Salary Group B22

Class No. 1317



Performs advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) boiler inspection work. Work involves overseeing the inspections of boilers and pressure vessels for compliance with state laws, rules, and regulations; and approving corrective action for noncompliance. May plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others. Works under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.


Oversees 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.

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

Oversees and evaluates program activities and procedures.

Reviews records, reports, and schedules.

Authorizes repairs and alterations to boilers and pressure vessels.

Approves variances on violations noted during inspections and oversees follow-up inspections.

Provides consultation on guidelines, codes, standards, and regulations to promote safety assurance programs.

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.

Testifies at hearings or before courts.

Establishes methods to be used by staff to prioritize workloads.

May plan, assign, and/or 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. 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 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 oversee inspections; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and/or supervise the work of others.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require a licensure as a Texas Boiler Inspector.   

Must possess a valid driver’s license.

State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15