Boilermaker Job Description

A boilermaker is a person who works in construction or manufacturing.

The boilermaker welds and assembles steel, and is an expert in constructing boiler, pressure vessels, and other large assemblies.

Boilermakers have an intricate knowledge of metallurgy and welding.

Boilermakers are adept at reading blueprints and designing pieces to be welded together and fit together.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Boilermaker who is skilled in welding and fabricating to work on a variety of projects. The ideal candidate will have experience working with both steel and aluminum, and be able to read and interpret blueprints. If you are a Boilermaker who is looking for an exciting new opportunity, please submit your resume today!

Boilermaker Duties:

  • Perform welding, fabrication, and other industrial trades jobs
  • Develop, implement, and maintain industrial safety standards
  • Perform machinery maintenance, repair, and installation
  • Ensure all chemical testing procedures are performed
  • Research, troubleshoot, and repair industrial machinery
  • Prioritize work based on company needs

Boilermaker Responsibilities:

  • Clean pressure vessel equipment
  • Inspect equipment for proper functioning
  • Install refractory bricks and other heat-resistant materials in fireboxes of pressure vessels.
  • Lay out plate, sheet steel, or other heavy metal, and locate and mark bending and cutting lines, using protractors, compasses, and drawing instruments or templates.
  • Locate and mark reference points for columns or plates on boiler foundations, following blueprints and using straightedges, squares, transits, and measuring instruments.
  • Maintain the boilers, pressure vessels, piping, and related systems on vessels and onshore facilities

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Requirements And Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2-3 years’ proven experience in boilermaker’s trade
  • Proven ability to solve problems and prioritize tasks
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and negotiation skills
  • Ability to handle high-stress situations with tact and poise

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a successful team. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.