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Date: Sep 24, 2022

Location: Painesville Township, OH, US, 44077-1234

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.

Job Summary:

The Boiler Operator will report to the Utilities Supervisor and is responsible for operating natural gas fired steam boilers, process sewer system and a waste heat recovery incinerator, which includes a boiler, while performing routine maintenance on equipment.  The Boiler Operator will work on a rotating shift schedule that will require mandatory shifts on nights, weekends, holidays and overtime coverage.

****Sign on bonus of up to 10%****

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate natural gas fired steam boilers.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment.
  • Use of chemicals to analyze and balance water systems.
  • Operate a waste heat recovery incinerator.
  • Operate process sewer treatment system.
  • Pack and unload drums and totes.
  • General housekeeping.
  • Ability to operate industrial high pressure washer.
  • Grind filter cake for slurry feed to WHRI.
  • Safely operate and work with industrial equipment using the proper PPE and safety procedures.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:                         

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited school.
  • Must possess Ohio 3rd Class Stationary Engineer License.
  • Basic math and reading skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal/written).
  • Ability to plan tasks and work independently.
  • Occasionally wear SCBA.
  • Possess basic mechanical aptitude.
  • Basic computer skills.

Considered a Plus:

  • Previous experience with digital control operating systems.
  • Previous experience with Hazardous Waste Handling.
  • Previous forklift and tow motor experience.
  • Knowledge of chemistry and chemical hazards.
  • Previous experience operating an industrial high pressure washer.
  • Previous experience in safety teams or industrial safety training.
  • Previous experience in manufacturing and/or chemical industry.
  • Troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of SDS.

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to move material (lift truck).
  • Physical ability to move drums weighing up to 800 lbs.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Willing/able to work outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Ability to climb stairs or work in partially confined areas.
  • Willing to work rotating 12 hour shifts and overtime.
  • Maintain clean shaven appearance to allow for respirator usage.


With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.


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