Boiler Operator Helper

Assist Boiler Operators.
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Salary Range
$33,000 – $74,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Boiler Operator Helpers do?

Assists BOILER OPERATOR 950.382-010 in operation and maintenance of coal-fired boilers: Turns valves that regulate water flow into full ash hoppers to form slurry and flush slurry into ash grinder. Turns switches that activate vacuum pumps to remove fly ash from full fly ash hoppers. Turns valves and flips switches that activate pumps to replace contaminated water in boiler system. Obtains water samples from designated locations of boiler system and carries samples to testing laboratory. Performs chemical and physical water quality laboratory tests according to prescribed standards. Records and gives results of tests to other workers for use in adjustment of equipment operation.


Should I be a Boiler Operator Helper?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Boiler Operator Helper

    Most Boiler Operator Helpers have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:9yjoaa&chl=no+college+%2838%25%29|certificate+%2831%25%29|associate%27s+%2822%25%29|bachelor%27s+%289%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,38,38
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