Stationary Engineer Job at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California

Stationary Engineer

City and County of San Francisco , California


Job Information 

Full-Time

Fine Arts Museum

Mid Level

Salary/Wage 

$8,743.00 - $8,743.00 Monthly

Application Deadline 

Continuous

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive

Details 

APPOINTMENT TYPE:   Temporary Exempt. 

In accordance with San Francisco Charter Section 10.104, exempt employees serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority. 

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco invites applications for a Temporary Exempt 7334 Stationary Engineer.

We are seeking skilled stationary engineers to operate, maintain, and repair a wide variety of state-of-the-art pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and auxiliary plant machinery and equipment for the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced professional to join the staff of a world class institution.

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are the city's largest public arts institutions and are comprised of the de Young and the Legion of Honor museums. The de Young, designed by Herzog & de Meuron and located in Golden Gate Park, showcases American art from the 17th through the 21st centuries, international contemporary art, textiles and costumes, and art from the Americas, the Pacific, and Africa. The Legion of Honor displays a collection of over 4,000 years of ancient and European art including Auguste Rodin's The Thinker and houses the Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts in a Beaux-Arts style building overlooking Lincoln Park and the Golden Gate Bridge. The staff, the Board of Trustees, the volunteers, and various support groups are continuously working together to ensure the optimal utilization, display, preservation, and enrichment of this magnificent collection. The Fine Arts Museums believe that each employee contributes directly to the Museums' growth and success, and upholds the Museums' mission to make art accessible to the large and diverse Bay Area audience.

We Value Equal Employment Opportunity! 

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.   

The duration of the position is up to approximately six (6) months and is on an as-needed basis.

Definition: Under general supervision, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and auxiliary plant machinery and equipment in a large complex or multi-faceted facility. Ensures that all equipment, machinery and systems are functioning normally and safely, and complies with all applicable safety rules and regulations.

Distinguishing Features: The Stationary Engineer is the journey level class of the series. This class is distinguished from the 7335 Senior Stationary Engineer in that the latter performs more complex and difficult duties and/or supervises subordinate stationary engineers. The Stationary Engineer is distinguished from the 7333 Apprentice Stationary Engineer in that the latter works under the immediate supervision of a journey level stationary engineer while completing apprenticeship requirements.  

Examples of Important and Essential Duties: According to Civil Service Commission Rule 9, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.  

Essential duties include: 

1. Operates, maintains and repairs a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and power generating equipment in a large complex or multi-faceted facility to ensure the safe, correct and efficient functioning of the facility and equipment may be required to operate computerized building management systems, preventative or predictive maintenance computer systems or Computerized Data Gathering System (SCADA).

2. Inspects and tests: machinery and equipment for safe, efficient and proper operation by visual and audio inspection during walk-throughs and by standard monitoring; fire prevention equipment to ensure safe and proper functionality; water storage and multiple distribution systems, high pressure zones, wood and steel storage tanks, pumps and relief valves, and samples of water.

3. Makes entries and keeps records on shift operation by taking and entering gauge readings and accurate water laboratory analysis readings and temperatures on operating log sheets or into a computer data system to ensure preventative maintenance and equipment history; and changes charts and recordings accordingly. 

4. Receives, records and stores large amounts of treatment chemicals and may handle hazardous chemicals in confined or enclosed areas; must be capable of safely and properly handling chemical spills; may also include handling and treatment of industrial or hazardous waste. 

5. Contacts, communicates and is required to deal with contractors, building tenants and/or the general public in order to be able to discharge assigned duties. 

6. Maintains keys, communications equipment, and security (in the absence of Security Personnel), in order to ensure the security of a plant and buildings and grounds, including public safety. As part of an emergency response team, recognizes, evaluates, and responds to potentially hazardous situations. 

7. Performs control tests on water samples to determine chlorine and fluoride residual, pH, alkalinity, turbidity, color, saturation index and flocculation factors; under supervision, conducts water analysis and regulates treatment chemical dosages to maintain water quality in filtration plant, distribution system, or other large complex facility may also be required to perform water analysis on water/wastewater as required by the State of California; performs boiler water and cooling tower chemical tests, including pH, alkalinity TDS, etc., to monitor and control growth of organisms in water.

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.

Experience: Four (4) years of verified journey-level stationary engineer experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of a variety of mechanical and electrical pumping, heating, air conditioning, ventilating and related plant machinery used in a government establishment, hospital, industrial, production or commercial building

License and Certification:
Possession of a valid California Driver’s License

Possession at time of hire a Universal Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) certificate issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.

Substitution:
Any of the following may be substituted for the required experience:
• Completion of a recognized four-year Stationary Engineer apprenticeship program
• Graduation from a recognized four-year Maritime Academy with a degree in engineering or technology
• Possession of at least a 3rd Assistant Marine Engineer's License of any (unrestricted) horsepower

How To Apply

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Location 

One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94103

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