Boiler House Operatives

Boiler Operator

Minimum ? Graduation in any stream and 2nd class Boiler Attendant/Operator certificate or 1st class Boiler certificate

Minimum 0?5 years of experience required

The tasks a Boiler House Operatives is expected to perform include:

Performing number of routine and low skilled tasks in operating boilers

Breaking coal to required size by hand

Picking out shells and stones from coal

Maintaining automatic disposal of ash from boiler hopper

Removing ash and cinder discharge from boiler

Cleaning and scraping off scales from boiler

Operating and undertaking maintenance of boiler feed pumps

Operating boiler draught fans

Operating conveyors for supply of coal to storage bunkers of boilers

Maintaining de-aerator in order to remove dissolved gases from boiler feed water, etc.

Skilled in operating boilers safely and in accordance with the specified industry measures

Knowledge of steam and how to harness it

Skilled in using all the tools and equipment associated with a boiler

Ability to handle manual works such as breaking of coal, cleaning of boiler, removal of ash, etc.

Skilled in operating conveyors and other related machinery

Knowledge of the most adequate ways to clean the boiler

Not applicable



Physically fit


It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards include exposure to extreme temperatures, etc.

For freshers - INR 8,300 to INR 14,500 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods & Manufacturing Sector in India

India's economy is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2014-15 as per a Government forecast. Business conditions in the Indian manufacturing sector continued to improve in January 2015 fuelled by accelerated growth of output, marking the third straight month of expansion on the HSBC Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI). The PMI rose to 52.4 points in January 2015 from 51.1 in December 2014. The composite PMI that combines both services and manufacturing sectors rose to 53.3 points in January 2015 from 52.9 in the previous month. India?s manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025, according to a report by McKinsey and Company.

There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the country?s GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs by 2025. This will certainly give a boost to the FDI in the country and create many employment opportunities. This will certainly benefit professionals like Boiler House Operatives.

Manufacturing industry

Cities and towns across India