Job for Oil Burner Mechanic


The Maintenance Oil Burner Mechanic reports to the Maintenance Manager.


1 . Maintain oil-burners in Housing Association/Authority buildings to ensure a safe and efficient operation by:

cleaning and overhauling all oil-burner and related equipment (fuel pumps, blowers, vents, duct work, etc.) on a regular basis; testing all overhauled and re-built oil-burners to ensure units are safe and in good working order; and installing new equipment when required. 2.Inspect all oil-fired and solid fuel heating systems in Housing Association/Authority buildings to ensure satisfactory operation by:

conducting regular checks of all oil-burners; diagnosing faults in oil burners and identifying repairs required to correct deficiencies; completing inspection reports; and identifying deficiencies in and repairs to chimneys and fireboxes. 3. Maintain domestic and industrial appliances by:

examining and testing appliances to identify deficiencies and determining repairs required; repairing appliances and re-building components for re-use; and testing repaired and re-built units to ensure they are in good working order. 4. Complete records for all maintenance and repairs by:

identifying supplies required and compiling material list; completing work orders for all work assignments; accounting for eight hours of work each day plus any overtime; assisting in inventory and stock control; and identifying inefficient systems and recommending replacement or upgrading. 5. Perform other duties, such as:

identifying unsafe and hazardous conditions; cleaning work/shop machinery, sharpening tools, and servicing as required; assisting other tradesmen in emergency situations; providing advice to other tradesmen as required. supervising and training apprentices and casual staff; ensuring new apprentices, casuals and students receive safety orientation; and assisting district technical staff from time to time. Lay out and assemble oil burner heating system components. troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning oil burner heating system.