Cogen / Recovery Boiler Operator

Technical Area
Energy Systems Engineering
Marine Transportation
ND Paper
Rumford, ME
United States
Job Summary

The Cogen / Recovery Boiler Operator will be responsible in monitoring and inspecting equipment, computer terminals, switches, valves, gauges, alarms, safety devices, and meters to detect leaks or malfunctions and to ensure that equipment is operating efficiently and safely
The operator will observe and interpret readings on gauges, meters, and charts registering various aspects of boiler operation to ensure that boilers are operating properly.
The operator will also analyze problems and take appropriate action to ensure continuous and reliable operation of equipment and systems.
Will maintain daily logs of operation, maintenance and safety activities, including test results, instrument readings, and details of equipment malfunctions and maintenance work and investigate and report on accidents. The operator will receive instructions from steam engineers regarding steam plant and air compressor operations.

Full Job Description

Skill Requirements:

• Power Engineering
• Marine Engineering – Pulp and Paper background preferred
• Ability to troubleshoot
• Ability to work in hot environments
• Ability to meet physical requirements associated with position
• Must possess independent decision making and critical thinking skills
• Must possess good mechanical and electrical systems aptitude.
• Willingness to progress through the line of promotion to become a Lead Operator in the Cogen or Recovery Departments.
• Willingness to work Shift Work.
• Proficiency with computer systems.
• 12 hour, rotating shift work required.

Attractive Benefits package / 401K

Qualifications 4th Class Stationary Steam or higher license required prior to commencing employment with willingness to progress to a higher level Stationary Steam License. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent operating 2+years’ experience in Boiler operations preferred.
Compensation $34.10 upon qualifying
Contact Information Daphne Doughty 207-369-2470