State of Washington Classified Job Specification
STATIONARY ENGINEER 1
Blows down, washes, cleans, and paints boilers and tanks; scrapes and cleans flues; cleans, oils, adjusts, and makes minor repairs to boiler room equipment;
Repairs and maintains air compressors, fans, and other mechanical equipment located throughout institution or building;
Takes water temperature, pressure, fuel consumption, and other readings from meters and recording devices and records them in shift log;
Takes boiler water samples; runs required tests and adjusts chemical feed or adds chemical by hand when required;
Performs variety of manual and janitorial tasks in and around boiler room;
Diagnose operating difficulties and take ore recommend corrective measures; report maintenance problems beyond ability to resolve;
Monitor daily power plant logs, take shift readings, and prepare assigned reports and requests for appropriate supplies and inventory;
Load and unload coal, remove cinders, etc;
May supervises patients or students;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: test and analyze operation of steam boilers and auxiliary equipment; instruct and supervise others; keep records; make written reports; perform heavy manual labor; work under and withstand elevated ambient temperature.
Two years of experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of stationary or marine high-pressure boilers and heating systems.
Certificate of completion of an advanced Stationary Engineer course from an accredited vocational/technical school or community college and one year of experience in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of stationary or marine high-pressure boilers and heating systems.
Note: Designations of boilers shall be as defined in the Washington Boilers and Unfired Pressure Vessels Law.
Class Specification History
May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.