Louisville, KY 40245
Williams Industrial Services Group
Primary Purpose: Assembles boilers, tanks, vats, and pressure vessels according to blueprint specifications, using power tools and handouts.
Typical Duties: Locates and marks reference points for columns or plates on foundation, using master straightedge, squares, transit, and measuring tape, and applying knowledge of geometry. Attaches riffing or signals crane operator in lift parts to specified position.
Alines structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame, tanks, or vats, using plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Hammers, flame-cuts, files, or grinds irregular edges of sections or structural pats to facilitate fitting edges together. Bolts or arc-welds structures and sections together. Positions drums and headers into supports or bolts or welds supports to frame. Alines water tubes and connects and expands ends to drums and headers, using tube expander. Bells, beads with power hammer, or welds tube ends to insure leakproof joints. Bolts or welds casing sections, uptakes, stacks, baffles, and such fabricated parts as chutes, air heaters, fan stands, feeding tube, catwalks, ladders, coal hoppers, and safety hatch to frame, using wrench. Installs manholes, handholes, valves, gages, and feedwater connection in drums to complete assembly of water tube boilers. Assists in testing assembled vessels by pumping water or gas under specified pressure into vessels and observing instruments for evidence of leakage. Repairs boilers or tanks in field by unbolting or flame cutting defective sections or tubes, straightening plates, using torch or jacks, installing new tubes, fitting and welding new sections and replacing worn lugs on bolts.
Requirements: Workers should be able to: Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy; Apply shop mathematics to solve problems; Plan work and select proper tools; Compare and see differences in the size shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects; Picture solid objects from drawings or diagrams; Perform a variety of duties which may change often; and rate information using standards that can be measured or checked. Physically, workers must be able to: Climb and maintain balance on scaffolds and ladders; Reach for, handle and manipulate objects and materials; Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds; Stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; and see well (either naturally or with correction). Completion of apprenticeship program required. May be required to be licensed.
This job description is a general description of essential job functions. It is not intended to describe all duties someone in this position may perform. All employees of Williams Industrial Services Group, LLC and subsidiaries are expected to perform tasks as assigned by supervisory/management personnel, regardless of job title or routine job duties.