Connecticut StateDepartment of Administrative Services

Stationary Engineer (37.5 Hour)

Recruitment #200902-8070TC-001

Introduction


The State of Connecticut, Department of Developmental Services (DDS), is a human service agency whose mission is to partner with the individuals we support and their families, to support lifelong planning and to join with others to create and promote meaningful opportunities for individuals to fully participate as valued members of their communities.

 

The Department of Developmental Services seeks a qualified individual for the position of Stationary Engineer (PCN 016290). This position is located at the Power Plant on our Southbury Training School campus. This is a full-time 37.5 hour per week position with a schedule that is rotating and primarily 3rd shift.

Are you a self-starter? Do you have amazing mechanical skills and want to make a difference working in a human services environment in the public sector? If so, we want you to join us!

You will discover the opportunity to: 

  • Engage in a rewarding career;
  • Showcase your mechanical talents;
  • Make a difference in the public sector;
  • Work together in a collaborative team environment.

We participate in a generous and competitive benefits plan that includes healthcare coverage, a retirement plan as well as paid time off!

Selection Plan

Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume in the “Resume Tab” of your application as you will be unable to make revisions once you submit your application into the JobAps system.  Individuals considered for interview will be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include performance reviews, attendance, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc.  You do not have to attach these documents to your application.

If you require an accommodation to participate fully and fairly under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact Renee LaBarge, DDS EEO Director at (860) 418-6022 or Renee.LaBarge@ct.gov           

Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Julie Barker, at Julie.Barker@ct.gov.

PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In a state agency this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks involved in the operation of a moderate or large sized heating or power plant or for working as a technical maintenance or repair expert on powerhouse, high pressure steam and allied facilities and equipment; may be in complete charge of a small heating plant.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Upon taking over a shift, receives operating instructions from outgoing shift engineer; inspects boiler room gauges, indicators, charts and records of operation, and the actual operating of the boiler room mechanical equipment and boilers, and issues any necessary instructions to subordinate(s); acts similarly in regard to generating equipment if any; makes various periodic and special tests and checks of facilities and equipment, making necessary adjustments; maintains and repairs mechanical equipment, including tightening loose bearings, packing glands, and bolts, replacing wearing rings, replacing and repacking condenser tubes, renewing gaskets, renewing valves and stuffing boxes, and renewing value parts; inspects operation of, maintains and repairs generating equipment, ice machinery, hot water heaters, laundry equipment, pumps, fans, compressors, electronic equipment, and other miscellaneous mechanical service equipment; makes or supervises the making of simple boiler water analyses and determines necessary treatment; calculates and records operating data; may assist in general building maintenance and repair; performs minor tests for fuel specific gravity and gas leaks; adds water treatment chemicals to boilers; may inspect and repair steam traps fed by main system at various locations; may remove pipe insulation materials associated with the repair of pipes and fittings using OSHA approved methods; performs related duties as required.
As engineer in charge of a heating plant and related minor utilities, performs and supervises maintenance and repair of boiler and boiler room equipment including feed pumps and fuel injectors or stokers; supervises tending of boiler by others, issuing instructions, inspecting condition of equipment, and checking gauges and operation records; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Knowledge of and ability to operate, maintain and repair boilers, generators and related mechanical equipment; some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to utilize computer software.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Three (3) years of experience in the operation, maintenance, and repair of steam boilers or of significant auxiliary boiler room or power plant equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Incumbents in this class may be required to by the appointing authority to possess and retain appropriate current licenses, permits and/or certifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

1. Incumbents may be exposed to significant levels of dust, noise and heat; may be exposed to risk of injury from equipment.
2. The appointing authority may require completion of an asbestos removal program consistent with EPA guidelines for operations and maintenance during employment in this class. Incumbents may be required to use protective equipment such as respirators and safety goggles.

Conclusion

AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.







The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.