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Job Description:

  • 1) Assembles boilers, tanks, vats, and pressure vessels according to blueprint specifications, using power tools and handtools: Reads blueprint to determine location and relationship of parts.

  • 2) Connects firetubes to heads or watertubes to drums and headers of boilers, by expanding and belling ends, using tube expander and beading ends, using power hammer.

  • 3) Drills and taps holes for installation of studs, using portable drill.

  • 4) Tightens bolts to assemble frames, using hand or power wrenches.

  • 5) Mounts casings of watertube boilers, or attaches davit heads, burners, or furnace casing to firetube boilers, using wrenches.

  • 6) Bolts or screws accessories, such as manholes, handholes, fans, gauges, and valves to vessel, using handtools or power wrenches.

  • 7) Replaces defective parts, using power wrenches, prying bars, or handtools.

  • 8) May install and repair refractory brick.

  • 9) May thread and install stay bolts, using pipe wrench and dies.

  • 10) May remove and replace rivets and caulk seams to repair riveted shells and structures, using pneumatic chisel, riveter, and caulking hammer.

  • 11) May cut out defective parts, using acetylene torch.

  • 12) Distinguish from BOILERMAKER I who assembles and repairs boilers and related pressure vessels.

  • 13) May be designated according to work setting or location as Boilermaker, Central Steam Plant; Boilermaker, Industrial Boilers; Boilermaker, Ship.




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DOT:   805.381-010

Job Number: 950