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5309 — Heating and Boiler Plant Equipment Mechanic*

This standard is for use in grading nonsupervisory jobs involved in installing, maintaining, repairing, troubleshooting, and modifying single and multiple fuel heating and power boilers and associated auxiliary and pollution control equipment, hot air furnaces, and similar equipment systems. The systems and equipment provide steam, heat, or hot water for use in the operation of industrial and institutional facilities and equipment. This work requires knowledge of the principles of combustion, heat transfer, and steam and high temperature hot water generation. It also requires the ability to recognize and determine the best method for correcting malfunctions and the skill to install and repair a variety of heat and power producing systems and support equipment.