ABOUT THE JOB
Closing date: 27 July 2021
Reference Number: RCL210713-1
Company: RCL Foods
Job Type Classification: Permanent
Location – Town / City: Worcester
Location – Province: Western Cape
Location – Country: South Africa
The successful incumbent should be able to operate boilers at optimum efficiency and provide a constant steam supply to the Mill, processing and rendering plant.
Preference will be given to candidates based in Worcester.
Formal boiler training with certificate from recognised institution
2 years’ experience operating a boiler
Willing to work shifts and overtime and public holidays as and when operationally required
Maintain a constant steam supply to both the Processing and By-products plants.
Operate the boiler in a safe manner in terms of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Pull the fire and make the boiler safe in situations where safety or equipment is in jeopardy.
Ensure that feed water chemical dosing is carried out to the required standard.
Fill the coal bunker to ensure sufficient supply of coal for optimal boiler operation.
Observe pressure, temperature, and draft metres on panel to verify specified operation of the boiler.
Turn valves and adjust controls to set specified fuel feed, draft openings, water level, and steam pressure of boiler.
Observe boiler and auxiliary units to detect malfunctions and make repairs, such as changing burners and tightening pipes and fittings.
Maintain a log of metre and gauge readings and record data, such as water test results and quantity of fuel consumed.
Clean the boiler house and surrounding area.
Clear ash from the floor and remove the ash trolley to prevent clogging and injury.
Clean the ash out of the boiler chimney and tubes when the boiler is not operational to avoid blockages.
Ensure ash disposal is done in compliance with environmental requirements.
Report defects on the boiler requiring external intervention and ensure repairs are done.
Assist the artisan with minor maintenance of the boiler.
Flag late or non-delivery to avoid depletion of the coal supply, which could lead to production downtime.
Record daily and hourly actions and consumption in order to obtain a history log on the operational efficiency of the boiler.
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ABOUT THE JOB