• Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Annual Median Wage
    $ 52,730
    $36,750 range bar $86,400
    Annual NC Wage Range
    Growth Rate
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    Moderately Growing
  • Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators control stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or for industrial purposes.

What do they typically do

  • Operate engines, boilers, and 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 equipment to ensure that it is operating efficiently
  • Check safety devices routinely
  • Record data and keep logs of operation, maintenance, and safety activity

Number of Jobs

Average Annual
Job Growth +0.9%
Job Openings 61

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Education & Training

  • Education

    Most occupations require training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
    Associated Programs or Majors
    License
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