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Boilermakers

Louisville, KY 40245

Posted: 09/11/2019 Company: Williams Industrial Services Group Job Number: 1134

Job Description


Boilermaker

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.

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