Boiler Operator in Wilmington, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Duration:
    12 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Established Food Manufacturing company is seeking to hire a skilled Boiler Operator to join their dynamic team.

Essential Functions:

The Boiler Operator is responsible for the daily operations and maintenance of steam generation system, boilers and other equipment.  This includes but is not limited to the operations and service of boilers, steam generators, waste water systems, retort cooling systems, chemical water treatment, and water filtration system.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Must be fully committed to meeting manufacturing goals in the areas of safety, quality and production.
  • Daily operations/shutdown, monitoring, repair/maintenance and servicing of high pressure steam boilers, steam generators, retort cooling systems, pumps, motors, oil heaters, gas controls, emergency power generators, forced draft systems, Ph controls, safety devices, chemical feeding, water filtration system, boiler controls, waste water control systems and recording devices.
  • Complete all required documentation including gauge readings, water test results, etc.
  • Maintain housekeeping practices inside and outs of waste water and boiler.
  • Wash down floor inside and outside retainment wall.
  • Maintain all motor bearings and gearboxes.  Grease all motor bearings and check gearbox oil.
  • Verify and lubricate all chains and belts.
  • Inspect and notify management of any discrepancies with hoses and pipes.
  • Report any equipment malfunction and unsafe practices immediately to Supervisor on duty.
  • Observe a good and professional relationship with others (internal and external) while in promises.
  • May be required to supply hand tools.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School graduate or GED equivalent

Experience and Background:

  • Available to work flexible; weekend hours based on production demand
  • Minimum of (1) year experience as a boiler operator.
  • Understanding of required personal protective equipment and comprehension of boiler safety.
  • Must have an active Unlimited Steam license issued by the city of Los Angeles.
  • Apply and understand: Chemical water treatment, pumps and control, wastewater systems, cooling tower systems
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and address Boiler issues as required and limited to license.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of personnel (verbal/written in English)
  • Must have basic computer skills

Physical Requirements

Most of the job function is performed in a manufacturing setting requiring safety precautions.