Boilermaker Skills List

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Here's a list of skills employers seek in the candidates they hire for boilermaker jobs. Skills will vary based on the position for which you're applying, so also review our list of skills listed by job and type of skill.

Boilermaker Skills

A - H

  • Adaptability
  • Adhering to Building Codes
  • Assembling Boiler Tanks
  • Attention to Detail
  • Cleaning  and Maintaining Boiler Systems
  • Collaborating with other Contractors
  • Critical Thinking
  • Discerning Different Colors
  • Dismantling Existing Systems
  • Erecting Scaffolds
  • Fabricating Parts to Adapt Boilers
  • Flame Cutting
  • Following Detailed Instructions from Supervisors 

I - Q

  • Inspecting Systems 
  • Interpersonal
  • Interpreting Blueprints to Guide Installations
  • Learning New Systems
  • Maintaining Balance Above Ground
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Mathematical
  • Measuring Spaces to Ensure Proper Clearances
  • Mechanical Reasoning
  • Observational 
  • Operating Robotic Equipment
  • Planning Projects
  • Precision 
  • Prioritizing
  • Problem Solving

R - T

  • Reading Technical Manuals
  • Reliability
  • Repairing Malfunctioning Boiler Systems
  • Selecting Appropriate Equipment for the Job
  • Spatial Relations
  • Stamina
  • Strength
  • Strictly Adhering to Safety Guidelines
  • Supervising Apprentices/Assistants
  • Teamwork
  • Testing Boiler Systems to Assess Performance
  • Time Management
  • Training Apprentices

U - Z

  • Using Hoists, Fork Lift Trucks, Rollers or Trolleys to Move Machinery
  • Utilizing Hand Tools
  • Verbal
  • Verifying Vertical and Horizontal Alignment of Structures
  • Visualizing Objects in Three Dimensions
  • Welding
  • Wiring Heating Systems
  • Working in Adverse Conditions
  • Working Independently

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