7335 Senior Stationary Engineer

Recruitment #TPV-7335-083542

Introduction

 

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application immediately. Receipt of applications may close at any time, but not before November 1, 2019 by 5:00 PM.

 

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:  PROVISIONAL

This is not a permanent appointment.  A provisional appointee must participate and be successful in a Civil Service Examination for this classification and be selected through an open competitive process in order to be considered for permanent appointment.  Provisional appointments may not exceed three (3) years.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under general direction, the Senior Stationary Engineer supervises the operation, maintenance and repair activities of a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and process machinery and equipment in a large complex facility or in a multi­ faceted facility. This position supervises the work of subordinate staff and performs complex and difficult engineering duties, and ensures that all equipment, machinery and systems are functioning normally and safely, and complies with all applicable safety rules and regulations.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

 

  • Supervises subordinate staff and personally participates in the operation, maintenance and repair of pumping, ventilating and heating equipment, including fans, pumps, air-conditioners and auxiliary equipment; maintains and repairs elevators and specialized kitchen, laboratory and laundry equipment and facilities.

 

  • Operates and maintains high pressure boilers, fans, pumps, refrigeration equipment, electrical generators, air compressors and various other mechanical and electrical plant machines and equipment; makes periodic inspections and tests of machinery and equipment to assure proper operation and determine the necessity for repair or maintenance; cleans, paints and lubricates plant machinery and equipment, as required; checks and repairs automatic temperature and humidity controls and replaces parts, as necessary; repairs and replaces switches and relays on control panels.

 

  • Supervises the operation of automatic and manually controlled purification and water treatment equipment, including pumps, motors, chemical feeders and filters to control the quality and regulate the flow of water through a treatment plant; conducts water analysis under general supervision to maintain water quality and proper chemical dosage in filtration plant.

 

  • Prepares shift schedules and work assignments for subordinate personnel; orders supplies, parts and equipment necessary for operation and maintenance activities; takes, records and computes various meter readings reflecting plant operations; answers emergency calls from various locations or departments in connection with heating and ventilating machinery and equipment breakdowns or malfunctions; makes emergency repairs or alterations in such cases; instructs other operating personnel in the proper operation of boilers, fans, heating equipment and boiler feed water treatment.

 

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Nature of the work: 

Essential Functions require considerable physical effort in the maintenance, repair and operation of plant machinery and equipment; the ability to lift heavy objects; exposure to working conditions where minor abrasions, bruises and burns may be encountered; occasional disagreeable work inside close and dirty spaces.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Education:
Completion of a recognized four (4) -year Stationary Engineer Apprenticeship program; AND

Experience:
One (1) year experience as a journey-level stationary engineer; AND

License and Certification:
Possession of a current Driver License; AND

Universal Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) certificate issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency for working with heating and ventilating equipment (HVAC) or other refrigeration equipment using CFCs and HCFCs.

Substitution:

Any of the following may substitute for the required education and experience:

Five (5) years verifiable experience as a journey-level stationary engineer.

Graduation from recognized four-year Maritime Academy plus one year verifiable experience as a journey-level stationary engineer.

Possession of at least a 3rd Assistant Marine Engineer's License of any horsepower plus one year verifiable experience as an unrestricted licensed Marine Engineer for merchant vessels or one year verifiable experience shore side as a journey-level stationary engineer.

Supplemental Information:

Special Requirement: Essential Functions require: considerable physical effort in the maintenance, repair and operation of plant machinery and equipment; the ability to lift heavy objects. Work environment may require: exposure to working conditions where minor abrasions, bruises and burns may be encountered; occasional disagreeable work inside close and dirty spaces.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement, 7335 Senior Stationary Engineer (TPV-7335-083542)
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Amy Woo, by email at amy.woo@sfgov.org.

Verification:

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

Selection Plan

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements.  Depending on the number of applicants, the Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate qualifications of candidates.  If this becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selections process.

NOTES:
Make sure your applications and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training  and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment.  Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may results in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes.  Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether your meet the minimum qualifications.

Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must contact the SFSD by phone at 415-554-4012, or 415-554-7889 (TTY); or in writing to San Francisco Sheriff's Department,  Personnel Unit, Room 456, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA  94102 (specify class 7335 Senior Stationary Engineer).

Background Investigation:  Prior to employment with the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, a thorough background investigation will be conducted to determine the candidate’s suitability for employment. The investigation may include, but not be limited to: criminal history records, driving records, drug/alcohol screening, and other related employment and personal history records. Reasons for rejection may include use of controlled substances and alcohol, felony conviction, repeated or serious violations of the law, inability to work with co-workers, inability to accept supervision, inability to follow rules and regulations or other relevant factors. Candidates must clear Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprinting. Criminal records will be carefully reviewed; candidates who do not report their complete criminal records on their applications will be disqualified. Applicants will be fingerprinted.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION :
Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must successfully pass a medical examination to determine his/her ability to perform the essential function of this job.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

NOTES:

Applicants are responsible for updating their email address or mailing address. Contact Information must be updated online at http://www.jobaps.com/sf by clicking on “Update My Contact Info” and logging into your account. If updating contact information online, applicants must contact the analyst at (415) 554-4012 immediately to inform them of the change. Failure to do so may result in the loss of eligibility.

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:

Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor. 

Copies of Application Documents:

Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned. 

Right to Work:

All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States. 

Requests:

Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at:

http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities.

 

Recruitment Type: Provisional 
Issued: October 15
, 2019
Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: TPV-7335-083542

SHF/AW (415)-554-4012

 

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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