Boiler Operator - Siqalo Foods

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Siqalo Foods a subsidiary of Remgro and sister company of RCL Foods is seeking the services of a Boiler Operator to be based in Boksburg and report to the Boiler House Foreman. The purpose of this role is to provide support to Boiler House Foreman and monitor all boilers that are online and supervision over the ash handler. It also consists of ensuring that work is in accordance with relevant codes of practice and standards.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Tasks Controlling of H.P. and L.P. steam.
  • Hot & Cold start-up of boiler 1-5
  • Inspecting boilers offline
  • Inspecting CO2 bottle
  • Controlling TDS level of boilers online.
  • Monitoring and calibrating
  • Controlling dumping grate on boiler 4.
  • Carrying out of emergency procedure in the case of:
  • Boiler running dry
  • Electrical power supply failure
  • Failure of one/both electric feedwater pumps
  • Low water level on a boiler
  • Municipal water failure
  • Banking of boilers online.
  • Testing of boiler water level system.
  • Carrying out procedure for work stoppage.
  • Maintaining sufficient combustion on coal/husk/gas boilers.
  • Operation and inspection of softener plant.
  • Coal off-loading.



  • Filling of coal bunkers (old or new system)
  • Managing of husk shed, ash pit and ash silos.
  • Monitoring of E.S.P. dust system which includes
  • Checking heat levels (fire prevention)
  • Checking for leaks
  • Ensuring that pokers are loose at all times
  • Carrying out of shut-down/start-up procedure for precipitator.
  • Supervision over ash handlers’ tasks.
  • Issuing and closing of safety permits.
  • Updating of boiler house log sheets (on computer and black book)
  • Monitoring of the control panels in the control room.
  • Observing safety in/around boiler house.
  • General housekeeping.
  • Trouble-shooting of boiler house systems.
  • Carrying out boiler foreman’s instructions.
  • Carrying out of shift handover procedure.
  • WCM Soot blowing procedures
  • Sight glass blow down procedures
  • Working at heights Environment:


What is the level and nature of contact with people both internal and external to the organization in order to achieve results?

Boiler Attendants Maintenance team Boiler Foreman Canteen staff Other contractors doing work in/around the boiler house Freedom of Act: What level of freedom is required to change work process and apply discretion? Limited

Minimum Requirements

  • Boiler attendance course
  • Matric
  • Certificate Water tube boilers experience
  • Operate a boiler with the working pressure at 16 bar
  • Must know what a ESP, Deaerator, Softener Correct PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
  • Basic stoking principles
  • Water softener knowledge 5 years’ experience as a Boiler Operator or equivalent
  • Must have experience working with High pressure vessels
  • Must have experience working with Steam





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