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Boilermaker job description

Boilermakers are responsible for installing, repairing and maintaining boilers. They use their skills to read blueprints that show how to repair and build boilers.


Use this Boilermaker job description to advertise your vacancies and find qualified candidates. Feel free to modify responsibilities and requirements based on your needs.

Boilermaker responsibilities include:

  • Installing boilers into facilities for their customers
  • Reading blueprints for location, position and dimensions
  • Completing maintenance documentation as needed

Job brief

We are looking for a Boilermaker to join our team in installing, constructing and maintaining boilers. 

A Boilermaker’s responsibilities include casting and shaping metal pieces, testing boilers and maintaining the operation of boilers to match the needs of the environment and their customers.

Ultimately, you will assemble various parts to make sure that they work in various environments based on the needs of their customers.


  • Organize and assemble boiler parts
  • Shape and fabricate parts
  • Clean pressure vessel equipment
  • Inspect equipment for proper functioning

Requirements and skills

  • Proven work experience as a Boilermaker or similar role
  • Good mechanical aptitude to install and maintain boilers
  • Excellent reading comprehension to interpret blueprints and other documentation
  • Physical stamina to complete required tasks throughout their shift
  • Relevant training and/or certifications in Boilermaking

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