Department of Administrative Services

Correctional Chief Stationary Engineer (2361CO)

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$31.97-$41.68 Hourly / $2,317.67-$3,021.69 BiWeekly /
$60,491.19-$78,866.11 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives general direction from a Plant Facilities Engineer or other employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

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.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years of experience in the operation, maintenance or repair of heating, cooling and generating equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a supervisory capacity or in a correctional setting.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

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.

OR
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/Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(16)-Labor-Trades, Laundry

BARGAINING UNIT

(08)-CORR OFFICERS (NP-4)

EEO

(4)-Protective Service

SALARY INFORMATION

CO 13

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

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)

EFFECTIVE DATE

12/15/2017

CLASS: 2361CO; EST: 9/28/1973; REV: 12/15/2017;