THIS ANNOUNCEMENTIS AREBULLETINTO REOPEN THE FILING PERIOD, UPDATE THE SALARY INFORMATION AND UPDATE THE REQUIREMENTS. 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.
FIRST DAY OF FILING:
MAY 30, 2018 at 8:00 A.M. (PST)
THE FILING PERIOD MAY BE SUSPENDED AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. THIS EXAMINATION MAY REOPEN AS THE NEEDS OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE.
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT:
OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
Has responsibility on a shift for the operation and maintenance of a combined high-pressure heating and central refrigeration plant - OR - in a very large facility, has responsibility on a shift for assignments which include either the operation and maintenance of a high-pressure heating plant or refrigeration plant - OR - is assigned to a geographic area of major multi-hospital medical center which requires maintenance and operation of steam reducing stations, ventilation and refrigeration equipment, and various mechanical and electrical equipment and controls.
Positions allocable to this class report to a higher level Stationary Engineer. Incumbents are responsible for operating, maintaining, repairing, and testing high-pressure steam or hot water boilers, refrigeration, air conditioning, or other auxiliary distribution systems which exceed 500 H.P. in boiler capacity or a total refrigeration capacity of 1200 tons in a plant. Incumbents must exercise knowledge of how to operate and maintain heating and refrigeration systems sufficient to train and direct lower level staff in these functions.
Essential Job Functions
Operates, maintains, repairs and inspects manual and automatic gas and oil fired high-pressure steam or high temperature hot water boilers.
Operates, maintains, repairs and inspects motors, turbines and steam driven equipment, steam reducing stations, expansion tanks, air compressors, supply and exhaust fans, various kinds of pumps and valves, steam traps, water treatment systems, water heaters and other heating plant auxiliary equipment.
Operates, maintains, repairs, and inspects reciprocating, centrifugal or absorption central air conditioning machinery including condensers, evaporators, cooling towers, pumps, purge tanks and related equipment.
Adjusts, maintains, tests, and calibrates boiler and air conditioning machinery and mechanical, electrical or pneumatic control instruments and safety devices.
Tests, analyzes, and treats plant water systems to ensure proper chemical specifications.
Inspects, adjusts, repairs, and maintains refrigeration units for food storage boxes.
Inspects oxygen and vacuum systems for proper pressure and operating conditions.
Tests, operates, and maintains emergency diesel powered electric generating equipment.
Inspects fire alarm systems and main electrical distribution stations for proper operating conditions.
Maintains logs of plant operations and records maintenance and repair work performed.
Completion of a Stationary Engineer's or Operation/Maintenance Engineer's apprentice program*.
Five years'experience in the operation and maintenance of high or low pressure gas or oil fired boilers and auxiliary equipment, one year of which must have been in the operation and maintenance of refrigeration equipment. One year of classroom training from a trade school, college, a branch of military service, or other equivalent accredited school in the operation, maintenance, and repair of refrigeration equipment, combustion controls or industrial controls equipment, boilers, or water treatment systems related to power plant operations, in any combination, may be substituted for one year of the required special experience**.
An Unlimited Steam Engineer's License issued by the City of Los Angeles' Department of Buildingand Safety***.
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 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved Universal Technician Certificate in compliance with Federal license requirements as provided in Chapter V, Section 608***.
Physical Class III - Moderate: 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.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION
*To qualify under Option I
, applicantsmust submit a photocopy of the certificate of completion of a recognized Stationary Engineer's or Operation/Maintenance Engineer's apprentice program WITH
your online application
at the time of filing
or during the exam process, but prior to promulgation. Failure to submit the required documentationprior to promulgation will result in application rejection.
Apprenticeship training programs must be recognized by a national, global, or regional accrediting agency, the California State Department of Education, the California State Department of Labor Division of Apprenticeship Standards, or the Council for Private Postsecondary, and Vocational Education.
**To qualify under Option II
, using the training substitution, applicants must provide a copy of their certificate of completion from a classroom training, trade school college, a branch of military service, or other equivalent accredited school WITH
your online application
at the time of filing
or during the examination process, but prior to promulgation. Failure toprovide the required documentation prior to promulgationwill result in application rejection.
