Closing Date 4/19/22

Job Responsibilities
1. Inspects all boilers and unfired pressure vessels in a designated territory of the state which are under the jurisdiction of the Boiler Safety Act as to their construction, installation and condition for operation.
2. Calculates maximum allowable working pressures of boilers and pressure vessels using design formulas from the American Society of Mechanical Engineer's Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code after determining existing conditions of the object.
3. Conducts shop inspections of boilers and unfired pressure vessels in the process of manufacture observing fit-up, welding and material content for compliance with specifications for construction and fabrication set forth by the American Society of Mechanical Engineer's Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code and the Illinois Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Act.
4. Completes and submits inspection reports to the Office of the State Fire Marshal for processing of all in-service inspections conducted daily, while maintaining copies.
5. Reviews and accepts Welding Procedures Specifications Procedure Qualification Records and Performance Qualification Records by comparing criteria set forth in the ASME Code, Section IX, "Welding and Brazing Qualifications".
6. Contacts owners and users of boilers and pressure vessels and repair firms to disseminate information regarding requirements for construction, installation, operation and repair of boiler and unfired pressure vessels.
7. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

Minimum Requirements
• Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four (4) years of high school.
• Requires five (5) years of practical experience in the construction, maintenance, repair, or operation of high pressure boilers as a mechanical engineer, operating engineer, or boilermaker. A mechanical engineering degree from a recognized college of engineering may be substituted for two (2) years of experience.
• Within the first six (6) months of employment, an employee must qualify and pass the examinations given by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors to become a National Board lnservice Commissioned Inspector. Failure to successfully pass these exams in the required time will result in termination of employment.
• The incumbent must thereafter maintain a current lnservice Commission by the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors. The possessor of this Commission may also be identified as a National Board Inservice Commissioned Inspector.


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District Office
1016 W. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60607 
(312) 888-9191
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Springfield Office
129 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706