Boiler Operator Interview Preparation Guide
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Boiler Operator based Frequently Asked Questions by expert members with experience as Boiler Operator. These questions and answers will help you strengthen your technical skills, prepare for the new job test and quickly revise the concepts

51 Boiler Operator Questions and Answers:

1 :: Do you have any questions for us, then plz ask?

Your job with them will be to play a role leading from the front. Ask them about what all opportunities will you get with this job. Also ask them about what safety measures the company take does for an employer such as insurances, medical expenses, etc. incase if there is a hazard in the power plant.

2 :: Explain the abilities you have in order to work with us as a Boiler Operator?

I'm familiar with the boiler operation, I was trained to fix and install boiler. I am a good trouble shooter and a good operator.

3 :: Explain how important is safety to you?

Safety in this profession is very important for every worker working inside the plant. A small mistake can lead to a big hazard and hence every minor chance of a mistake should be taken seriously.

4 :: Explain what is the difference between an induced draft and forced draft?

Forced draft installed to force the air inside the plant while the induced draft fetches and pulls the air inside the air.

6 :: Tell me what do you feel is an acceptable work attendance record?

Safety driven and self directed, I can and do work with minimal supervision and always put my plant and co- workers safety above all else.

7 :: Tell me where do you see yourself in 5 years as Boiler Operator?

I hope to be working for a company that I can count on to be stable and provides me with challenging opportunities so that I can continue to improve on my skills.

8 :: Tell me do you remember you steam tables?

Say yes only if you are confident enough with them, they will surely ask you some cross questions on this topic.

9 :: Explain how independently can you work with the power plant?

Tell that you have proper knowledge about using the power plant and you can also fix almost majority of the technical issues related to it which helps you work independently inside the power plant.

11 :: Explain when will the ENGINE FAIL message appear on the PFD?

If actual thrust is less than commanded thrust during takeoff with airspeed between 65kts and V1-6kts. FCOM 1 70.20.16

12 :: Do you know what is lock out tag out?

It is a procedure that is used for the protection of the workers and the equipments during the maintenance or repair of the power plant.

13 :: Explain a time when you made a suggestion to improve the work in your organization?

I came up with an idea to make our water sampling station more ergonomically friendly.

16 :: Explain why is a block of coal crushed into powder before burn?

A block of coal takes a lot of time to burn and give out the energy, but the powdered coal burns uniformly faster and since it is in its powdered form the entire coal burns and there is no waste of coal which leads in achieving greater calorific value.