Deputy Boiler Inspector - *NE Houston - Boiler Inspector I

  • Posting Number: 0908-22
  • Group/Step: B20, Position: 103
  • Opening Date: 09/29/21
  • Closing Date: until filled
  • $54,837.60- $57,766.80 annually

Job Description

The Deputy Boiler Inspector is selected by and responsible to the Chief Boiler Inspector and performs complex boiler inspection work for the Boiler Program to ensure compliance with the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Board Inspection Code, and the Texas Boiler Law and Rules. Duties include scheduling, conducting, and documenting in-service boiler inspections and re-inspections; recommending and verifying corrective action for non-compliance; providing technical assistance; disseminating information; and performing other duties as needed to maintain operations. Work is performed under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment in carrying out inspection activities.

*The position will be home based and will be required to reside in Northeast Houston.

Essential Duties

  • Inspects boiler units daily for compliance with codes, the Texas Boiler Law and Rules, and national standards; prepares and submits inspection data as required using prescribed forms.
  • Documents violations and monitors the status of non-compliance. Conducts follow-up inspections to verify that owners perform corrective action of existing violations, ensuring public safety in accordance with the Texas Boiler Law and Rules and applicable national standards.
  • Makes recommendations to upper management for variances.
  • Performs routine accident investigations.
  • Conducts training for public associations and disseminates information regarding the Boiler Program.
  • Establishes and maintains professional relationships with the regulated industry, inspection agencies, fire marshals, and other local officials.
  • May testify at hearings or before courts of jurisdiction.
  • Manages the assigned workload and maintains communication with TDLR staff in an efficient and effective manner as required by established policies and procedures.
  • Complies with division and/or agency training requirements.
  • Keeps management appropriately informed of ongoing activity and critical matters affecting the operation and well-being of the agency.
  • Demonstrates a spirit of teamwork offering positive and constructive ideas, encouragement, and support of staff and teams.
  • Adheres to all Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Personnel Policies and performs other duties required to maintain field operations.

Minimum Requirements

Three (3) years’ experience in the construction, installation, inspection, operations, maintenance, or repairs of boilers required. Qualify for and acquire a Texas Boiler Inspector Commission within six (6) months of hire. Graduation from high school or equivalent. Experience dealing with the general public. Must possess a valid class C driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance.

Veterans, Reservists or Guardsmen with an MOS or additional duties that fall in the fields of 91C Utilities Equipment Repairer, MM Machinist's Mate, 3E1X1 Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration or other related fields pertaining to the minimum experience requirements may meet the minimum qualifications for this position and are highly encouraged to apply.

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The successful candidate will have: : Knowledge of the State of Texas Boiler laws, regulations, rules, and codes relating to the use, construction, installation, and repair of boilers and pressure vessels. Skill in the use of technical equipment and detection devices; in the operation of high and low pressure boilers; and, in analyzing and interpreting data. Skill in the use computers and mobile devices, and their applicable software, including the use of in-house applications and Microsoft Office. Skill in organization, planning and attention to detail; and, in the review, development and analysis of quality control systems and programs for design, fabrication, installation, repair and inspection of nuclear and non-nuclear applications. Ability to conduct complete thorough inspections and report accurate results; and, to manage workload in an organized and effective manner. Ability to understand, interpret and explain the Boiler Program’s statutes, rules, policies and procedures; to multi-task within tight time constraints; and, to gather, correlate, and analyze facts. Ability to devise solutions to problems; to prepare reports; and, to develop, evaluate, and interpret policies/procedures. Ability to establish goals and objectives, to devise solutions to problems; and, to plan and coordinate effectively. Ability to provide friendly, caring and effective service to citizens and employees of the Department, and, to establish and maintain courteous, effective working relationships with co-workers, and the general public.

Applications may be downloaded from TDLR’s website

E-mail or fax applications to: TDLR, Human Resources Office, Austin Texas 78711, Fax (512) 475-3377. E-mail Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of State Applications. Applications not completely filled out may be rejected. Only typed applications will be considered.

This job is covered by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).


TDLR provides a total compensation package that enables us to attract, motivate, and retain highly skilled and talented employees, including a merit system, full use of salary ranges, performance awards, retention and recruitment bonuses.

TDLR participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), TDLR will provide reasonable accommodation during the hiring and selection process for individuals with a disability. If you need assistance completing the application, contact TDLR Human Resources at 512-463-7184. If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodation to participate in the interview process, please notify the person scheduling the interview

Benefits Available to TDLR Employees

In addition to a positive and supportive work environment, The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation offers a strong benefits package.

  • State-paid health and life insurance plans for you;
  • Optional dental plan and health insurance for your family members;
  • State retirement matching contribution;
  • Optional 401K and 457 Plans;
  • Flexible health and dependent day care accounts;
  • Optional term life insurance for you and your dependents;
  • Short and long term disability insurance for you;
  • Voluntary AD&D insurance;
  • Retirement through the Employees Retirement System (ERS);
  • Long Term Care Insurance;
  • Longevity Pay;
  • Direct Deposit;
  • Optional after tax-contributions to a 529 Texas College Investment Plan;
  • Paid sick leave accrues from your first day at work;
  • Sick Leave Pool for catastrophic illnesses and injuries;
  • Workers’ Compensation;
  • Family Medical Leave;
  • Military Leave;
  • Jury Duty Leave;
  • Smoke-free workplace;
  • Confidential and personalized Employee Assistance Program services;
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program;
  • Career Paths that ensure professional growth and advancement within the agency;
  • On-the-job and cross-training to develop job related skills and enrich professional growth;
  • Wellness programs and activities such as yoga and massage therapy;
  • Employee and family-friendly workplace;
  • Flexible/Compressed work schedules;
  • Paid vacation accrues from your first day worked;
  • Active charitable employee associations;
  • Length of Service awards;
  • Generous holiday schedule;
  • Employee Recognition Programs;
  • Casual dress; and
  • A progressive agency culture that promotes open communication, efficiency, transparency and trust.

Staff Compensation Information, as required by Government Code, Section 659.026.