Full Job Description
Job Number: 346376
IF YOU ARE A CURRENT CITY EMPLOYEE AND WANT TO EXERCISE YOUR CONTRACTUAL RIGHTS TO BID,YOU MUST APPLY ON THE BID ONLY SITE AT: www.cityofchicago.org/CAREERS
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(NO OTHER FORMAT OR SYSTEM CAN BE USED TO OBTAIN YOUR EMPLOYEE NUMBER).
FAILURE TO CHECK THE “ALREADY EMPLOYED BY THIS COMPANY” BOX, ENTER YOUR EMPLOYEE ID, AND SELECT THE CORRECT BARGAINING UNIT WILL RESULT IN A REJECTED BID APPLICATION.
Department of Water Management
These positions are open to the general public and to all current city employees covered under the terms of the City's collective bargaining agreement with Pipefitters Association Local 597 (BARGAINING UNIT #14).
Department of Water Management
Number of Positions: 3 Full-Time
Under supervision, performs journey-level steam-fitting work in the installation, repair, and maintenance of pipes and pipe systems and related equipment.
Reads documents (e.g., blueprints, specifications, work orders) to assess work required and to determine the proper installation and repair methods to use.
Removes damaged, defective, or obsolete pipes and pipe systems and related equipment.
Ensures adequate supplies of tools, equipment, and materials at work sites to complete job.
Uses tools to measure, cut, bend, weld, and thread lengths of pipe and to install and repair pipe systems.
Installs, removes, repairs, and maintains low and high pressure boilers, radiators, compressors, and pumps for steam, hot water, and heating systems.
Repairs, installs, and adjusts thermostats and pneumatic and hydraulic controls to ensure proper functioning.
Inspects and tests installed systems and equipment to ensure proper working order, detect and plug leakages, and to ensure compliance with safety and municipal standards.
Cleans and replaces worn safety valves, air vents, steam traps, pressure gauges, gaskets, filters, and fittings and related appurtenances of the piping system.
Operates specialized equipment and tools (e.g., cutters, hacksaws, torches, arc welders, threaders) to cut, weld, solder, braze, and thread pipes to specification.
Prepares work activity reports.
Loads, transports, and unloads equipment and supplies.
Cleans equipment and work sites after projects.
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: Saturday & Sunday
Hours: 6:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. Mon-Fri
Lunch: ½ -Hour
THIS POSITION IS IN THE CAREER SERVICE
Successful completion of a US Department of Labor registered steam fitting apprenticeship training program and journeyman status; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
Licensure, Certification, or Other Qualifications
Certification as a Universal technician as required by 40 CFR part 82 subpart F of the EPA is required.
Additional certification in either pipe welding, soldering, brazing, or rigging is required.
A valid State of Illinois Driver’s License is required.
Exposure to outdoor weather conditions.
Exposure to loud noise, fumes or dust, hazardous chemicals, oily or wet environment.
Exposure to hazardous conditions (e.g., construction sites, heavy machinery).
Work performed in cramped or confined locations.
Work performed above or below ground level.
Work performed using scaffolds and ladders.
Substantial lifting (up to 75 pounds) is required.
Ability to stand 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 climb staircases, ladders, and/or step stools.
Ability to access difficult to enter spaces (e.g., roofs, basements, tanks, field equipment, cramped quarters).
Ability to operate applicable hand tools, power tools, and equipment.
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 you received your degree internationally, all international transcripts/diploma must be accompanied by a Foreign Credential Evaluation. If the City of Chicago cannot verify this information, any offer extended to you will be withdrawn and you will not be hired.
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.
NOTE: Work experience required for this position must be verifiable.
NOTE: You must provide your transcripts or diploma, professional license, or training certificates at time of processing, if applicable.
Please note, all positions with the City of Chicago close promptly at 11:59pm Central Daylight Time (CDT). Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59p.m. CDT on 05/17/2021. No exceptions will be made.
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. Bidders who receive a passing score on the test will be hired in seniority order according to the collective bargaining agreement. 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.
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 applications will be accepted.
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 (voice) or 312-744-5035 (TTY). 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
Lori E. Lightfoot, Mayor
Job Posting: May 3, 2021, 12:00:00 AM | Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: May 17, 2021, 11:59:00 PM
BU: 14 | Salary: $50.75/Hour Pay Basis:Yearly