Put your problem solving skills to work. Join the Maintenance & Engineering team in Yellowstone National Park!
The Boiler Tech is a full-time, year-round position located in the Old Faithful area of Yellowstone National Park.
This position is responsible for the total daily operation and maintenance of boilers and related equipment.
To learn more about the Maintenance & Engineering department in Yellowstone, click here!
A day in the life of a Boiler Tech:
- Operating, maintaining and repairing steam and hot water boilers and related systems to include: valves, pumps, piping, heat exchangers and boiler/motor control circuits.
- Monitoring and reconciling boiler fuel inventories.
- Documenting labor & materials expended in the operation, maintenance and repair of boilers and boiler-related systems.
- Performing chemical testing and treatment of boiler water, condensate and hydronic systems.
- Ensuring boiler safety devices are operational.
- Monitoring boiler make-up feed water consumption and identifying trends in same.
- Performing other tasks as assigned.
What We Provide
- Housing in a modern, company-provided apartment. Please note, the only access to and from the Old Faithful location during the winter season is by snow coach or snowmobile. Company policy prohibits pets in the housing units. Due to the remote location and lack of available K-12 schools, the location is not suitable for children.
- Vacation, Holiday and Sick Leave
- Health, life and other insurance benefits
- Free Employee Recreation Program (hiking, photography, camping, wildlife watching, and more!)
- Discounts in and around Yellowstone
Essential Skills and Knowledge:
- Have at least two years’ experience in hands-on operation and maintenance of steam boilers.
- Possess a working knowledge of boiler water chemistry testing and treatment methods.
- Possess personal computer skills sufficient to efficiently work with Microsoft Office and the ability to quickly gain proficiency in company-specific CMMS software.
- Possess a general knowledge of OSHA requirements and the use of personal protective equipment.
- Be able to read, understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.
- Be capable of and willing to advance practical Boiler Technician knowledge and expertise through continuing education and professional certification.
- Be capable and willing to mentor and train less experienced seasonal Boiler Technicians.
- Must be at least 19 years old and possess a current, valid, driver’s license with a good driving record for the past 3 years.
- May be required to use respiratory protection and comply with applicable regulations.
- Must be able to visually differentiate colors (required for boiler water testing).
- Must be able to walk long distances over uneven terrain and climb stairs and ladders in all types of weather conditions.
- Must be capable of lifting objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
- Must possess physical stamina and condition to withstand heavy labor related work in warm, humid environments (boiler rooms).
- May be required to stand, bend, kneel and crawl in the performance of his or her duties.
Why Yellowstone National Park Lodges
We are a welcoming community who work hard, share a real passion for the environment, and enjoy crafting memorable experiences for our guests. As part of the Xanterra Travel Collection, we the primary authorized concessioner in Yellowstone, and as such, we are proud stewards of the park.
The Engineering department is on the front end of a 20-year concessions contract with the National Park Service. Yellowstone National Park Lodges serves approximately 4 million visitors yearly, 3500 employees in park housing, 2000 guest rooms, and 1200 campsites. There are nearly 800 structures under our care throughout Yellowstone including a new LEED Platinum dormitory and 2 National Historic Landmarks in the Old Faithful Inn and Lake Yellowstone Hotel.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.