$25.19-$33.05 Hourly / $1,826.10-$2,395.83 BiWeekly /
In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks associated with operating and maintaining heating, generating and control systems.
Receives general direction from a Correctional Chief Stationary Engineer or other employee of higher grade.
Operates, maintains and repairs stationary equipment and control systems such as steam or hot water boilers, furnaces, air compressors, generators, motors, chillers, cooling towers and turbines to provide power, heat and light at a facility of the Department of Correction; reads meters and gauges and records data on functioning of equipment; adjusts controls and inspects steam, heating and hot water lines; observes boiler, burner, monitor control consoles and auxiliary equipment to detect malfunctions and makes repairs; maintains records on equipment operation and submits reports; trains, supervises and maintains custody and discipline of a group of inmates assigned to power plant operations; supervises inmates on related work details within areas removed from power station; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist security forces in emergencies; may be required to operate a motor vehicle; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of functions and operations of boiler-room and generating equipment; considerable knowledge of principles and methods of stationary equipment maintenance; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to operate, maintain and complete running repairs to valves, pumps and related mechanical equipment; ability to operate and utilize computerized and automated control systems; ability to regulate and adjust operating controls; ability to read blueprints and diagrams; ability to instruct inmates in methods and techniques of occupation; ability to perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations; some supervisory ability.
In addition to the checking of references and of facts stated in the application, a thorough background investigation of each candidate may be made before persons are certified for appointment.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to danger of injury or assault by inmates who have access to tools of the trade as weapons and may be exposed to considerable danger and discomfort associated with tasks and machinery used in the trade.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Correctional Stationary Engineer in Salary Group CO 08 approved effective June 17, 1992. (2015 SCOPE Review)