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Boiler Operator

boiler operationTrade Coordinator: Andie Anderson

Job Description

Boiler Operators regulate, repair and maintain boilers in factories and industrial manufacturing facilities and schools as well as other industries.


  • High School Diploma or GED®
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Local apprenticeship committee may require additional qualifications.

Training Requirements

See what courses are needed to complete a Boiler Operator Apprenticeship at RCC on our Program Maps:

Working Conditions

The work is done primarily indoors, but often requires climbing, working on ladders, and operating mechanical lifts.

Average Journey Pay

$21.16 per hour

Recommended High School or College Courses


Related Training

The apprenticeship agreement combines both the on-the-job experience and classroom related training instruction over a period of two years. A minimum of 144 hours of related training per year is required along with 4,000 hours of on the job training.
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