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Boiler and Engine Operator

Boiler or Engine Operators operate and maintain stationary engines, boilers, refrigeration and airconditioning systems, and associated mechanical plants.

Overview

Boiler or Engine Operators operate and maintain stationary engines, boilers, refrigeration and airconditioning systems, and associated mechanical plants.

Day-to-day

  • maintains supply of solid, liquid or gas fuel to boiler
  • maintains required level of water in boiler and controls draught
  • cleans and maintains boiler and work area.

Considerations

  • physically demanding
  • working outdoors.

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