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Boiler Operator

Requisition ID: R10100643

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Magna, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Propulsion Systems is recruiting for a Boiler Operator to join its team at the Bacchus (Magna), Utah facility.


•  Responsible to monitor and operate day-to-day activities of several high-pressure steam boilers, hot water boilers, water pump stations, water towers, water storage tanks, plant water systems, plant compressed air systems, and building process / environmental monitoring.
•  Performs daily logbook / check sheet entries, water/chemical samples of boilers, equipment status checks.
•  Perform minor maintenance repairs including preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting.
•  Performs Housekeeping and 5S at all facilities maintained and monitored by powerhouse personnel, including restrooms, vehicles, and surrounding areas. 

Basic Requirements:

•  High School diploma and 4 years of boiler operator work experience, or comparable equipment maintenance repair experience. 
•  Must be a self-starter, with basic math and reading skills and good verbal and written communication.
•  Physically able to work in industrial environment, which includes climbing ladders and stairs, opening and closing valves, lifting-up to 50 lbs., able to tolerate hot and cold environments to include working outside.
•  Must be able to perform shift work, including weekends and holidays (support 24-7 operation), and work overtime as required.
•  Knowledge and experience with high pressure steam boilers, hydronic systems, compressed air systems, water pumps and basic mechanical knowledge. 
•  Minimum of 12 months direct experience performing maintenance responsibilities including annual boiler tear downs and associated preventative maintenance tasks.
•  Minimum of 12 months direct experience performing minor maintenance tasks such as minor leak repairs, sight glass replacements, filter replacements, auto condensate drain repairs/replacement and adding oil to air compressors.
•  Ability to assisting other crafts with maintenance repairs.
•  Completion of GCAP Boiler Level 1 Certifications, or equivalent within six months of hire date.
•  Knowledge of industrial machines, mechanical / electronic devices, and basic computer skills.
•  Strongly prefer post-high school education in a maintenance craft.

Competencies for Success:

•  Safety First attitude and personal work behavior.
•  Actively engages in continuous improvement efforts of Maintenance activities and duties.
•  Demonstrates initiative and ambition to become proficient in all job duties.
•  Able to work to performance standards with little or no supervision.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.

Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.