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Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators

Operate stationary engines, boilers, or other equipment to provide utilities to buildings.

Quick Facts


Above the statewide median
$34.19 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  5.8%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Inspect production equipment.
  • Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products.
  • Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
  • Monitor equipment fluid levels.
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Job Title Examples:

Operating Engineer
Plant Utilities Engineer
Boiler Operator

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