Boiler Operator

Job Status: Receiving Applications (Open)
Estimated Salary

Expiration date: 15 Feb 2023

Date Posted

01 Feb 2023

Expiration date

15 Feb 2023

Offered Salary (month)



3 year exp



Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Operates all machinery, component parts, and control units related to the boiler and ancillary plant, safely and efficiently.           
  • Recognises maloperation of machinery and component parts, and knows when to take corrective action.      
  • Operates valves to their correct positions following safety precautions.
  • Maintains correct water conditions in the hot well tank or deaerator.           
  • Adds the correct amount of chemicals to the dosing tank.        
  • Makes sure that the dosing pumps deliver chemicals to the system.         
  • Prepares and lights up the fire.     
  • Raises steam pressure in a way that doesn't cause uneven stress to the boiler.             
  • Operates the boiler without causing smoke to blow into the boiler house, without smoke blowing from the chimney, and without wasting fuel.               
  • Observes and maintains correct water levels in the gauge glasses..      
  • Blows through gauge glasses every shift. Tests the correct operations of the mob reps by blowing them down every shift.        
  • Controls combustion efficiency.          
  • Removes ash from the trough/pa/bath.              
  • Carries out boiler blowdown every shift or as per the supervisor's or laboratory's instructions.          
  • Reports plant defects.    


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Diploma in Boiler making
  • At least 3 years experience in the manufacturing industry

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