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How did you get your start doing boiler operator work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

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benagua7 in Whittier, California

63 months ago

I started off as a welder in a plant,their was an opening for a plant maintinance Engineer,which included hands on training, with our 3 babcock and wilcox 1000 Horsepower watertube boilers.And 1 wasteheat afterburner,the only eduacational background, I recomend, is a willingness to learn,the schools and training opurtunities are thier.

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PAUL in La Habra, California

63 months ago

benagua7 in Whittier, California said: I started off as a welder in a plant,their was an opening for a plant maintinance Engineer,which included hands on training, with our 3 babcock and wilcox 1000 Horsepower watertube boilers.And 1 wasteheat afterburner,the only eduacational background, I recomend, is a willingness to learn,the schools and training opurtunities are thier.

HEY BENAGUA,, IS THE COMPANY STILL HIRING....

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benagua7 in Whittier, California

62 months ago

PAUL in La Habra, California said: HEY BENAGUA,, IS THE COMPANY STILL HIRING....

Yes, But as a boler operator youll also be doing plant maintinance,Im in the Operating Engineers Union Local 501,the only really good jobs avaliable in our Union at this time are boiler operator jobs, LICENSED,they need guys at the new Kaiser hospitals and also City of L.A needs boiler operators,despite this economy Steam is needed.

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ahmad khalaf in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

62 months ago

Resume

Personal Information:

Name: Ahmad
Last name: Khalaf
Birth Date: 15/1/1985
Birth Place: Qamishli/Syria

Resident Address:

Alnasser Street,
Qamishli, Syria,
Work Address:

AL-Jazeera street,
AL-Jazeera Central Heating Centre,
Tel.: 00963 52 437417

Current Job:

Installing central and Ground Heating System and Networks, Metal & Plastic
Water Supply Networks, maintenance of Domestic, Industrial, and Agricultural Heating Boilers and Burners.
Kind of burners,
(Herrmann - Ideal Standard – Baltur - weishaupt ...etc)
, change safety valve .check valve . And global valve …ets.

Work Experience:

In 2002 to 2004:

Work in Qamishli with Al-Jazeera Central Heating, solar energy & plumbing.
Changing main Pump of boilers,
And repair Burners and boilers, and adjust the flame, change all cable of control panel.

In 2004 to 2006:

Work (2 years) in (Dabboul company) in Damascus, we made new burners,
and install central heating, repair burners, boilers and steam boilers.
In 2006 to 2008:

Come back to Qamishli work with Al-Jazeera central heating,
Solar energy & plumbing.

I took good Experience (7 years) in Central heating.
1 Inspection and requirement before boiler operation.
2 Boiler feed water.
3 Preparation before boiler operation.
4 Alarm point of each pressure and temperature.
5 Cleaning of boiler piping.
6 Adjustment of Burner.
7 Compression test for pressure pipeline.
8 Boilers, Normal shutdown and Emergency shutdown.
9 Boiler maintenance.
10 Install Gas burners and oil burners in Hospitals.
11 change all kind of valves…..etc.

All this conditions done by PPE.

In 2008 to 2009
I worked in Main Station As operator in
(Dublin International Petroleum Company)

Languages:

Arabic: Native
English: Good 80%

Certificate

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ahmad khalaf in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

62 months ago

Resume

Personal Information:

Name: Ahmad
Last name: Khalaf
Birth Date: 15/1/1985
Birth Place: Qamishli/Syria

Resident Address:

Alnasser Street,
Qamishli, Syria,

In 2004 to 2006:

Work (2 years) in (Dabboul company) in Damascus, we made new burners,
and install central heating, repair burners, boilers and steam boilers.
In 2006 to 2008:

Come back to Qamishli work with Al-Jazeera central heating,
Solar energy & plumbing.

I took good Experience (7 years) in Central heating.
1 Inspection and requirement before boiler operation.
2 Boiler feed water.
3 Preparation before boiler operation.
4 Alarm point of each pressure and temperature.
5 Cleaning of boiler piping.
6 Adjustment of Burner.
7 Compression test for pressure pipeline.
8 Boilers, Normal shutdown and Emergency shutdown.
9 Boiler maintenance.
10 Install Gas burners and oil burners in Hospitals.
11 change all kind of valves…..etc.

All this conditions done by PPE.

In 2008 to 2009
I worked in Main Station As operator in
(Dublin International Petroleum Company)

Languages:

Arabic: Native
English: Good 80%

Certificate

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m hitsman in Mansfield, Pennsylvania

55 months ago

well im working at a state college running 350 hp keelers i have 20 yrs in the navy and i got 13 yrs here so im on 33 yrs its a good job in a small plant ya work alone and its not to demanding when your plant is fully computorized,except for minor repairs and painting its prety boring im making about 18.50 a hour low pay but decent benifits

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robert (johnston RI ) in Cranston, Rhode Island

53 months ago

Host said: How did you get your start doing boiler operator work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position?

Do you need a particular educational background?

You should have a basic mechanical background on eguipment such as pumps,closed/open heaters,read up on boilers,request from your state what is required,check local unions for traing..check boiler operator guide..

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