Skip Navigation


Build Something Better

Boeing Job Description Boeing Job Description

Search Jobs

Browse By Category

Browse By Location

Browse by Category & Location

P110A; Power Plant Operator A

Company The Boeing Company Job ID 1700021633 Date posted 11/10/2017
Location Auburn Washington United States
Other Locations
Kent;Washington;United States~Everett;Washington;United States~Puyallup;Washington;United States~Renton;Washington;United States~Tukwila;Washington;United States~Seattle;Washington;United States~

Job Description

The Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators control and maintain one to four boilers, and may control stationary engines, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or for industrial and manufacturing purposes. The Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators typically do the following: Operate boilers, and may operate engines and boiler associated auxiliary equipment Read gauges, meters, and charts to track boiler operations Monitor boiler water, chemical, and fuel levels Activate valves to change the amount of water, air, and fuel in boilers Fire coal furnaces or feed boilers, using gas feeds or oil pumps Inspect and maintain equipment to ensure that it is operating efficiently.


Check safety devices and perform environmental checks routinely Record data and keep logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activity Most large office buildings, malls, warehouses, and other commercial facilities have extensive heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems that maintain comfortable temperatures all year long. Industrial plants often have additional facilities to provide electrical power, steam, or other services. Stationary engineers and boiler operators may control and maintain these systems, which include boilers, pumps, compressors, and may also include air-conditioning and refrigeration equipment, turbines, and generators. Stationary engineers and boiler operators start up, regulate, repair, and shut down equipment.


They monitor meters, gauges, and computerized controls to ensure that equipment operates safely and within established limits. They use sophisticated electrical and electronic test equipment when servicing, troubleshooting, repairing, and monitoring heating, cooling, and ventilation systems. The Stationary Engineers and Boiler perators also regularly perform routine maintenance. They may do a complete overhaul or replace defective valves, gaskets, or bearings. In addition, stationary engineers and boiler operators lubricate moving parts, replace filters, and remove soot and corrosion that can make a boiler less efficient.


Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

SSG BCA Business Partner

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


Computer Skills, typing and utilization of Microsoft suite of tools (example: Excel / Word) Knowledge and proficiency of current Windows based software, keyboard proficiency and type min. 30 wpm.


This position will be a relief shift in which the individual will work a variety of different shifts on weekdays/weekends.


This position requires an individual when working at heights to utilize fall protection equipment that has weight limitations. City of Seattle Steam Engineer's License Grade 1 or Grade 2. Valid Drivers License is required.


This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type


Contingent Upon Program Award


Job Code

Related Jobs

EEO is the Law

Boeing supports equality and diversity.

Download the EEO is the Law Poster (PDF Link).

Learn more about Accessibility


Do you need help with the application process due to a disability?

If so, please contact us.

Learn More

Computer generated silouette of a person

My Account

Create an account, update your information, or check the status of your application.

Log In or Create Account