Assist Boiler Operators.
What does a Boiler Operator Helper do?
Assists BOILER OPERATOR 950.382-010 in operation and maintenance of coal-fired boilers: Turns valves that regulate water flow into full ash hoppers to form slurry and flush slurry into ash grinder. Turns switches that activate vacuum pumps to remove fly ash from full fly ash hoppers. Turns valves and flips switches that activate pumps to replace contaminated water in boiler system. Obtains water samples from designated locations of boiler system and carries samples to testing laboratory. Performs chemical and physical water quality laboratory tests according to prescribed standards. Records and gives results of tests to other workers for use in adjustment of equipment operation.