Boiler Operator
Daimler Trucks North America - Detroit, MI

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About Us

Since 1942 Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) has profoundly altered the face of North American highways. DTNA and its affiliate, Detroit Diesel Corporation (DDC), constitute the largest and most diverse company in the North American commercial vehicle market. Our DTNA family includes the iconic heavy- and medium-duty vehicle brands Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, and Thomas Built Buses. We also manufacture Freightliner Custom Chassis, Axle Alliance axles and components, and Detroit® engines to ensure a quality product, through and through. Our state-of-the-art Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing (DDR) facilities breathe new life into salvaged engines and components, restoring them to their original condition and functionality and supporting our mission of environmental sustainability. Daimler Trucks North America offers challenging and rewarding careers at its locations across North America in diverse business and technical fields. If you crave international experience, DTNA's parent company, Daimler AG, provides opportunities for overseas placements and travel.

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Job Functions

The candidate for the DDC Power House Engineer will have at least 8 years of experience in heavy industrial manufacturing areas in addition to the following:

Operate one (1) Wicks 40,000 lbs/ hr rated and two (2) 60,000lbs/hr rated Babcocks/Wilcox high pressure boilers and one (1) O&S Fire tube 15 lb max low pressure boiler in a remote building.

Inspect, dismantle, clean and repair the aforementioned units including the internal physical inspection of the Steam Drum and Fire Box which involves the ability to enter (confined spaces ). Following all safety precautions including LOTO and confined entry air monitoring.

Conduct boiler water and feed water tests on any shift including the addition of controlled chemicals into mixing tanks for the treatment of make up water, i.e., Sulfite, Amines, Polmers and Sodium Hydroxide (caustic.)

Receive and Place fuel oil orders including the daily measurements of eight 30,000 gallon tanks in a restricted entry flammable liquid tank farm containing up to 120,000 gallon capacity.

Conduct daily readings and create logs on steam loads, water usage, gas usage and efficiency of each boiler in operation.

General cleaning and house keeping of the boiler plant, boiler and control booth.

Regenerate three sets of 80,000 gallon rated sodium zeolite water softeners including the maintenance and additions of Resins and quartz media and possible confined space entrance into each unit. Tracking the usage of salt brine in sub grade pits and the reordering of washed rock salt on an annual basis.

Operate and maintain a 600 hp steam turbine with surface condenser for diesel exhaust gas vacuum and operate a 72.5 hp steam turbine for boiler feed water pump required.

Operate and maintain (2) feed water pumps rated at 50 and 10 hp respectively required.

Operate and maintain 7.5 hp city water booster pumps required.

Basic Qualifications

State Michigan Boiler Operator Stationary Engineer High Pressure license required.
City of Detroit High Pressure 3 rd class Stationary Engineer license required.
1st class Refrigeration Operators license preferred.

Must pass a background check, drug screening, and physical.

Power house operation of a Wicks 40,000 lbs/ hr and two 60,000lbs/hr
Babcock s/Wilcox high pressure boilers and 1 O&S Fire tube 15lb max low pressure boiler in a remote building. Including turbines both condensing and non-condensing.

Must be physically able to perform refractory repairs on the internal fire box of several boilers including the entrance into the confined spaces following all LOTO and confined space safety procedures.

Must be qualified to operate and re-generate three sets of 80,000 gallon rated sodium zeolite water softeners including the maintain and perform additions of Resins and Quartz media and possible confined space entrance into each unit.

Must be qualified to operate and maintain condensate return pumps (split case) pump motor combination and pressure powered pumps and conduct the inspection both internally (confined space) and external condensate return tanks as well as the DA (de-aeration ) tank 6,000 gallon rated (confined space.) Must conduct boiler water and feed water tests on any shift including the addition of controlled chemicals into mixing tanks for the treatment of make up water. IE Sulfite, Amines, Polymers and Sodium Hydroxide (caustic)

Ability to receive and place diesel fuel oil orders including the daily measurements of eight 30,000

Additional Information

Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check.

Daimler Trucks North America and Detroit Diesel Corporation are equal opportunity employers.

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