Chenega Corporation Boiler Mechanic in Dugway Proving Grounds, Utah


Company Job Title:

Boiler Mechanic BOSS

Chenega Job Title:

Boiler Tender

SCA WD Labor Category:

Boiler Tender



Ability to Obtain Secret Clearance


Dugway Proving Grounds, UT

Reports To:

Facilities Manager

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Prepared Date:


Approved Date:


Executive Order 13495, The Non Displacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts provide first right of refusal to incumbents on contracts. If the position is accepted by the incumbent on the job, other application/resume of non-incumbents will not be reviewed.

Summary: TheBoiler Mechanicwill monitor parameters to include, but not limited to, flame failure on boilers, high/low temperature, high and low water, and throughout the installation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Maintain equipment and systems found in multiple and single-fuel power and heating boilers, and plant auxiliary equipment and systems ensuring they are fully operational.

  • Completes preventive maintenance for equipment in accordance with generated schedules records time, materials, and equipment used to complete maintenance actions

  • Maintains records for equipment and daily logs.

  • Communicates to supervisors all pertinent information, and prepares any and all records required to fulfill contractual obligations.

  • Install variety of machinery and equipment to include electric motors, solenoids, switches, inducers, electronic thermostats, volt igniter transformers, etc. to support plant operation.

  • Use hand and power tools and variety of test equipment to repair and maintain boilers or equipment.

  • Observing and interpreting readings on gauges, meters and charts which register various aspects of the system’s operation, adjusting controls to insure safe and efficient operation of the system and to meet demands for the service provided; recording in logs various aspects of the system operation; keeping the engines, machinery and equipment of the system in good working order, as well as removal and installation of boilers.

  • Will need to be proficient in Opacity Testing, Water Analysis, and Combustion Analysis

  • Use proper maintenance schedules according to factory recommendations and communicate maintenance requirement (such as punching tubes, oil sampling, etc.).

  • Mechanic should have strong knowledge of boiler fundamentals, cycles and controls, particularly stressing routine day-to-day monitoring and system analysis. Conduct inspections and diagnostic tests to determine mechanical and operational reliability of equipment and machinery within the plant.

  • Must wear and use required personal protective equipment (PPE), such as safety glasses, safety shoes, ear plugs, hardhat, fire resistant gear/clothing.

  • Supports the project Safety Plan through personal involvement in all aspects of safety, including training and attention to the adherence to safety requirements pertaining to particular trades or skills.

  • This position has been designated as Mission Critical. Mission Critical personnel are defined as those required to meet the Installation’s safety (including inclement weather) and security needs during lockdown conditions.

  • This position may be part of an emergency management/response team as required by the company to meet contract requirements.

  • Required to be on call

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High school Diploma or equivalent;

  • Minimum of 4 years boiler and pressure vessel operations and maintenance experience

  • Required training for high pressure boiler operation.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge steam or hot water system and user requirements; required

  • Thorough knowledge of water treatment methods.

  • Practical knowledge of environmental law; required.

  • Knowledge of electricity to test and replace basic electrical components and to perform normal maintenance and operation requirements


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Chenega Facilities Management

Title: Boiler Mechanic

Location: Utah-Dugway Proving Grounds

Requisition ID: 1800003551