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Boilermaker Journeyman.P&I Trade & Craft . Construction

United States

Job Description

Locates and marks reference points for columns or plates on foundation, sing master straight edge, squares, transit and measuring tape and applying knowledge of geometry
Attaches rigging or signals crane operator to lift components to specified position
Aligns structures or plates sections to assemble boiler frame, tanks or vats sing plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs or turnbuckles
Hammers, flame-cuts, files grinds irregular edges of sections or structural parts to facilitate fitting edges together
Bolts or arc-welds structures and sections together. Positions drums and headers into supports or bolts or welds supports to frame
Aligns water tubes, connects and expands ends to drums and headers using tube expander
Bolts or welds casing sections, uptakes, stacks, baffles and such fabricated parts as chutes, air heaters, fan stands, feeding tube, cat walks, ladders, coal hoppers and safety hatch to frame using wrenches
Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities with tools and equipment
Installs manholes, handholds, valves, gauges and feed water connection in drums to complete assembly of water tube boilers
Signals crane operator in lifting parts to specific positions
Assists in testing assembled vessels by pumping water or gas under specified pressure into vessels and observing instruments for evidence of leakage
Repairs boilers or tanks in field by unbolting or flame cutting defective sections or tubes, straightening plates using torch or jacks, installing new tubes, fitting and welding new sections and replacing worn lugs on bolts
May fasten and caulk sections of vessels, using pneumatic fasteners and caulking hammers
May line firebox with refractory brick and blocks
May fabricate parts such as, stacks, uptakes, and chutes to adapt boiler to premises in which it is installed
Flame cutting and knowledge of torch use
Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules


Assemble and repair boilers, tanks, vats and pressure vessels, boiler auxiliaries and ancillaries according to blueprints specifications, using power tools, rigging equipment and hand tools.


Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
Apply shop mathematics to solve problems
Plan work and select proper tools
Compare and see differences in the size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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