Boiler Room Helper

Assist Stationary Engineer operations.
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Salary Range
$33,000 – $74,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Boiler Room Helpers do?

Assists STATIONARY ENGINEER in operation and maintenance of stationary steam boilers and auxiliary steam equipment, such as pumps, compressors, and air-conditioning system, performing any combination of the following tasks: Starts auxiliary equipment. Opens valves and adjusts regulators to control flow of steam or water through pipelines, or to blow sludge and scale from pressure system. Cleans and lubricates pumps. Dusts tubes, and removes slag from furnace tubes and brickwork of coal-fired boiler, using steam or compressed air. Opens drains and washes boilers. Performs maintenance tasks, such as packing valves, repairing pipelines, and replacing gauge glasses. May regulate volume of water in boilers and in auxiliary equipment. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.


Should I be a Boiler Room Helper?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • How to become a Boiler Room Helper

    Most Boiler Room 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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