Boiler Plant Operator

Newport News, VA 23607

Posted: 01/07/2019 Industry: Shipyard

Boiler Plant Operator

HKA is hiring Boiler Plant Operator in Newport News, VA. This is a long-term opportunity with great working conditions and great pay. This position is at a state of the art shipyard, building aircraft carriers and submarines. The yard is clean and a very safe work environment.


$120 per diem (if eligible)



  • 6+ years of experience in the operations of 600psi and above marine type boilers.
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the Basic Steam Cycle. 
  • Knowledge of boiler water/feed water chemistry. 
  • Safe operation of 600psi steam generation plants through all transient load changes and conditions. 
  • Experience in the operation of automated boiler control systems. ( Console Operator) 
  • Experience in the operation of burner management systems. 
  • Experience in the operation of various types of pumps. (Positive displacement, centrifugal) 
  • Experience in the operation of all auxiliary equipment required to operate a closed loop system. 
  • Experience in the operation and function of the different valve types. (Gate, globe, actuated, needle, diaphragm) 
  • Safe transfer of fuel oil from barge to shore-based storage tanks. 
  • Experience in the regeneration of grade “B” water systems. 
  • Experience in the operation of mixed bed demineralizers. 

Apply today to get started! 



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