INTERDEPARTMENTAL PROMOTIONAL JOB OPPORTUNITY
EXAM NUMBER: Y7203C
FIRST DAY OF FILING: AUGUST 9, 2017 @ 8:00 a.m., PST
UNTIL THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE ARE MET AND IS SUBJECT TO CLOSURE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS A REBULLETIN TO RE-OPEN THE FILING PERIOD. PERSONS WHO HAVE ALREADY APPLIED WITHIN THE LAST TWELVE (12) MONTHS NEED NOT REAPPLY, BUT MAY SUBMIT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BY THE LAST DAY OF FILING. THE INFORMATION MUST INCLUDE YOUR NAME, THE CORRECT EXAMINATION TITLE AND NUMBER.
RESTRICTED TO PERMANENT EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES WHO HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THEIR INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD, UNCLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE ATTAINED PERMANENT COUNTY STATUS ON A CLASSIFIED POSITION BY SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE INITIAL PROBATIONARY PERIOD, WITH NO BREAK IN SERVICE SINCE LEAVING THE CLASSIFIED SERVICE,ANDFULL-TIME EMPLOYEES IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE WITH AT LEAST SIX MONTHS OF FULL-TIME EXPERIENCE IN THE UNCLASSIFIED SERVICE AT THE TIME OF FILING.
NO OUT-OF-CLASS EXPERIENCE OR VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE LETTERS WILL BE ACCEPTED. NO WITHHOLDS WILL BE ALLOWED FOR THIS EXAMINATION.
Has immediate charge of all shifts in one or more heating and refrigeration plants, or combined cycle or co-generation facility, or supervises the activities of the instrument and combustion control section.
Essential Job Functions
Plans, schedules, and supervises the operation and maintenance of manual and automatic gas or oil fired high pressure steam or high temperature hot water boilers.
Plans, schedules, and supervises the operation and maintenance of central and other refrigeration equipment.
Plans, schedules, and supervises the periodic inspection, adjustment, calibration, or maintenance and repair of heating and refrigeration plant control equipment.
Develops work schedules and inspects the work of subordinate stationary engineers for compliance with instructions and State, local and other safety codes.
Schedules and supervises the testing of boiler water, condensate cooling tower water and water from other systems and the adding of corrective chemicals.
Prepares for and assists in the annual inspection of heating and refrigeration plant equipment to ensure operation, maintenance, and repair standards are being met.
Prepares written reports regarding heating and refrigeration operation.
Orders supplies and recommends the purchase of additional equipment.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Five (5) years' experience in the operation and maintenance of high pressure boilers and refrigeration equipment and auxiliary equipment, of which three (3) years must have been operating, maintaining and testing high-pressure steam or hot water boilers, refrigeration, air conditioning, and other auxiliary distribution systems which exceed 500 h.p. in boiler capacity, or a total refrigeration capacity of 1200 tons.
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
*An Unlimited Steam Engineer's License issued by the City of Los Angeles' Department of Building and Safety.
**Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved Universal Technician Certificate in compliance with Federal license requirements as provided in Chapter V, Section 608.
Some positions may be required to hold an Unlimited Steam Engineer's License with Turbine Endorsement.
PHYSICAL CLASS III:
Includes standing or walking most of the time, with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching; includes working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighting over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting of 10-25 pounds.
Knowledge of South Coast Air Quality Management District, Joint Commission and CMS standards
Knowledge of Fuel Oil Storage
Written and oral communication skills
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
Please ensure the Certification/License Section of the application is completed. Provide the title of the required license/certification(s) number, date issued, date of expiration and the name of the issuing agency as specified in the Minimum Requirements.
To receive credit for licenses/certificates, you must attach a legible photocopy of the required licenses/certificates to your application at the time of filing
The required license, permit, or certificate Must be current and unrestricted; conditional, provisional, or restricted license/certificate(s) will NOT be accepted.
This examination will consist of two (2) parts:
- An evaluation of training and experience based upon application information, weighted 50%.
- AnAppraisal of Promotability which will measure the applicants' knowledge and skills, problem solving, written and oral communication, interpersonal effectiveness, and supervision, weighted 50%.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on each weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the eligible register.
Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and those receiving a passing score will be promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
The names of candidates receiving a passing score in the examination will be added to the eligible register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
Appointees may be required to work any shift
including evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.
The current vacancies are located within LAC USC Medical Center, 1200 N. State Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Your application must be received by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.
Apply online by clicking on the green Apply button at the top right of this posting. You can also track the status of your application using this website.
All information is subject to verification. We may reject your application at any time during the examination and hiring process, including after appointment has been made. Falsification of any information may result in disqualification or rescission of appointment
from the Class Specification and Minimum Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT
be sufficient to demonstrate that you met the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION and you may be DISQUALIFIED
Fill out your application completely. The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly shown that you meet the MINIMUM
. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we can evaluate your qualifications for the job. For each job held, give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, and salary earned . If your application is incomplete, it will be rejected.
If you are unable to attach the required documents, you must ****, within fifteen (15) calendar days of filing online or your application will be rejected. Please include the exam number and the exam title.
SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER:
Please include your Social Security Number for record control purposes. Federal law requires that all employed persons have a Social Security Number.
COMPUTER AND INTERNET ACCESS AT PUBLIC LIBRARIES:
For candidates who may not have regular access to a computer or the internet, applications can be completed on computers at public libraries throughout Los Angeles County.
NO SHARING OF USER ID AND PASSWORD:
All applicants must file their application online using their own user ID and password. Using a family member's or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
Caliph Phillips, Exam Analyst
Main: (323) 914-8413
Front Desk: (323) 914-7924
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