Salary Group B21

Class No. 1316



Performs highly complex (senior-level) boiler inspection work. Work involves scheduling, conducting, and documenting inspections of boilers and pressure vessels for compliance with state laws, rules, and regulations; and recommending and verifying corrective action for noncompliance. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


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

Coordinates incident and accident investigations, including establishing the priorities and methods of securing evidence. 

Coordinates and monitors program activities and procedures.

Reviews records, reports, and schedules.

Reviews changes in procedures or laws, and educates other inspectors regarding changes in procedures and laws. 

Authorizes repairs and alterations to boilers and pressure vessels.

Recommends variances on violations noted during inspections and conducts follow-up inspections.

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

Addresses technical and administrative inquiries associated with boiler programs and other industry-related matters.

Makes presentations to and serves as a liaison between local, state, and federal agencies to facilitate program administration.

May establish methods to be used by staff to prioritize workloads.

May testify at hearings or before courts.

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.


Experience and Education

Experience in construction, installation, inspection, operation, and maintenance or repairs of boilers. Graduation from 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 relating 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 coordinate complete and thorough inspections, to communicate effectively, and to supervise the work of 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