WIRED Occupation Report
for Boilermakers (47-2011) in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational Description Construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Assist in testing assembled vessels. Direct cleaning of boilers and boiler furnaces. Inspect and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines.
Employment Projections for Boilermakers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Replacement openings are caused by existing workers permanently leaving their occupation. Many additional job openings occur due to job changes within occupations.Data Sources and Limitations
Wages (All Industries, 2010) for Boilermakers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
State of Oregon License Information for Boilermakers
Current Job Openings for Boilermakers in the Oregon Portion of the WIRED Region There are no openings for this occupation in the WIRED region.
Major Industries of Employment for Boilermakers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Educational Requirements for Boilermakers Workers typically need a high school diploma or equivalent to enter this occupation. Those with a postsecondary non-degree award have a competitive advantage in the labor market. In addition, an apprenticeship is typically needed, once employed, to attain competency in the skills needed in this occupation.
Skills for Boilermakers
Schools and Training Providers for Boilermakers The training providers listed below offer one or more of the following programs:
Graduates and Program Completers for training programs related to Boilermakers No programs of training are associated with this occupation.
Employment Service Job Applicants - January 2011 for Boilermakers in the Oregon-Washington WIRED Region
Occupational experience is largely self-reported. Applicants counts include only those registered with the Oregon State Employment Department and the Washington State Employment Security Department. They do not represent all job applicants across the WIRED region. Applicants in Oregon may be listed under multiple occupational categories, so summing applicant counts across occupational classifications will result in some double-counting.Source: Oregon Employment Department, Washington State Employment Security Department
Related Occupations The scores listed below indicates how closely the skills for Boilermakers matches the occupation in the list. A score of 100% means the occupations have identical skill sets. A maximum of 10 occupations are displayed below.