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Date: Oct 5, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

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.

Job Summary:

As a Boiler Operator you are responsible for continual steam generation for the Wickliffe site, optimizing three boilers and additional support equipment. This position is part of a rotating-shift, 4 crew operation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supports EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) performance of the department through compliance and root cause investigations 
  • Operation of high-pressure boilers
  • Operation of water treatment systems
  • Perform water chemistry analysis and sampling of process cooling towers and condensate
  • Operation of rotating equipment including pumps, motors, steam turbines and fans
  • Maintenance of boiler room equipment
  • Supports capital projects that add to or modify equipment and support systems 
  • Contributes to documentation revisions related to training, department policies and SOP (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Works closing with supported departments to ensure efficient, safe, continuous operation is maintained
  • Provide support for continuous improvement and department initiatives 
  • Additional duties as assigned


Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:                         

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Stationary Engineer’s License-3rd class min.
  • 2+ years of experience in steam plant operation
  • Understanding of water chemistry
  • Strong skills in the following areas: Teamwork, communications, dependability, problem-solving, customer focus, basic math, reading and use of computers and Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


Considered a Plus:

  • First or second-class license
  • Previous chemical plant experience or knowledge of chemical hazards
  • Understanding of safety policies (i.e., Lock Out Tag Out, Hot Work, Confined Space, Working at Heights, etc.)


Working Conditions:

  • Seven day/wk rotating shift operation
  • Must be willing to work overtime including weekends, holidays, and call-ins
  • Able and willing to work with chemicals, nuisance odors and noise from operating area
  • Able to complete physically demanding work including kneeling and twisting
  • Ability to move material (lift truck).
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
  • Willing/able to work outdoors in inclement weather.
  • Ability to climb ladders or work in partially confined areas.
  • Maintain clean shaven appearance to allow for respirator usage.

While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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