Journeyman Boilermaker (Outage)

Website Wood

Boilermaker Journeyman (Outage) Job Highlights

Title Journeyman Boilermaker (Outage)
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States
Company Wood

Company Profile

Wood provides performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream, and downstream oil/gas, power/process, environment and infrastructure, renewable, mining, and general industrial sectors.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Journeyman Boilermaker (Outage) with extensive experience working outages in the power generation industry.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Aligns structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frames, tanks or vats using plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles
  • Aligns water tubes, connects and expands ends to drums and headers using tube expander
  • Assists in testing assembled vessels by pumping water or gas under specified pressure into vessels and observing instruments for evidence of leakage
  • Attaches rigging or signals crane operator to lift components to a specified position
  • Bolts or arc-welds structures and sections together. Positions drums and headers into supports or bolts or welds support to frame
  • Bolts or welds casing sections, uptakes, stacks, baffles, and such fabricated parts as chutes, air heaters, fan stands, feeding tubes, catwalks, ladders, coal hoppers, and safety hatch to frame using wrenches
  • Flame cutting and knowledge of torch use
  • Hammers, flame-cuts, and files, grind irregular edges of sections or structural parts to facilitate fitting edges together
  • Installs manholes, handholds, valves, gauges and feed water connection in drums to complete assembly of water tube boilers
  • Locates and marks reference points for columns or plates on foundation, sing master straight edge, squares, transit, and measuring tape and applies knowledge of geometry
  • May fabricate parts such as stacks, uptakes, and chutes to adapt boiler to premises in which it is installed
  • May fasten and caulk sections of vessels, using pneumatic fasteners and caulking hammers
  • May line firebox with refractory brick and blocks
  • Performs minor maintenance or cleaning activities with tools and equipment
  • Repairs boilers or tanks in the field by unbolting or flame cutting defective sections or tubes, straightening plates using torch or jacks, installing new tubes, fitting and welding new sections, and replacing worn lugs on bolts
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules
  • Signals crane operator in lifting parts to specific positions


  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
  • Apply shop mathematics to solve problems
  • Plan work and select the proper tools
  • Compare and see differences in the size, shape, and form of lines, figures, and objects
  • Visualize objects in three dimensions from plans and drawings
  • Make decisions based on measurable criteria
  • Work at heights without fear
  • Ability to work 12-hour shifts performing construction-based labor in varying temperature extremes and conditions


  • Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required

Employer’s Statement

Wood is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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