STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A11

Class No. 9034

AIR CONDITIONING AND BOILER OPERATOR I

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine (journey-level) work in the operation and maintenance of steam-generating equipment, turbines, compressors, and auxiliary equipment. Work involves maintaining proper operating levels and conditions of boilers and boiler room equipment, operating refrigeration equipment, and performing repairs and adjustments. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Operates and maintains air conditioning and boiler equipment.

Monitors boiler water and adds chemicals and fuel to maintain appropriate levels. 

Inspects and maintains various types of gauges, instrumentation and indicators.

Ensures the proper operation of boilers, refrigeration equipment, and auxiliary equipment.

Performs mechanical adjustments, greases and oils pumps and operating equipment, repairs leaky valves, and completes preventative maintenance.

Cleans air filters and spaces around air conditioning units and boilers.

Assists in repairing boilers, turbines, compressors, and auxiliary equipment.

Assists in maintaining records and logs detailing equipment performance, malfunctions, and maintenance.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in the operation and maintenance of steam-generating, air conditioning, and refrigeration equipment. 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 air conditioning principles and operations, and of pressure steam boiler principles and operations.

Skill in the use of tools, in the reading and monitoring of gauges and instrumentation, and in using reasoning to solve equipment-related issues.

Ability to operate compressors, turbines, and pressure steam boilers; to understand and follow instructions; to troubleshoot and resolve equipment issues; and to communicate effectively.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15