Boiler Attendant

4 days per week., Great career development opportunities..

About the Role:

The Townsville Plant is a fast moving, high volume food manufacturing facility where short and long term plant availability, reliability and capability is a priority.

Following safe work practices and procedures, the Boiler Attendant is responsible for the safe and efficient operation, monitoring and basic maintenance of two steam generating boilers, steam distribution system and hot water systems and equipment to ensure the processing plants steam and hot water demand is met on a continuous basis.


  • Operation of the plants coal and oil fired boilers;
  • Operation, monitoring, testing of boiler and condenser water and water treatment systems;
  • Follow-up, progress and completion of allocated maintenance tasks;
  • Initiation, implementation and completion of plant improvement initiatives;
  • Keeping management informed of operation and maintenance related issues relating to the refrigeration and boiler systems.
  • Startup, operation and shutdown of the coal and oil boilers as required;
  • Monitoring and the testing of boiler safety systems to prove effectiveness;
  • Daily testing of boiler water for conductivity and regulate chemical dosing
  • Other responsibilities as directed, such as assisting with maintenance projects.

Key Criteria:

  • Queensland License High Risk Work Boiler Standard- essential
  • Proven experience to undertake minor maintenance work on relevant plant/machinery
  • Ability to monitor equipment and make adjustments where necessary
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of steam systems within a manufacturing environment.


Night Shift - 4 days/ week

Tuesday - Friday (00:00-09:30am)

Applications Close: 26th June 2020

16/06/2020 $0 Townsville & Northern QLD 1 Trades & Services
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