Title Code: 7055
Occ. Group: 416.188
 

BOILER OPERATOR

 

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.

DEFINITION

Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in the operation, maintenance and servicing of boilers and performing related work as required. Supervision may be available on call.
 

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

- Checks gauges to see that boilers are functioning properly at the required level.

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

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

- Maintains and cleans boiler room.

- Assists in performing service work on boilers when necessary.

- Performs other work as assigned.
 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

- Knowledge of boiler operation and repair.

- Ability to service and maintain pipes, valves and gauges on boilers.

- Ability to maintain boiler operations at the desired level.

- Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees.
 

RECOMMENDED QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Successful completion of the tenth grade. Experience in boiler operations.
 

  Date     Skill         Eval           
4/27/82     4      223023214

 

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.