Boiler Plant Operator - Per Diem

Riley Power Group | Newport News, VA

Posted Date 10/07/2020

Riley Power Group, LLC is a full-service maintenance and capital construction services company headquartered in Pinehurst, NC. We work nationwide on some of the most challenging, exciting construction & maintenance projects in the industrial sector. We are currently hiring skilled Boiler Plan Operator(s) for a short-term position in near Newport News, VA. If you are a hardworking person who possesses the skills and ability to perform the job as outlined below, we would love to hear from you!

Essential Functions of this position may include but, are not limited to:

1. Knowledge of the Basic Steam Cycle
2. Knowledge of boiler water / feed water chemistry
3. Safe operation of 600psi steam generation plants through all transient load changes and conditions
4. Experience in the operation of automated boiler control systems. (Console Operator)
5. Experience in the operation of burner management systems
6. Experience in the operation of various types of pumps. (Positive displacement, centrifugal)
7. Experience in the operation of all auxiliary equipment required to operate a closed loop system
8. Experience in the operation and function of the different valve types. (Gate, globe, actuated, needle, diaphragm)
9. Safe transfer of fuel oil from barge to shore based storage tanks
10. Experience in the regeneration of grade B water systems
11. Experience in the operation of mixed bed demineralizers

Please note that the essential job functions listed above are not intended to be all-encompassing. Employee may be asked to perform tasks which are not listed in this description but may also be considered essential for employment.

Equal Opportunity
RPG is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, criminal history, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or discharge from military service. RPG provides its services to many clients in their various business sectors who may have physical, mental, pre-employment screening and/ or citizenship requirements. These requirements are driven by contracts and/ or security requirements that RPG is required to adhere to and which may vary between clients and their respective high-security industries. Misrepresentation or falsification of qualifications or background information is grounds for termination, denial of employment and/ or disqualification from future employment consideration.


Qualification, education and experience requirements:
1. Six (6) or more years of experience in the operations of 600psi and above marine type boilers
High School graduate or equivalent
2. Ability to work rotating shifts
3. Must be highly motivated and work with limited supervision
4. Ability to read and interpret basic blueprints, technical specifications and operating manuals
5. Previous military training and experience in boiler plant operations and associated systems is a plus

Successful candidate must possess the willingness & ability to complete and pass all pre-employment and employment screening requirements which may include but are not limited to medical, psychological, background and substance abuse screening(s).

Physical Requirements
The physical work effort expected is demanding. The temperature and humidity extremes that may be encountered are the result of ambient temperature and humidity levels in the work area.

Citizenship/ Work Authorization Requirements
1. Proof of Identification - Driver's license or any other identification card issued by federal, state, or local government that contains a photograph and the person's name, date of birth, gender, height, eye color, and street address

Proof of US Citizenship (must provide one)
1. U.S. birth certificate (birth documents issued by a hospital, notifications of birth registrations; and Puerto Rico birth certificates issued before July 1, 2010 are not accepted)
2. Valid, unexpired U.S. passport or U.S. passport card
3. U.S. Certificate of Citizenship or Certificate of Naturalization
4. A record of Military Processing-Armed forces of the United States (Form DD 1966), provided it reflects U.S. citizenship

RPG participates in the eVerify program.

Per Diem
Per Diem Offered

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