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Recruitment #22-000401-0002


The Division of Labor and Industry is accepting applications from qualified applicants to fill current open positions. Applicants in pool will remain active for one year and be considered as opening occurs.




10946 Golden West Drive

Hunt Valley, Maryland 21031

Main Purpose of Job

a. Train to become a Deputy Boiler Inspector.

b. Conduct inspections and investigations related to construction, installation, maintenance, use, operation, repair and failure of boilers and pressure vessels and related equipment.


Essential. Prepare to meet the requirements to become a    commissioned Deputy Boiler Inspector. Maintain knowledge and proficiency in the Maryland Boiler and Pressure Vessel Laws and Regulations, referenced codes, and standards. Receive training through self- study, satisfactory completion of an acceptable off-site course, and being mentored in field and office. 

Essential. Perform required in-service inspections and periodic follow up inspections of  state inspected boilers, pressure vessels and related equipment. Prepare inspection reports, enter inspection data, review and correct related database information. Maintain appropriate records and files. Inspections are conducted in accordance with the Annotated Code of Maryland (Laws), COMAR (Regulations), referenced codes, standards, and manufacturers specifications. The duties are performed by conducting periodic and special inspections, incident and accident investigations and by accurately reporting the conditions observed.

Essential. Prepare Bi-weekly Time Sheets, Daily Activity Reports, Expense Vouchers, or Special Investigation Reports. All reports must be forwarded to the Chief   Boiler Inspector,   in accordance with law, regulations and accepted administrative procedures.

Other. Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief Boiler Inspector, for example:

 a.      Provide technical assistance and training to the general public regarding the proper installation, maintenance, use, operation, and of boilers, pressure vessels, and related equipment. 

b.      Conduct investigations in response to public complaints, violations, inspection reports, boiler  and  pressure  vessel incidents and accidents.    Prepare reports and submit to management. 

c.      Conduct investigations of Special Inspectors and Authorized Inspection Agencies to determine thoroughness and accuracy of inspections performed and reports.  Prepare reports and submit to management.


Education:   Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Two years of experience in high pressure boiler and pressure vessel construction or repair, or as an operating engineer in charge of a high pressure boiler operation, or as an inspector of high pressure boilers and pressure vessels.


1. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university for the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute a Bachelor’s degree in science or mathematics from an accredited college or university plus one year of experience in the design, construction, operation or inspection of high pressure boilers and pressure vessels for the required experience.

3. Candidates may substitute experience in manufacturing, including the use of fabrication methods or processes in a shop or field environment on a year-for-year basis for up to two years of the required experience.

4.  Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance classifications or General Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement and Compliance specialty codes in the Inspection, Investigation, Enforcement, and Compliance field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Preference will be given to applicants who possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding your qualifications. 

Experience involving work with high pressure boiler and pressure vessel construction or repair.  

Experience working within a regulatory and codified environment; reviewing, researching, and applying law, policies and regulations; report writing experience, and investigative background/skills. 

Candidates who possess a bachelor degree in engineering or mathematics preferred.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


All candidates are subject to a background check against files maintained by the Division of Unemployment Insurance (Labor/DUI) to determine whether any monies are owed to Labor/DUI as a result of unemployment insurance overpayment/fraud. Any unpaid debt may have an impact on whether or not a candidate is offered employment.

1. Employees in this classification are subject to call-in on a 24 hours a day basis and will be required to provide the employing agency with a telephone number where they can be reached. 

2. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.


Applicants must provide sufficient information on the application to show they meet the qualifications for this recruitment.

*Resumes are not acceptable and not considered in the selection process*

All information concerning the qualifications, including any required documentation (diploma, transcript, certificate, etc.) must be submitted and received by the closing date. Information submitted after this date will not be considered. Applications that meet minimum and/or selective qualifications will be referred to the hiring unit for interview selection. Units will select those candidates most closely demonstrating the qualifications for interview.


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

***Please note that your answers on the supplemental questionnaire must correspond to the information provided on your application to receive credit.



U.S. Military Veterans may qualify for additional bonus points towards certification. Any job offer will be contingent on the candidate providing a U.S. Military form DD 214 verifying honorable discharge from service prior to starting employment (and may be requested prior to interview). Permanent State employees do not need to submit proof of Veterans’ status. 

If you are unable to apply online, or encounter difficulty attaching required or optional documentation, You may contact Kim Allen-Hubbard 410-767-8653 or submit via email to Please be sure to include your name, identification number (Easy ID#) and job announcement number on any documentation to ensure timely processing.


Completed applications, required documentation, and any required addendums may be mailed to:

MDOL Office of Human Resources
Attn: Deputy Boiler Inspector (Non-Commissioned)  (#22-00401-0002) KAH
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Rm. 100
Baltimore, MD 21201

The MD State Application Form can be found online

Maryland Department of Labor is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of MDOL that all persons have equal opportunity and access to employment opportunities, services, and facilities without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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