THIS IS A LIMITED TERM POSITION
Under general supervision installs, maintains, and repairs heating, refrigeration, air conditioning, ventilation, electronic control and pneumatic systems, and performs maintenance and repair work on electrical, plumbing, and both low and high pressure boilers, and does general facility maintenance in a large building complex.
The job of Stationary Engineer differs from that of Senior Stationary Engineer in that the Stationary Engineer is a journey level position with no responsibility for supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Install, operate, repair, and develop preventative maintenance programs for heating, electronic controls, air conditioning, ventilating, pneumatic, and refrigeration systems.
Maintain and repair plumbing, electrical, and high and low pressure boiler systems.
Install, calibrate, and maintain pneumatic, electrical and electronic controls.
Perform preventive maintenance on fire control system and on all mechanical and electrical equipment.
Inspect and test equipment and systems as to operating efficiency by reading blueprints and performing on-site inspections.
Record problems and perform necessary repairs.
Report major problems to supervisor, verbally or in writing.
Recommend changes to improve efficiency and economy and to conserve energy.
Maintain boiler rooms, equipment rooms and other areas in a clean and orderly condition.
Repair or replace defective seating, doors and door hardware, locks, restroom fixtures and equipment, floors, walls, tile, chair carts, risers, etc.
Use welding equipment to repair or fabricate equipment as needed.
Keep daily log book and prepare other necessary reports.
Principles involved in heating, ventilating, air conditioning, electrical, electronic and pneumatic controls, plumbing and refrigeration systems, and the proper repair techniques for these systems.
General building maintenance and repair, including plumbing, electrical, and minor carpentry and painting.
Preventive maintenance chemicals and other materials used in boilers, chillers, cooling towers, and similar equipment.
Current local building, plumbing, and electrical codes.
Energy conservation products and techniques.
Adjust and calibrate pneumatic, electric and electronic controls connected with air circulation systems.
Use testing equipment for electronics, pneumatics, air-flow, speed, temperature, humidity, etc.
Use welding equipment, small power tools such as saws, drills, grinders, etc., and hand tools such as wrenches, pliers, hammers, ratchet socket sets, etc., in a proper and safe manner.
Communicate effectively in English, orally and in writing.
Read blueprints and electrical diagrams.
Analyze situations accurately and take effective action.
Maintain records and prepare reports.
Establish and maintain effective relationships with other employees and the general public.
Experience and Education:
Any combination equivalent to experience and education that could likely provide the required knowledge and abilities would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of experience as a stationary engineer with responsibility for the installation, operation, maintenance, and repair of heating, air conditioning, electrical, ventilating, high and low pressure boilers, and similar systems.
Ability to read and write English at a level necessary for efficient job performance.
A valid California Class III Driver License is required for appointment to this classification, and must be maintained in order to continue employment in the classification. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a physical disability will be considered for accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
Must be willing to work nights, weekends and holidays as required.
Must be able to lift and carry heavy parts and equipment weighing up to 100 pounds.
Must not be affected by heights.
Must have normal hearing.
Eyesight must be corrected to 20/20.
Must be able to climb stairs and ladders and to crawl into and work in small, closed-in spaces.
Employees must complete twelve (12) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status.
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can also be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox.
1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the Employment Office by the final filing deadline:
Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.
Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:
If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the duties area of the "Work Experience" section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 hours per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).
If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section.
Position/job titles will not be considered in determining eligibility for meeting the minimum qualifications for this position.
2. Supplemental Questionnaire: (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire:
Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted.
Incomplete supplemental questionnaire will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.
A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire.
Possession of the minimum qualifications is not necessarily a guarantee of further advancement in the selection process.
3. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)– Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement.
4. Interview Process: Human Resources will forward qualified applications to the hiring department. Those determined to be the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process.
5. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan/fingerprinting. If applicable, candidates may also need to pass a pre-employment medical exam, controlled substance and/or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment.
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