STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B20

Class No. 1315

BOILER INSPECTOR I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs complex (journey-level) boiler inspection work. Work involves conducting inspections of boilers and pressure vessels for compliance with state laws, rules, and regulations. May train others. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Inspects boilers, pressure vessels, and accessories for compliance with codes, laws, rules, and regulations; and ensures quality control and compliance with safety standards. 

Plans and monitors program activities and procedures.

Prepares, compiles, submits, and maintains records, reports, and schedules.

Documents violations and monitors the status of noncompliance. 

Provides technical guidance to agency staff, building and facility owners, and inspectors by offering guidance, interpreting codes, and resolving compliance problems and disputes.

Conducts follow-up inspections to verify corrective action on existing violations.

Conducts training and disseminates information.

Performs incident and accident investigations.

Cleans and maintains boilers, pressure vessels, and related equipment.

May make presentations to and serve as a liaison between local, state, and federal agencies to facilitate program administration.

May authorize repairs and alterations to boilers and pressure vessels.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in construction, installation, inspection, operation, and maintenance or repairs of boilers. Graduationfrom a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of state laws, regulations, rules, and codes related to the use, construction, installation, and repair of boilers.

Skill in the operation of technical equipment and detection devices, in the operation of high- and low-pressure boilers, and in analyzing and interpreting data.

Ability to conduct complete and thorough inspections, to communicate effectively, and to train others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require licensure as a Texas Boiler Inspector.

Must possess a valid driver’s license.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15