American Crystal Sugar Company

Boilerhouse Fireman

Crookston, MN
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Sep 02, 2020
Job Type

• Maintains maximum boiler efficiency while operating a coal-fired boiler and a steam boiler.
• Completes emergency procedures in the case of mechanical, control or process-induced problems with the boiler and turbine.
• Operates and monitors ash-handling system and electro-static precipitators..
• Controls boiler operation with computerized control systems and turbine operation and reads operating board instrumentation water-level gauges.
• Performs maintenance and repairs in the boiler house, as directed.
• Completes the required boiler operation documentation, including logs, checklists, etc.
• Ensures established Company safety and sanitation guidelines are followed. Wears personal protection as required.
• Performs Coal Handler duties when required.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Required to work overtime as needed.

Minimum Requirements

• High School Diploma or GED certificate is required.
• State of Minnesota, 2-A License or higher; must meet the state licensing requirements for the applicable state of operation.
• Minimum of one year prior boiler operator experience required.
• Completely describe the operating principles of a coal-fired and steam boiler.
• Describe emergency procedures to be followed in the case of mechanical, control or process-induced problems with the boiler and turbine.
• Demonstrate basic knowledge of steam and all its characteristics.
• Read the operating board instrumentation water-level gauges and use the computerized control systems to control boiler operation and turbine operation.
• Complete all logs, checklists, etc., required to document boiler operation.
• Must be able to perform duties of Coal Handler when required.
• Must be able to reference, read and understand how to use MSDS information.
• Certification for forklift and manlift is required.
• Be medically evaluated; fit tested and trained to use SCBA's in an emergency situation that would have to safely shutdown critical operations where abandonment would create a safety hazard.

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