Stationary Engineer - Asian Art Museum (7334)
Published: December 03, 2022
Contact:Bonita Decker - email@example.com
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Appointment Type: This recruitment is for a Temporary Exempt (TEX) /As-Needed position. This position is exempt from the civil service rules pursuant to the San Francisco Charter Section 10.104 and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. The anticipated duration of this project position is six (6) months or 1040 hours and will not result in an eligible list or permanent civil service hiring. Exempt employees are considered ‘at will’ and serve at the discretion of the department head.
Nature of Work: Hours will be based on operational need and there is no guarantee of work assignment/hours. Work hours will include weekend shifts. Applicants will be assigned to shifts at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco (200 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102).
Please note: Possible work shifts for as-needed position is 9:30am to 6:00pm Sunday to Wednesday, from 11:30am to 8:00pm on Thursday after initial training period is completed.
Specific information regarding this recruitment process are listed below:
- Application Opening: Wednesday October 18th, 2022
- Application Deadline: Ongoing, open until filled.
- Compensation Range: $116,272 Annually
- Recruitment ID: RTF0127139-01153189
The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco: Strategically located on the Pacific Rim and serving one of the most diverse communities in the United States, the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco – Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture is uniquely positioned to lead a diverse, global audience in discovering the distinctive materials, aesthetics and intellectual achievements of Asian art and cultures, and to serve as a bridge of understanding between Asia and the United States and among the diverse cultures of Asia. In 2017, Vision Board, a museum task force of cross-departmental staff, defined the museum's cultural values and named it after REINA our beloved ritual vessel in the collection. The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco strives to always be Respectful, Engaging, Inspirational, Nimble, & Accessible.
Under general supervision, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and auxiliary plant machinery and equipment in a large complex or multi-faceted facility. Ensures that all equipment, machinery and systems are functioning normally and safely, and complies with all applicable safety rules and regulations.
- Under general supervision, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and auxiliary plant machinery and equipment in a large complex or multi-faceted facility. Ensures that all equipment, machinery and systems are functioning normally and safely, and complies with all applicable safety rules and regulations.
- Operates, maintains and repairs a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and power generating equipment in a large complex or multi-faceted facility to ensure the safe, correct and efficient functioning of the facility and equipment may be required to operate computerized building management systems, preventative or predictive maintenance computer systems or Computerized Data Gathering System (SCADA).
- Inspects and tests: machinery and equipment for safe, efficient and proper operation by visual and audio inspection during walk-throughs and by standard monitoring; fire prevention equipment to ensure safe and proper functionality; water storage and multiple distribution systems, high pressure zones, storage tanks, pumps and relief valves, and samples of water.
- Makes entries and keeps records on shift operation by taking and entering gauge readings and accurate water laboratory analysis readings and temperatures on operating log sheets or into a computer data system to ensure preventative maintenance and equipment history; and changes charts and recordings accordingly.
- Receives, records, and stores large amounts of treatment chemicals and may handle hazardous chemicals in confined or enclosed areas; must be capable of safely and properly handling chemical spills; may also include handling and treatment of industrial or hazardous waste.
- Contacts, communicates and is required to deal with contractors, building tenants and/or the general public in order to be able to discharge assigned duties.
- Maintains keys, communications equipment, and security (in the absence of Security Personnel), in order to ensure the security of a plant and buildings and grounds, including public safety. As part of an emergency response team, recognizes, evaluates, and responds to potentially hazardous situations.
- Performs control tests on water samples to determine chlorine and fluoride residual, pH, alkalinity, turbidity, color, saturation index and flocculation factors; under supervision, conducts water analysis and regulates treatment chemical dosages to maintain water quality in filtration plant, distribution system, or other large complex facility may also be required to perform water analysis on water/wastewater as required by the State of California; performs boiler water and cooling tower chemical tests, including pH, alkalinity TDS, etc., to monitor and control growth of organisms in water.
- Performed other related duties as assigned/required.
How to qualify
1. Four (4) years of verified journey-level stationary engineer experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of a variety of mechanical and electrical pumping, heating, air conditioning, ventilating and related plant machinery used in a government establishment, hospital, industrial, production or commercial building; AND
2. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License; AND
3. Possession at time of hire a Universal Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) certificate issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.
Substitution: (Any of the following may be substituted for the required experience)
- Completion of a recognized four-year Stationary Engineer apprenticeship program
- Graduation from a recognized four-year Maritime Academy with a degree in engineering or technology
- Possession of at least a 3rd Assistant Marine Engineer's License of any (unrestricted) horsepower
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring:
1. Experience working in a museum or at a cultural institution.
2. Experience with the requirements for working near high value art or around fragile and/or valuable materials.
3. Ability to interact with the public and customers in a professional manner.
Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.
One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40 hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above 40 hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.
Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview. Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates. If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.
Notes: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through all of the steps in the selection procedure.
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Carol Isen - Human Resources Director
CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.