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Stationary Engineer (7334)

Recruitment: REF12416O

Published: June 24, 2022

Contact:

Hanz Pagao - hanz.pagao@sfdph.org

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Department: Public Health
Job Class: 7334-Stationary Engineer
Role Type: Permanent Civil Service What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
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Appointment Type: Temporary Provisional (TPV).Temporary Provisional appointments may not exceed three (3) years. A provisional appointee must participate and be successful in a Civil Service Examination for this classification and be selected through an open competitive process in order to be considered for permanent appointment

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is accepting applications for the Stationary Engineer (7334) job class. The qualified applicant pool resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill vacancies at various locations within DPH.

Specific information regarding this examination process are listed below.

  • Application Opening - June 22, 2022
  • Application Deadline - May close anytime but not before July 6, 2022
  • Compensation:  $53.1125 hourly. For additional compensation information click here.

Role Description

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.

  1. 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).
  2. 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, wood and steel storage tanks, pumps and relief valves, and samples of water.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Notes on Working Conditions:

  • Essential Functions require: considerable physical effort in the repair and upkeep of machinery and equipment; and ability to lift heavy objects.
  • Work environment may require: exposure to working conditions where minor abrasions, bruises and burns may be encountered; occasional disagreeable work inside close and dirty spaces.

How to Qualify

Experience: 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

License and Certification:

  1. Possession of a valid California Driver’s License. (Attach a copy of your license to the application.)
  2. Possession at time of hire a Universal Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) certificate issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency. (Attach a copy of your license to the application.)

Substitution:
Any of the following may be substituted for the required experience:

  • Completion of a recognized four-year Stationary Engineer apprenticeship program. (Attach a copy of proof of completion of your apprenticeship program to the application.)
  • Graduation from a recognized four-year Maritime Academy with a degree in engineering or technology. (Attach a copy of your diploma/transcript to the application.)
  • Possession of at least a 3rd Assistant Marine Engineer's License of any (unrestricted) horsepower. (Attach a copy of your license to the application.)

Verification:
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 http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

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.

What else should I know?

Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco. 

Questions: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Hanz Pagao at hanz.pagao@sfdph.org.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

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.