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Fireman 2nd Class

Posted: 12-13-18 Company: Vibram Location: North Brookfield

Job Description

Position Summary: Perform a variety of boiler room duties, primarily those with regards to firing, regulating and monitoring high pressure steam boilers and system, air compressors, and auxiliary equipment following standard practices and procedures.

Work from charts, manuals, schedules, gauges, written and verbal orders and instructions. Use various hand tools such as wrenches, scrapers, brushes, painting equipment.

Essential Functions

Perform firing, regulating and other duties incidental to operate high pressure boilers; build up and regulate pressures for transmission to various parts of the plant, depending on schedule and demand. Monitor a variety of control devices such as high temperatures and high pressure gauges, limit switches, valve, etc.; test water levels; stop, start and regulate pumps, blowers and auxiliary equipment. Read and interpret an array of pressure and water gauges, fuel meters and other control devices. Turn valves, push control buttons, manipulate levers, etc. to operate and control draft fans, water and fuel, to maintain required temperature and pressure.

Test boiler water daily for solids, alkalines, etc. using standardized test procedures. As required add agents, with liberal tolerances, to correct conditions. Clean boilers periodically or as needed; drain wash out, blow out and clean boiler. Scrape and clean out slag, soot, etc. Lubricate pumps, compressors, motors and other equipment to maintain efficient operation. Repair and/or replace broken valves, gauges, levers and other parts and items. Assist, as needed, in tube and core changes, electrical control repairs, etc.

Assist in repair and maintenance duties both in and out of boiler room. Pull motors, shafts, pack and replace bearings; replace valves, solenoids, etc.; install steam and air lines, cut, thread and anchor pipe; install fitting; anchor in approved manner.

Maintain required records, readings, counts, etc. Requisition needed materials and equipment and items.

Detect and report unsafe and defective equipment and material as well as unusual situations to supervisor. Observe and obey all safety rules, practices and procedures. Wear and employ all safety equipment and devices. Maintain work area and equipment in a neat and orderly manner. Perform other similar or related duties as required or requested.

Regular and reliable attendance is a requirement of the job.

Position requires a minimum of a state issued 2ND Class Fireman’s License.

Experience and Skills

Position requires a minimum of a state issued 2ND Class Fireman’s License.


Qualified team members may choose to participate in Vibram group benefits, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • On-Site Fitness Center and Cafeteria
  • 401(k) Plan, Tuition Reimbursement Plan
  • Group Life, Accidental Death, Long-Term Disability insurance plans
  • Voluntary Plans available for additional life, disability, cancer insurance
  • Safety-Toed Footwear Reimbursement program, Safety Eyeglass Program with on-site service


Vibram is a world leader in high performance rubber soles, targeted to the outdoor, work, recreation, fashion, repair and orthopedic markets. For more than 70 years, the famous yellow octagon that identifies the brand has been synonymous with quality, performance, safety, innovations, and design. Since revolutionizing the sport with the creations of the first rubber sole for mountain climbing in the '30s, Vibram has positioned itself as the market standard. Vibram soles are the result of a constant commitment to research and development and they proved to be irreplaceable companions during many extreme expeditions. New products are always produced with three objectives; to guarantee the best performance, the maximum level of comfort and quality over time.

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