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*Pay Grade: GRADE 37

Salary Range: $55,958.40 - $83,394.72

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time


Phone: 702 486-2911


Position Description

This is a Safety Specialist, Boiler position with the Department of Business & Industry, Division of Industrial Relations, Mechanical Compliance Section (MCS) in Reno. The incumbent will report to the Boiler Safety Supervisor. Boiler Safety Specialists will perform the following: promote recognized safety practices among businesses throughout Nevada covered by State and federal safety and health laws, and regulations. Incumbents will perform safety inspections of boilers, pressure vessels, and related equipment and prepare written reports using technical references and applicable codes and standards. The incumbent will Investigate all accidents and complaints concerning boilers and related equipment which include interviewing complainants/witnesses, inspecting equipment, determining cause and appropriate method of correction. The incumbent will provide technical assistance in response to inquiries from designers, constructors, architects, owners, users, service and repair organizations. The incumbent may be required to work shifts other than 7:00am to 4:00pm, to include nights/weekends and Holidays. The incumbent will be required to use State vehicle to conduct State business. Persons interested in this position should have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, have exceptional organizational and analytical skills, and possess the ability to provide quality and professional customer service.

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

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Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in engineering or a closely related curriculum and two years of experience in the design, construction, repair, or operation of high-pressure boilers and pressure vessels; OR Associate's degree in one of the mechanical technologies from an accredited college and three years of experience as described above; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and four years of experience as described above; OR one year of experience as a Safety Representative, Boiler - DIR in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam
  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

Informational Notes

  • For the Safety Supervisor and Safety Specialist, incumbents must obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Boiler Inspector's Certificate of Competency within twelve months of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

Special Requirements

  • Incumbents may be required to travel to out-of-state locations to attend the National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspectors conferences, seminars, trainings and meetings.
  • A valid driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • For the Safety Supervisor and Safety Specialist, Commission as a National Board of Boiler and Pressure Vessel Inspector is required at the time of application and as a condition of continuing employment.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe
Salary Range
$37,000.00 - $52,000.00
per Year
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Reno, NV, 89550, US