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Hallock, MN, USA
Sprung Services, Inc

$2000 Signing Bonus in addition to a *$1000 Hiring Bonus

$28 (2nd Class B) to $32 per  hour starting wage depending on License – Sprung Services will facilitate qualified US Navy Veterans with obtaining the required licenses.

Minnesota Licensed 2nd or 1st Class B Boiler Operator position

Responsibilities include:

  • Safely operate and adjust high pressure gas boilers in the steam generating plant.
  • Observing boiler plant operations using control and monitoring software from the control room.
  • Adjusting furnace draft measurement and control.
  • Adjusting for steam demand and firing rate control.
  • Adjusting steam and reheat steam temperature control.
  • Maintaining maximum boiler efficiency by adjusting, reading, and interpreting gauges, indicators, and steam flow meters.
  • Setting up and tuning boiler control loops.
  • Conducting flue gas analysis and adjusting fuel combustion trimming controls accordingly.
  • Operating and maintaining boiler & cooling water support systems including: Make up water system, water softening system, reverse osmosis system, deaeration system and chemical treatment systems and cooling water systems including the cooling tower.
  • Operating and maintaining the wastewater and wastewater treatment system and components.
  • Performing firewater system maintenance and monitoring.
  • Performing water quality test for all water carrying systems including boiler makeup water, condensate, waste, cooling, fire water, and reverse osmosis.
  • Maintaining gas valves and distribution system.
  • Monitoring over-pressurization devices and steam traps.
  • Maintaining various records and reports relative to steam plant operations.
  • Recognizing the importance of boiler safety control and start-up interlocks.
  • Performing routine rounds and inspections documenting results and issues.
  • Making necessary adjustments to minimize operating issues (hence, maintenance issues).
  • Performing routine preventive maintenance interventions (PMs).
  • Applying lubrication consistent with asset lubrication schedules.
  • Repairing assets using best maintenance practices.
  • Troubleshooting assets performing poorly or exhibiting deteriorating conditions

Minimum Qualifications (required):

  • State of MN First Class B Steam Engineer’s License
  • Experience with operation, maintenance and control of the boilers, boiler plant system including water testing, water flows, understand the function of the softeners, transfer pumps, and feed water pumps.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work in noisy, dusty, and otherwise undesirable conditions.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in a food processing facility


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to spend considerable periods on feet including walking, standing, climbing steps, and climbing ladders.  
  • Ability to push, pull, and physically lift 50 lbs. from the floor to the waist, and above the head.  
  • Ability to climb ladders and work at heights up to 120 ft.
  • You may be required to work while squatting, kneeling, or crawling

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, Hearing, Life Insurance, Health and Day Care Savings Accounts, Paid Vacation, 401K, Company Funded Pension, Profit Sharing, Long and Short Term Disability, Tuition reimbursement, and Adoption assistance.

*Bonus is paid out in 2 $500 payments after 30 days and 90 days.