Boiler Operator-Memphis

Memphis, Tennessee
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Overview

Location

Memphis, Tennessee

Job Type

Temp to Perm

Branch Number

842

Hourly Rate

$25.00 - $30.00

Work Hours

Multiple Shifts

Experience Required

Intermediate

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Job Description

Operate or maintain stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or industrial processes. Operate equipment such as steam engines, generators, motors, turbines, and steam boilers.

Responsibilities

• Understand and comply with all workplace health & safety requirements, policies/procedures, and work place rules

• Ownership mentality for the assigned systems and plant areas

• Perform safe, controlled startup and shutdown of boilers, cooling towers, air compressors, membrane filtration systems, etc.

• Ability to identify and troubleshoot problems on boilers, pumps, valves, controls, etc.

• Work with engineering teams to develop solutions and improve optimization

• Ability to pull water samples, test water chemistry, and adjust chemical dosage for water treatment

• Daily chemical inventory monitoring and regular involvement with water treatment vendor

• Consistently monitor the daily operations of the boilers, document accurate and legible records via paper logs and/or digital databases

• Operation of water treatment equipment including water softeners and membrane filters

• Must safely perform routine maintenance, inspections, and LOTO of equipment

• Works independently with minimal supervision

• Read and understand process documentation, SOPs, and technical instructions

• Perform daily inspections of the equipment and the surroundings

• Report safety near misses and equipment issues in a timely fashion

• Scheduled cleaning-in-place procedures and truck loadout for wastewater system

• Must be able to climb ladders and work at elevated heights

• Must complete housekeeping assignments as required

• All other duties as assigned

• Forklift operating experience is beneficial, but not required

This is a rotating shift it will be 8-4, 4-12, 12-8 and off


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.

Observe and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts registering various aspects of boiler operation to ensure that boilers are operating properly.

Test boiler water quality or arrange for testing and take necessary corrective action, such as adding chemicals to prevent corrosion and harmful deposits.

Qualifications & Experience

  • • 1st class Steam Operating Engineer License from Shelby County
  • • High school diploma or equivalent; completion of vocational training or additional education is beneficial
  • • 1 – 3 years in boiler operations or maintenance experience preferred
  • • Basic math skills and reading comprehension
  • • Ability to read and follow various processes
  • • Self-Starter with the ability to prioritize tasks

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