Stationary Engineers & Boiler Operators


Operate or maintain stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or industrial processes. Operate equipment, such as steam engines, generators, motors, turbines, and steam boilers.
Also called: Boiler Operator, Boiler Technician, Building Engineer, Stationary Engineer

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • order or arrange things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Initiative
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Integrity
  • Cooperation

Technology:

    Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Outlook
    Facilities management software
  • Building management system software
  • Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Data entry software
  • Database software

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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