BOILER OPERATOR
Gauteng Province
Johannesburg, ZA
2d ago

Requirements

Grade 10 and an equivalent recognized National Steam Certificate. A minimum of 1-3 years’ appropriate hands on experience gained in boiler operating.

COMPETENCIES : Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act of 1993 and Regulations. Skills- planning, organizing, verbal and written communication skills.

Duties Request chemicals from stores as required. Test quality of water of softeners as well as the returning flows of condensate water.

Fill chemicals tank with required chemicals as prescribed. Top up salt in brine tank. Check working conditions of chemical pumps.

Test total dissolve solids (TDS) and blow-down according to prescripts. Monitor the stream pressure constantly Check correct temperature of hot well tanks.

Adjust the stoker for efficient steam delivery. Report all defects immediately. Check the feed water pump-levels and hot well tanks for sufficient water supply to the boiler.

Make sure that standby boilers and funnel is full of water and chemicals at all times. Control the flow of fuel . Ensure that the boiler environment is well maintained.

Ensure proper usage of protective clothing. Ensure that the brine tank and water filter are cleaned as prescribed. Ensure the removal of ash from boilers, gritt arrester and smoke box.

Log all recordings as per the assessment in the logbook. Perform supervisory functions. Receive and signoff on the delivery of coal.

Provide shift reports. Maintenance of shift / overtime register. Perform related adhoc duties.

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