Burner Technician
Brown University - Providence, RI

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Preferred Hiring Pay Range

$23.98 per hour

Duration of Job


Time Status

Full Time

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Months per Year


Weeks per Year


Other than regular hours (Mon-Fri, 8:30-5:00)

Monday - Friday, 7:30 AM - 4 PM

Position Summary

The Burner Technician performs skilled work in the overhaul, repair, and installation, of related boiler and water heater burner equipment. The Technician installs, changes, cleans, repairs, and test oil and gas burners related to Heating and DHW equipment; cleans igniters, inspects ports, fuel strainers and changeovers; operates and adjusts fuel controls to maintain proper combustion; checks and cleans smoke indicators; troubleshoots/repairs burner related wiring from service switch to burner; performs boiler efficiency testing and adjustments; test low water alarms; controls water in level boiler; and maintains boiler operating log sheets.

Job Qualifications

Requirements include a High School Education or equivalency; two years specific experience in operation and repair of oil and gas burners and boilers; a RI State Pipefitter Journeyperson I license and RI State Electrical Journeyperson class A and B certifications, and possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license; demonstrable thorough ability, knowledge, and skill regarding oil and gas burner operations related to boilers and water heaters, diagnosing burner problems and correcting them expeditiously, ability to use a digital combustion analyzer, and the ability to follow standard procedures, reading and understanding plans, blueprints, sketches, wiring diagrams, and specifications.

Special Physical Requirements

Requires the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work from ladders. Must have the physical ability to walk throughout the campus and to climb stairs for the duration of the work period.

Job Type


Job Group Code

F - Construction / Skilled Trade

Application Deadline

Open Until Filled/Closed

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Criminal & DMV

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