***In order to qualify, applicants MUST
submit a copy of the required EPA approved Universal Technician Certification -AND-
Unlimited Steam Engineer's License issued by the City of Los Angeles' Department of Building andSafety with
their online application at the time of filing
or during the examination process, but prior to promulgation. Failure to provide the required documentation will result in application rejection.
Applications submitted without evidence of the certification will be considered incomplete. The original certificate must
be presented at the time of appointment. Failure toprovidethe required documentation prior to promulgation will result in application rejection.
As part of this application process, applicants will be required to complete a supplemental questionnaire. The questionnaire contains a pre-investigative questionnaire which will be utilized as part of the background investigation process to ensure applicants meet the standards set forth by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Applicants who fail the pre-investigative questionnaire will be disqualified and will have to wait twelve (12) months from the date of the disqualification in order to reapply.
This examination will consist of an oral interview covering training, experience, and general ability to perform the duties of the position weighted 100%.
CANDIDATES MUST ACHIEVE A PASSING SCORE OF 70% OR HIGHER IN ORDER TO BE PLACED ON THE ELIGIBLE REGISTER.
Invitation letters to the oral examination will be sent electronically to the email address provided on the application. It is important that applicants provide a valid email address. Please add **** to your email address book and to the list of approved senders to prevent email notifications from being filtered as spam/junk/clutter mail.
Notice of Non-Acceptance and Final Results letter will be mailed via USPS. Test scores cannot be given over the phone.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade in the examination will be placed on the eligibleregister in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of promulgation. Applications will be processed on an as-received basis and promulgated to the eligible register accordingly.
NO PERSON MAY COMPETE IN THIS EXAMINATION MORE THAN ONCE EVERY TWELVE (12) MONTHS.
SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST COMPLETE A THOROUGH BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, INCLUDING FINGERPRINT SEARCH.
Examples of disqualifying factors include: Any felony convictions; job related misdemeanor convictions; certain serious traffic convictions or patterns of traffic violations (3 moving violations in one year; failure to appear; at fault accidents; suspended license; driving under the influence); poor credit history; poor employment history; substance abuse; anyone on probation.
ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY IF HIRED
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (Department) has a zero tolerance
policy for its employees for the following: use of narcotics, controlled substances, and/or prescription drugs without a prescription.
use of marijuana with or without a prescription.
Any employee found in violation of this policy will be subject to discharge.
The eligibleregister resulting from this examination will be used to fill vacancies within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Administrative Services Division, Facilities Services Bureau.
APPOINTEES MUST BE WILLING TO WORK ANY SHIFT, INCLUDING EVENINGS, NIGHTS WEEKENDS, AND HOLIDAYS.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION
APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE ONLY. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED BY U.S. MAIL, FAX, OR IN PERSON WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
All applicants are required to submit a Standard County of Los Angeles Employment application and supplemental questionnaire ONLINE
only. Resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of applications, although resumes and supporting documents may be uploaded as attachments to the online application.
Fill out your application and supplemental questionnaire completely. Provide any relevant education, training, and experience in the spaces provided so we may evaluate your qualifications for the job. All information is subject to verification and applications may be rejected at any time during the selection process.
The acceptance of your application depends on whether you have clearly
shown that you meet the MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
and you have completely filled out your application.
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. Your application and supplemental questionnaire must be submitted electronically by 5:00 p.m., PST, on the last day of filing.
Please note that ALL
information included in the application materials is subject to VERIFICATION
at any point during the examination and hiring process, including after an appointment has been made.
of any information may result in DISQUALIFICATION
or RESCISSION OF APPOINTMENT.
from Class Specification and Selection Requirements serving as your description of duties WILL NOT
be sufficient to demonstrate that you meet the requirements. Doing so may result in an INCOMPLETE APPLICATION
and you may be DISQUALIFIED
Candidates who apply online must upload any required documents as attachments during application submission. If you are unable to attach required documents, you may **** at the time of filing
or during the examination process, but prior to promulgation. Failure to provide the required documentation prior to promulgation will result in application rejection.
Please include your Name, the Examination Number, and the Examination Title on the faxed documents.
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 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 or friend's user ID and password may erase a candidate's original application record.
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