American Hardwood Industries
  • 30-Oct-2019 to 29-Feb-2020 (MST)
  • Augusta Waynesboro
  • Waynesboro, VA, USA
  • Full Time

Boiler Operator Summary:

Our Waynesboro, VA facility is hiring for a boiler operator.  This is a full time opportunity working for a world class hardwood lumber manufacturer.  The Boiler Operator will work a 12 hour shift, 7pm to 7am, 3 days one week and 4 days the next.

Boiler Operator Responsibilities:

  • Ensures a continuous supply of steam for heating of buildings and the proper operation of Kiln drying operations.
  • Monitors and records all specific reading instruments and gauges; including temperatures, pressures, water levels, and fuel usage when applicable.
  • Oversee and maintain boiler equipment including monitoring operations and chemicals needed to generate steam for dry kilns.
  • Maintaining equipment maintenance such as washing, greasing, etc.
  • Address any alarms associated with the boiler operations and respond appropriately.
  • Must be able to shut the boiler down in the event of an emergency safely and competently.
  • Test emergency power equipment, documents any conditions outside of normal parameters and informs manager of such.

Boiler Operator Qualifications:

  • 2 years of boiler experience preferred, but will train a candidate with good attitude and excellent mechanical skills
  • Understand boiler operation and maintenance and can communicate across departments about the operations of boiler/kiln
  • Basic knowledge of production flow and role the boiler/kiln plays at the facility
  • Know environmental regulations associated with kilns, boilers, steam, etc.
  • Must possess good language and communicative skills. Will need to be able to comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and present information to managers and employees.
  • Extremely reliable and have a superb attendance record
  • Must be able to problem solve, observe safety and security and have great dependability skills to perform quality work.
  • Requires use of operating heavy equipment (Bobcat) and have the ability to use manual tools (shovel, rake and basic hand tools)
  • Must be willing to work in all weather conditions

Boiler Operator Pay & Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Full Plan of Benefits

***Please refer to the "Full Job Description" button below to review our physical demands form prior to applying to this position.***

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