Full Job Description
Job Number: 346385
OPERATING ENGINEER – GROUP C
Department: Water Management
Number of Positions: 8 Full-Time
Under immediate supervision, operates and maintains steam turbine and electric motor-driven pumps, high pressure boilers, fans, and heating and air conditioning units in City buildings, water purification plants, heating and refrigeration plants, and pumping stations.
Operates and maintains high pressure boilers, steam turbines and electric motor driven pumps, fans, air compressors, and pumps by reading gauges and adjusting valves to maintain a constant flow of water supply to the heating element.
Performs regular, scheduled maintenance on boilers and heaters to ensure that equipment is maintained in operating condition.
Inspects, maintains and repairs heating, ventilation, and air conditioning units.
Cleans, adds oil to, and lubricates pumps, motors, and related mechanical equipment.
Adjusts equipment, machinery, and valves to prevent malfunctions and regulates the operation of steam driven, hydraulic, and water units.
Reads gauges and charts to ensure that proper speeds, pressures, and temperatures are maintained.
Regulates the appropriate level of building heat, ventilation, and air conditioning temperatures.
Visually inspects joints and pipe connections in order to identify leaks.
Replaces filters on ventilation equipment.
Reports equipment malfunctions, leaks, abnormal readings, or other equipment and facilities problems to supervisor.
Maintains general cleanliness of assigned work area.
Maintains a monthly productivity report.
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
Days Off: Varies
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
A combination of education, training, and experience suitable to obtain a Stationary Engineer’s license. A valid Stationary Engineer's license issued by the City of Chicago is required. Certification as a Universal technician as required by 40CFR part 82 subpart F of the EPA is required.
NOTE: A valid State of Illinois Driver’s License is required.
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.
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. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, U.S. 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.
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 08/15/2021. No exceptions will be made.
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.
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 email@example.com. 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: Aug 1, 2021, 12:00:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Aug 15, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 12 | Salary: $49.83/Hour Pay Basis:Yearly