Full Job Description
Job Number: 346371
Department of Water Management
Number of Positions: 3 Full-Time
Under supervision, fires and maintains high and low pressure boilers found in heating and ventilation systems, water treatment systems, and pumping stations.
Starts and stops boilers as directed by a licensed Operating Engineer.
Monitors the operation of boilers to ensure that efficient fuel consumption rates are maintained.
Manually records daily boiler room readings from charts and gauges and records conditions in operating logs.
Takes water samples for boiler room analysis, adds the proper chemicals as needed, and makes the proper corrective procedures to maintain the proper boiler and chemical feeds to the boiler or boilers feed water, as well as its return.
Checks levels and adds salt as required to water softener units.
Checks and monitors water level in boilers and regulates as needed or necessary to maintain proper operating level.
Cleans flues and boiler tubes to prevent the build-up of residue.
Performs preventive maintenance work including oiling and lubricating pumps and auxiliary equipment.
Maintains general cleanliness and neatness of the boiler room.
Assists in the operation of boilers and related equipment, as required.
Performs related duties as required.
NOTE: The list of essential duties is not intended to be inclusive; there may be other duties that are essential to particular positions within the class.
Location: Bureau of Water Supply
Hours: Various Rotating Shift
Days Off: Various
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
One year of experience working with boilers and related equipment, including feed water pumps and chemical tanks; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, valid State of Illinois driver's license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.
NOTE: To be considered for this position you must provide information about your educational background and your work experience. You must include job titles, dates of employment, and specific job duties. (If you are a current City employee, Acting Up cannot be considered.) If you fail to provide this information at the time you submit your application, it will be incomplete and you will not be considered for this position. There are three ways to provide the information: 1) you may attach a resume; 2) you may paste a resume; or 3) you can complete the online resume fields.
This position does not require an interview.
This position requires applicants to complete a written test / skills assessment. Test results will be sent out by the Department of Human Resources after test results have been analyzed and compiled. Applicants who receive a passing score on the test will be hired in lottery/random order.
Exposure to loud noise
Exposure to extreme temperatures
Exposure to fumes or dust
Exposure to oily or wet environment
Substantial lifting (up to 80 pounds) is required.
Ability to stand and walk for extended or continuous periods of time.
Ability to quickly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with one's body, arms, and/or legs.
Ability to move one's hands and arms to grasp or manipulate objects.
Ability to climb staircases, ladders, and/or step stools.
Ability to operate applicable hand tools, power tools, and equipment.
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time. Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on 07/02/2021. No exceptions will be made.
Education & Employment Verification - Please be advised that if you are selected to be hired you must provide, upon request, adequate information regarding your educational and employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position for which you are applying.
Evaluation: Your initial evaluation will be based on information provided on the application form and documents submitted with the application. Applications must be submitted by the individual applicant. No second party applicants will be accepted.
VETERANS PREFERENCE NOTE: The City of Chicago offers Veterans Preference to both current, active military personnel AND military personnel who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States and have received an honorable or general discharge. Eligible candidates must have at least six months of active duty documented. In order to receive the veterans preference, candidates need to indicate whether or not they are a veteran by answering “yes” or “no” to the question on the online application that asks, “Are you currently serving on active duty for at least six months in the Armed Forces of the United States OR have you served in the Armed Forces of the United States on active duty for at least six months and received an honorable or general discharge?” In addition, you must attach documentation to verify your military service. For veterans, you must attach a copy of your DD214 (Member Copy-4) to your online application which includes character of service status OR a letter from the United States Veterans Administration on official stationary stating dates of service and character of service. For active military personnel, you must attach a letter from your Commanding Officer on official stationary verifying your active duty, length of service, and character of service in the Armed Forces of the United States AND a copy of your military ID to your online application. Failure to answer the question and attach the required documentation will result in you not being considered for the Veterans Preference.
Residency Requirement: All employees of the City of Chicago must be actual residents of the City as outlined in 2-152-050 of the City of Chicago Municipal Code. Proof of residency will be required.
If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation due to disability or pregnancy in order to participate in the application process, please contact the City of Chicago, Department of Human Resources, at 312-744-4976 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please be prepared to provide information in support of your reasonable accommodation request.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ANY AND ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer.
City of Chicago Department of Human Resources
Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor Christopher Owen, Commissioner
Job Posting: Jun 18, 2021, 12:00:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Jul 2, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 23 | Salary: $36.50/hour Pay Basis:Yearly