Boilermaker Mechanic Local to Joliet, IL

Position: General Application - Future Openings
Location: New Lenox Illinois 60451
Start Date: 8/31/2020
End Date: Long Term
Job Details:

Starcon is seeking Entry level or Experienced Boilermaker / Mechanic to join our team in the Chicagoland area. Previous experience working in refineries, chemical plants or other industrial facilities preferred, but not required.


Job Description:

Work Environment:

The normal work environment will be in a facility where exposure to outdoor weather conditions is possible and where proper PPE is required for a variety of potential hazards.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The roles and responsibilities of an A-mechanic may include but are not limited to the following items:

Ensure proper permits have been obtained.

Roll, Cut and Extract exchanger tubes from a Tube Sheet

Provide Leadership and knowledge to Team Members in lower classifications

Assembly and disassembly of heat exchangers, pressure vessels, etc.

Isolation of equipment (blinding, LOTO, etc.)

Perform hot taps

Responsible for the disassembly and assembly of unit equipment.

Not only works well as part of a team, but promotes team values for others.

Maintains a clean and orderly work environment and maintains housekeeping of job site.

Returns all tools and materials used by the crew to the proper place at the end of shift.

Must be willing to contribute to the development of other team members, including on the job training for A-Mechanic Apprentices, B-Mechanics, B-Mechanic Apprentices and Laborers.

Must fully participate in the safety assessment of the job and completion of JSA’s.

Fully participate in health, safety, quality and environmental processes.

Is an ambassador for STARCON to the client, other contractors and the public.

Qualification Guidelines:


Must pass a craft-specific test (either written, performance or both, if required).


Must pass Starcon craft test or be NCCER certified

May require TWIC card.


Willing to undergo background check

May be required to pass physical examination, pre-employment if necessary, and as required by STARCON.

Must be able to climb ladders and stairways.

Must be able to carry 50 lbs. of tools and/or materials.

Must be able to work at elevated heights as well as in confined spaces. (towers, vessels, excavations, etc.)

Must be able to work extended hour on your feet on uneven surfaces. (dirt, concrete, asphalt, mud, gravel, etc.)

Must be clean shaven and able to work while wearing a respirator and other personal protective equipment, when required.


Knowledge of refinery and Chemical plant hazards which may require special precautions and PPE, such as Sulfuric, H2S and HF.

Must undertake the appropriate safety/environmental training commensurate with the position and location.

CPR and 1st Aid Trained, when required.

Must be able to read and understand safety instructions, signs, labels and permits in English.