Department of Administrative Services

Correctional Stationary Engineer (2357CO)

$25.19-$33.05 Hourly / $1,826.10-$2,395.83 BiWeekly /
$47,661.21-$62,531.16 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from a Correctional Chief Stationary Engineer or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervises inmates and leads other maintenance staff on projects as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Five (5) years of experience as a plumber/steamfitter or boiler operator.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

  1. College training in mechanical engineering may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
  2. Experience performing technical duties within the maintenance trade area on a military base, aircraft carrier or large compound may be substituted for the General and Special Experience on a year for year basis.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have reached their 18th birthday.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to successfully complete a formal training course in correctional work to develop the knowledge, skills and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the class.
  3. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
  4. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

CHARACTER REQUIREMENTS

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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have general good health, be free from any disease or injury which would impair health or usefulness and possess and retain sufficient physical strength, stamina, agility, endurance and visual and auditory acuity required to perform all the duties of the class.
  2. A comprehensive medical examination, including a controlled substance screening, will be required of all applicants upon a conditional offer of employment.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(16)-Labor-Trades, Laundry

BARGAINING UNIT

(08)-CORR OFFICERS (NP-4)

EEO

(4)-Protective Service

SALARY INFORMATION

CO 08

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

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)

EFFECTIVE DATE

8/7/2015

CLASS: 2357CO; EST: 9/27/1973; REV: 8/7/2015;