, and remote control equipment.
  • Must learn the operation of the WWTP and have a thorough understanding of how it operates and the procedures to deal with upset conditions.
  • Must be able to use the common maintenance shop tools, hand tools and power hand tools. The intent of this criteria is not to divest the multi-craft, flexi-craft, and electronic/ instrumentation personnel of their normal basic functions in the powerhouse and the WWTP.
  • Must be able to read and interpret various gauges and chemist’s instruments.
  • Must be able to distinguish color changes in boiler and treated water tests, and WWTP water testing.
  • Keep permanent records on all water tests and treatment.

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • Initially training will be completed on day shift. As training evolves at the PH and the WWTP, perform duties with in the department as required. This will include filling in for the boiler operator as able and for the WWTP operator. The
  • Once training has been completed and the ABO is assigned to a permanent position they will work the standard mill schedule for the plant, 7:00 am  to 3:00 pm., 3:00 pm  to 11:00 pm and 11:00 pm to 7:00 am rotating shifts (Southern Swing) and be punctual while doing so.
  • Expected to cover vacancy for absent peers and work overtime.

 

PHYSICAL DE

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Assistant Boiler Operator position is responsible for learning to operate gas and fuel oil boilers for the Mill. In addition, this position is responsible for learning and assisting maintenance and maintaining and operating all auxiliary equipment associated with the powerhouse and at the WWTP.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Inspect and check boilers, feed water equipment, auxiliary equipment, gauges and controls regularly.
  • Operate powerhouse equipment – making any necessary adjustments to assure the most efficient powerhouse operation.
  • Record various meter readings periodically for use in determining the cost of powerhouse operation.
  • Lubricate and clean powerhouse equipment.
  • Perform analysis of all water, determine requirements and perform all actions necessary to maintain proper water chemistry specifications.
  • Accurately maintain all powerhouse records and logs as directed by management. For example, all regulatory agency required record keeping.
  • Change all filter media/screens and perform preventative maintenance as scheduled and required.(See attached list for examples)
  • Unload/load and take inventory of all chemicals.
  • Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair on powerhouse equipment that involves, but not limited to, packing pumps, setting, dismantling, and reassembling plant equipment.
  • Must follow safety and housekeeping techniques in accordance with shop rules.
  • The statement contained in this job description reflect the general duties and principal function of the job, but are not a detailed description
  • or all the duties that may be in the job.
  • Diligently practices good safety and housekeeping techniques in accordance with the Shop Rules, Safety Rules and Safety Absolutes.
  • Assist with the duties of the WWTP Operator as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Job requires exposure to weather, dirt, grease, fumes, heat, etc.
  • Job requires working around equipment while it is in operation – and requires climbing ladders from girders and scaffolds.
  • Manufacturing and or Mill experience strongly preferred.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Required to have a NUILPE 4TH Class High Pressure Engineer License.

 

 

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Must learn a thorough knowledge of the function and operation of all powerhouse equipment, auxiliary machines, and remote control equipment.
  • Must learn the operation of the WWTP and have a thorough understanding of how it operates and the procedures to deal with upset conditions.
  • Must be able to use the common maintenance shop tools, hand tools and power hand tools. The intent of this criteria is not to divest the multi-craft, flexi-craft, and electronic/ instrumentation personnel of their normal basic functions in the powerhouse and the WWTP.
  • Must be able to read and interpret various gauges and chemist’s instruments.
  • Must be able to distinguish color changes in boiler and treated water tests, and WWTP water testing.
  • Keep permanent records on all water tests and treatment.

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • Initially training will be completed on day shift. As training evolves at the PH and the WWTP, perform duties with in the department as required. This will include filling in for the boiler operator as able and for the WWTP operator. The
  • Once training has been completed and the ABO is assigned to a permanent position they will work the standard mill schedule for the plant, 7:00 am  to 3:00 pm., 3:00 pm  to 11:00 pm and 11:00 pm to 7:00 am rotating shifts (Southern Swing) and be punctual while doing so.
  • Expected to cover vacancy for absent peers and work overtime.

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Assistant Boiler Operator position is responsible for learning to operate gas and fuel oil boilers for the Mill. In addition, this position is responsible for learning and assisting maintenance and maintaining and operating all auxiliary equipment associated with the powerhouse and at the WWTP.

 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Inspect and check boilers, feed water equipment, auxiliary equipment, gauges and controls regularly.
  • Operate powerhouse equipment – making any necessary adjustments to assure the most efficient powerhouse operation.
  • Record various meter readings periodically for use in determining the cost of powerhouse operation.
  • Lubricate and clean powerhouse equipment.
  • Perform analysis of all water, determine requirements and perform all actions necessary to maintain proper water chemistry specifications.
  • Accurately maintain all powerhouse records and logs as directed by management. For example, all regulatory agency required record keeping.
  • Change all filter media/screens and perform preventative maintenance as scheduled and required.(See attached list for examples)
  • Unload/load and take inventory of all chemicals.
  • Assist in installation, maintenance, and repair on powerhouse equipment that involves, but not limited to, packing pumps, setting, dismantling, and reassembling plant equipment.
  • Must follow safety and housekeeping techniques in accordance with shop rules.
  • The statement contained in this job description reflect the general duties and principal function of the job, but are not a detailed description
  • or all the duties that may be in the job.
  • Diligently practices good safety and housekeeping techniques in accordance with the Shop Rules, Safety Rules and Safety Absolutes.
  • Assist with the duties of the WWTP Operator as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Job requires exposure to weather, dirt, grease, fumes, heat, etc.
  • Job requires working around equipment while it is in operation – and requires climbing ladders from girders and scaffolds.
  • Manufacturing and or Mill experience strongly preferred.

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Required to have a NUILPE 4TH Class High Pressure Engineer License.

 

 

SPECIFIC SKILLS:

  • Must learn a thorough knowledge of the function and operation of all powerhouse equipment, auxiliary machines, and remote control equipment.
  • Must learn the operation of the WWTP and have a thorough understanding of how it operates and the procedures to deal with upset conditions.
  • Must be able to use the common maintenance shop tools, hand tools and power hand tools. The intent of this criteria is not to divest the multi-craft, flexi-craft, and electronic/ instrumentation personnel of their normal basic functions in the powerhouse and the WWTP.
  • Must be able to read and interpret various gauges and chemist’s instruments.
  • Must be able to distinguish color changes in boiler and treated water tests, and WWTP water testing.
  • Keep permanent records on all water tests and treatment.

 SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • Initially training will be completed on day shift. As training evolves at the PH and the WWTP, perform duties with in the department as required. This will include filling in for the boiler operator as able and for the WWTP operator. The
  • Once training has been completed and the ABO is assigned to a permanent position they will work the standard mill schedule for the plant, 7:00 am  to 3:00 pm., 3:00 pm  to 11:00 pm and 11:00 pm to 7:00 am rotating shifts (Southern Swing) and be punctual while doing so.
  • Expected to cover vacancy for absent peers and work overtime.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Standing for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Moving or lifting of equipment, materials, and tools up to 50 lbs repeatedly for an 8 hr. shift.
  • Climbing extension ladders, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or movement within confined areas.
  • Work in buildings and areas of fluctuating temperature and weather.
  • Job requires exposure to weather, dirt, grease, fumes and heat.

Required Experience






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