$31.97-$41.68 Hourly / $2,317.67-$3,021.69 BiWeekly /
In a Department of Correction facility or district this class is accountable for supervising and coordinating the activities of a staff assigned to operate and maintain all heating, cooling, major utilities and their distribution systems.
Supervises Correctional Stationary Engineers, Correctional Plumber and Steamfitters, Correctional General Maintenance Officers, Correctional Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Technicians, inmates and other staff as assigned.
Supervises the operation, maintenance and repair of low and medium pressure steam, high and low temperature hot water, air conditioning, refrigeration, ventilation and distribution systems; makes regular and special inspections of plant and equipment to insure efficiency of operation; schedules preventive maintenance and repairs; directs maintenance of burner management systems, control systems, computerized control systems and boiler and water treatment programs; analyzes problems and determines whether repair is within capability of staff or contacts outside contractors; maintains records, logs, charts of fuel consumption, power generated, repairs, inventories and makes reports on operations and activities; assists in determining changes or capital improvements to power distribution systems; assists in preparation of budget estimates; schedules and assigns staff and inmates and evaluates and prepares performance reports; requisitions supplies, maintains records and conducts correspondence relating to operations; maintains discipline and enforces security measures; may physically restrain inmates, quell disturbances and otherwise assist custodial forces in emergencies; may be required to operate a motor vehicle; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of functions, operations, maintenance and repair of boiler room and emergency power generating equipment; considerable knowledge of principles and methods of stationary equipment maintenance; knowledge of relevant state codes, rules and regulations; knowledge of modern objectives, practices and policies relating to inmate work in a correctional setting; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to analyze operational problems and determine corrective action; considerable ability to operate and interpret computerized and automated control systems; ability to keep records and make reports; ability to read plans, blueprints and diagrams; ability to perform under stress and remain stable in pressure situations; ability to instruct inmates in methods and techniques of trade; supervisory ability.
Seven (7) years of experience in the operation, maintenance or repair of heating, cooling and generating equipment.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity or in a correctional setting.
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.
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 Chief Stationary Engineer in Salary Group CO 11 approved effective August 7, 2015. (Revised to implement Stipulated Agreement)